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  • 4 Reasons to Visit Shanghai Now

    The largest city proper in the world, Shanghai offers up world-class sightseeing and dining in a city that embodies the crossroads of East and West.

    Posted by Kate Donnelly on August 26, 2014 at 5:00:00 PM EDT in Trip Ideas Tagged: China, Trip Ideas
  • What to Pack: Shanghai

    The most populous city in China is booming, and brimming with exciting quarters to explore. Once you're ready to set off to Shanghai, in style, here's what to pack.

    Posted by Bee Shapiro on November 25, 2013 at 9:00:40 AM EST in Style
  • Step-by-Step Guide to China's Bullet Train

    Racing between Shanghai and Beijing, China's bullet train is an awesome way to avoid domestic Chinese airlines and travel the country in style. Here's the good, bad, and most helpful tips.

    Posted by Jonathan Pozniak on July 10, 2013 at 8:52:53 AM EDT in Travel Tips
  • New, Luxe Mandarin Oriental Opens in Shanghai

    Six eateries that range from fine dining to afternoon tea, a sleek spa complete with crystal steam room, and plush modern rooms, the new Mandarin Oriental is an escape in bustling Shanghai.

    Posted by Kristine Hansen on July 03, 2013 at 8:53:30 AM EDT in News, Hotels
  • Discovering Old Shanghai

    Shanghai has an incredibly rich and diverse history that, despite its very 21st-century skyline, is still alive and well...if you know where to look. Author Kim Fay tells us where we can find old Shanghai.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on September 28, 2012 at 11:22:54 AM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • DreamWorks to Build Dream Center in Shanghai

    You may not know the Xuhui District now, but its about to get the world's largest IMAX screen. DreamWorks will build not only production facilities, but a "Dream Center" in the district's Riverside area.

    Posted by Deanna Cioppa on August 09, 2012 at 11:26:52 AM EDT in News, Arts & Culture
  • This Week's Top Hotel News

    The most noteworthy hotel news of the week is collected here, from the planned two-plus-year renovation of the Paris Ritz to the reopening of LA's Hotel Bel-Air.

    Posted by Rachel Klein on October 21, 2011 at 12:00:00 PM EDT in Travel Tips
  • Fashionistas take note—dress to impress in Shanghai

    Forget Paris, New York, and Milan—the new center of the fashion universe is Shanghai. People in the rest of China dress for comfort, but the Shanghainese dress to kill. This is a city where suits are still de rigueur for meetings and business functions.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on June 03, 2011 at 1:00:00 AM EDT in Travel Tips Tagged: whattowear, What to Wear
  • Shanghai: Dress nicely to fit in

    Forget Paris, New York, and Milan—the new center of the fashion universe is Shanghai. People in the rest of China dress for comfort, but the Shanghainese dress to kill. This is a city where suits are still de rigueur for meetings and business functions. Slop around in flip-flops and worn denims and you will feel like there’s a neon "tourist" sign over your head. Pack your nicer pairs of jeans or capri pants for sightseeing—there are plenty of fake handbags around with which to dress them up come dinner.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on July 31, 2010 at 2:00:00 AM EDT in Travel Tips

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