The trials and obstacles to traveling are many, but there are two that will always test any nomad: the delay and the delayed layover.… Read More Stuck in Shanghai, Stuck in Bangkok
If you are looking to get away from the hustle-and-bustle of Shanghai and want a historic, cultural, or traditional visit, you should check out these places!… Read More How to Visit Shanghai ‘Off the Grid’
Over the last year and a half I’ve spent a lot time walking up and down roads or riding my bike around Shanghai, but there is one road that will always remain in my memory and my heart–ZhangYang Lu.
After my discovery that Chairman Mao Zedong had spent some of his early life living in Shanghai, I promised myself that I would make the effort to visit his former residence. … Read More An Appointment with the Chairman
For all the people that are not citizens of the great People’s Republic of China, being able to get money out of the country can be quite a hassle.… Read More How to Transfer your Money out of China
When I first came to China I was very naive. I was hoping to experience the Orient–something that was foreign, enlightening, and would take my senses on a blissful journey.… Read More On Naiveté
Today, Danielle and I decided to visit the Shanghai World Financial Center (SWFC). It is the second tallest structure in the world and the tallest-occupied building in China (Shanghai Tower is currently under construction but has already surpassed the SWFC in height).… Read More A Bird’s Eye View of Shanghai
My first intention to write a blog failed. At the time, I think I was too encumbered, dazzled, and hurried to start the type of blog I had in mind.… Read More Beginning at the End