“We Shanghainese value our image. We don’t want to lose face in front of the entire world…”
If you are planning to go to the Shanghai World Expo at a later time and are hoping that the crowds will be gone by then, that would never happen. Our fearless forecast is that the numbers will be getting higher. Student groups now get special prices. And there is a conspiracy theory attached too.
For today’s EXPOnential Shanghai, explore uber comfortable (and expensive Japanese toilets); know exactly how much goods entered China already for the World Expo; and more on the Shanghai World Expo passport.
CNReviews brings you the first of Shanghai World Expo statistical trivia. How much Expo-licensed products were sold already? What is the time record held for stamping the Expo Passport? How many families will get to enjoy the “Expo Spree”?
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.
Taiwan and China agree to set up tourism offices in each other’s capitals (Taipei and Beijing) by early 2010, as Taiwan aims to increase mainland tourists.
We take Innovative Language Learning’s ChineseClass101.com for a spin to see if we can learn some real Chinese through their new entrant into this competitive online language learning market.