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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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Denise Lai

Asian Fashion Expert

Denise Lai launched her lifestyle blog SUPERWOWOMG in 2008. Known for her signature oversized glasses, platinum blonde hair, erratic layering of accessories and her bubbly personality, Denise’s blog has garnered the attention of both local and international media, and SUPERWOWOMG is well on its way to becoming the forefront of Asia’s iconic fashion landscape. Denise recently launched FIRSTLOVE, a new quarterly magazine for the everyday cool girls around the world.

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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

Active Holidays in Shanghai

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Yours truly

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  1. Dongtai Lu Antiques Market +Add

    Dongtai Lu Antique Market

    A faux antique market
  2. Shopping Mall +Add

    Henglong Plaza

    A Western shopping mall in Shanghai
  3. grilled +Add

    Brasil Steak House

    All the meat you can eat!
  4. Xiao Yang Sheng Jian Guan 1 +Add

    Xiao Yang Sheng Jian

    Experience Shengjian mantou
  5. Bar Friends +Add

    Lounge 18

    Elegant bar on the strip
  6. The Jäger party +Add

    Sin

    See and be seen
  7. Qi Zhong Stadium +Add

    Qi Zhong Stadium

    Shanghai's Sports Arena
  8. 2011 Century Park 1 +Add

    Century Park

    Experience fun, outdoor activities!
  9. Shanghai +Add

    Huangpu River

    Dividing historic Shanghia old and modern Shanghai
    Famous
  10. The Bund Center by night +Add

    Huangpu River Cruise

    See picturesque views from the river
  11. Tara Spa +Add

    SkinCity 5.5

    A refreshing stop for the mind and body
  12. 紅楼夢の世界 The World of "Dream of the Red Chamber" +Add

    Shanghai Grand View Garden

    A five-star amusement park and tourist spot
  13. Two Ford Focuses +Add

    Shanghai Circuit

    International racetrack in Shanghai
  14. Shanghai Ferris Wheel - 2007 +Add

    Jinjiang Amusement Park

    Fun for tots, teens, and grown-ups
  15. Grand Rios Water Park +Add

    Dino Beach

    Shanghai's summertime water park
    Locals' Pick

A city on the move for active travelers

Shanghai is a fast paced and dynamic metropolis geared to action lifestyles. Disco to Dino Beach, locals and visitors seems to be moving at breakneck speed. You can enjoy racing at Shanghai Circuit, Jinjiang Amusement Park, edgy sports action at Qi Zhong Stadium, and/or see and be seen at Qi Zhong Stadium. Dance the night away, take a shopping tour, anything you can do, you can do at top speed in Shanghai.