The 10 best collections to see at Shanghai Museum

A museum of ancient Chinese art, the Shanghai Museum possesses an impressive collection of over 140,000 precious objects including national-graded paintings, ceramics, bronzes and calligraphy. With so much to take in, follow our guide to the 10 most fascinating things to see at Shanghai Museum. … Continue reading
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The Moganshan Lu art district of Shanghai

Shanghai may be better known for its innovative architecture and towering skyscrapers, but in recent years the city has become increasingly renowned for its flourishing contemporary arts scene. While many of Shanghai’s biggest galleries lie alongside the Bund, one of the city’s most exciting new … Continue reading
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Where to try adventure sports in Shanghai

The world-class cuisine, vibrant culture and iconic skyline of Shanghai is enough to make you never want to leave the city, but look beyond the bright lights and you’ll find soaring mountain peaks, rushing rivers and bamboo-covered forests begging to be explored. From paragliding over … Continue reading
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Inside the Shanghai jazz scene

When the development of jazz revolutionised America’s music industry, China was, unusually, a step behind. Around the time that Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong were selling out gigs across the states, Shanghai was only just getting introduced to the genre. But once jazz arrived, it … Continue reading
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A neighbourhood guide to Hong Kong’s Kwun Tong district

Across Victoria Harbour from Hong Kong Island, the Kowloon Peninsula usually attracts visitors for its shopping, but there’s another reason to make the trip across the water. Situated in the east of Kowloon Peninsula, the Kwun Tong neighbourhood of Hong Kong stretches from the forested … Continue reading
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10 unmissable markets in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is something of a shopper’s paradise”¦but not only for its high-end boutiques and many sprawling shopping malls. What truly makes the retail therapy in this city stand out? It’s all about the market scene. Whether you’re shopping for bamboo steamers or vintage cameras, … Continue reading
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