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Brisbane(BNE) ⇒ Shanghai(PVG)
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This dynamic industrial city of China has something for everyone. Shanghai means “on the sea” and living up to its name, the city is located on the East Coast at the mouth of the river Yangtze. Visitors will experience the climatic conditions similar to that of Brisbane.
The Huangpu River splits the city in two, with Puxi on the west and Pudong on the east. Puxi is the heart of olden Shanghai rich in heritage. You get a stunning view of the brilliant modern skyline on the western bank. The city of Shanghai has been shaped by its rich history. Chinese influences since the Song Dynasty, followed by the British, French and the Japanese. Art Deco fans will be instantly in love with all the buildings across the city.
Tip: Download the Didi app to get easy access to taxi service around Shanghai.
Typically there are no direct flights from Brisbane (BNE), almost all of them are connecting flights. Mostly via Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN). China Southern, China Eastern, Cathay Pacific, Qantas, and Xiamen are some of the most popular airlines from Brisbane to Shanghai.
The Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA) is one of the two airports in Shanghai and also the older one. It has a number of domestic flights and fewer international ones. The airport has fewer shuttle services but has a relatively larger number of local bus lines. There are metro lines and a railway station that serves both the terminals.
Tip: Figure out beforehand if you will be exiting through T1 or T2 terminal since the English instructions at the airport can be confusing.
Shanghai has museums and temples for those interested in the culture and history of this booming city. Be it electronics, clothing, or groceries, everything has dedicated markets with a multitude of options. Nanjing Road is known to be one of the most popular locations for a shopping spree. The Shanghainese cuisine is authentic to their culture and has a lot of freshwater fish dishes since it’s located at the mouth of the river. Pork is one of the most popular ingredients in their meat-based dishes. Exercise precaution while on the Metro in Shanghai since it can get very crowded and unsafe to board and disembark.
If you are a tourist then the city will not fail to amaze you with its many sights and if you are there for work then you will quickly realize that this industrial hub provides many scopes for business and growth. Apart from its crowded local markets, head to Puxi district for a taste of Shanghai’s stunning nightlife to unwind.
Tip: Try the Xiaolongbao (soup dumplings) and the Shanghainese braised pork to delve into the food and culture of Shanghai.
Traveling from Brisbane to Shanghai on a budget is not a hassle as long as you book your tickets in advance. Pre-planning and figuring out the type of accommodation you will require will help make your stay more comfortable.
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