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Old Man Or Little Girl: Who Is More Shameless?

Old Man Or Little Girl: Who Is More Shameless?

Rules in riding the public transportation: 1. Take the initiative when paying your fare. 2. Give up your seat to the elderly, weak, and/or pregnant. But what happens when rude people take the bus or metro?

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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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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 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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2 New Shanghai Metro Observations: Patience & Top Gear

2 New Shanghai Metro Observations: Patience & Top Gear

Once you’ve been living in China for awhile, you begin filtering out all the background noise and taking many of the things you once marveled at for granted.... 

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Beijing Subway Guide: of Tickets and Faregates

Beijing Subway Guide: of Tickets and Faregates

So we’ve shown you where the big places in Beijing’s underground maze are located. Now it’s time to show you how to get around from A to B. Thing... 

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Random Observations Leaving China…Part 1

Random Observations Leaving China…Part 1

After a long spell in Shanghai, and aside from a few trips to Hong Kong and Taipei here and there, I’m now writing from beautiful Los Angeles. Officially,... 

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Shanghai Railway Station: a guide

Shanghai Railway Station: a guide

Shanghai Railway Station (Shanghai Huoche Zhan, 上海火车站, a.k.a. Shanghai Station, 上海站) is also known as New Passenger Railway Station (Xin Kezhan,... 

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Shanghai Guide: From Airport to City Center

Shanghai Guide: From Airport to City Center

If you’re coming to Shanghai, you’ll most likely be arriving through Pudong International Airport (PVG). Located 30 km east of downtown, it took over... 

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CNReviews Mind the Gap Wednesday: Beijing and Tianjin

CNReviews Mind the Gap Wednesday: Beijing and Tianjin

We’ll get back to the “regular” Mind the Gap articles next Wednesday (I can hear the moans, I know…), but this Wednesday, I’d like... 

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The World of the Beijing Subway: Blue Cheese, Mozart, and Sovietesque Design

The World of the Beijing Subway: Blue Cheese, Mozart, and Sovietesque Design

OK, OK… what does blue-ified Emmenthaler, Mozart music and half-and-half Sovietesque design have to do with the more underground bits of the capital of a People’s... 

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