March 1, 2020

Culture is massively complex. Especially for China, in terms of scale and historical length, it can be hard to learn about this country, which had been away from the West for decades.

Compared to reading bookings, watching good Chinese movies is a pleasure and an easy w...

September 30, 2019

It has been said of Hangzhou that it is the best combination of natural beauty and historical sites in Eastern China. There is a popular saying amongst Chinese that ‘up above there is heaven; down below there are Suzhou and Hangzhou’. Unlike places like Beijing, Hangzh...

May 23, 2017

Once upon a time, France was a powerful country with international reach. They also left their traces in Shanghai, in the so-called French concession, the premier residential and retail district of Shanghai: 

May 23, 2017

Many people relate Shanghai to the large modern buildings around the bund. However, Shanghai has a century-old history and fortunately, some of the remains of the past are still ... very much alive: 

April 14, 2017

Fengjing Ancient town is a typical water town, being one of the eight new views of Shanghai. It is the best preserved and the largest ancient water town in Shanghai. Its network of waterways covers the whole ancient town. It takes about one and an half hours from downt...

March 2, 2017

You just decided to come and do business in China, for example to leverage the huge manufacturing capacity in the mainland, to import some products to your country or even to establish a joint venture to sell your products and services in this huge market.

You have hear...

February 24, 2017

Most pictures of Shanghai show the bund and all the other touristic spots. But Shanghai is much more - have a look at some impressions from a tour much more oriented towards the senses than towards the sights ... 

February 22, 2017

Visiting a water town is a must when you are in Shanghai. However, the most well-known water towns like Suzhou or Tongli require at least one day for a visit as they are quite far from Shanghai. 

If you are in a hurry, a very nice alternative is Zhujiajiao, an ancient w...

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