Shanghai Body and Mind Guide
Address:No. 550 Huaihai Middle Road
Coming in as a world-first, Shanghai has been chosen to be the home of Barbie's retail debut. As the girlie brand's flagship, the six-level store includes three gourmet outlets, a Spa, a Design Centre and fittingly, a Fashion Runway. Headed by David Laris, a high-level international team – including New York-based Slade Architectxcure and fashion designer Vera Wang &n
Chinese written characters are pictographic symbols of spoken words. Calligraphy is the art of writing characters in an expressive manner employing the use of the brush.
Over the past several thousand years, silk garments were worn by emperors and the aristocracy as well as the common people. The traditional clothing and accessories of the northern nomads and the Han nationality created a “historic nation of clothing and accessories,” which became a symbol of the culture of the Chinese nation.
Address:3F, Super Brand Mall, across from Oriental Tower, Shanghai
For those who’ve been on the road for a while, or simply those in need of a pamper, Esprit Salon offers an uber professional experience. The salon uses Paul Mitchell products, offers free refreshments, and occupies a large, comfortable space.
Everyone speaks English and the hairdressers, uniformed and clean, are amazingly talented... not to mention incredibly cute.
Hours:19:30 - 21:30
Address:Shanghai Circus World (2266, Gong He Xin Road)
As a multimillion-dollar stunning acrobatic extravaganza, the first of its kind in China, ERA is a multimedia odyssey whose inspiration is a direct result of the combination of traditional Chinese acrobatic arts and modern technology. Just like Shanghai, ERA evolves through a constant collision between the past and future.
Address:1420 Jiangning Road
This is a magnificently built bathhouse.
Address:3 Location in Shanghai
With gym memberships at 2300RMB for a year, or 1700RMB for 6 months, Physical is the best value in Shanghai. Several gyms around town offer similar prices, but Physical is by far the most westernized and professionally run.
Hours:Open Daily 1pm - 2am
Address:No.84, Nanchang Lu, Shanghai (the entrance to the Fuxing Park, Yandang Lu), Shanghai
Senso Massage (“顺道” SENSO) has made a concerted effort to hit all of the aspects of a massage experience that are important to western guests. First, the location on Nanchang Road (南昌路) is perfect after a day of boutique shopping in the neighborhood. More importantly, the interior is clean, warm, and creatively decorated. Guests are welcomed in and invited to sit o
Alexander City Club
This club is beautiful and expensive. If you can afford it, it is the nicest facility in town.
No 6-7 Xintiandi lane
Champs Elysees Fitness Club
(It's free, only takes a couple minutes and you can add a link to the official website.)