Shanghai

Tips and Articles in Shanghai

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...