“We Shanghainese value our image. We don’t want to lose face in front of the entire world…”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.