Your Guide to Massages in Shanghai + Discount

It’s something we can’t stress enough – when you’re in Shanghai, whether for business or pleasure, you need to take a break and get a traditional Chinese massage. Compared to just about everywhere else in the Western world, they are … Read More

Types of Chinese Tea

Types of Chinese Tea The leaves used to make all types of tea come from the same plant, Camellia sinensis.After being harvested, the leaves are then processed and oxidised to create so many different types of the beverage that one ancient … Read More

Chinese Tea Master

In recent years, Chinese tea has crossed oceans with more regularity as orders from foreigners come flying in, fuelled by scientific studies linking tea consumption with a host of health benefits. But for the lucky residents of Shanghai, we’re just … Read More

Eating Your Way to Health With Traditional Chinese Medicine

Foods that claim “scientifically-proven” medicinal benefits have had a rough week in the American press. Dannon’s line of Activia got the FTC smackdown after the brand’s assertion that its yogurt offered health benefits from promoting regularity to preventing cold and … Read More