China Travel Guide

The boutique stocks a mix of inventive accessories (look for neon wristwatches and silk-screened totes).

It’s a see-and-be-seen scene at Redmoon, where well-heeled late-nighters size each other up over Japanese sake-tinis and pricey plates of sashimi.

A must see in Suzhou, 45 minutes by train from Shanghai, the garden dates to the Song dynasty. In the main area, covered walkways open onto a pond with arched bridges and flowering shrubs. Following Taoist philosophy, the garden was designed for contemplation.