All Articles and Wire Posts: Tagged "Offbeat"
FEB 2ND, 2015 - By Sam Gaskin

A bunch of cartoon penguins, ducks, and bears that look like WeChat stickers just opened an ice park in Pudong.

NOV 26TH, 2014 - By Sam Gaskin

It's official: Shanghai has run out of ideas for museums. We bring you The Shanghai Metro Museum: a monument that honors the city's public railway system.

OCT 8TH, 2014 - By Sam Gaskin

This free museum out in Yangpu district is a little "thank you" note for smoking. Exit through the smoking lounge.

APR 15TH, 2014 - By Sam Gaskin

Shanghai's Finest are looking out for you. Confiscated drugs, murder weapons, slide whistles and other criminal implements inside.

OCT 31ST, 2013 - By Chewy Tang

With birds changing hands for 400,000 USD, China is now the center of the world's pigeon racing scene. That's some glamorous shit...

AUG 22ND, 2013 - By Sam Gusway

Tired of Planking, Faith Hill-ing or doing that Dragon Ball thing? Your next meme is just around the corner.

MAY 30TH, 2013 - By Cindy Kuan

We went to the East Shanghai Shooting & Archery Club to fire some guns and sink some brews. Then we found the Entertainment Zone...

APR 24TH, 2013 - By Nick Taylor

We finally made it out to this house of fun out in Hongqiao. We found… A bunch of mental tweakers. It was surprisingly fun.

MAR 5TH, 2013 - By Zita Fuxjaeger

Post from the past; letters to the future. Sending out missives to our future selves at some of Shanghai's quirky postcard cafes.

OCT 11TH, 2012 - By Justin Fischer

Ladies and gentlemen, please fasten your seat belts and make sure your seat back and folding trays are in their full upright position...

SEP 11TH, 2012 - By Engen Tham

World Joyland. Now how much fun does that sound? A world full of lands of joy, all themed around World of Warcraft and Starcraft..

AUG 29TH, 2012 - By Engen Tham

Sniffing around Shanghai's huge, foreboding Tilanqiao Prison, which sits in a surprisingly pleasant, historical area.

APR 24TH, 2012 - By Nick Taylor

I met a traveler from an antique land, who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone stand in the desert. Near them on the sand...

APR 18TH, 2012 - By Daniella Lopez

Ah, a bright, spring day spent picking strawberries out in lovely Qingpu. Just us, some old ladies and a steaming tent full of bees...

SEP 27TH, 2011 - By Drew Bates

From the ashes like a phoenix -- birdfishflower market # 555 rages against the dying light (read: moves a bit around the block, squats).

AUG 18TH, 2011 - By Fiona Campbell

Grape expectations -- tripping out to the Malu Grape Theme Park in Jiading District, Shanghai's fount of grape knowledge and research.

AUG 9TH, 2011 - By Tom Mangione

Shanghai braces for 100 days of euphoric nausea. The Shanghai Carnival at the Shanghai Expo grounds -- who, what, where, why, and all that.

MAY 31ST, 2011 - By Drew Bates

Yeah, nice park but does it have a VIP BBQ zone? Oh, it does. That's lovely... firing up the grill at Gucun Park. The rich eat.

MAY 17TH, 2011 - By Tom Mangione

AKA, flying too close to the sun on wings made of... 3-D dongs -- a journey to the next dimension of depravity in Hong Kong.

MAY 10TH, 2011 - By Andy Best

The trip back south to self-annihilation and reprogramming. Andy Best revisits the derelict Chiao Tai Golf Club. Nature takes it's course...

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