Favourite Shanghai Coffee Spots, Amusement Park, and more (June 2018 Blog Round-Up)

shanghai coffee spots

In this June 2018 blog round-up, aside from blog and travel updates, I’m sharing my recent favorite Shanghai coffee spots, amusement park, and more discoveries around the city. I booked my flights for the summer, and it was the worst experience ever! If you’ve followed my Instagram and Facebook, or if you already subscribed to my […]

May 2018 Blog Round-Up: Seoul, Suzhou, ITB China, and Backstreet Academy

In my last blog round-up, I mentioned that I booked a last-minute flight to Seoul, South Korea while I was still in Hong Kong in which made my May 2018 full of travels! It was a month of reminding myself who I am – A person who continuously looks for new experiences and embraces life […]

Shanghai Apartment Hunting 101: Where to Live in Shanghai

Shanghai Apartment Hunting 101

Jim and I both value high-quality living, and we want to make the best out our expat experience in Shanghai. Thus, choosing an ideal location for ourselves became our priority. When I moved to Shanghai alone in August 2016, I was lucky that my boss offered me to stay in her tiny 40-square-metre fifth-floor walk-up […]

Travel to Shanghai: Cash or Credit Card?

You plan to travel to Shanghai, and you don’t know whether you should bring cash or just rely on your credit cards. I prefer exchanging foreign currency beforehand if possible, or I’ll withdraw money at my destination’s ATM. I would usually put away my credit card until I absolutely have to use it. However, managing money when […]

How to Eat Fresh and Safe in China: A Shanghai Grocery Shopping Guide

How to eat fresh and safe in Shanghai is one of my top concerns since I moved here, so I decided to organize a Shanghai grocery shopping guide, especially since China doesn’t have a good reputation when it comes to food safety. Shanghai has great – not just great, but tons of amazingly delicious, excellent […]

7 Valuable Skills You Need for Travel in Shanghai

Shanghai is a fun place for someone who craves for multicultural experiences. It’s the most international city in China. Yet, despite it being the most “cultured” city in China, there are still many things that shock me from time to time. I acquired some life hacks after a month living in Shanghai, and I have […]