Archive for April, 2012

The Best Noodles Money Can Buy in Shanghai

April 25th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Features

The Best Noodles Money Can Buy in Shanghai

If you’re planning on making sure your holidays in 2012 comes with a delicious twist and you have a hankering for Asian flavours then you need look no further than the noodle joints of Shanghai. Noodles have been an essential part of Chinese food for centuries and in this opulent city you can find noodle dishes with prices to match the cost of the highest haute cuisine, or for those on a modest budget, one of the countless hole-in-the-wall joints around the city.

Hidden Hotels of the French Concession

April 24th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Features

Hidden Hotels of the French Concession

Visitors to Shanghai are often drawn to the gleaming spires of the Pudong skyline and the imposing colonial architecture of the Bund opposite. Set back from this on the Puxi side of the Hangzhou river lies the Former French Concession (FCC); a historical low-rise neighbourhood characterized by it’s tree-lined streets and traditional shikumen red-bricked lane-houses. Popular with locals, expats and tourists alike, this neighborhood is a choice for those looking for a truly authentic Shanghai experience. Here’s our selection of the best hidden Shanghai hotels of the FCC.

     

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