So, as I knew it would, life gets busy…and then the wanderings slow… and then the postings about wanderings slow even more. And before you know it, there are wanderings not posted and wanderings not had. But—fear not! I recently visited someplace that has renewed my Wandering posting inspiration! Meet: Mr X Mystery House This is a proper Shanghai Wander for anyone with a love for … Continue reading Solve the Puzzle Before the Hour’s Up: Mr. X’s Mystery House
If you’re like me, when I first heard those words, and are confused, it’s ok! No, it’s not a new SeaWorld show in Shanghai. Nor is it a new dance class like Zumba or Tabata (and look here for more crazy fitness crazes). It’s……. Japanese Hot Pot! 🙂 Now, living in China, I’ve had my fair share of Chinese Hot Pot, little did I know … Continue reading Shabu-shabu Anyone?
TianziFang / TaiKang Lu Across from DaPuQiao (Line 9) Exit 1 Look for the stone archways leading back into alley-ways. TianziFang (Chinese: 田子坊; pinyin: Tiánzǐfāng) TaikangLu (Chinese: 泰康路; pinyin: Tàikāng Lù) The Tianzifang area located off Taikang Rd is a fun rambling network of cafe’s, shops, bars, boutiques and galleries built into converted Shikumen style housing (Chinese: t 石庫門, s 石库门, p shíkùmén, lit. “Stone Warehouse Gate”) Many shops occupy the first level, while some of the second and third levels continue to be … Continue reading Get Lost in TianziFang