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The top 10 things to do this weekend
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The best things to do this weekend in Shanghai

Make the most of your days off with a bunch of brilliant parties, pop-ups and more around town

Summer's really here, or so say these 5 new seasonal menus around Shanghai
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Summer's really here, or so say these 5 new seasonal menus around Shanghai

From chill breakfast vibes and mindful eating to fancy modern French and Chinese tasting menus... oh, and pizza, of course

The best sports bars in Shanghai
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The best sports bars and pubs in Shanghai

Where to go, chant, argue, discuss and ultimately watch sport in the city

Shanghai's best swimming pools and water parks
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Shanghai's best swimming pools and waterparks open this summer

Combat the heat and cool off this summer by taking a dip in one of the top pools Shanghai has to offer

20 Shanghai movers and shakers tell us their favourite local spots
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20 Shanghai movers and shakers tell us their favourite local spots

Spend even a hot second in Shanghai and you’ll know it’s the local businesses that give this city its lifeblood

The latest from Shanghai

ShanghaiPRIDE has announced it's shutting down after 12 years
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ShanghaiPRIDE has announced it's shutting down after 12 years

China's biggest and brightest LGBTQ+ has called a halt to all upcoming and future activities

Go out for a good cause at these Shanghai fundraisers this August
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Go out for a good cause at these Shanghai fundraisers this August

From a wing eating competition to Peruvian-inspired dinner, here's three charity events for your radar

Cinemas in China are opening again on Monday after six months of closures
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Cinemas in China are opening again on Monday after six months of closures

Shanghai International Film Festival has also announced its return

This Yu Garden audio tour raises money for charity
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This Yu Garden audio tour raises money for charity

The Shanghai buffs at Newman Tours are donating all proceeds from their guide to Heart to Heart

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Area 501
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Area 501

Deep-flavoured curries and powerful rum cocktails set to reggae beats is the island vibe to expect at this Caribbean restaurant

SOiF
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SOiF

Cosy natural wine bar and laid-back eatery that focuses on natural, organic and bio dynamic wines

La Matcha
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La Matcha

A petite modern teahouse serving matcha based drinks and desserts

Basdban
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Basdban

Industrial chic styled café serving in house pastries and breads.

Lucky Mart
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Lucky Mart

It’s all about whisky highballs, Japanese cult candies and snacks at neighborhood bar-slash- konbini Lucky Mart

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Shanghai area guides

Old Xuhui
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Old Xuhui

Boutiques, cafés, cocktail bars and restaurants in Old Xuhui

Xintiandi
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Xintiandi

Restaurants, shops, parks and a slice of Shanghai history in Xintiandi

Zhongshan Park
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Zhongshan Park

Parks, sites, shops, restaurants and things to do near Zhongshan Park

Jingan
Things to do

Jingan

Shops, restaurants, bars and cafes in Jingan

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