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On top of the culinary world

Atop the Rhone-Alps Pavilion and overlooking the Expo Garden there is a small slice of France for diners looking for an escape from the typical dining scene in Shanghai.

Zhujiajiao awash with character

Water towns are popular destinations for anyone looking to get out of the crowded city, enjoy a slower pace of life, absorb breathtaking scenery and see vastly different part of China than high-rises and industrial parks.

Nighttime and the living is easy

By day, Shanghai's attractions will keep even the most energized visitor busy. But as night falls and people come out to socialize, dine and enjoy the cooler weather, the city lights up.

Foreign-language services available to visitors

The Shanghai municipal public security bureau has launched foreign-language services to assist overseas visitors to Shanghai during the Expo.

Outdoors in Shanghai

The city has a plethora of parks - from sedate gardens and wildlife enclosures to wild rides at thrilling theme parks.

Keeping your cool at the Expo

It's hot and getting hotter. Shi Jing explores what pavilions and organizers are doing to keep the temperatures down.

Blend of the new and the nostalgic

The cradle of Shanghai's culture and history, Songjiang district in the city's southwestern suburbs is attracting tourists to its wealth of cultural and natural legacies.

HK offers online Shanghai Expo travel-tip series

Hong Kong has rolled out a five- part multimedia series offering practical travel tips for visitors to World Expo 2010 Shanghai China during the summer holiday, the city's government said Monday.

Pavilion's entry rules to change

While most pavilions continue to grapple with problems with long queues, the Abilia Pavilion, the only pavilion in the Expo Garden especially designed for children, has decided to eliminate reservations.

Fast-track entry with audio guide

The SAIC-GM Pavilion has announced new rules for priority entrance to the pavilion. Fast-track entry will be available to visitors if they rent an audio guide to the pavilion for 50 yuan.

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