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Continuously being developed as more and more people discover the warmth of the area, there is always a room for a new shop willing to celebrate art and design in Xintiandi.

Xintiandi

Philip Ace Falcon - falcon1 [278]

Betwixt narrow alleys and traditional Shikumen houses restored from the past is a shopping, dining, and entertainment joint that has been labeled, "new heaven on earth." This is Xintiandi.

Destinations: Shanghai | China
Topics: Culture | Travel | 20th Century History | Architecture
Opium Den display in the Shanghai City Museum

Opium

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

Opium had a devastating impact on China just over a hundred years ago. One man tried to stop it but he wasn't successful.

Destinations: Shanghai | China | Macau
Topics: Culture | Economy | People | Adventure | 20th Century History | Traditions | War & Conflict
A really good gentleman caller is every flower girl's dream...

Film Review: Flowers of Shanghai

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

Based on the novel Sing-Song Girls of Shanghai by Han Pang-ch'ing, Flowers of Shanghai tiptoes into the sepia-toned world of four Shanghai ‘flower houses', where gentleman callers gather to imbibe the...

Destinations: Shanghai | China
Topics: Culture | People | Performing Arts
The Home Song Stories promotion poster

Film: The Home Song Stories

Diana Tan - dtan [1,380]

The Home Song Stories, an entry to the 2007 Berlin Film Festival, is inspired by the true story of Rose, a single mother of two and a glamorous Shanghai nightclub singer, who struggles to survive ...

Destinations: Shanghai | China | Singapore | Hong Kong
Topics: Culture | People | Performing Arts
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