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Tag: Pudong

Playing Tourist at Home

Sometimes it is easy to forget we have a city as our playground right outside of the door.  We go from work to gym to supermarket to home and then do it all again the next day.  It takes some energy – and a visitor who comes to visit you from America – to make… Read More ›

Explorations on Line Nine

Shanghai has 440 km of subway lines taking city-goers from the suburban wastelands all the way in the western parts of Puxi to the airport that touches the eastern coastline in Pudong.  For those hoping to get a taste of all things Shanghai – whether it is the ritziest parts of the French Concession or… Read More ›

And We’re Walking

The contrast between Shanghai’s rich and poor neighborhoods is so drastic and sudden that it can be overwhelming at times.  On a recent walking tour with my co-workers, we explored both the poorest slums and the fanciest of rooftop bars. The tour began at an outdoor fabric market. We then walked through small alleyways where… Read More ›