Shanghai

Tips and Articles in Shanghai

When you're chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, the world revolves around your next meal. His new Richard Meier-designed Chinese restaurant, 66 (241 Church St.; 212/925-0202; dinner for two $85), just opened in New York. T+L asked the globe-trotting c...
(27) Beirut Lebanon's capital lights up The Paris of the Middle East is back—and better, thanks to a new generation of carefree, westward-looking Lebanese who are transforming the city into the wildest nightlife scene on the Mediterranean. The c...
For her new book (The Greatest Dishes! Around the World in 80 Recipes, Harper Collins), T+L contributing editor Anya von Bremzen scoured the globe for the best traditional recipes. Here, her five favorite winter dishes, and where to find them. 1....
TOWER OF PISA FINDS ITS FOOTING Officials Plan a Dubious Debut Pisa's landmark campanile is finally on solid ground. On June 17, a preview and gala is set to mark the rechristening of the 180-foot tower that, since its construction, has seemed re...
Shanghai, China's largest city, has a population of more than 13 million; countless shops, stores, malls, and street markets sprawl over the city's nearly 2,500 square miles. But it's easy enough to find the absolute epicenter of Shanghai's consum...
The remaining U.S. wilderness Think of it this way: there's a finite amount of it, and it's shrinking. The wolves of Yellowstone, for example, so successfully reintroduced seven years ago, are again the target of ranchers in Wyoming and Idaho unha...
See our slideshow of 2009 Travel Trends. In these tumultuous times, we return to the essential pleasures of travel, rediscovering classic destinations and old-fashioned manners, seeking out comfort and serenity and quiet. What’s old is new again ...
New Departures American Airlines recently inaugurated its first nonstop flight to China, into Shanghai, from Chicago's O'Hare airport. Not to be left stateside, Delta Air Lines will launch a flight from Atlanta to Dakar, Senegal, in Decem...
See our slideshow of the World’s Highest Hotels. High in Peru’s Andes Mountains, nearly 8,000 feet above sea level, you start to feel the onset of what locals call mal de montaña—altitude sickness. Your head pounds, your body feels weak, and your...
China isn’t exactly known for sustainability, but the new Urbn Hotels & Resorts group aims to change that. The budding chain’s first property, a former factory and post office in central Shanghai, utilizes energy-efficient, water-based air-conditi...
Shanghai In the heart of Pudong, the stylish Shile Boutique Lifestyle Centre (No. 1, Lane 599, Fangdian Rd.; 86-21/5033-9113) offers a modern take on ancient Chinese wellness: the vast glass-and-stone building encompasses a spa, health center, wi...
Double happiness, as the Chinese like to say. I arrived in Shanghai this past November at a propitious moment. Autumn is the only season when one can partake of the famous Shanghai crab, but the travel gods had arranged additional good fortune. A ...
China's food scene may still be in its infancy, but two restaurant openings provide a glimpse into its future. Beijing Housed in a slender, two-story space near the Forbidden City, RBL (53 Dong An Men; 86-10/6522-1389; www.rbl-china.com; ...
Beijing: 2–3 days China’s political, historical, and cultural capital demands at least three days—for the familiar landmarks of Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City, and also for Beijing’s 21st-century architecture, such as the “Bird’s Nest” O...
How to Catch a Cab In Beijing and Shanghai, look for the comfortable new Hyundais and Volkswagens. Elsewhere, reputable cabs have a red light in the windshield and an illuminated light box on the roof to indicate availability. Steer clear of ille...