Shanghai, on the other hand, is usually best done with a bit of prior planning. A little local knowledge can go a long way, and looking up things you are interested in ahead of time is always a good idea. Of course, we’d recommend a running tour of the city if you like to see things on the go, while keeping active in your training.
Although it is a quickly-disappearing art form, we have a hilariously good fun Chinglish tour that will delight the linguistically curious, slightly immature, and academics who need a bit of an etymological explanation.
This is just a short glimpse into the beauty of fresh, hand-pulled noodles. Experiencing it in person means basking in the aroma of the cilantro beef broth, hearing your table mates slurp up the noodles in appreciation, and of course reveling in the deliciousness of it all.