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Home Decor Shopping with PR Home
Here in China, it’s considered auspicious to clean up your home in preparation for the new lunar year. And, yes, going at your apartment with a...
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Life & Style By: Cityweekend

The Look: New Year’s Restoration
As we've rung in the New Year, we’re all pondering the ways we can evolve into more positive, mindful and healthy people. While I would never knock...
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Life & Style By: Cityweekend

The 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....
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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: Ludovica D'Angiò

Style Fitness Opens Larger Second Location in FFC
If you’re looking for a highly focused group of personal trainers, Style Fitness is the place to go. Mauricio Reyes and Jasmine Shi started the...
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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...
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Life & Style By: Abbie Pumarejo

Spas in Shanghai: Talise Spa, Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel
The holidays often translate into being overworked and overscheduled. It’s no wonder this is one of the most stressful times of year. Talise Spa...
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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: Ludovica D'Angiò

Style Fitness Opens Larger Second Location in FFC
If you’re looking for a highly focused group of personal trainers, Style Fitness is the place to go. Mauricio Reyes and Jasmine Shi started the operation in a small apartment on Zhenning Lu. They outgrew the space within a year, which led them to...
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Life & Style By: Abbie Pumarejo

Spas in Shanghai: Talise Spa, Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel
The holidays often translate into being overworked and overscheduled. It’s no wonder this is one of the most stressful times of year. Talise Spa at the Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Pudong offers a series of treatments tailored to help us manage...
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Life & Style By: Cityweekend

Health Matters: Tips to Surviving a Long Haul Flight
The holiday season is now upon us. For many this means travel, often over very far distances.   Air travel is always rough on the immune system. You seldom sleep well on an airplane, if you even sleep at all. You often have to adjust to the change...
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Life & Style By: Cityweekend

Getting Punched in the Face for Brawl on the Bund
As I write this, my nose is still tender from getting punched in the face five days ago. Let me explain: I’m not some kind of masochist, nor did I get into some kind of fight last night. I’ve been training for the Brawl on the Bund, a biannual...
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Life & Style By: Cityweekend

Gentlemen's Guide: A Quick Overview of Your Health
Movember is nearing an end so it's high time we address the elephant in the room: You've got to look after your undercarriage. This is part of our cover story, The Gentleman's Guide.   We know it's a tender subject, but prostate cancer is the...
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Life & Style By: Chris Crellin

Four Surprising Benefits of Coconut Oil
In the kitchen, the first thing a chef might reach for is their cooking oil of choice. But when do we ever stop to consider the properties of each oil and their effects on our health? It can be confusing and overwhelming to decide which to use in...
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Life & Style By: Cityweekend

A Brief Guide to Breast Health
In October 1985, the American Cancer Society partnered with a large pharmaceutical company to publicly promote mammography as the best means of detecting breast cancer - creating the National Breast Cancer Awareness month. Today it’s still the...
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Beauty & Care

Life & Style By: Cityweekend

The 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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Life & Style By: Cidonie Richards

Massages for Your Star Sign at Rubis Spa
Just when you thought astrological charts were only concerned with finding love or the timing of a new job, it seems the benefits of a relaxing massage can also be influenced by your star sign.   Rubis Chambre de Beaute Massage is already renowned...
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Life & Style By: Jennifer Stevens

Zen Massage Opens New Location on Fuxing Xi Lu
Between hectic work schedules, long commutes and the constant fear of being hit by motorcycles, most Shanghai residents are stressed more often than not. Fully aware of this, the people behind Zen Massage have opened a fourth location in order to...
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Guides & Services

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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Life & Style By: Zaruf Ezhan

New Pay-To-Read Feature on WeChat
A function that allows official WeChat accounts to request payment from readers to read their articles is currently in the works. The amount required to read more than just the preview (no less than 20 words) will range from 0 to RMB200.   Today,...
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Life & Style By: Zaruf Ezhan

Mobike vs Mobike Lite vs Ofo
With ride-and-park rental bicycles becoming all the rage these days, we can't help but get involved in the debate of which grab bike is the best. So we took to the streets and tried the bikes one by one, going with the biggest players in the game,...
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Life & Style By: Wansien Lee

What You Need to Know About Renting an Apartment in Shanghai
Relocating to a new city or country is daunting enough, but Shanghai brings a whole new level of suck to the apartment hunting experience. This is our comprehensive guide to finding liveable digs in this city.       Touch Down NEVER try to...
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Life & Style By: Wansien Lee

How To: Purify the Air in Your Home
Masking up and minimizing exposure on days when the AQI is high is all fine and dandy, but what about when we're indoors? According to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), poor ventilation, outdoor pollutants like automotive exhaust, and...
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Life & Style By: Wansien Lee

Nov 11 is Singles' Day in China: What is It Really?
November 11 is Singles' Day or 光棍节 Guanggun Jie in China, a tongue-in-cheek festival celebrated amongst the younger crowd. It's a uniquely Chinese observance, and only came into existence two decades ago. This date was specifically selected...
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