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Fairmont Peace Hotel- A time capsule of the glorious Shanghai days

The alluring view of the Bund in Shanghai is full of substances, the richness in history and beauty of different architecture all add up to a rather unique skyline. Going back to a century ago, it actually has not changed a significant lot. Among the architecture on the Bund, is the famous Fairmont Peace Hotel (和平飯店), which opened its door on August 1, 1929 as the Cathay Hotel by Sir Victor Sassoon. British by birth and educated at Harrow School and later at Trinity College in Cambridge, Sir Victor went to Bombay and then Shanghai to learn about the family’s multi-faceted businesses, inheriting the helm of the company in 19...
Category: 旅遊

Secret Garden in the heart of Shanghai

Ok, maybe it’s not so secret anymore. The Puli Hotel and Spa , opened in 2009, is still one of my favourite hotels in Shanghai. This is my second time staying at the hotel, and I still manage to get lost around the area and could not find the entrance. Tucked in the middle of Jing’An district, it is actually as well-connected as it can get, the hotel is a little oasis amongst the buzzing city. There are 193 rooms and 36 suites, a restaurant, a bar , a Health Club that equipped with state of the art gymnasium, sauna, steam room, experiential showers, jacuzzi pool, 25-metre lap infinity pool as well as the first Anantara Spa i...
Category: 旅遊

Travelogue- Shanghai

I haven’t been to Shanghai for 2 years since I moved, and this time I finally got some time to make a short weekend trip to see my friends over there. I found this little chic hotel called Urbn Hotel (上海雅悅酒店). I was drawn to it because of all the positive reviews I’ve seen online, and the interior design, the concept and the location are all very attractive.   Urbn hotel is an eco-hotel in Shanghai occupying a converted factory warehouse,, situated very near to Jing’An temple (靜安寺), an award winning design-meets-sustainable boutique hotel hidden on a busy street, it’s not that difficult to find because of the very ...
Category: 旅遊