Australian photographer share his tips on what to do and what to avoid in Shanghai.
Royal Caribbean's billion-dollar leviathan is the most expensive ship purpose built for the Chinese market.
China's bullet trains can go 1300 km from Beijing to Shanghai in less than five hours.
New InterContinental which cascades 16 storeys down the side of an old quarry and cost gazillions to build.
The Getaway: Banyan Tree Shanghai on the Bund
Amid the cutting-edge architecture, high-end restaurants and sky-high bars, old-school survives.
Here are some of the essentials to pack into your Shanghai sojourn.
From Pudong's glittering skyscrapers reflected in its waterfront to the crumbling colonial buildings in the city's French Concession, this is a city of contradiction. Patrons attend glitzy bars sitting high as the clouds, while others queue for buns below. Trains move at earth shattering speeds past old men riding bicycles on cluttered streets. The head-spinning transformation of this city is confounding and compelling.