How to Make Xiaolongbao (With Pork Gelatin Recipe Shortcuts)

One of the region’s most famous dishes, xiaolongbao (or soup dumplings), can be spotted streetside in towers of steaming bamboo baskets. The thin dumpling wrapper encases minced pork and liquified pork gelatin. To eat, you dip the dumpling in rice … Read More

What to Eat at Shanghai’s Muslim Markets

Explore Shanghai’s Muslim Markets There are two large Friday Markets that are hosted outside mosques. In Puxi, the original market downsized and relocated back in 2013, but it sprawls across the street from the Huxi Mosque and still sees a … Read More

Where to Find Shanghai’s #1 Jianbing Stall

Where to Find Shanghai’s #1 Jianbing Stall When guides ask guests on our Shanghai Street Eats Breakfast tour which dish was their favorite, 8 out of 10 will answer jianbing 煎饼. It somehow manages to fit a multitude of descriptors into one … Read More

UnTour’s Top Tibet Travel Tips

Tibet Travel Overview Tibet is one of the most fascinating and remote places in the world. Located in China’s far southwest, the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) borders India, Myanmar (Burma), Bhutan, and Nepal. Heir to the Himalayas, this region is … Read More

Overcoming Jet Lag in Shanghai: Tips, Tricks and How to Deal

Shanghai is one of the most exciting places to visit on earth. But plan ahead; the time difference can take the edge off even the most thrilling sights. But don’t worry – overcoming jet lag is possible! These handy tips … Read More