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Shanghai's Disappearing Doorways

Tom_Carter | Posted 04.01.2014 | Home
Tom_Carter

Once characterized by their quaint doorways of warped timber, stone thresholds, hand-made mailboxes and green address plates, the old communities of this city are swiftly being replaced by towering, gated apartments and their unreceptive, reinforced-steel security doors.

50 Incredible Travel Destinations to Consider for 2014

Viator | Posted 03.29.2014 | Home
Viator

No, we don't propose that you visit all 50 in a year -- although, hey, that's an admirable goal -- merely that you take these places into consideration when planning your 2014 travels.

Myanmar's Lady vs. The Dragon

Daniel Wagner | Posted 03.26.2014 | Home
Daniel Wagner

Speculation remains high in Myanmar as to if and when opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi will travel to China, which was one of the strongest supporters of the previous military government and remains highly influential in the country's affairs.

15 Amazing Photos Of Daily Life Around the World

minube | Posted 03.10.2014 | Home
minube

For many travelers exploring the far reaches of our planet, it's tempting to focus exclusively on the sights, museums, beaches, and bars while overlooking the very thing that breathes life into these amazing places: the people.

Shanghai Chic: Where a Woman's Style Starts With Her Shoes

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 02.09.2014 | Home
Barbara Falconer Newhall

I thought I was traveling to China to explore the mysteries of China's storied past: the big dynasties with their poetic one-syllable names. But what really caught my attention was China's storied present: the skyscrapers of Shanghai, the traffic jams and the fashionistas. Especially the fashionistas.

The Toxic Smog Cloud Hanging Over Shanghai Looks Just As Bad As It Sounds

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home

Shanghai is notorious for its terrible air quality, but the smog in this Chinese metropolis just hit absurd levels. The government's air pollution mon...

China's next educational Shanghai? The teacher perspective

Andreas Schleicher | Posted 11.06.2013 | Home
Andreas Schleicher

Mr. Huang became principal of Qiao Tou Lian He school at the age of 25, not because he was specifically trained for the post, but because he had been ...

China's next educational Shanghai - the student perspective

Andreas Schleicher | Posted 11.06.2013 | Home
Andreas Schleicher

The first thing I notice is that, in this neighbourhood of simple houses and farmlands, it is the school, not a shopping centre, that is the cleanest ...

Do Innovation and Entrepreneurship Exist in the Same Person?

Scott MacFarland | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Scott MacFarland

Innovation and entrepreneurship is discussed frequently in boardrooms, start-ups and coffee houses around the globe. Books, blogs and even movies are ...

China To Unblock Facebook For A Small Group Of People: Report

Reuters | Posted 11.24.2013 | Home

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Facebook, Twitter and other websites deemed sensitive and blocked by the Chinese government will be accessible in a planned free-...

China To Unblock Banned Websites: Report

Reuters | Posted 11.23.2013 | Home

SHANGHAI, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Facebook, Twitter and other websites deemed sensitive and blocked by the Chinese government will be accessible in a pl...

This Is Not Where You Think It Is

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 09.14.2013 | Home

Take a look at the photos below. You know this place, right? This is Thames Town. It's got quaint rowhouse-lined cobblestone streets... And...

Chinese Women Shed Taboo Through Sex Education

Reuters | Posted 11.11.2013 | Home

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - In an unmarked room at a three-star hotel in downtown Shanghai, Ma Li teaches small groups of Chinese women about a topic that tr...

Watch This City Age 26 Years In The Blink Of An Eye

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.12.2013 | Home

Over the last 26 years, Shanghai has experienced a growth spurt so extraordinary, it will make your jaw drop when you see it unfold before your eyes. ...

At Least 10 Dead As Record Heatwave Hits Shanghai

Agence France Presse | | Posted 09.30.2013 | Home

More than 10 people have died in China's commercial hub Shanghai, a local health official said Wednesday as the city grapples with its highest tempera...

Afraid of Heights? Look Away

trivago | Posted 09.27.2013 | Home
trivago

These deluxe giants (all found in Asia) are guaranteed to take your breath away, not only because of their unparalleled views, but also for their magnificent interiors, futuristic designs and unrivaled grade of hospitality.

PHOTOS: The Coolest Views Of Cities From Above

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.24.2013 | Home
Conde Nast Traveler

Some of the best city views happen above the city. Click through for your own sky-high tour of the world...

Shanghai Rose Opens 'Green Village' in Sherman Oaks!

Jay Weston | Posted 09.21.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Shanghai Rose Murphy is the co-owner of this stunning new restaurant. My Huffington readers know that I have traveled all over the world seeking real...

A Cross-Sea Bridge In China

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.19.2013 | Home

Here at HuffPost Travel, we think bridges are just swell. We followed the opening of the world's longest tunnel-to-tunnel expansion bridge, as wel...

A Hotel Built Into What?

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.18.2013 | Home

Adventure will meet luxury at the Shimao Wonderland Intercontinental, a five-star hotel currently being built into the side of an abandoned quarry in ...

Meet China's New Image Makers

Thomas David DuBois | Posted 08.26.2013 | Home
Thomas David DuBois

The Chinese government has clearly understood the importance of image and, over the years, has taken an increasingly systemic approach to public relations.

Life in Shanghai

David Gosset | Posted 08.13.2013 | Home
David Gosset

While the myth of the "Old Shanghai" is more a narrative cultivated by a few foreigners than a living point of reference for the Shanghaiers, Shanghai has an instinctive passion for the newness and the promise of each day.

Shanghai Girls Gone Copy-Catty

Tom_Carter | Posted 07.01.2013 | Home
Tom_Carter

What does it say about the state of literature in China when writers are so desperate for readers that they resort to copycatting even the most superficial aspects of another author's book: the title and cover art?

Get Ready for Gatsby With These 8 Great Gatsby-esque Hotels

Joy Pecknold | Posted 06.30.2013 | Home
Joy Pecknold

With The Great Gatsby. hitting theaters May 10, 2013, I've rounded up some Gatsby-inspired luxury lodgings. Before cinematically whisking off to West Egg, live it up Art Deco-styles in New York, London and even Lucerne, Switzerland.

70 Years After My Grandfather Escaped The Holocaust, Visting His Chinese Safe Haven

Avram Mlotek | Posted 06.23.2013 | Home
Avram Mlotek

We arrived on Friday afternoon, still in disbelief that we would be spending Shabbat in Shanghai, where my grandfather made his home after his family died in the Holocaust. I can only hope that our trip served as a tiny spiritual fixing to a wound that can never fully heal.