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SKP Beijing

SKP Beijing (27 Jianguo Road, Chaoyanf District, Beijing) – this large shopping center has 4 underground levels and 22 aboveground floors. Over 500 brands are carried here, including some upscale labels (it also has the largest Gucci flagship store in Asia).

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Shanghai Cybermart

Shanghai Cybermart (282 Huaihai Zhong Lu, Shanghai) — Shanghai Cybermart is located at Huaihai Middle Road, surrounded by a lot of famous department stores and office buildings. It is the most central and reliable location for all sorts of electronic and computer equipment, including DVD players, iPods, laptops, etc. If you are a computer craze, […]

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Plaza 66

Plaza 66 (1266 Nanjing West Road, Jing’an, Shanghai) — the Plaza 66 shopping mall and office complex has been hailed as one of the most successful commercial developments in China. Ideally located in Shanghai’s best known shopping district of Jing An, Plaza 66 comprises a five-story high-end shopping mall, housing more than 100 world renowned […]

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Oriental Plaza Mall

Oriental Plaza Mall (Dong Chang’an Dajie 1, Beijing) – this shopping mall, which commands a space of 800,000 sq. meters, has a large range of retailers, such as Apple, Bally, Bossini, Burberry, Espirit, Givenchy, H2O, Jack Jones, Max Mara, Only, Paul Smith, Sisley, Soda, Tag Heuer, Valentino and Vera Modo. There are also international and […]

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Global Harbour

Global Harbour (3300 Zhongshan Road North, near Ningxia Road, Putuo District, Shanghai) — Shanghai’s biggest shopping and commercial complex, Global Harbor, covers 480,000 square meters and is the city’s first such complex to include major public art and cultural exhibits as well as tourism, entertainment and cultural heritage protection. The six-level complex, two underground and […]

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Zapata’s

Zapata’s (5 Hengshan Lu, near Dongping Lu, Shanghai) — As one of Shanghai’s most popular bars, Zapata’s holds court over the entire Hengshan Lu nightlife scene from their outdoor terrace and multiple venue complex. Usually packed any given night of the week, especially their Wednesday ladies night, crowds groove to commercial rock, pop, and hip-hop […]

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Vue Bar

Vue Bar (Hyatt on the Bund Hotel, 199 Huang Pu Road, Shanghai) — an elegant, comfortable and stylish fashion bar located on the top two levels of the Hyatt on the Bund Hotel (32nd & 33rd floors), commanding the best views of both sides of the Huangpu River – the Bund on the Puxi side […]

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El mundo de Suzie Wong

The World of Suzie Wong (1A Nonzhanguan South Road, Chaoyang district, Beijing) – named after a 1960s Hollywood film, Suzie Wong’s is part 1930s Shanghai opium den and part postmodern lounge. This venue includes a nightclub in the basement, divans upstairs, and a roof terrace on top. It has long been a popular hangout for […]

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Slow Boat Brewery Taproom

Slow Boat Brewery Taproom (56 Dongsi 8th Alley, Dongcheng, Beijing) — founders Daniel Hebert and Chandler Jurinka, both Americans and long-term Beijing expats, became friends in 2009 over their shared appreciation for craft beer. Two years later, Slow Boat Brewery was born out of their desire to bring North American brewing styles to China, while […]

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The Mansion

The Mansion (Dynasty Villa – B18, 851 Hongjing Lu, near Yan’an Xi Lu, Shanghai) – this is a venue/hub for musicians, artists and creative people. It has a large basement that at night transforms into a nightclub hosting local DJs playing everything from deep house to hip hop. The venue also serves as a platform […]