Health & Wellness

The COVID vaccine booster shot ... Here's how to get it

How to do PCR test and vaccine in Shanghai

How to select a hospital in Shanghai for medical service

How to see a doctor in a Chinese hospital

How to get your health insurance in Shanghai

Where to make online pharmacy deliveries

Where to find online consultation on COVID-19

What you should not do with medicines in COVID treatment

What you need to know about COVID treatment and recovery

Reduce unnecessary social gatherings! Health experts recommend ahead of the holiday season

Dental implants to deal with a lost tooth

Fluoride application recommended for youngsters

Pit and fissure sealant can prevent tooth decay


Tax issue Part I: How to get tax records and certificates

Tax issue Part II: What's the procedure and how the system works

Tax issue Part III: individual income tax policies


What's in a name? The complex rules of addressing family in Chinese

From cleaning, cooking to childcare, ayis are here to help

Hints and tips to make garbage sorting more fun, and more easy

How to turn a lifeless apartment into your Home Sweet Shanghai

A flat filled with art, love and sweeping panoramic views


Nong who? Learning Shanghainese in a city dominated by Mandarin

How to find a school for your children as a new arrival to Shanghai

Learning Chinese: tips and tricks from a survivor of the gauntlet


New Shanghai regulation promotes effective development of public spaces


Are you hungry? Go to and help yourself

Buy & Sell

Signing up for cheap and fast Internet is simple and easy

How to use Alipay? Check out this step-by-step guide

What to do if you lose your mobile phone

A guide to adopting dogs and cats in Shanghai

What?! Is buying a cat in Shanghai really that expensive?!

How to order flowers online? Here is a guide

Find the right courier service on Alipay

Many courier services offer convenient delivery in Shanghai

Where to make online pharmacy deliveries

Sports & Recreation

Come with me for a stroll along my favorite part of Shanghai's Suzhou Creek

Travel & Sightseeing

A simple guide to changing your drivers' license into a Chinese one

Line 14 – Flashing through the heart of the city

Yuandang Lake: Where Shanghai and Jiangsu connect

How to register an electric bike in Shanghai

Taking an interesting stroll along Duhang Old Street

A trip to savor tea around a stove in Shanghai's suburbs

Get to know Shanghai's mother river and historic bridges


Shanghai implements cross-district marriage and divorce registration

Volunteering for a day with China's most grassroots level of government

Unmasking a tiled tradition: Mahjong from its origins to today

Bubu's first haircut: Taming a fluffy Pomeranian

A changing landscape: How Chinese and Western social media compare

Marriage registration to be open on holidays in 2023

First thing to do in 2023: Check this year's public holidays

Recap of some updated China visa policies