Teeth Whitening. Tooth whitening, a cosmetic dentistry treatment, eliminates discolouration and stains on the teeth, and brightens the natural pigmentation of the teeth. If you are interested in revitalizing your smile, there are both professional and at-home treatments available. Regardless of which treatments available. Regardless of which treatment option you […]
Which city is better, Hong Kong or Shanghai? I’ve lived in both and for quite a fair old while I always thought Hong Kong was much better. It was so far removed from The Grim Mainland© that it seemed a million miles from it, not just over the border. After […]Read more...
Karaoke. It’s as Chinese as xiaolongbao and herbal foot massages. And it’s huge here. Every KTV joint in town has the standard mando-, canto-, k and j pop, but you’ll have to dig deeper to find your own karaoke gems. Here’s a rundown of the top five places to belt […]Read more...
The last couple of months have witnessed very heavy air pollution all across China, Shanghai was one of the most severely polluted cities with the highest AQI only a slightly below 500, which means the air is harmful even to healthy people and may cause some diseases like coughing and […]Read more...
One of the key temples of the nation and a historic building under municipal-level protection. the temple takes its name after the dedicated Jade Buddha within the temple. In 1882, during the reign of Emperor Guangxu in the Qing Dynasty, Hui Gen, a monk from Mount Putuo, gathered jade in […]
Lollipop is a high end baby and children’s boutique. All the boutiques have a wellbeing atmosphere with natural light to maintain a European feel while ensuring child friendliness. This stylish children’s boutique brings to Shanghai imported products from popular labels such as Skiphop, Baby Bjorn, Bugaboo, ergobaby, Medela, Grobag, Bambinomio […]
LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION, as the realtors say. While others may seek the ultimate dining experience in the cuisine I look for it in the locale, the food serving merely as the rationale for another look at an old house. As a matter of principle I avoid any place that features […]
SPAwash offers high quality dry cleaning and laundry service, along with specialty cleaning for items such as suede, leather, couture fashion and ballgowns, household items and rugs, shoes and more. Your cleaning is serious business and it’s our mission to make sure that you are completely satisfied. As part of […]
Seasoned parents will tell you that raising teenagers anywhere in the world requires, above all else, building trust, establishing expectations and setting limits through clear two-way communication. It’s no different in Shanghai, but the size of the city and all its temptations provide some specific challenges. If you are inclined […]
Shanghai — as everyone knows — is a city of commerce. So it should come as no surprise that some of the best play zones in town are located inside shopping malls. Most of the shopping centers in Xujiahui have stores dedicated to children’s clothes and toys, but the most […]
Shanghai is a great city for married couples. Dinner dates together can be fun and cheap and there is always the possibility of an inexpensive massage together to rub away the daily stresses. With all the household help available, it’s easy to avoid the mundane disputes that arise elsewhere over […]
First stop on every visitor’s itinerary is the famous Bund, an impressive strip of colonial edifices lining the west bank of the Huangpu River. FAs w ell as allowing you an insight into the city’s past, a wander along the riverside affords a glimpse into its future – the awesome, […]
Custom-made clothing is widely available in China, due to moderate labor costs and plentiful fabrics – but they do require some time and a little patience (and sometimes a lot of patience). The fabric market at 399 Lujiabang Lu is the spot where tailors and fabrics converge. Hundreds of vendors […]