Experience a Whirlwind Look at Life in Shanghai

With its sprawling urban landscape of neon skyscrapers, and an intoxicating energy that permeates the busy streets, visiting Shanghai is a whirlwind experience. Home to over 24 million people, China’s most populated city is full of stories waiting to be told. Created for National Geographic’s Short Film Showcase, videographer Jt Singh takes us on a journey through the city, showing us Shanghai’s melting pot of tradition and modern advancements. It’s a three minute snapshot of the lives of people going about their everyday business – cooking, eating, cleaning, working, painting and commuting. With its dizzying fast pace, the video perfectly mimics the city’s energetic atmosphere and the excitement you can expect on a trip to China’s glamorous, exotic and thrilling Shanghai.

Has this video got you inspired to experience Shanghai life for yourself? Included on many of our China group tours it is also possible to incorporate it into a tailor-made itinerary.

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