The culture shock you get when you visit Shanghai is like no other. You have to trust me on this: I have been to Asian metropolises such as Hanoi and Saigon before; I have visited Indonesia and India, and none of them felt as shockingly different (in a positive, interesting way) as Shanghai.
This city is an incredible mix of traditions and modernity, a bustling metropolis of the eastern world and one of the most high-tech cities on the planet.
Find out more about Hanoi on my post 17 Fun And Unmissable Things To Do In Hanoi and plan your visit to Saigon with my post 10 Things To Do In Saigon In Just 3 Days.
Home to a staggering 24 million people, it’s the second-most populous city on the planet, and as you can probably imagine, incredibly different to the western world.
Despite the sprawling skyscrapers, futuristic towers, and many of the same brands and stores, Shanghai is poles apart from what you’d perhaps imagine and it can take some getting used to.
That’s not to say…