| Shanghai, the most exciting city to live in now, is capable to provide you a simulating yet revitalizing shanghai life here. This city wittily blends the mysterious oriental temples and alleys with the modern and glamorous skyscrapers together, adds the classy while historical colonial buildings as the final touch, and presents the charming, complex and sophisticated essence of China.|
Brand new fancy shopping malls will satisfy your need for first-hand high street fashion, fine cozy shops in the ex-French Concession display the one-of-a-kind items which you might have been longing for, your life in Shanghai will be granted and secured by millions of convenience stores and international supermarkets. Got a thing for antiques? Shanghai is also the place to search for the beautiful arty pieces to decorate your room and wardrobe. Shanghai is not just simply a Chinese city, but a melting pot which gathers visitors from all around the world. Countless restaurants, cafes, bars and clubs here might not be able to heal your homesickness, but, fancy a bite of tapas? The most authentic paella awaits; missing good cheese?
Weekend farmers’ markets open; can’t live without Nasi Goreng? Indonesian is the most in southeastern cuisine after Thai and Vietnamese; sticking to being a vegetarian? Shanghai has the most amazing vegetarian kitchen in both western and zen ways. Want to do as the Romans do? Little restaurants which provide a large variety of food from all over China, noodles, dumplings, barbecues only to name a few will keep your meal list full and your nightlife as an all-nighter fun.
And don't worry about not being able to speak Mandarin, more and more Chinese are aware of the importance of grasping English as a second language to minimize barriers with the 250,000 foreigners living in Shanghai—you get English menu even without having to ask in restaurants, and even the cashier at supermarkets speak simple English. 16 lines of subways, fast trains and buses, safe and tidy neighborhoods, you shall be able to fully enjoy your stay and travel in Shanghai.