Friday, August 12, 2022

Fabric Market Shanghai Prices: How to Bargain (2019 Edition)

Who's the flyest Arab you know? The answer is TPOL.

Kagen Teppanyaki: Everything, I Mean Everything Is Included

There was a time when teppanyaki was only 100RMB ($14) in Shanghai. It included beer, sushi, and more meat than you can imagine.

Dongtian Pho Shanghai: Maybe the One in Beijing Is Better

Once upon a time I wrote about Pho Peace Shanghai in Shanghai. The restaurant I reviewed, Pho Yum, is now closed.

Sunday Funday Shanghai: An Expat Timeout

Where can you celebrate Sunday Funday in Shanghai? The answer is the corner of Changle Lu and Fumin Lu. There you will find Cantina Agave.

Unhappy Upon Check In? Don’t Let Buyer’s Remorse Sink In

Buyer's Remorse is part of the TPOL in Shanghai Trip Report. The Airbnb in Shanghai was awful (see Airbnb Long-Term? Never Again: My Shanghai Experience). The U Hotel was acceptable. Thanks to Citi's 4th Night...

Z & B Fitness: TRX Training in Shanghai

I used to pretend I would workout when I traveled. There was a time when I TRX'd in Tahiti. I have given up on that plan.

Expat Life Shanghai: Best VPN China 2019 Is Astrill

Best VPN China 2019 is part of the TPOL in Shanghai Trip Report. Disclaimer: I get paid if you sign up using my affiliate link. In exchange, you get a kickass VPN that I hope...

Expat Life Shanghai Metro: When Every Day Is Black Friday

Shanghai Metro is part of the TPOL in Shanghai Trip Report. If you're sick of "DiDi" (China's replacement of Uber), and want a more efficient way of getting around Shanghai, take the metro. Sure, you...

Expat Life Shanghai: Setting Up DiDi in China

Initially, I couldn't link a credit card and could only use Didi to call taxis. This was still more convenient than trying to flag down a cab on the street.

U Hotel Xintiandi: Decent for a Long Stay in Shanghai

After escaping the shakedown of Airbnb, I tried to find a serviced apartment. I had no luck finding anyone who wanted to take me in for three weeks.
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