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Shanghai Sports: RunnersHai

Shanghai Blogs   The Class Founded in the spring of 2013, RunnersHai has grown exponentially in the past year, from two devoted Danish guys, Kristian Larsen and Martin Nexø, wandering the city measuring out 6k routes to an organized group that just debuted its first marathon training p...

Film Review: Divergent

Shanghai Blogs   Divergent opens in a dystopian Chicago, now a city of battered skyscrapers, after a world war has wiped out most of humanity. Those who are left have been divided into five factions to preserve social order -- Abnegation (the selfless), Erudite (the intellects), Dauntless (the...

China Travel: Ningbo

Shanghai Blogs   When you first arrive in Ningbo, you’ll be forgiven for thinking you never left Shanghai. Much of the city looks and feels suspiciously like Xujiahui. The new high tech zone? A perfect Pudong replica. There’s even a historic Bund which has been renovated and retrof...

New Bar: The Tailor Bar

Reviews   The Tailor Bar is hardly Shanghai’s first speakeasy, but it’s the only one that’s so well-hidden it could probably have survived Prohibition unscathed. To find it, stand in front of the Paramount by Jing'an Temple and look across Yuyuan Lu toward a pharmacy ...

Shanghai Spas: Subconscious Day Spa

Shanghai Blogs   Was there any doubt Subconscious’s new facial treatment would be anything but top-of-the-line? Starting September 15, head to Subconscious Day Spa’s Fumin Lu or Dagu Lu branches for their Active Micro-Algae Facial Treatment (75 minutes for RMB750). Expert spa techn...

Noodle Shops in Shanghai: Ding Te Le

Shanghai Blogs   Blink and you will miss it, but just down an alley on Huaihai Zhong Lu is a diminutive, 24-hour noodle and congee shop named Ding Te Le (顶特勒粥面馆). That means that the two-storey shop can meet your needs from early breakfast to late night post-drink eats and everything in betwee...

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