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Re: Anyone in china now?

Postby dziner82 » June 15th, 2010, 10:30 am


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yo wrote:Make sure you check out some of the art galleries in Shanghai! Good stuff.

Thanks for the heads up Yo, i will def try to see some of them, i think im there for a couple days.

Re: Anyone in china now?

Postby yo » June 15th, 2010, 11:09 am

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"The Bund" district is also pretty cool!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Bund

I found this guide pretty helpful last time I was there:
http://www.designspongeonline.com/2009/ ... guide.html

Believe it or not, there is a pretty good Mediterranean restaurant in the center of the lagoon on the grounds of the art museum, which is not too far from the strip of international shopping where the 4 Seasons Hotel is.

There was one uber crazy marketplace I went to there, just great for total chaos and people watching, I can't remember the name, but your hotel concierge will know it, mostly locals. They only told me about it after I stated 3 times that "I want to see some authentic Chinese shopping and stuff", after 45 minutes there I thought my head would explode! Craziness.

Re: Anyone in china now?

Postby ppadilla » June 15th, 2010, 4:07 pm

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I am currently in the airport on my way to Taipei and Guangzhou for a 10 day design/development trip. This will be my first time traveling to Asia, so I'm really looking forward to it. I have at least 1 day off to spend in Taipei, so I'm looking for some interesting spots to visit.
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Re: Anyone in china now?

Postby yo » June 15th, 2010, 5:07 pm

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I never spent much time in Taipei, more in Taichung, and at the time the best thing there was the movie theater, assigned seats, full recline like a first class cabin in an airplane, and at your seat popcorn and soda service... I have not been to Guangzhou in awhile. Are you staying at The Garden Hotel?

Re: Anyone in china now?

Postby Travisimo » June 15th, 2010, 5:38 pm

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Night markets are fun in Taipei, just like a lot of Asian cities. The imperial museum is interesting, but there's lots of pottery! Never made it there, and it might not still exist, but there's always Snake Alley... and in Guanzhou City I remember some seriously different natural history museums with stuffed animals and crazy details about the first white people who came to the area. Anyway, have fun on your trip!
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Re: Anyone in china now?

Postby tarngerine » June 15th, 2010, 5:48 pm

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go to the zoo! panda!

and get up in the morning to eat breakfast. nothing like soymilk directly out of a plastic bag (dunno if they still do that anymore). it's tops.

Re: Anyone in china now?

Postby ppadilla » June 16th, 2010, 11:17 am

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Just arrived here in Taipei. Thanks for the info guys!

Michael- I actually will be in Taichung too, but only for a day, which will most likely be fully devoted to work. I just checked the hotel names on my itinerary, and it looks like I'm staying in a different hotel, not the Garden.

Travisimo- I've heard about the night markets from multiple people, sounds cool for sure. I think a museum is definitely on my agenda at some point during the trip too.

tarngerine- I'm gonna get breakfast tomorrow morning, so I'll see what it's like. :)

I'll let you guys know how my trip turns out.
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Re: Anyone in china now?

Postby Jbo » June 17th, 2010, 7:00 pm


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Im currently here in Dongguan. Is there any place worth checking out?

Re: Anyone in china now?

Postby Hotmix6 » August 2nd, 2010, 7:41 am

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Hi All

im going to be in China for 2 weeks from Sunday 8th aug.

Calling at:-
Ningbo 1oth
Qingdao 11th
Xiamen 13th
Jinjiang 15th
Wenzhou 18th

North at the start of the trip, south at the end.
Any advice for a one-man band would be great.

Re: Anyone in china now?

Postby one-word-plastics » August 2nd, 2010, 2:53 pm

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Postby Hotmix6 » October 25th, 2010, 7:50 am

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Anyone going to the Canton Fair? I will be there from the 31st Oct till the 4th Nov

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Postby one-word-plastics » October 25th, 2010, 11:20 am

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Re: Anyone in china now?

Postby yo » October 25th, 2010, 2:39 pm

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I may be in Shanghai during that time...

Re: Anyone in china now?

Postby weazlepopper » October 27th, 2010, 9:38 pm

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Dongguan, Houjie Copy Hiayatt!

Re: Anyone in china now?

Postby yo » November 6th, 2010, 2:19 pm

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Heading to Shanghai toady. There throughout Thursday. Staying at the URBN

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