iDEALShanghai

Your ultimate guide to an authentic and ideal Shanghai life!
Your ultimate guide to an authentic and ideal Shanghai life!
Take a hot-air balloon ride around the world in immersive theater show - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

Take a hot-air balloon ride around the world in immersive theater show

The 90-minute experience involves a fusion of dancing and live animation, along with global cuisines.
'Red' tourism and culture travel activities abound in Jinhua Week - Travel in China
Travel

'Red' tourism and culture travel activities abound in Jinhua Week

Visitors can choose from 20 options, including a play and visits to homes of historic figures
A favorite Chinese food packs a rotten smell, but does it taste that bad? - Taste in China
Taste

A favorite Chinese food packs a rotten smell, but does it taste that bad?

Put off by the odor, a Danish girl living in Shanghai eventually succumbs to eating stinky tofu
Time for a last bite of Tilanqiao's treasured snacks and flavors - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

Time for a last bite of Tilanqiao's treasured snacks and flavors

The shops may be gone but memories of unique fried dumplings and milk tea will remain.
Ningbo is becoming a new summer hotspot for tourism - Travel in China
Travel

Ningbo is becoming a new summer hotspot for tourism

Within two hours' drive of Shanghai, Ningbo has become a highlight on social media this summer for its awesome Tang Dynasty attractions, rarely known to tourists before.
Learning to love eating fish with eyes intact - Taste in China
Taste

Learning to love eating fish with eyes intact

Sarah Markmann has spent most of her life in Shanghai, and hopes to encourage other people to be open to trying new foods and live life to the fullest through her column.
Journey into the past at Juqi Antique Market - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

Journey into the past at Juqi Antique Market

Early birds catch the worms and at 5am every Friday the market on Lingshi Road is already thronged with visitors hunting for treasure or simply idling away the morning.
The secret is out about Sofar Sounds concerts - Entertainment in China
Entertainment

The secret is out about Sofar Sounds concerts

Originally from London, the group provides audiences around the world and in Shanghai with small-scale, immersive concerts in obscure locations only revealed 24 hours beforehand.
Ancient splendor just a stone's throw from downtown Shanghai - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

Ancient splendor just a stone's throw from downtown Shanghai

With a history of more than 1,500 years, Fengjing ancient town is a thriving working town and tourist destination, known for its stone pathways, water ways, zongzi and art museums.

Pandemic creations feature at solo exhibition - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Pandemic creations feature at solo exhibition

UK artist Tom Howse presents his first solo show in Asia at Shanghai's Jin Mansion with some of the paintings on display created during lockdown due to the pandemic.
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