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Topic From: Shanghai Weather
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I would like to do a Yangtze river cruise and cannot decide if early April is better than late September or early October? Please advise. Also which of these months stay lighter later. Thanks

Asked by Pat Ford on Apr. 11, 2014
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Lussie Lu (Apr. 14, 2014) replied:
Dear Pat Ford, It is good time to take a Yangtze river cruise in early April and late September. In April, the level of water is not enough as that in September, but the cost will be lower than in Sep., it is also cool than in September.
Topic From: Top Things to Do in Shanghai
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My wife and I, both 67, will be in Shanghai 18 to 23 May and in Hangzhou 24 to 26 May. We would like to hear Chinese classical music, see a Chinese opera, go to a Chinese circus and visit cultural attractions. Could you give us some advice, please?

Asked by Wolfgang on Apr. 10, 2014
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Lussie Lu (Apr. 11, 2014) replied:
Dear Wolfgang, Here are some options for you. Shanghai: Shangcheng Acrobatic Show(acrobatic), Shanghai Grand Theatre(opera), Shikumen(Shanghai folk houses), Zhujiajiao Ancient Town. Hangzhou: Impression West Lake, Ancient Village Wuzhen
Topic From: Top Things to Do in Shanghai
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Hi, I am going for trianing to Shanghai. And i have one sunday during training that is 25 May 2014 . I want to plan for shoping and outing. is it possible in one street or area.? plz let me know.

Asked by Mazhar Alam on Apr. 10, 2014
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Lussie Lu (Apr. 11, 2014) replied:
Dear Mazhar Alam, Shanghai is a big city in China, so it is unavailable to shop in a day. We listed some good shopping place for reference. You could select some ones you are interested in. Please click: http://www.chinahighlights.com/shanghai/shopping.htm
Topic From: Best Places for a Second Trip to China
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If i plan to go Shanghai in May , what type of weather will be ? what type of jacket should i wear ?

Asked by angeline on Apr. 8, 2014
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Lussie Lu (Apr. 9, 2014) replied:
Dear angeline, The temperature will be 18℃(64.4℉)-25℃(77℉), it usually rains. You could take some shirts and jackets.
Topic From: Mosques in Shanghai
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Any mosque and muslim food stall at the ramada plaza peace hotel ?

Asked by muhamad syaufi on Apr. 8, 2014
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Lussie Lu (Apr. 9, 2014) replied:
Dear muhamad syaufi, There is no muslim restaurant in the hotel. I found one near the hotel, named Muslim Atlantic Restaurant. It is located at No. 212 Zhaojiabang Road(肇嘉浜路212号), it is about 1.3 km from the hotel.
Topic From: Shanghai Peach Blossom Festival
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how to go Nanhui Peach blossom festival from Pudong AirPort? And how long it drom there?

Asked by lily on Apr. 8, 2014
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Doris Huang (Apr. 11, 2014) replied:
Dear Lily, Thank you for your inquiry. The Nanhui Peach blossom village(南汇桃花村) is about 20km away from the airport,as there is no direct transportation, I suggest that you take a taxi there. The cost for taking a taxi is about CNY80/USD13.
Topic From: Top China Tourist Destinations for 2014
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We will be visiting CHina from April 25 to MAy 5th. Is it better to go to Shanghai or Gulin during the extremely crowded lar day May1-3. Please let me know. Thanks.

Asked by Manjiree on Apr. 7, 2014
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Lussie Lu (Apr. 8, 2014) replied:
Dear Manjiree, During this period, it is International Labor Day Holiday. There are many tourists in spots, I suggest you avoid this time for travelling.
Topic From: Suzhou Transportation
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I will be in Suzhou next week and like to get from there to Shanghai City Center. I have also two large suit cases with me. Are there any buses going this way? If yes which bus station in Suzhou should I take? If not what would you recommend? One more question, how much would cost a taxi from Suzhou to Shanghai Bund ?

Asked by Flor on Apr. 4, 2014
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Christy Luo (Apr. 5, 2014) replied:
Hi,   the taxi is about RMB4500 or so for 1.5 hours by highway. But the most economic and fastest way is take bullet trains. There are many bullet trains everyday and easy to buy. It iis only take RMB60 for seats in the first class cabin, only 30 minutes to Shanghai Train staiton. Then you can take subway line 2 to The Bund or Centrel area. If big suitcases is not t very convenient, you can go to the station earily. Good Luck.   Christy  
Topic From: Shanghai Shopping
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I will be visiting Shanghai, and would like to know where I can get a name written Chinese calligraphy. I would like to give it to someone as a birthday gift.

Asked by brenda on Apr. 3, 2014
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Guest (Apr. 8, 2014) replied:
You can go to some shops selling pictures and caligraphy to ask for it.
Topic From: Shanghai Weather in April
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We will be arriving in Shanghai by overnight sleeper train from Xian. We need to transfer to Hangzhou. I understand we would have to change railway stations, so I am wondering if it would be better to just take a taxi from the railway station straight to our hotel in Hangzhou. We are 4 people. What do you think?

Asked by Sue Allen on Apr. 2, 2014
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Lussie Lu (Apr. 4, 2014) replied:
Dear Sue Allen, There are two trains from Shanghai railway station, setting off at 18:08pm and 8:08am. If you could book these train, you don't need to change the railway station. If these can't suits your need, you could go to Shanghai long-distance bus station(上海长途汽车客运总站) which is near Shanghai railway station for taking bus to Hangzhou directly. The buses are available from 7:00am to 19:40pm. It takes about 3 hours.
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