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Shanghai: Transport

 

Shanghai: Transport

Shanghai boasts one of the best transportation systems in China. The fast-growing Shanghai Metro network covers the city extensively and offers cheap and convenient transport.

Shanghai: Food – Snacks

 

Shanghai: Food – Snacks

Food in Shanghai is like any global metropolis. You are able to find all sorts of International cuisines in this city. However if you are in Shanghai, you must try the delicious Shanghainese cuisine and snacks.

Expo 2010: World Expo Introduction and History

 

Expo 2010: World Expo Introduction and History

Lets take a look back in history to where and how the World Expo started - an Introduction and History of the World Expo.

Chinese Table Manners & Dining Etiquettes

 

Chinese Table Manners & Dining Etiquettes

Chinese dining traditions have as long a history as the history of Chinese Cooking or Chinese Food. The Chinese people pride themselves on being one of the earliest peoples to develop sophisticated notions of polite social interaction, including highly sophisticated rules of etiquette governing acceptable table manners. Since wining and dining guests is an old and esteemed tradition in China, it is not surprising that Chinese society has developed an intricate set of rules to govern also this delicate aspect of social interaction.

Suzhou Tiger Hill “Wedding Street”

 

Suzhou Tiger Hill “Wedding Street”

Nowadays, Chinese people combine traditional wedding customs with modern elements, creating a new fashion for weddings in China. Now, most couples desire to have a tailor-made wedding to emphasize the most important day of their lives. As a result, weddings in China have become a major event and the main focus becomes the wedding dresses for the brides. We'll check out what Tiger Hill Wedding Street has to offer.

Expo 2010: Pavilions – France, Germany, Italy (Zone C)

 

Expo 2010: Pavilions – France, Germany, Italy (Zone C)

The French government has allocated a record 50 million euros (552 million yuan) budget for the national pavilion. At least 80% of the total budget will be used in constructing the 6,000-square-meter pavilion. The German government invested 30 million euros (US$47.34 million) in the pavilion, some German companies will also contribute. It’s the Germany's largest ever Expo structure.Italy reserved a 6,000-square-meter plot of land for its pavilion, which will be made with cutting edge “transparent concrete,” The pavilion, called The “City of Man”, is composed of 20 functional modules that can be assembled freely.


 

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