Tag archives for Shanghai

#StrangePlanet: Travel Trivia

Truth is stranger than fiction. Here are five travel factoids to help prove it: Bogged down: Every August, competitors in the World Bog Snorkeling Championship flipper their way to glory in a water-filled trench cut into a peat bog outside the tiny Welsh town of Llanwrtyd Wells.   Still around: Chugging along since 1835, the St. Charles…

Destination NYE: How Glam Hotels Welcome 2013

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Urban Insider Annie Fitzsimmons previews how her favorite hotels will be ringing in the new year.

The Radar: 10 Things to Do in Milan, Top 5 iPhone City Guides, Where to Shop in Shanghai

The Radar: Top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the Web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the Web #ngtradar. Check back the next day for our daily roundup.

#FriFotos: Sunset, Shanghai Skyline

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For this week’s #FriFotos* theme, skylines, we chose a photo of the sun setting behind the office towers in downtown Shanghai, China. The photo was submitted to our My Shot community by Staffan Holgersson and selected by our editors for a Your China Photos gallery. Do you want to see one of your photographs featured on…

Photos: Where You Went

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Our readers boast impressive travel résumés, which is why every Friday we ask you the same question on Facebook: Where are you traveling this weekend? See photos of where YOU went, and get inspired to plan your next trip. Photos by readers like you. Upload your favorite travel photos with a caption to Your Shot/Travel at ngm.com/yourshot. Tag all…

Photos: Where You Went

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We are always impressed by our community’s passion for travel and exploration. That’s why every Friday we ask you the same question on Facebook: Where are you traveling this weekend?

No Pajamas in Shanghai

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Shanghai’s World Expo Kicks Off

The Beijing Olympics may be over, but China is making headlines again–now with the Expo 2010 Shanghai, which began on Friday evening. Expectations seem to be as big as China itself. Of all world expos, it covers the largest area (5.28 km), costs the most ($4 billion for the Expo itself, and about $45 billion…

Mad About Shanghai

David Tan runs the blog Mad About Shanghai, which I’ve been following for several years. His blog is about moving to, living in, and doing business in Shanghai. With the Shanghai World Expo coming up in May, I was wondering what David might recommend for visitors to see and do besides the Expo. Here are…