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Shop smart: New ‘Buy & Tax Refund’ service at Plaza 66 Shanghai
Shopping

Shop smart: New ‘Buy & Tax Refund’ service at Plaza 66 Shanghai

Plaza 66 Shanghai has launched its first centralised 'Buy & Tax Refund' service, offering better tax refund service to all overseas travellers

The best vintage and secondhand stores in Shanghai
Shopping

The best vintage and secondhand stores in Shanghai

Put aside a weekend to explore these treasure troves, take home a rare or retro find and lastly, give yourself a pat on the back for supporting a sustainable sector

American BBQ takes over Jing’an: 5 smokin’ hot spots

American BBQ takes over Jing’an: 5 smokin’ hot spots

Professional pitmasters are firing up their grills in Shanghai, and the city is buzzing with new barbecue joints

Time Out tries: The viral crookie (croissant-cookie)
Restaurants

Time Out tries: The viral crookie (croissant-cookie)

Proof of Shanghai’s pastry boom, a slew of bakeries in town have jumped on the 'crookie' bandwagon. We tried them all to find out which one's the best

The best ceramic studios and stores in Shanghai
Shopping

The best ceramic studios and stores in Shanghai

Explore the world of clay and ceramics through one-off classes, comprehensive courses or speciality shops

Quirky bits of the city

8 alternative workouts and wellness classes to try in Shanghai
Health & Wellness

8 alternative workouts and wellness classes to try in Shanghai

From gravity-defying workouts to calming practices, the city boasts an array of experiences to satisfy every exercise enthusiast's craving for the extraordinary

7 cafés offering more than coffee: From candles to clean laundry
Restaurants

7 cafés offering more than coffee: From candles to clean laundry

In Shanghai’s saturated coffee scene, some cafés are aiming for differentiation by offering additional products or facilities, whether it's laundry services or gardening tools

Neighbourhood guides

9 wonderful spots on Wulumuqi Road
Things to do

9 wonderful spots on Wulumuqi Road

Wulumuqi Road might be one of the most 'wanghong' parts of town, but that doesn't stop it from being one of our favourites

13 terrific things to do on Xiangyang Road
Things to do

13 terrific things to do on Xiangyang Road

A tour of Xiangyang Lu's best bits, working your way from north to south

10+ great gems on Yanping Road
Things to do

10+ great gems on Yanping Road

If you think you know Yanping Lu like the back of your hand, think again!