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A street with loads of charm 

Sunday | City Scene

THE section of Taojiang Road which runs from Dongping Road to Hengshan Road is attractive and peaceful. Tree lined streets and beautiful, European style buildings make for a very pleasant shopping experience. This...

Hip jewelry, cool bags and tasty food 

Sunday | City Scene

JINXIAN Road is a small road connecting Shaanxi Road S. and Maoming Road S. But it has become one of the more popular streets for Shanghai's young fashionistas. Fashion boutiques, designer shops, antique dealers,...

Quality boutique shops with charm 

Sunday | City Scene

NANCHANG Road has continued to become more commercial over the years and it is now home to several new and appealing boutiques and shops. This week we continued our exploration of the street from the intersection of...

Nanchang newcomers 

Sunday | City Scene

TREE-LINED Nanchang Road is famous for its old European-styled residences that are home to an increasing number of interesting boutiques, restaurants and cafes. After two years, we revisited the road to check out the...

New treats in Tianzifang 

Sunday | City Scene

TIANZIFANG is ever expanding and evolving and the latest addition is Taikang Terrace (TK Terrace), a maze-like complex of restored factory spaces that's shaping up to be an uber-stylish retail and dining enclave,...

More than a bar strip 

Sunday | City Scene

SOME Shanghai expats find it hard to tear themselves from the cute boutiques and nightspots of the former French concession, but it's well worth it to stray from the beaten track. New Factories, a creative arts area...

Cool stuff on Changle Road 

Sunday | City Scene

IT'S worth exploring Changle Road between Huashan Road and Fumin Road. The tree-lined road is a blend of 20th century heritage buildings, modern high-rise office towers, apartments and commercial outlets. Take your...

Sports pub, noodles and tasteful ceramics 

Sunday | City Scene

KANGDING Road is one of those streets that drive tourists and newly arrived expatriates to despair. It meanders through Jing'an District for quite a distance. At one point pedestrians have to follow the crossing at...

Yanping Road's lofty aspirations 

Sunday | City Scene

In the heart of Jing'an District near Jing'an Temple, the Loft 98 complex on Yanping Road is a one-stop shop for indulgence and healthy living in a former industrial complex. There's wine from Italy, sushi...

The finer things in life found along the Bund 

Sunday | City Scene

WALDORF Astoria Club, Three on the Bund, Bund 18, Fairmont Peace Hotel, The House of Roosevelt - the architectural gems along the city's famous river strip have been converted into destinations for the finer things...

Always something new 

Sunday | City Scene

THIS week's Sunday stroll starts from the corner of Wulumuqi Road and Anfu Road and heads south along Wulumuqi Road for two blocks to Fuxing Road W. Turn right and continue the walk. Slow your pace and inhale the...

Lanes home to a host of hidden gems 

Sunday | City Scene

THE 79-year-old lane known as Jing'an Villa has been transformed into a neighborhood of immense creativity and culture. Entering the gate of 1025 Nanjing Road W. and exploring the small lanes on both sides, you immediately...

History and romance 

Sunday | City Scene

START this week's Sunday stroll at the intersection of Henan Road M. and Yan'an Road E. and head east along Yan'an Road E. for about 500 meters to Zhongshan Rd E1. The section may not look like much but take a closer...

Where history and high class meet 

Sunday | City Scene

THIS week's suggested walk is unlike others previously featured as it takes place at the intersection of Huangpu, Daming and Beisuzhou roads. It is a unique, charming spot not far from Waibaidu Bridge, which spans...

Stroll back in time to golden era 

Sunday | City Scene

GIVEN it's location and the fact that it connects the Bund with People's Square, Hankou Road has an interesting history and was formerly filled with glamor, scandal and the latest news. The area near where The Langham...

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