Want escape the searing summer heat? Don't sweat it. Shanghai has a number of watery delights to plunge into - beaches, boat clubs, water parks and theme parks. They are all easy to get to and provide the ideal respite from a long, hot summer.
As a comfort to people waiting outside in hot weather, the Republic of Korea Pavilion is distributing 1,440 bottles of mineral water to visitors every afternoon. Nearly 100,000 bottles have been handed out since May 26.
Flash flamenco dancing is not the only tasty thing of international note that comes out of the southern Spanish region of Andalusia. There is also gazpacho, the delicious cold soup concocted from tomatoes, cucumber, peppers, anchovy, garlic and olive oil - another proud export from this fiercely proud region on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean.
Crocodiles, jellyfish and other perils of the deep are not part of the Qiandaohu experience, meaning you can add swimming in the Great Outdoors, in azure waters veiling buried archeological treasures, to your stress-free trip into China's less-industrial past.
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