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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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Top Cultural Attractions in Shanghai

Top Cultural Attractions in Shanghai

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    Ladies' Cooking Club

    Learn authentic Chinese cooking
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    Shanghai Oriental Art Center

    Spectacular concert experience
  3. China Sport Liuxiang Laxiang +Add

    Madame Tussauds Shanghai

    An interactive wax figure attraction
  4. Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan) +Add

    Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan)

    A beautifully designed and organized museum
  5. Shanghai Art Museum Kathleen's 5 Interior +Add

    Shanghai Art Museum

    Old building, fine art
    Famous
  6. Fille De Shanghai [c1870] Raimund Von Stillfried-Ratenicz [RESTORED] +Add

    Museum of Arts & Crafts

    Classy art museum
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    Shanghai Museum

    Treasure hunt
    Famous
  8. The Bund-` +Add

    Bund 18 Creative Center

    Arts on the Bund
  9. Hu Jieming at Shanghart +Add

    ShanghART

    Oldie but goodie
  10. Shanghai Sculpture Space +Add

    Shanghai Sculpture Space

    Contemporary exhibitions
  11. expo Expresa.Siente +Add

    M97

    Professional photo gallery
  12. EASTLINK GALLERY@ ShangHai +Add

    Eastlink

    Featuring established and up-and-coming art
  13. True Faith +Add

    BizArt

    Gallery for talented up-and-coming artists
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    Shanghai Grand Theater Gallery

    Modern and avant-garde art
    Famous
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    People's Square (Renmin Guang Chang)

    Shanghai's "Central Park"
    Famous
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    Renmin Gongyuan (People's Park)

    Shanghai's Central Park
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    Old French Concession

    Residential neighborhood with a decidedly French flair
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    Jing An Park

    Shopping area and park with pond
  19. Zhujiajiao canal +Add

    Zhujiajiao

    Zhu Family Settlement is the Venice of China
    Locals' Pick
  20.    A  view at Garden of Contentment. +Add

    Garden of Contentment

    Also called the Yu Yuan
  21. Nanjing  Road +Add

    Nanjing Dong Lu Pedestrian Street

    A world-class shopping experience
    Famous
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    Shanghai Old Street

    Something for everyone!
    Famous
  23. The lotus flower +Add

    Lu Xun Park and Memorial Hall

    Gravesite of famous Chinese writer Lu Xun
  24. The Bund, Shanghai +Add

    Bund (Zhongshan Road)

    On the west side of the Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu

Chinese culture on exhibition

Shanghai is a magical place full of history, culture, and spiritually important places. During your stay in the city, be sure and take part in as much of the live going in here as you can. Memories of Shanghai should always include; a walk down Old Street, Garden of Contentment visit to the Garden of Contentment, seeing the Zhujiajiao settlement just once. People's Park, People's Square, and Lu Xun Park and Memorial Hall are three more must see sites too.