Author:Alice Hu

Yongkang Road: A Closer Look at Shanghai’s Expat Dive Bar Street

This small stretch of street was a low-key neighborhood and wet market (where locals buy veggies, meat, etc.) before it magically transformed into a bustling expat watering hole. One of the first establishments to revamp Shanghai’s expat dive bar street was Sheng Sushi, a California style sushi...

In the Search for the Best Beaches in the Philippines

When looking at destinations for a beach vacation, it’s hard to decide between going somewhere untouched, but far or somewhere more commercial, but close. It’s the catch-22 of beach vacations. While I have many more sandy beaches to explore, my experience so far is that...

What to Do on a Weekend in Shanghai

Shanghai, the Paris of the East, never stops in a way very different from New York City or any other big metropolitan city. A unique mix of old and new, some of the world’s tallest buildings are located in Shanghai, while some areas of the...