Local expert guides to Shanghai

Food and coffee guides to Shanghai

Romance and nightlife guides to Shanghai

Shopping guides to Shanghai

Local expert guides to Shanghai

Stay.com local experts in Shanghai

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Kate Noble

Makeup Artist

Kate Noble is an Australian makeup artist who started her own styling company in 2006 and now works together with her team of makeup artists, hair stylists, body painters and wardrobe stylists from all over the world.

Kate is experienced in TVC, music videos, advertising, fashion catalogues, magazine editorials, fashion shows and other events.

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Nils Weisensee

Journalist & Entrepreneur

Nils Weisensee is a journalist and entrepreneur with a huge love for great coffee. To satisfy his cravings, he started Café del Volcán together with his wife and a partner whose family owns a renowned coffee plantation in Guatemala. Within a few months, his caffeine boutique became one of the most well-known specialty cafes in Shanghai.

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Marco Bettio

Wine and Restaurant Industry Expert

In 2010, Italian Marco Bettio joined MVPShanghai, a foreign event organization and PR agency, to help provide his unique insight into the wine and restaurant industries. He currently resides in Shanghai.

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Cristina Drafta

Photographer

I am an addicted photographer, and a traveler passionate about the world. I write for Argophilia and other travel sites, and I like to use Stay.com to plan my trips. Hopefully, you can use my guides to plan yours too.

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Baiba Ladiga

Fashion stylist, designer & illustrator

Baiba Ladiga is Latvian freelance fashion stylist, designer and illustrator.

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Olga Nemchikova

Health Coach & Personal Trainer

Originally from St.Petersburg, I’ve been living in Shanghai for more than 4 years now. Being trained as a Health Coach and Personal Trainer, I pay a lot of attention to the quality of the food and the way it’s cooked. I’m always happy to share my top healthy spots list with my Clients and I’m excited you have now an access to it too! Healthy food can be delicious!

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Mattia Visconti

Nightlife Promoter and Entrepreneur

Mattia Visconti has worked between Milan, Ibiza, and Shanghai partner clubs and was recently nominated as the best promoter in Shanghai. He is a partner of Goodfellas (Shanghai), Stazione (Shanghai), Aplaya (Boracay) and MVP, which throws the best parties in all of Shanghai!

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Island6 Shanghai

Art Collective

Liu Dao 六岛 (or Liù dǎo, a Pinyin phrase meaning “island number 6”) is a Shanghai-based art collective of tech-geeks and creative talents driven by innovation and interaction. The collective produces cutting edge art that constantly contemplates the future of Asia, engages sights and scenes from old and new China and elevates the skills of new talents by working from a communal forum.

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Riccardo Messina

Executive Chef

Chef Riccardo Messina was born in the south of Italy on Sicily. After extensive work in 5-star hotel restaurants worldwide, he moved to Shanghai to take over one of the oldest brands of Italian restaurants in the city. Shortly after, he met his two current business partners and opened up Acqua and Farina Ristorante Italiano, now one of Shanghai’s most talked-about Italian eateries.

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Shanghai

Shanghai Shopping Extravaganza

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Cristina Drafta

Photographer

I am an addicted photographer, and a traveler passionate about the world. I write for Argophilia and other travel sites, and I like to use Stay.com to plan my trips. Hopefully, you can use my guides to plan yours too.

  1. Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan) +Add

    Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan)

    A beautifully designed and organized museum
  2. concert hall +Add

    Shanghai Oriental Art Center

    Spectacular concert experience
  3. Shanghai Grand Theater +Add

    Shanghai Grand Theater

    Premier screening and performing venue in Shanghai
  4. relaxation +Add

    Banyan Tree Spa

    A place for physical, mental, and spiritual refreshing
  5. Shanghai Sculpture Space +Add

    Shanghai Sculpture Space

    Contemporary exhibitions
  6. EASTLINK GALLERY@ ShangHai +Add

    Eastlink

    Featuring established and up-and-coming art
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    Shopping Tours - Shopping Tours Shanghai

    Great help navigating the Shanghai shopping paradise
  8. Shanghai Science & Technology Museum +Add

    Science & Technology Museum

    Completely fun and educational!
  9. Fille De Shanghai [c1870] Raimund Von Stillfried-Ratenicz [RESTORED] +Add

    Museum of Arts & Crafts

    Classy art museum
  10. Shanghai Museum +Add

    Shanghai Museum

    Treasure hunt
    Famous
  11. Walking... +Add

    People's Square (Renmin Guang Chang)

    Shanghai's "Central Park"
    Famous
  12. Huaihai Lu. +Add

    Huaihai Road

    One of the city's go to retail and shopping corridors
    Famous
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    Yu Garden

    Ancient charm
    Famous
  14. 20090427 5361 Shanghai Oriental Pearl Tower +Add

    Oriental Pearl Tower

    The sky's the limit
    Famous
  15. kobe burger +Add

    Blue Frog

    Pleasant camaraderie and service with a smile!
  16. beer +Add

    O'Malley's

    A taste of Ireland!
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    People 7

    A place sure to impress!
  18. Desert Soup +Add

    Whampoa Club

    Modern Shanghainese dining
  19. kale, potatoes, and eggs +Add

    Godly

    Vegetarian delight
  20. Nanxiang Steamed Bun Restaurant +Add

    Nanxiang Steamed Bun Restaurant

    Also called Nanxiang ManTou Dian
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    Hotel Yun's Paradise

Shops, restaurants and more

Artful, culturally fascinating, touristy too, Shanghai was pretty much as we imagined, yet somehow more. As soon as we arrived, we realized a week was not enough to capture this place. Everyone interested in shopping, be sure and take in Shopping Tours Shanghai.