Posts filed under “Exotic Shanghai”

Worst Snow Storm in 50 Years

Shanghai is now blanked with thick white snow. This is a series of snow storm that affected large portion of central and southern part of China since January 25th, and is also the worst winter storm in five decades! The storm affected these areas with heavy snow and cold temperatures causing extensive damage, power shortages […]

Shanghai Financial Center – Giant Bottle Opener

The Shanghai World Financial Center was planned to be the tallest building in the world when it was frist designed in 1997. This 97 storey building has surpassed the spires of Petronas Tower in Kuala Lumpur. When construction started, the 508m tall Taipei 101 was already underway to becoming the world tallest building. Plans was […]

Lost In Shanghai 2008!

Welcome 2008! There’s nothing quite like it in the world. Beautiful, unique, chaotic, exhilarating and violent are the words that best describe the New Year in Shanghai which come just after the hula gala of Christmas. Many have joined the New Year countdown at The Bund and XinTianDi Countdown Parties. The new Year was welcomed […]

2007 XinTianDi New Year Eve Countdown Party

XinTianDi (closest match to what Lan Kwai Fong is in Hong Kong) teamed up with the Shanghai World Expo to present the annual New year’s Eve countdown show and party called “City Lights Life”. The countdown party that will be held, as usual on the “shore” of artificial TaipingQiao Lake, has become a signature event […]

Creative "Entrepreneur"

I called this guy an “entrepreneur” because he’s doing his own business. And I called him a “creative entrepreneur” because he integrated the baby tram and the BBQ pit to form a movable stall! He fully ultilize the baby tram by placing a container in a baby seat to keep all his ingredients. What a […]

Shanghai World Financial Center

Pudong, Lujiazui new icon – The Shanghai World Financial Center will be complete in 3 years, in time for the 2008 Beijing Olympic! The world will soon witness the birth of Shanghai World Financial Center, a tower pf Power, a dynamic and new, mixed-use 101 story development that soars 492m into the sky! In a […]

You know you’ve been in China for too long when…

Some interesting articles submitted by expats in ShanghaiExpat dot com……. You know you’ve been in China for too long when: You blow your nose or spit on the restaurant floor (of course after making a loud hocking noise) You look over people’s shoulder to see what they are reading You throw your trash out the […]

Shanghai Motor Show 2005

Mini Cooper Lamborghini concept car The exhibition was held in the neighbourhood of Pudong in Shanghai every 2 years. I heard this year’s show demonstrated a huge effort to be an influential and a large scale international show. Not only have local auto makers stepped up the quality of their exhibition booths and presentation (with […]