Shanghai is Introducing a New "Breed" of Speakeasy Bars

The "swinging 20's and 30's" are a part of history now, but the town of Shanghai is bringing back the era of Speakeasy bars. The Speakeasy bars were complete with hidden entrances that were shielded by vending machines, bookshelves, and mirrors which ... ( read original story ...)

Shanghai's still swinging: The new breed of 'speakeasy' bars

Shanghai (CNN)Shanghai's golden era of the 1920s and '30s may be long gone, but the city's jazz babies are still swinging at the legendary Fairmont Peace Hotel on the Bund. The art deco Peace Hotel opened in 1929 and has been hosting China's elite and ... ( read original story ...)

The best places to eat in Shanghai, China

Compared to Beijing, the food in Shanghai is far more international and modern ... expats boasting about their negotiation skills to young locals looking to try out a new restaurant. The mix of people adds a sense of vibrancy to the place. ( read original story ...)

Essential things to do when you visit Shanghai

You can easily confuse strolling around Shanghai with wandering around New York. The city is very different from China’s capital of Beijing. It is more cosmopolitan, greener, less smoggy and far more international. Here are my top picks for what to do in ... ( read original story ...)