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Forbes: Shanghai, Beijing as world’s top emerging business centers


It was not surprising to see Forbes suggest that Shanghai and Beijing ranked highest in their recent survey measuring which cities are poised to become major global business capitals. They used a neat picture from Shanghai’s World Financial Center – … Continue reading

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Shanghai Pork Ball Makers


Shanghai Pork Ball Makers 542 Originally uploaded by JoeDuck In Shanghai near the Bund we had fried pork balls in dough as a tasty treat at a small place on the street that seemed to be very popular with local … Continue reading

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Yu Yuan Gardens, Shanghai


Yu Yuan Gardens, Shanghai Originally uploaded by JoeDuck Shanghai’s Yu Yuan Gardens were one of my favorite China attractions. The surrounding area is filled with shops, restaurants, and is very crowded but the Gardens were quiet and very beautiful. Unlike … Continue reading

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Pork Ball Restaurant, Shanghai Near Bund


Pork Ball Restaurant, Shanghai Near Bund 596 Originally uploaded by JoeDuck On the China trip I enjoyed the Shanghai street food more than that of Beijing but not sure if that really represnted differences in the cities of just where … Continue reading

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Shanghai Travel Tips


Great list from Tang Dynasty Travel: http://www.tangdynastytravel.com/destination/shanghai-sights.html Here’s a blog by a local from Shanghai, written for travelers to the city: http://home.wangjianshuo.com/

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World’s largest cities


Largest city is hard to define, but I think metro area population is the best measure and according to Wikipedia these are the top ten: 1 Tokyo Japan 32,450,000 8,014 4,049 2 Seoul South Korea 20,550,000 5,076 4,048 3 Mexico … Continue reading

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Hong Kong to Shanghai by Train


With less than a week to go on the China trip I’m trying to pin down some trip details.   We have our China Visas Passport attachments, which my friend picked up for us at the Chinese Embassy in San Francisco.   We’ve got our Medford to … Continue reading

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