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Travel: Palawan, Philippines

Shanghai Blogs   The Philippines have long been a hot destination for tourists, but while most opt for the commercial party island of Boracay, we decided to hit the more rustic island of Palawan. Last year Condé Nast’s Readers’ Choice Awards ranked Palawan the number one isl...

The Beat: Keep It Coming, Love

Shanghai Blogs   In Shanghai, as in many parts of the world, the club nights you tend to hear most about are the big ones, for which some international DJ is usually being flown in for the occasion. What you see less of, however, are the DJs and promoters that grind away each and every week pu...

[WATCH] FIRST LOOK: Waitan Yard (Patio Alert)

Shanghai Blogs   Waitan Yard is a casual outdoor bar located just off the Bund offering a small craft cocktail menu, wine, imported craft beer and hand-made bar bites.  No VPN required VPN required   Address: 3/F, 166 Sichuan Zhong Lu (near Fuzhou Lu) 四川中路166号3层
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Book Review: Little Emperors and Material Girls

Shanghai Blogs   Little Emperors and Material Girls: Sex and Youth in Modern China opens with a flashback to 2013, recalling the cultural firestorm that surrounded Tiny Times, the Chinese fusion of Gossip Girl and Sex and the City. Though widely considered a failure by technical standards, the...

The Dish: The Great Late Debate

Shanghai Blogs   Today, we broach a painful topic very near and dear to my heart: building restaurants in Shanghai and why they’re always behind schedule.     The first half of this year has been marked with an unusually large number of high profile restaurants undergoing ...

New Bar: Via

Reviews   Perched alongside SOHO Fuxing Plaza, Via is a bar who’s dolled up in her finest clubwear.    The Decor   Seating is loungy and there's nothing resembling a dance floor, yet EDM bangers play at a painful volume and wandering purple spotlights flash in y...

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  • New Bar: Via

    Perched alongside SOHO Fuxing Plaza, Via is a bar who’s dolled up in he...

  • New Bar: Shen

    Shen brings diversity and subtlety to the Bund, with a gorgeous terrace as th...