March 23rd through April 1st 2007 I’ll be taking a trip to Shanghai, China!
There’s no real purpose to this trip other than to have some fun and check the place out. In my lifetime, China will be a major player on the world stage, so checking out the economic situation first hand would be beneficial.
After some special fares and discounts, the total round-trip ticket cost me $750…not bad!
It would be nice to meet up with some locals from Shanghai while there…preferably somewhat English speaking….so if anyone has any leads let me know.
I don’t know a single word of Chinese or Mandarin, so that might be a small problem. Please send me any blog posts written by other people who’ve gone to China and written about it.
China will probably be a pretty big cultural shock. I figure I might start looking like this: