This is what I sent to the YLF participants. I just realized that I need a short simple page of necessary information (not a list of all my 2000+ articles on Shanghai) for visitors who stay just one night. Here it is:
One Page Guide
Hi, welcome to Shanghai! I am sure will try my best to help! I am based in Shanghai, so feel free to let me know if you need any help in advance, or during the trip.
Here are some of articles I wrote about Shanghai, and hope it helps you to prepare your trip to Shanghai:
http://home.wangjianshuo.com/archives/20041105_youth_hostels_in_shanghai.htm (on top of the Astor hotel we are staying)
Transportation in Shangahi
Everything you should know about Taxi in Shanghai:
Maglev (highly recommend to take a ride). You can take taxi to Astor hotel from Maglev Long Yang Road Station.
General Planning Tips about Visiting Shanghai
West Meets East section – about culture shock you may observe.
If you bring your phone, maybe this Phone and Mobile section helps:
For information about the train you are going to take, check these entries:
These are some photos about the Z train from Shanghai to Beijing. I don’t have pictures about Shanghai to Nanjing train, but the newer train should be much more advanced than the train I show on the picture. So don’t worry about the train.
Hope these tips can help.
See you in Astor Hotel lobby!
Jian Shuo Wang mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.wangjianshuo.com
wow!magnificent.you are marvelous.i wonder if all you have to do is travel to give people accurate answers to their question=)
My family and I plan to visit Shanghai during November, we want to visit Hangzhou also. Canyou give us some suggesstion and tips. Thanks.
You have a good day. :-)
I am 2 months old in Shanghai and my in-laws are visiting us in the first week of october.I need help on what places in Shanghai would interest them , also outside Shanghai ,where all can I take them ?
Hi Duckie and Andy
I would like to sugguest:
1) Yu Yuan (Yu Garden) near the Bund
2) The Bund & Fuzhou Road
3) People’s Square
Out-skirt of Shanghai
2) Chongming Island
Cities nearby Shanghai:
1) Hangzhou – Thousand islands Lake & Tonglu
i have 10 days in shanghai and 7 days in beijing. Your weblog has been very helpful. especially for shanghai! can you suggest places we might like to visit outside of beijing??