For general information see the post TRAVEL BY TRAIN IN CHINA. Shanghai has several main train stations: Continue reading “SHANGHAI: GETTING THERE AND AWAY BY TRAIN, BUS AND BOAT”
PUDONG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (PVG)
It is by far the main airport in Shanghai, with more than 60 million travelers in 2015. It is located 30 km east of the city center. Continue reading “HOW TO GET TO SHANGHAI FROM THE AIRPORTS”
- We were here: 3 days at the end of September 2018.
- Number of days needed for a visit: at least 2.
- My score: 4/5.
My Chinese cousin Jiaping told me once, “I love living in Spain, but even better is that the day I want to return to my city, I’ll be returning nothing less than to Shanghai”. At that moment I could imagine what she was referring to, but now that I have seen it with my own eyes, I understand perfectly the reason of her satisfaction face. Continue reading “SHANGHAI”
It would be necessary to discuss technicalities about whether or not China is the oldest country in the world as it is defined at the time of its unification, but certainly there is no doubt that it is the oldest empire, because this word may have fallen into disuse, but that does not imply that empires do not exist, and that’s what China already was more than 2,000 years ago, more than a country, and it still is. Continue reading “China”