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Shanghai
« on: January 30, 2011, 05:58:34 PM »
I notice there is no thread dedicared just for Shanghai.

I am going to Shanghai in a few months and would love to learn more about it.  Places to visit and good restos:)

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Re: Shanghai
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2011, 12:01:27 PM »
I am going to Shanghai end of this year too.. I will be with bf's tita's and tito's (2 sets :D).. i also want to see Beijing but I'm not sure if it's doable as we only have 6 days for the trip..

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Re: Shanghai
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2011, 01:29:18 PM »
I will might do a day tour at hangzhou also. I wanted to go to beijing but its a 15hr train ride pala from shanghai. Will just do a say tour at hangzhou.

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Re: Shanghai
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2012, 10:13:28 PM »
I stayed there for almost 2 years ( returning every 2 weeks) . It's winter now ,so sobrang maginaw talaga as in you need to wear bubble jackets especially sa gabi .


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Re: Shanghai
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2012, 03:46:18 AM »
Hi Snowberry, I'm going to shanghai next month. Can you please recommend a hotel? Sana yung nasa gitna lang ng city, [textspeak!] malapit sa lahat. We plan to book a tour din. Any tips, where to go, what to buy, good restos. Would appreciate your reply.  Thanks! =)

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Re: Shanghai
« Reply #5 on: February 09, 2012, 07:50:48 PM »
I second pink_belter's questions. Would anyone know if Riverview Hotel on the Bund is okay? Anong best area to stay in Shanghai? I've been there once way back so wala na akong maalala.

Thanks :D

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Re: Shanghai
« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2012, 12:22:10 PM »
^ Hi sisses ,pasensiya na po  latea ngh reply . Hindi ako nakakapag GT in the last few days 'coz medyo busy sa work.

Am not familiar with Riverview Hotel . You can try mo Holiday Inn sa The Bund or Langham Hotel sa Xintiandi. kung budget hotel, try Jin jiang inn In mengzi road. Go to agoda.com. to check depende sa budget.

I am not so familiar with hotels in Shanghai coz my company provided me with a condo. So every 2 weeks , doon ako tumutuloy. Malapit lang kasi sa office namin.

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Re: Shanghai
« Reply #7 on: February 27, 2012, 12:52:11 PM »
Joining!  We're going to Shanghai for 8 days on June.  My friend also recommended the Jin Jiang chain.
But thinking of getting a serviced apartment too near the Bund.  ???
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Re: Shanghai
« Reply #8 on: February 29, 2012, 09:00:54 PM »
I'm going to Shanghai too! Got cheap tickets, going there April - will it be cold? It's going to be my first time. What do you recommend we see? It's a 5 day trip with kids, but we have no plans yet for what to do or see. :P

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Re: Shanghai
« Reply #9 on: March 06, 2012, 10:23:10 AM »
^For the kids, Shanghai Ocean Aquarium and Shanghai Science and Technology Museum.  You can also bring them to the parks and The Bund, lots of spaces for them to run around in :) 

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Re: Shanghai
« Reply #10 on: March 14, 2012, 03:23:19 PM »
Thanks omnomnom! We'll probably take them to the Science museum, my kids like stuff like that :) They don't really like running around, they're kinda old already, heh (8yrs+). But yes, parks would be great too!

We'll be staying in a hotel in Nanjing West Road, what places are nearby that are interesting?

Thanks! :)

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Re: Shanghai
« Reply #11 on: March 15, 2012, 08:37:01 AM »
^Oops, malalaki na pala sila. Haha. I'm sure they would enjoy the Science Museum there. Very modern and interactive :)

The only attraction that I can remember right now near Nangjing West Road is Jing-an Temple, so you can visit it if you are interested in that sort of thing.  Across the road, there is Jing-an Park, and I remember may parang underground shopping center dun, non-branded boutique boutique na mala-theatre mall sa Greenhills.  Not sure lang if andun pa yun though.

If you are into branded items (LV, Fendi, Prada), then go visit Plaza 66 mall.  Then within that area, there are other malls and stores as well, all within walking distance.

Nanjing EAST road is more interesting for me.  It's a walking street flanked with malls, stores, restaurants, hotels, etc on both sides.  Madami nga lang tao, but that just adds to the overall lively feel of the place.  Would recommend visiting it at night, when all the colorful lights are lit up  - ganda :) 

Btw, I'm sharing all these from memory - lived in Shanghai a couple of years ago, then visited again last Dec 2010.  Better pa rin to do a bit of research before going there :)

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Re: Shanghai
« Reply #12 on: March 15, 2012, 10:01:04 PM »
dancing warrior - dont forget the circus. :) double thumbs up. it's one of the highlights of my trip in shanghai.

APril - medyo malamig pa pero comfortable na siguro until in March na winter clothes dapat. pero i love it! :)

Try Yang's Dumplings. Everyone is raving about it. to be honest, it's nothing special for me but I tried it for the experience. Ok naman. :)

Any hotel in the bund area is a good location, but be prepared to pay the price for it. :) I love walking at the bund and pudong area and see the old and the new. :) I heart shanghai. By the way, we went to this rock garden, I forgot what it was called. May cherry blossoms din . :)

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Re: Shanghai
« Reply #13 on: March 17, 2012, 09:38:10 PM »
Does anyone get disapproved for a Chinese visa? I mean you know is it like the US Visa application or everyone gets approved (or at least 99% of the time)? I I want to go to Shanghai din eh. It seems cheaper kasi than going on a Vietnam-Cambodia Trip. Haha. Planning to go around October to November this year pa naman. Is it a good time?

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Re: Shanghai
« Reply #14 on: March 17, 2012, 09:42:17 PM »
^autumn na yun . medyo malamig na

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Re: Shanghai
« Reply #15 on: March 17, 2012, 11:56:02 PM »
ah same din pala ang weather ng China with US. =) Thanks

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Re: Shanghai
« Reply #16 on: April 02, 2012, 12:55:00 PM »
just got back from shanghai. stayed at the supreme tower in pudong which i can recommend because the place is near the century avenue metro station. it also has a mall near it. the breakfast is superb :)

i went to qi pulu but it was just a last minute shopping for me. it was great but you have to be very alert because there are lots of guys there who want to lead you to certain stores and they were very pushy.

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Re: Shanghai
« Reply #17 on: April 03, 2012, 03:24:21 PM »
visit happy valley shanghai. it's an amusement park! Their rides are crazy scary but fun!!

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Re: Shanghai
« Reply #18 on: May 21, 2012, 08:22:47 AM »
Safe ba to go to China these days? Since tourist destination ang Shanghai, di ba sila masydo strict sa airport? Sa Hangzhou airport kasi palagi kami nahaharang sa random checking ng immigration to think na twice a year kami pumupunta since 2007.

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Re: Shanghai
« Reply #19 on: July 07, 2012, 03:41:13 PM »

Hi poohbear,
Once ko lang na-experience maharang...pero sa canton airport (guangzhou), pero wala naman masamang nangyari, random checking lang din...natetyempuhan lang kayo talaga, hehe... hindi naman every punta nyo e same ang naka-bantay... :p

Nagtravel ako recently sa Shanghai, and wala naman prob, though twice ko pa lang na-experience airport nila (for local at international travel). Hindi naman mahigpit.  ;) basta, follow the rules lang, wala naman magiging prob.

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