Archive for June, 2013

How to Survive a Thai Full Moon Party

June 26th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Features

How to Survive a Thai Full Moon Party

For many expats in Shanghai, Thailand holidays have a lot going for them. The country offers a lot in any month of the year – but there’s one time when everyone wants to go, and that’s full moon. Something you’ll always remember from your travels will be the Full Moon Party. The island of choice for party-goers is Koh Phangan – but it does pay to be prepared!

Eco-friendly Architecture in Shanghai

June 18th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Features, Shape of the City

Eco-friendly Architecture in Shanghai

Shanghai currently has 100 buildings listed under China’s Green Building Label, which awards up to three stars for constructions identified as low-carbon in their design or operation. Currently flying the flag for this architectural eco-boom, the sustainable skyscraper known as the Shanghai Tower has been long-awaited.

Shanghai’s Top 5 Hostels

June 17th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Features

Shanghai's Top 5 Hostels

Shanghai is a wonderful city, but it’s not always the easiest place to find cheap, fun accommodation. A great solution to this problem is to stay a hostel – but there are so many of those in the city that selecting the right one can be tricky.

The Early Bird’s Guide to Golden Week (October Holiday)

June 13th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Features

The Early Bird's Guide to Golden Week (October Holiday)

It’s never too soon to start planning a vacation for Golden Week, or October week holiday as it’s more commonly known. To guarantee a good deal, book early – and to increase the chances of grabbing a bargain, try using online price comparison sites such as http://www.icelolly.com, or local travel agencies like FlightCentre. Here are five […]

Shanghai on a Budget: How to Control your finances

June 8th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Features

Shanghai on a Budget: How to Control your finances

A big part of saving money is in knowing how to act like a local. In Shanghai, this means making the best use of its superb public transportation network.

     

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