Life in China
Shanghai, located in East China, sits on the south edge of the mouth of the Yangtze River in the middle portion of the Chinese coastline. It is a major administrative, shipping and trading city, described as the “showpiece” of the booming economy of mainland China, renowned for its Lujiazui skyline of skyscrapers (above), museums, and historic buildings, such as those along the Bund, the Yu Garden, and City God Temple.
Hangzhou is the capital of Zhejiang province in Eastern
China, at the southern end of the Grand Canal of China,
which runs to Beijing.
Hangzhou is approximately 107 miles (170km) southwest of Shanghai, and a highspeed rail connection links you to Shanghai within an hour.
Suzhou is one of China’s most charming canal cities located in Jiangsu province just 45mins north of Shanghai by bullet train. The city was once said by Marco Polo to be one of China’s most beautiful cities and today still maintains the ...