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Life & Style By: Niesha Davis

Mental Health Services in Shanghai: A Crash Course
Mental health services in Shanghai, because everyone needs help sometimes. 
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By: Sheena Diong

Housing Hunt: What's Available in Shanghai
Our weekly survey of hot rental properties in Shanghai. Looking for a new place? Click here. 
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By: Wansien Lee

Spinning New Life: Nick Lim and The Fiber Project
When Singaporean Nick Lim decided to step out of the financial world, he wanted to focus his energy on something he was truly passionate about, the...
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Life & Style By: Audrey Chen

Shanghai Shopping: Unique Souvenirs
From the motley of goods at the many fake markets in Shanghai to the plethora of odds and ends at Yuyuan Garden, the options for souvenir shopping in...
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Life & Style By: Norah Song

China's First O2O Charity Shop Buy 42 Opens in Jing'an
China's first charity store, Buy 42 gives back to the community in Shanghai.
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Life & Style By: Sheena Diong

New App Alert: Shanghai Gongjiao
Taking public transportation has never been easier in the digital age of smartphones and apps. Now Shanghai has a new app, Shanghai Gongjiao that...
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Life & Style By: Cityweekend

Here's What You Can Buy with RMB100 Online
All hail the joys of online shopping, especially in China. It's like hopping through ten different stores in ten minutes all from the comfort of your...
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Features

Life & Style By: Costb

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: Niesha Davis

Mental Health Services in Shanghai: A Crash Course
Mental health services in Shanghai, because everyone needs help sometimes. 
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Life & Style By: Kiki Dy

Where to Find Tampons in China
Tampons are scarce in China. Here's where to find them (and some green alternatives) in Shanghai 
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Life & Style By: Eamon MacDonald

Best Swimming Pools in Shanghai
Where to go for a swim in Shanghai with these swimming pools. 
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Life & Style By: Crystyl Mo

Health Matters: Start Your Morning Right
Tips from four wellness leaders on how to develop a positive morning routine.
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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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Beauty & Care

Life & Style By: Alex Sheffield

Book Now: GLAMOURLAB
GLAMOURLAB returns with another installment ladies-only beautifying workshops
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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
Get pampered at one of the best spas in Shanghai
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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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Guides & Services

Life & Style By: Sheena Diong

New App Alert: Shanghai Gongjiao
Taking public transportation has never been easier in the digital age of smartphones and apps. Now Shanghai has a new app, Shanghai Gongjiao that might help you navigate the bus systems a little better.  With MetroMan and Baidu Maps already...
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Life & Style By: Cityweekend

Essential Apps You Need in Shanghai
It's the digital age now, there's an app for everything. If you've just moved to Shanghai and find yourself feeling a little lost, don't worry, we've got you sorted. Download these 10 apps—on the list is everything from transportation...
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Life & Style By: Audrey Chen

How to: Leave Shanghai With Your Pet
After many delightful adventures and perhaps a few minor mishaps with your pet in Shanghai, you find that it’s time to move on to another city. We at CityWeekend have simplified the baffling process of exporting a pet so you can ensure that Fido...
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Life & Style By: Paul Collins

How to Find an Apartment in Shanghai
Our newbie's guide to renting an apartment or villa in Shanghai 
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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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