Articles written by: Vivian Zhao

Shanghai Teeth Whitening

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 […]

Jade Buddha Temple in Shanghai, The history of

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, High end baby and childrens boutique

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 […]

Dining in Old Shanghai Restaurants: not for the food but for the architecture.

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 […]

Shanghai laundry service and high quality dry cleaning by SPAwash

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 […]

Living in Shanghai with teenage kids

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 […]

Family friendly shopping malls in Shanghai

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 […]

Married life, Being married and getting married in Shanghai and Divorce

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 […]

Tourist attractions in Shanghai, places to go and things to see ?

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, […]

Tailor Made clothing from Shanghai’s famous fabric market

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 […]