Category Archives: Shanghai Guides+Info

Moganshan Lu

One of most delightful places in Shanghai by far is Moganshan Lu, otherwise known as the M50 galleries. This mini-neighborhood found near Suzhou Creek (and has it’s own Wikipedia Page) is a collection of independent shops, galleries and studios occupying the

Moganshan Lu

One of most delightful places in Shanghai by far is Moganshan Lu, otherwise known as the M50 galleries. This mini-neighborhood found near Suzhou Creek (and has it’s own Wikipedia Page) is a collection of independent shops, galleries and studios occupying the

The Ironic Sweater Market: Because Deep Down, We’re All Wannabe Hipsters

Are you one of those people who shops at Urban Outfitters and will gladly fork over $50 for a t-shirt with some obscure 80’s icon (like this!) Well then the Ironic Sweater Market is for you! The Anxi Clothing Market

The Ironic Sweater Market: Because Deep Down, We’re All Wannabe Hipsters

Are you one of those people who shops at Urban Outfitters and will gladly fork over $50 for a t-shirt with some obscure 80’s icon (like this!) Well then the Ironic Sweater Market is for you! The Anxi Clothing Market

The Pudong Antique Market

 About a week ago, some friends phoned me, inviting me along to check out the Pudong Antique Market. In my mind I envisioned the typical Shanghai market somewhere in the city, with stall after stall of near identical “antiques” and

The Pudong Antique Market

 About a week ago, some friends phoned me, inviting me along to check out the Pudong Antique Market. In my mind I envisioned the typical Shanghai market somewhere in the city, with stall after stall of near identical “antiques” and

The Catie Lo-down

A few months back, while meandering through the French Concession on one of my morning runs, I caught a glimpse of a shop so lovely it literally made me stop in my tracks. In the dim window I discerned sparkling

The Catie Lo-down

A few months back, while meandering through the French Concession on one of my morning runs, I caught a glimpse of a shop so lovely it literally made me stop in my tracks. In the dim window I discerned sparkling

Have you ever wondered…

What can 10 bucks get me in China? Well, by golly, I have an answer for you!  Check out what I bought at the local grocery store, all for the low, low price of 70 rmb (okay, actually about $11).

Have you ever wondered…

What can 10 bucks get me in China? Well, by golly, I have an answer for you!  Check out what I bought at the local grocery store, all for the low, low price of 70 rmb (okay, actually about $11).

Year of the Dragon

This week, I enjoyed celebrating my first Chinese New Year. Although most Westerners have heard of it, I doubt many people understand the monumental nature of this single week. It is the Chinese equivalent of Christmas, Thanksgiving, Fourth of July,

Year of the Dragon

This week, I enjoyed celebrating my first Chinese New Year. Although most Westerners have heard of it, I doubt many people understand the monumental nature of this single week. It is the Chinese equivalent of Christmas, Thanksgiving, Fourth of July,

The Adventure Begins….

Well folks, it’s been about 3 months since my first and only post back in the good ‘ol U-S-of-A, and since then I have been catapulted into a fantastic new culture and lifestyle which I am utterly in love with.

The Adventure Begins….

Well folks, it’s been about 3 months since my first and only post back in the good ‘ol U-S-of-A, and since then I have been catapulted into a fantastic new culture and lifestyle which I am utterly in love with.