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A Dummy’s Guide To Riding The Maglev

A Dummy’s Guide To Riding The Maglev

Are you coming to Shanghai (or flying out) and want to take the Maglev to the city (or airport)? Here is all you need to know about Pudong’s ultimate superlative.

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World Expo Kids Guide

World Expo Kids Guide

Do you have kids and/or babies you wish to bring to the Expo with you? Afraid you don’t know what to do with them? Here is a detailed Shanghai World Expo Kids Guide to help you course the Expo with those little ones.

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Complete Expo Transportation Guide (Includes Maps)

Complete Expo Transportation Guide (Includes Maps)

This is the ultimate traffic and transportation guide to the Shanghai World Expo 2010. Lists down all the possible routes to the Expo. Includes downloadable World Expo 2010 maps.

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Shanghai World Expo Preview

Shanghai World Expo Preview

As part of the 2010 Shanghai World Expo trial run, CNReviews gives you a heads up on what to expect on May 1 and the following days. Includes getting to the Expo site and a whole lot of personal observations.

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How To Go To The Expo Site By Subway

How To Go To The Expo Site By Subway

Worried about getting lost going to the Shanghai World Expo? Why not take the ever reliable Shanghai Metro to get to your destination?

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Beijing: First Impressions, Peking Duck, And Others

Beijing: First Impressions, Peking Duck, And Others

First impressions of a first-time traveller to Beijing. And 3 things a laowai should do in order to say one has been to China’s capital.

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Shanghai-Beijing: Onboard The T Train

Shanghai-Beijing: Onboard The T Train

What is it like to take the overnight train from Shanghai to Beijing? How much does it cost? What to expect when you are inside a sleeper train and more! Read on to become emotionally prepared when you embark on a similar trip next time.

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Shanghai-Suzhou Train: Riding the D Train

Shanghai-Suzhou Train: Riding the D Train

Shanghai to Suzhou Train travel is now easier than ever with the new CRH (high speed) D class train which leaves from the Main Shanghai Rail station

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Beijing’s Accent, Pollution, and Subway…Welcomes Me

Beijing’s Accent, Pollution, and Subway…Welcomes Me

First impressions of Beijing: Smog smog smog. In fact, does the smog cause Beijingers to speak the way they do or what? At least they have cheap subway tickets.

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Overnight Trains In China: Accommodations & Amenities

Overnight Trains In China: Accommodations & Amenities

Soft or hard sleeper tickets are recommended for overnight train trips in China. Here’s an overview of the berths, beds, comforts, and features on a T train.

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Shanghai to Beijing: Take the Train or the Plane?

Shanghai to Beijing: Take the Train or the Plane?

Shanghai to Beijing, should one take a short couple hour flight or the overnight train? One trip highlights how this depends on your schedule and train choice.

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Busing From Guangzhou To Lianzhou

Busing From Guangzhou To Lianzhou

A 3 hour bus ride from Guangzhou to Lianzhou involves smooth highways & narrow, uneven dangerous country roads. A truck rolls over & an old man grabs my crotch.

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Quote: Andy Keller on the CCP

Quote: Andy Keller on the CCP

“…the Party seems to view itself as more of a shepherd in charge of moving sheep around…than the vanguard of a rising world power.” ... 

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Shanghai Metro Improvements & Annoying Gate-Jumpers

Shanghai Metro Improvements & Annoying Gate-Jumpers

How the Shanghai metro and its riders has grown and improved over the years in China, as well as a somewhat physical altercation with a shameless gate-jumper.

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Capital Punishment In China: Death Vans & Organ Harvesting

Capital Punishment In China: Death Vans & Organ Harvesting

China executes the most criminals per year in the world & Beijing has recently moved away from firing squads to lethal injections, including mobile “death vans”.

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