People’s Square

People’s Square is a large public square that houses many municipal buildings and which divides Nanjing Road in East and West. The place doesn’t really say much, but it is more than likely that you’ll pass by this place during your visit to Shanghai. Some of the things you will see around the square. People’s […]

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Jade Buddha Temple

This temple is probably not a must-see in Shanghai, but if you have the time and want to see some religious culture, then this is a nice option. The building itself is quite beautiful, with yellow walls and wooden gates. After seeing many Buddhist temples across China, this doesn’t seem to be so interesting. But […]

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Nanjing Road

You’re bound to be on this road more than once during your visit to Shanghai, as it is the main commercial street in the city. If you’re looking to do some shopping, then this is the place. You can find anything, from world famous brands, to Chinese souvenir shops. Flagship stores such as Apple or […]

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Pudong

Pudong has many skyscrapers with observation decks to choose from. Here are the options for the most famous ones. Oriental Pearl Tower The best thing about this TV tower is not its height but its form, which is very odd and attractive, so our thought is that it is best to see it than to […]

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The Bund

A waterfront promenade on the west bank of the Huangpu River, the Bund is the most famous sight of Shanghai, mainly for two reasons: the cultural and historical importance, and the views! On the West side, you can see a line of Western-style buildings that served many purposes. On the East side, across the river, […]

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A Tour of Melbourne Street Art

A Tour of Melbourne Street Art When you think of Melbourne, one of the things that comes to mind is street art. And indeed, that’d be the right idea. Melbourne is probably the capital of urban art of Australia, full of lanes covered in vibrant graffiti, alleyways with colourful lights and cool bars and pubs […]

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Melbourne

If you are looking for the definition of cool transformed into a city, then you are looking for Melbourne. The capital of Victoria, and Australia´s second biggest city (after Sydney), is one of the trendiest cities in the world (even being 20+ flight hours away from London, Berlin or NYC). Of course, if a city […]

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Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road is one of Australia´s most important attractions, and a great place to visit if you are in Victoria. As we were staying in Melbourne for just three days, we decided to make it in just one of those days. As mentioned, after deciding we were going to do it in one […]

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Perth

Perth (aka the most isolated city in the world) The capital of Western Australia carries the nickname of “the most isolated city in the world” for one simple reason: there is no other city with a population over 1 million that is farther away from other 1-million-people city. But, while the world “isolated” would make […]

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Lama Temple

The Lama Temple, or Yonghe Temple as it is actually called, is a monastery of Tibetan Buddhism and one of the typical stops in any visit to Beijing. Once an imperial residence, it is now a great sample of Chinese architecture with many halls and courtyards. It is an active temple and you can see […]

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