Archive for July, 2012

The Future of Chinese Transportation

July 17th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Features

The Future of Chinese Transportation

Over the past ten years car ownership in major Chinese cities has gone through the roof. There are now 80 plus million cars currently used in China and a further 320 million predicted by 2020. While the elevated roads in Shanghai help ease congestion, residents of Beijing and Guangzhou, China’s second and third biggest cities, suffer from […]

Shape of the City: Suzhou

July 12th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Shape of the City

Shape of the City: Suzhou

Suzhou’s outstanding gardens, unique architecture, and distinctly Chinese urban organization stand in stark contrast to the Western-influenced chaos of Shanghai. Increasingly, Shanghai proper is only one node of an enormous urban agglomeration that extends from Nanjing to Hangzhou, encompassing several vibrant urban centers connected by efficient high-speed rail. While the grey fields and endless rows […]

Top 5 Things to do in Thailand

July 2nd, 2012  |  by  |  published in Features

Top 5 Things to do in Thailand

With cheap flights to Thailand and minimal visa regulations for Chinese nationals, it’s no wonder the country is such a popular get away for Shanghai residents.  Here’s our guide on the top things to do while there: 1. Eat in Bangkok Bangkok is arguably the street food capitol of the world, not only is it delicious but it’s also cheap […]

     

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