Shanghai: Tips

Water Carry water everywhere. Its blooming hot. And don’t drink the tap water – it contains lot of heavy metals. Again, I have it on good authority that 2 bottles in the first day for the uninitiated won’t harm you. Subway Shanghai has a brilliant Metro subway app which lets you plan your trip from … Continue reading Shanghai: Tips

How to eat a Shanghai Dumpling

The shengjian bao or pan-fried pork dumpling are a Shanghainese street food classic. Firstly memorize this symbol for Yang's dumplings. They are a chain and have branches all over the city but that shouldn't put you off - their branches are crammed with locals, whatever the hour, as they are considered the benchmark for shengjian … Continue reading How to eat a Shanghai Dumpling