Aerial view of Shanghai pollution

This footage is obvious to the pollution of Shanghai as described in my post and according to my personal experience.

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Yet another difficulties for tourists in China

Yesterday, in my post about Shanghai being a no return travel destination for me, I omitted some important information to take into account when travelling to China, for business or leisure. This is from my own experience so don't take it at a general guidance. have copies of documents to take with you when going … Continue reading Yet another difficulties for tourists in China

Why Shanghai wouldn’t be a return travel destination for me

I was in Shanghai few times in my previous business life and I was always disappointed about. Yes it is a great city in terms of buildings and skyscrapers and technology, but I always had the feeling that the progress doesn't belong to the people.  Also when travelling for business you tend to see a … Continue reading Why Shanghai wouldn’t be a return travel destination for me

Thousand-year egg, yet another zero stars traditional food

What is it with people that have this awkward attraction towards bad smelling or bad tasting or bad looking food. The Chinese millennium egg or century egg has all of the above. I was served at a very high class lunch in Shanghai couple of years ago, among other disgusting things, traditional of course, like … Continue reading Thousand-year egg, yet another zero stars traditional food

352 euros flight Paris Hong Kong, rare find for the film festival end of March

If wanted a reason to visit Asia, with this AirChina fare you end in Hong Kong for the HK International Film Festival which takes place between 19th March-5th April. Although most of the European visitors comment on language barrier it is still a good reason to visit. The season is perfect and you can have … Continue reading 352 euros flight Paris Hong Kong, rare find for the film festival end of March

444 eur Amsterdam to Shanghai flight for chinese New Year Eve.

Chinese New Year Eve is a good opportunity to fly to China. If first time there, then Shanghai is a top choice. Just check for visas, no need for vaccines as it is a real western city....but a really polluted one. Look for accommodation in the city center near the people's square on http://www.booking.com or … Continue reading 444 eur Amsterdam to Shanghai flight for chinese New Year Eve.