36 Hours In Shanghai Includes DUMPLINGS

Of course we were super excited to see the New York Times finally update their 36 Hours in Shanghai article back in November. The city changes quickly so they really should do an update every year from here on out. But I digress. We were of course even more excited to be included for our […]

Gift Certificates Available!

Looking for the perfect gift for that special someone who has it all? We firmly believe that experiences make the best gifts, which is why we are totally excited to be offering gift certificates for any of our tours. You can make it for a specific dollar amount for the traveler who will want to […]

GLL Wontons – now in English

If you’ve spent much time wandering around Shanghai, you’ve probably noticed the GLL Wonton empire that has been expanding around Shanghai, especially so in the last 3 years or so. There’s about as many as there are Starbucks, and that is really saying something. Anyways, it’s fast food wontons that are cheap and tasty in […]

Favorite Foodie Feedback

We often say that the best part of our jobs is meeting great guests from around the world and really getting to know them over the course of the culinary experience. For the guests, we hope the food is the best part, but we love when we get positive feedback on the experiences we offer. […]

Noshing on North Korean Food in Shanghai

After writing up a review on Shanghai’s mini-chain of Pyongyang restaurants and then a company outing to yet another branch, we’ve collected our share of WTF pictures and video from the dinner show. Starting at about 7:30 PM each night, it’s about 45 minutes of dancing, coordinating synthesizer pop, general saxophone tomfoolery and so much […]

Where to Eat in Beijing & Xi’an

Along with Shanghai, Beijing and Xi’an usually round out any three-city itinerary for first time China travelers. In our welcome packet, UnTour Shanghai provides all of our guests with detailed information about the best places to eat in Shanghai, but we want to make sure you dine on delicious food the entire time you’re in […]

Subway-Aware!

Shanghai is an incredibly safe city, but we do like to remind everyone to be vigilant in busy areas – subways, malls, crowded shopping streets, etc. are all prime areas for pickpockets and thieves. As the video below reminds us all to well, you can be just sitting there playing Angry Birds on your iPad, […]

Shanghai Sub-Reddit

Reddit is quickly becoming the forum of choice for funny, often engaging news, comments and discussion. The Shanghai board is well-moderated, so it’s pretty much spam-free info. If you’ve got a question, post it and people are pretty quick to help out. There is an FAQ with tons of info, and check the sidebar for […]