Scenes of Shanghai: Playing cards in the park

There must be some secret poker society here in China, because I can't help but notice crowds of card playing at random sidewalks and every park I've visited.

A Chinese, less-extravagant version of Venice

What happens when a historic town that resides along a riverbank becomes a tourist hotspot.

A Dream I Dreamed in Shanghai

Yayoi Kusama is one of the most influential artists of our time. With her "A Dream I Dreamed" exhibit opening in Shanghai, a famous and rare attraction in an overpopulated city proved itself to be a unique experience all of its own.

Scenes of Shanghai: Adorable kids and pigeons

An adorable kid feeds pigeons in People's Square, which is like a smaller, Shanghai-version of Central Park, sitting amidst skyscrapers in the middle of the city. We assume the pigeons are purposely planted by the Chinese government, since this is the only place in the city that they are seen.