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Shanghai Charities: Jaiya’s Animal Rescue

Vanessa's ExperienceSince I was very little, I have always loved animals and it was no surprise for my mum to see me coming home with injured birds, stray...

Luxury Living in Shanghai

The pearl of the Orient. The whore of the Orient. Depending on the individual, Shanghai can conjure up a lot of different images for people who have never stepped foot here. ...

Luxury Living in Shanghai: A Tale Story Quick-Thinking

Leasing an apartment in Shanghai can be a high-pressure experience. This is not a buyer’s market, where eager apartment-hunters can take their time sampling properties. My first experience renting an apartment in...

French Concession Living: Patina Court

The French Concession was one of the first parts of Shanghai to take on the cosmopolitan flavor that the city is famous for today. A stroll through this area allows you to experience...

Casa Lakeville Luxury Apartments in Xintiandi

Casa Lakeville is a high-end residential development on the east-end of the French Concession, just steps away from the posh entertainment district of Xintiandi and the bustling commercial area of Huaihai Middle Road. ...

Luxury Living in Shanghai: Tianzifang Art District

Dapuqiao is a bustling area on the southern edge of the French Concession. This was one of the earliest areas in Shanghai to be developed, and is now home to a number of...

Where to live in Shanghai ? Other Areas where expats live in Shanghai.

Huangpu and People's Square This area has some of the most historical places in town however it does not have a lot to offer in terms of international accommodation. Although Huangpu sure makes up for...

American expat family on relocation and living in Shanghai

We have only been in Shanghai six months. They say the first six months are the hardest. It hasn’t been very difficult to acclimate at all. Shanghai has a very large...

Expat Living in Shanghai’s Jing’an district

Though named after its ancient temple, the Jing’an district is a commercial hub of ultra-glossy shopping emporiums, five-star hotels, prestigious office towers and deluxe service apartments. This section of Nanjing Road is lined with...

Shanghai Architecture – A History of Shanghai Architecture

In 1843, the first European building appeared on the northern bank of Yang King Pang Creek at the corner of The Bund. Since then, styles and concepts of western architecture had fundamentally changed the...