UnTour Ranked #1 in Travel + Leisure’s Best Shanghai Tours

Travel + Leisure listed the best companies to use when touring Shanghai, and UnTour ranked first. Writer Hart Hagerty said: 1. UnTour While Shanghai has no shortage of fine dining and local eateries, many visitors can find it intimidating or overwhelming to get an authentic taste of real China. Enter UnTour Shanghai, a young food […]

UnTour Shanghai’s Dumpling Delights Food Tour Featured on The Lost Boy Lloyd

Filipino travel blogger The Lost Boy Lloyd joined UnTour Shanghai’s Hands-On Dumpling Delights Tour in the fall of 2014. Check out his experience and his mouthwatering pictures at his blog. Here are a few highlights: We found ourselves a little later at our first stop, a row of hawker stalls selling food to-go. Upon seeing […]

UnTour Shanghai’s Lost Heaven Ordering Recommendations

As long-term Shanghai residents and foodies, we at UnTour Shanghai, love Lost Heaven‘s sleek ambience and Thai-Burmese-Laotian flavors. Yunnan cuisine is one of our favorite regional cuisines, with its interesting minority dishes, wild mushrooms and goat cheese from mountainous northern regions and tropical spices in the south. But Lost Heaven’s Yunnan Folk Cuisine menu is nearly 100 […]

UnTour Shanghai is Hiring!

We are looking for outgoing, passionate tour guides available on a part time/freelance basis for a growing culinary tourism company. Who we are: A top-rated walking culinary tour company based in Shanghai. We cater to tourists/expats who want to know more about the food scene in Shanghai. Over the last four years we’ve taken thousands […]

How to Eat like Anthony Bourdain in Shanghai

The first episode of Season 4 of Parts Unknown took us down some pretty familiar alleyways. (Haven’t seen it yet? You can download it free on iTunes!) Anthony Bourdain’s philosophical musings about where all the communism went serve as background music, and you see locals slurp soup dumplings, eat ribs with chopsticks, toast with baijiu […]

Chinese Dice Games Guide

By Devon Fownes Playing drinking games in a second language can be a recipe for inebriated disaster, but in China, dice games provide the perfect ladder to climb over any language barrier at the bar.  Whether you’re cheers-ing with colleagues from around the world or in a club with the bass bumping so hard you […]

How to Avoid Tourist Scams in Shanghai

By Devon Fownes Shanghai is one of the safest cities in the world for visiting foreigners as there is little violent crime and just the occasional petty theft. In recent years, police have cracked down on con artists trying to swindle foreigners out of their holiday budget, but tourists should still be on the lookout […]