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We all know the wonders of eBay, Amazon, and other Western online shopping sites&nbsp ...

Shopping

Your airplane just landed in Shanghai. You hop off and hail a cab to the ho ...

Banks

There are numerous branches of Chinese domestic banks in almost every district of Shanghai. Major names include : Bank of China, ICBC, China Merchants ...

Furnishing Your Home

Most low to mid-range Shanghai rentals come fully furnished with beds, tables, couches, TVs and telephones. Landlords are keen to achieve a foreign-fr ...

Tourist Information

Shanghai has a handful of tourist information offices located around the city. The ones situated inside Hongqiao Airport (6268 8918; www.shairport.com ...

Technology Guide to Shanghai

Advice on phones, apps and sites that'll make your Shanghai life a breezeby Michelle Yee and Hannah Klingberg Technology plays a mammoth role in our everyday lives and can be instrumental to figuring out a foreign city. Whether you’re a newcomer who has just landed in Shanghai or a longtime resident who has never explored ...

Setting up Home

The hard part is over; you've found a home and signed a lease. Now all you have to do is move, furnish and find some help. The abundance of cheap ...

Moving Services

Multinational companies hire relocation services to move their employees overseas. Relocation firms assist in all aspects of the move, including ...

Furnishing Your Home

Most low to mid-range Shanghai rentals come fully furnished with beds, tables, couches, TVs and telephones. Landlords are keen to achieve a forei ...

Household Insurance

Break-ins are very rare in Shanghai, although they can happen, especially in first-floor apartments. Most apartments are in complexes that are gu ...

Laundry Services

Nearly all Shanghai apartments are equipped with washing machines, although dryers are rare--the Shanghainese prefer to use outdoor clothing line ...

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Hotels

The hotel industry in Shanghai is big business. New establishments, on top of t ...

Places to Stay

Shanghai has a vast variety of temporary accommodation options, ranging from opu ...

Tourist Information

Shanghai has a handful of tourist information offices located around the city. T ...

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Keeping Fit

An essential part of life anywhere and anytime is exercise; therefore, it is alw ...

Relaxation

SpasAfter a long and stressful month of organizing your new home and working at& ...

Shopping

Your airplane just landed in Shanghai. You hop off and hail a cab to the&nb ...

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Working in Shanghai

Shanghai's expatriate workers have city's rebirth and tremendous growth of the p ...

Environmental Hazards

Without a doubt, Shanghai is an industrial ci ...

Safety

Many expats may be surprised to discover how& ...

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Driver’s License

Driving is one of the most common forms of transportation to get around the  ...

Marriage

Many expats find their sweethearts here in China and if you do (or did), it ...

Visas

China is a land of rules and regulations, often making processes rather long and ...

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Credit Cards

MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Diner's Club and JCB cards are accepted in t ...

Money Exchanges

Provided you show a copy of your passport, cash and travellers' cheques can easi ...

ATMs

Domestic banks' ATMs can be found in most of their local branches as well as in ...

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Shop Till You Drop

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Let’s be honest, social media is essential to keeping updated, connected, and engage ...

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