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Event Highlight: Plantopia Vegan Festival
No concrete plans this Labor Day weekend? Then mark your calendars for Plantopia, touted as China's largest international vegan festival. 
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Recap: Shanghai Fashion Week A/W 2017
Shanghai's biggest fashion event for the first half of 2017—Shanghai Fashion Week 2017 A/W—ran from April 7 to 14. City Weekend's guest...
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Life & Style By: Flora Burles

Donating Blood in Shanghai
How to donate blood at Shanghai Red Cross Center 
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Life & Style By: John Vallis

Health Matters: How Hormones Affect Fat-Loss
The subject of fat-loss is perennial in the field of health and wellness. Of course, there are many reasons beyond just aesthetic for pursuing a more...
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WIN: Coupons From Yu Massage
We're giving the gift of relaxation to 20 lucky winners
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Don't Miss Out: 3 Fitness Classes for only RMB199!
Just a few more days left to take advantage of this amazing deal!
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Life & Style By: Nina Powles

Shanghai Shopping: Genshang
Housed in a sprawling, neoclassical-style building, down a quiet lane on Jianguo Xi Lu, is Genshang 艮上, fashion and lifestyle boutique, teahouse...
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Features

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The 6 Best Chinese Christmas Gifts To Give The Folks Back Home
Looking to buy the folks back home something that conveys the China experience this Christmas? Here...
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Life & Style By: Maxxelli-Consulting

Your Definitive Guide To Shanghai Hospitals
Did you know that in Shanghai there is an estimated population of 24 million people, and of those...
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Life & Style By: Caitlinwang

Tech Talk: 5 Free VPNs for Your Mobile
We’ve all been there – face to face with China’s Internet censorship, our friends outside of...
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Health & Wellness

Life & Style By: Wansien Lee

Event Highlight: Plantopia Vegan Festival
No concrete plans this Labor Day weekend? Then mark your calendars for Plantopia, touted as China's largest international vegan festival. 
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Life & Style By: Flora Burles

Donating Blood in Shanghai
How to donate blood at Shanghai Red Cross Center 
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Life & Style By: John Vallis

Health Matters: How Hormones Affect Fat-Loss
The subject of fat-loss is perennial in the field of health and wellness. Of course, there are many reasons beyond just aesthetic for pursuing a more optimized balance of body fat. Shorter life spans, increased risk of diabetes, cardiovascular...
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Life & Style By: Cityweekend

WIN: Coupons From Yu Massage
We're giving the gift of relaxation to 20 lucky winners
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Life & Style By: Cityweekend

Don't Miss Out: 3 Fitness Classes for only RMB199!
Just a few more days left to take advantage of this amazing deal!
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Life & Style By: Rachel Gouk

TCM in Shanghai: Acupuncture at Body & Soul
The benefits of acupuncture extend to cure joint paint, depression, infertility and more. 
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Life & Style By: Wansien Lee

How to: Clean Your Produce
It's important to clean fruits and vegetables before consumption, even more so in China where pesticides are used excessively.
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Beauty & Care

Life & Style By: Kathryn Huang

Eco-Friendly Shopping in Shanghai
Shopping for green and eco-friendly home and beauty products in Shanghai? Here is everything you need to know.
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Life & Style By: Rachel Gouk

Spa Pick: Covered in Chocolate at Ritz-Carlton Spa
If you’ve ever wanted to be covered head-to-toe in chocolate (and let’s face it, who among us hasn’t?), it’s now time to realize your dream at the The Ritz-Carlton Spa.    For the princely sum of RMB1,800 plus 15% service charge, you can...
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Life & Style By: Rachel Gouk

Best Hotel Spas in Shanghai
From the expert service and professionalism to the fluffy slippers and thick bathrobes, these luxurious hotel spas offer nothing short of excellence. You’ll find glamorous art deco rooms and top-of-the-line amenities, as well as access to their...
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Life & Style By: Alex Sheffield

CHI, The Spa's Soothing Jade Treatment Rejuvenates Tired Skin
Those puffy eyes, those sagging cheeks - seasonal sniffles and colds can sure do a number on your face. Thankfully there’s a remedy available at CHI, The Spa at the Pudong Shangri-La. Their new Jade Lifting Signature Facial and Anti-Puffy Eye...
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Life & Style By: Dan Entwistle

Our (Male) Colleague Waxes It All at Strip
Singaporean wax gurus Strip have long been touted by our female acquaintances as the place to go in the city for all depilatory needs, from eyebrow plucking and waxing to facial hair tweaking. We decided to change gears from Movember tradition and...
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Life & Style By: Cityweekend

Gentleman's Guide: How to Get the Perfect Shave
How to achieve the perfect shave? Anna Elliott of Doc Guthrie's lets us in on her top three tips. This is part of our cover story, The Gentleman's Guide.   1) Ditch the multi-blades   "Multi-blade cartridge razors pull your hair rather than cut...
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Life & Style By: Cityweekend

WIN: Shave & Haircut Package from Doc Guthries
The straight razor shave is the male equivalent of a mani-pedi. It’s a soothing and therapeutic treatment that leaves you feeling refreshed and looking sharp. Retro barbershop Doc Guthrie’s is single-handedly upholding this age-old...
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Guides & Services

Life & Style By: Zaruf Ezhan

News: You No Longer Need a VPN to Use Google Translate
For the first time in 7 years Google resumes a service in China.
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Life & Style By: Emmi Laine

The Best Ayi Services in Shanghai
Your place is a mess and your work and party schedule simply doesn't permit you to keep a tidy home. Thankfully, in this city, it's not too expensive to hire someone else to do it. We've put together a list of some of the best ayi services in...
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Life & Style By: Cityweekend

MORE Fans: Jared Bishop
Ask restaurateur Jared Bishop why he decided to come to Shanghai and he’ll point to one person: his great-great grandfather. He learned his story after graduating high school when his mother handed him a collection of letters that the he had...
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Life & Style By: Cityweekend

How to Speak Spring Festival Chinese
Wondering how to wish your Chinese friends a happy new year in the mother tongue? We've got a few handy phrases for you below: hóng bāo / yā suì qián 红包 / 压岁钱 "Hongbao" or red envelop refers to the money traditionally given as a...
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Life & Style By: Cityweekend

New Year Hongbao Prize For Renting A New Apartment!
Anyone who has ever signed a lease in Shanghai knows all too well: Renting an apartment in this city can be a nightmare. Your property agent drags you around from hovel to hovel, telling you that you won't find anything better in your price range...
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Life & Style By: Wansien Lee

How to: Move House Like a Pro in Shanghai
The expat life is a nomadic one. Here are some tips and tricks to moving houses in Shanghai.
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Life & Style By: Wansien Lee

How to: Cure a Hangover with TCM
With Thanksgiving, Christmas and NYE festivities lined back-to-back, it's a trying time for your liver.  Your  initial impulse might be to nurse your wounds with a gallon of Gatorade and a greasy cheeseburger. That’s a short-term solution, and...
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