Yu Garden

In contrast to the tall skyscrapers, bright lights, and bustling streets throughout most of Shanghai, you could take a visit to the Yu Garden. This beautiful botanical garden is not too far outside of the city, about 15 minutes from the Bund, but it still allows for a change of scenery. Put some time aside … More Yu Garden

The Bund

The Bund is a popular waterfront spot in Shanghai. Since I was staying at the Sofitel Hotel in Shanghai I was able to simply walk about twenty minutes from the front steps of the hotel down to the Bund. The area around the Bund is bustling with activity and there appears to be plenty of … More The Bund