24-HOURS IN SHANGHAI


Shanghai is such an electric, buzzing city. Population-wise it completely blows New York City out of the water, with TRIPLE the amount of residents (24 million)! It was our first stop on our Asia trip and a perfect entry point for my first time in China. The first week of our trip was spent in China, and had a work component to it, so unfortunately we were on a bit of a timeline. We did, however, get to spend 24 hectic, thrilling, eye-opening hours in Shanghai before taking the high speed train to Hangzhou for the work portion of our trip. Although our time there was short, I think we were able to do A LOT and really get a feel for the city. If you're pressed for time in Shanghai, here are my recommendations for must-dos in a 24-hour time frame. 
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Travel // Planning Your First Trip to Asia


I'm so excited to be heading on a pretty big adventure next week... to China and Vietnam! I've been dying to go to Asia and I'll get to cross visiting a new country off my 2017 goals list. Everything came together pretty quickly for this trip and it's been a bit of a whirlwind to plan in a short time.

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