Shanghai is China’s biggest city. There is plenty to see in the coastal city. Add these attractions to the top of your list.
The waterfront area is a must-see for first-time visitors. The promenade boasts examples of older architecture mixed with modern skyscrapers. The area is popular for locals and tourists alike.
Longhua Temple is the oldest and largest temple in Shanghai. The seven-story pagoda features five main halls with ornate sculptures and Buddha likenesses.
Nanjing Road is the main shopping street in Shanghai. The street spans several miles, and boasts retailers from all over the world, plus local shops and restaurants. As this is a popular tourist area, be mindful of your belongings while shopping.
This tower is one of the more recognizable highlights from Shanghai’s skyline. Construction of the tower was completed in 1994. The tower features 11 spheres of various sizes and was the tallest structure in Shanghai until 2007 when the Shanghai World Financial Center building was erected.
The botanical garden is located in Shanghai’s Old Town. The extensive garden is next to the City of God Temple. Created during the Ming Dynasty as a private garden, it opened to the public in 1961.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.
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Space tourism grew out of fantasies and unfilled promises that seemed out of reach until nearly two decades ago. In 2001, American businessman Dennis Tito spent $20 million for almost eight days with the Russian spacecraft that orbited Earth 128 times. Other million-dollar space rides followed with wealthy space tourists over the years. But will space tourism ever become more accessible, or will it always remain a bucket list adventure for the elite?
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.
Turkey is a staple dish of the holiday season. Almost all families already had their share of turkey dinner on Thanksgiving, but, if you are like my family, you get to enjoy it all over again at Christmas. Check out these tips on how to make your best turkey yet.