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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Wednesday – Sara and Abby and I head out to Zhujiajiao

I met Sara and Abby during my first SEA tour soon after arriving in Shanghai in March. We attended several events together and decided to do something on our own this trip. Sara and her husband are on a several year assignment here and Abby is their daughter who has been visiting for a few … Continue reading »

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Tuesday – Migrant Neighborhood Walk with Rachael and Jean

My new friend Rachael was kind enough to organize a tour and invite me to join. It was a great day – so informative and eye opening! Here is how our tour guide described the tour: Shanghai has a population exceeding 22 million, 9 million of which are migrant workers. These are the people who … Continue reading »

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Monday Afternoon and Evening

After eating delicious Indian food I decided to do a “tourist attraction” on that side of town. The Shanghai World Financial Center is a skyscraper that has an observation deck which is 1,555 above ground level. It was cloudy that day but the views were still amazing! Afterwards, Rich met me and in honor of … Continue reading »

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Another Great Cooking Class and Lunch with Payal on Monday

On the menu was: Reshmi Chicken Kebabs Coriander Chutney Homemade Pita Bread Love the chutney and the pita was so easy. I will definitely make all if this when I get home. Great company again too!

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Thursday May 30 – Dinner with some folks from Rich’s work

We had a wonderful Chinese dinner at the Peninsula Hotel – beautiful location! Dinner had some interesting dishes including abalone!

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Great Weekend!

Rich and I had an enjoyable relaxing weekend! Friday I had a lovely spa day with the Shanghai Expats Association. It included an aerobics class and facial. Really nice! That evening Rich and I found a great Spanish Tapas restaurant. So ironic – a Spanish restaurant owned by a Japanese man in Shanghai! So delicious … Continue reading »

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Fuxing Park

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Cooking Class today with Payal

I was so happy to be invited to Payal’s cooking class. She is originally from India, spent the last approximate 18 years in Hong Kong with her husband and 2 kids and now they are here in Shanghai. Payal has decided to teach Indian food classes and also bakes amazing cupcakes. So Payal cooked the … Continue reading »

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Saturday and Sunday with Rich

Nice enjoyable weekend! Rich and I did a little shopping on Saturday for more supplies for the room and them had a wonderful lunch at a Greek restaurant. Saturday evening was spent with some new friends at a wonderful Indian restaurant. After a wonderful massage on Sunday morning we went to Tianzifang since I thought … Continue reading »

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