Living in Shanghai guide

Find out all you need to know to relocate and live in Shanghai with the expat guide

Our selection of articles for expatriation in Shanghai

Things to do in Shanghai alone,with friends, with family or with your partner

If you are new to the city and don't yet have anyone to share your free time with, Shanghai can definitely keep you company: ...

Things to do in Shanghai on weekdays and weekends

Shanghai is one of China's most exciting cities both if you are looking to explore local culture or feel right at home with a ...

Outdoor and indoor activities in Shanghai

Shanghai has long earned the reputation of being a bustling metropolis that is all about long hours at the office, later dinners ...

Gastronomy in Shanghai

Shanghai has an exceptionally diversified food scene. In this city, you will have your choice of a gourmet meal at a five-star ...

Adjusting to the local culture and lifestyle in Shanghai

Continuously voted the best city for expats in China, Shanghai is one of the country's most modern, diverse, and cosmopolitan ...

The workplace etiquette in Shanghai

Shanghai is China's most international city and the one with the highest number of expat residents. Thus, your employers and ...

The Shanghai labour market

Shanghai is China's leading economic powerhouse, the centre of its financial and commercial activity, and the country's ...

Shanghai neighbourhoods

Spreading over 6,341 square kilometres and home to over 25 million people, Shanghai can get overwhelming especially if you are ...

Buying property in Shanghai as an expat

Shanghai has continually appeared close to the top of the list of cities with the most expensive real estate in the world. It ...

Student life in Shanghai

Studying abroad can be an exciting and eye-opening experience in a variety of ways especially if you have chosen China's most ...

Getting around Shanghai

Shanghai is a large city covering an area of 6,340 square kilometres and home to over 25 million people. It, thus, comes as no ...

Networking etiquette in Shanghai

Shanghai is China's most international city and, yet, the country's deepest Confucian traditions still influence social ...

Social networking in Shanghai

Meeting people in Shanghai, whether locals or expats, will be substantially easier than in any other city in China. Due to the ...

Professional networking in Shanghai

Shanghai is a great city for professional development. With a variety of work opportunities to explore in almost every sphere ...

Discover Shanghai

Famous for its skyscraper skyline and its vibrant urban history, Shanghai is China's main financial and business hub. With a ...

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