by Jason Oliver Nixon
by Sarah Elbert
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1 City 5 Ways: Eco TravelerThanks to its carbon-neutral hotels and shops with sustainable tendencies, Shanghai has become the leading incubator of China’s green-leaning ideas.
Time Out: ShanghaiYou’ve got an extra day to kill in China’s most populous city. Here’s what you do.
1 City 5 Ways: Art-LoverYoung artists and designers have turned Shanghai into China’s capital of cool, but art history lovers will also be intrigued here.
1 City 5 Ways: Food TraditionalistShanghai is a cosmopolitan city, but it’s also home to some of China’s tastiest regional cooking, including the local delicacy of choice: hairy crab.
1 City 5 Ways: ShopaholicThis is a shopper’s paradise, whether you’re looking for art deco antiques, Cultural Revolution-era kitsch or forward-looking fashion.
1 City 5 Ways: Architecture BuffFrom the charming Georgian and art deco façades along Shanghai’s Bund to the futuristic skyline of Pudong, the city has plenty to keep design aficionados busy.
Yao Ming's Favorite Street: Hengshan LuThe NBA player suggests a stroll down Hengshan Lu, in Shanghai’s former French Concession, where he moved with his parents when he was 4.
Chinese FestivalsIf you’re in Shanghai during one of the traditional festivals, check out one of our recommended activities to experience Chinese history and culture first hand.
Shanghai Circus WorldHome to the renowned Shanghai Acrobatic Troupe, this circus world complex has been touted as “China’s number one circus world.”
Chinese Dining EtiquetteThe Chinese prefer to get to know business associates personally over meals rather than do business, so sit back and learn your table manners if you wish to succeed.
Yu Yuan Garden WalkthroughMing Dynasty pavilions, goldfish ponds, elaborate bridges and beautiful rockeries cover this five-acre expanse to form the most complete classical garden in Shanghai.
Dining in ShanghaiDelta Sky Magazine editors spotlight some of the top dining spots in Shanghai.
Shanghai Useful InformationIf you're headed to Shanghai, look at our list of useful websites, phone numbers and travel information.
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