Almost every city has a harbour, lake or river, but none have successfully captured the undefinable mojo of being a waterfront hub like these 20 cities.
This train covers a distance of 30.5 kilometres in eight minutes with a top speed of 430km/h.
In a city of almost 25 million, the best cheap eats tend to draw a crowd.
There's much to toast at this new Shanghai hotel, writes Guy Wilkinson.
Too often, modern-day travel can feel sanitised and rushed, leaving you yearning for the era of gracious, slow-paced touring on a grand scale. Julietta Jameson goes down in search of travel's bygone days.
Marina Bay Sands is a textbook illustration of the notion bigger is better.
One of the city's newest hotels offers a welcome departure from the norm, writes Guy Wilkinson.
Modern art, microbreweries and dancing at dawn, there's a side to Shanghai that might surprise you, writes Guy Wilkinson.
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.