Intern Blog

Saying Goodbye

This week saw us saying another goodbye to two more members of our intern family, Jaan and Hikari. To give them a proper send off we decided to all go out for a meal together and chose a great BBQ restaurant located within the Haixing Plaza (which is conveniently placed just across the road from our hotel).The restaurant was great […]

This week saw us saying another goodbye to two more members of our intern family, Jaan and Hikari. To give them a proper send off we decided to all go out for a meal together and chose a great BBQ restaurant located within the Haixing Plaza (which is conveniently placed just across the road from our hotel).The restaurant was great […]

Week 8 – National holiday

This weekend was a national holiday, which meant many of us had Thursday and Friday off, giving us a long weekend to enjoy.We were lucky to have great weather, so obviously decided to make the most of it by going to two fake markets (which are located inside) on Friday. You can pretty much find anything and everything in these […]

This weekend was a national holiday, which meant many of us had Thursday and Friday off, giving us a long weekend to enjoy.We were lucky to have great weather, so obviously decided to make the most of it by going to two fake markets (which are located inside) on Friday. You can pretty much find anything and everything in these […]

Shanghai Stories XI

What a gloriously sunny weekend it was! And coupled with it being a Labour Day long weekend, I don’t know how my final weekend in Shanghai could have panned out any better.Starting from Thursday, I was treated to a farewell lunch by my supervisor, where she ordered all manner of traditional Sanlin cuisines. Previously, she had taken me to the […]

What a gloriously sunny weekend it was! And coupled with it being a Labour Day long weekend, I don’t know how my final weekend in Shanghai could have panned out any better.Starting from Thursday, I was treated to a farewell lunch by my supervisor, where she ordered all manner of traditional Sanlin cuisines. Previously, she had taken me to the […]

Shanghai Stories X

With the 2014 BBoy in Shanghai competition being held in Shanghai as of last weekend, it seemed like the perfect opportunity to organise a break dance workshop for the migrant kids of Sanlin. Luckily, my boyfriend and his friend had come from Shandong Province to participate in the competition, and so without much reaching required, we had two willing and […]

With the 2014 BBoy in Shanghai competition being held in Shanghai as of last weekend, it seemed like the perfect opportunity to organise a break dance workshop for the migrant kids of Sanlin. Luckily, my boyfriend and his friend had come from Shandong Province to participate in the competition, and so without much reaching required, we had two willing and […]

Week 7

This week we had to say goodbye to two more interns, so we all went to a bar located on the Bund which supposedly had a magnificent view of Pudong. We were not disappointed; the bar is called Char Bar and sits at the top of the Indigo hotel. The outside patio is a great place to sit and have […]

This week we had to say goodbye to two more interns, so we all went to a bar located on the Bund which supposedly had a magnificent view of Pudong. We were not disappointed; the bar is called Char Bar and sits at the top of the Indigo hotel. The outside patio is a great place to sit and have […]

Shanghai Stories IX

It was a case of Shanghai showers most of last week, but that didn’t put a damper on our spirits. Sunday morning 7am: we were all gathered, though a little bleary eyed, ready to set off on our day trip to the ancient water town of Zhujiajiao.Having met our guide and the rest of our tour group at People’s Square, […]

It was a case of Shanghai showers most of last week, but that didn’t put a damper on our spirits. Sunday morning 7am: we were all gathered, though a little bleary eyed, ready to set off on our day trip to the ancient water town of Zhujiajiao.Having met our guide and the rest of our tour group at People’s Square, […]