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As China's most prosperous city, Shanghai seems resolved to never look back at the past. In fact, Shanghai is pioneering, unlike other historical Chinese cities.

Shanghai is described as a sprawling cosmopolitan megacity, reflecting a perfect blend of Eastern and Western trends. It has become a top destination for expatriation, attracting foreign professionals, investors and students in large numbers.

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Even 600 years back, Nanjing was a major centre of culture and education in China. Today, Nanjing is also a hub for research and transport and has two universities ranked by QS Top Universities, Nanjing University (joint 115th in the world) and Southeast University (501-550 in the world). Its long history is reflected in the century-old city walls, temples and mausoleums found in and around the city.

The world’s second largest and most populous country, a strong economic power and a space of high skyscrapers and 5,000-year old traditions, China is an eclectic mix of the old and the new. Travellers come here for an incredible experience in culture, cuisine, diverse nature, and a variety of business opportunities.

When considering a move to China, you may want to bring along more than your ambition and the excitement for the life in this dynamic country, but also your beloved pet. Is it safe to travel to China with animals? Is the process complex and costly? What will happen to your pet upon arrival and what is it like caring for animals in China? Find answers to all of these questions in the article below.

Are you moving to China with your children? If so, you will probably have to find suitable childcare for them during your working hours. This should not be too difficult, as the country offers different types of child care. You can entrust them to a nursery, a pre-primary school or a nanny. It all depends on your child's age, your availability and financial means.

China is an East Asian country you will enjoy exploring. If you are settling or going on holidays here, you can choose from various leisure activities to keep yourself busy during your free time. You will be simply dazzled by its mountainous and lush landscapes, its rice fields and uplands as well as numerous places of attraction such as ancient temples and monuments. Unforgettable moments are guaranteed.

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The blog about Old Shanghai Published (about) weekly, documents, photos, book reviews and all I can find about Shanghai in the period before 1949

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Ingrid's notes from living in China and traveling the world. Formerly known as Socal to Shanghai.

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There is never a dull moment in Shanghai, so much so I decided to write about it. From teaching the likes of Fluttershy, Banana and Puppy (to name a few of my students names), being asked to dress up as Snow White at the New Year ceremony and my first role as directing and producing the school production of Little Red Riding Hood, there is always a moment of madness.

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