Shanghai

Tips and Articles in Shanghai

Earlier this year, after a long and bloody battle, the executives at Air France raised the white flag. Faced with a plummeting share of the Paris-to-Brussels market, the airline abandoned that route. Instead, it rebooked passengers on the high-spe...
A cluster of old brick factories near an out-of-use industrial canal in Shanghai—the once forgotten nook known as Suzhou Creek—has become the nerve center of the city's avant-garde scene. The area's top gallery, ShanghArt Warehouse (Bldgs. 16 and ...
It is midnight in Shanghai, and on the stage of a small, stylish club in the quaintly neoned French Concession neighborhood, a spiky-haired, 20-year-old trumpet player named Feng Yu Chan steps into the spotlight. Dressed in a punkish T-shirt and p...
What does a Chinese movie star do as a follow-up to a film career?Reprise a relationship with a famous director and learn the ancient art of liuli (glass sculpture)—that's what Loretta Yang and Chang Yi did 15 years ago when they left movies behin...
Shanghai is a city on steroids, growing more dramatically than any other place in Asia. Almost overnight a forest of 150 office towers has sprouted in Pudong, the financial district, across the Huangpu River from the colonial-era waterfront. Subur...
Strolling through Shanghai's French Concession, a faded grid of leafy boulevards flanked by colonial mansions, I stumbled on an old Russian Orthodox church with a gaudy portrait of Mao emblazoned on its steeple. Curious about the buzz of construct...
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...