Catégorie : convenience

China bus signs can be hard to understand. Check out this visual guide to deciphering China bus signs. Bus route, current stop, start/stop times

Of all the transportation options in Chinese cities, the bus system is the hardest to learn, but the most rewarding once you learn the ropes. China bus stops are easily identifiable. Many stops will have glass enclosure and benches to sit on. Others will only have a post (like in the picture). The bus legend will either be on the post or attached to the bus stop enclosure. Bus Route – This is the big number at the top of the placard. Oftentimes, this number will be followed by 路, the Chinese word for “road.” Here it would mean “bus route.” Bus Stops – Each stop the bus makes will be listed on most signs. In the example bus stop sign, the current stop is highlighted using red font. As you can see, this stop is the second stop for #23 bus. The previous stop is in grey (meaning it’s already been past) and the upcoming stops are in black. The red arrow on the left side indicates that stops progress from top to bottom. Bus Times – On the top right corner of the sign will be two times (written in the 24 hour military clock). 前班车 is the time of the first bus, and 未班车 is the time of the last bus. Occasionally, there will be times listed near the bottom of the green section. This indicates...

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The best options for food delivery in Shanghai and Beijing. From Western to Asian options, to beer and fast food, these companies are your best option for food delivery.

Food delivery in China is freakin awesome. At first, delivery seems like an added convenience, but after a while, youll find yourself grudgingly leaving your apartment to go out to eat. From rainy evenings, to nights in with friends, to house parties, the variety of delivery services in Shanghai (and Beijing) are an incredible perk, one that youll wonder how you ever did without. There are several delivery companies that service a bunch of restaurants: Sherpas The major player in Shanghai delivery, Sherpas delivers from restaurants all over Shanghai and Beijing, Western food and Chinese food. Youll find that the items that Sherpas carries to be more expensive than the other options, but Sherpas is the most reliable, with the best selection of restaurants, and the best website, so you pay for what you get. Mealbay This delivery service is strictly in Shanghai, and comes in second place behind Sherpas. Mealbay has a lot of good restaurants too, and the prices are usually a bit less. KK Rabbit Ive never personally used this one, but Ive seen their delivery guys running all around the city. Their website is not as good as the above two, but give them a try for more variety of restaurants. JinShiSong This delivery company only operates out of Beijing, and charges based on how far you are away from the restaurant. Their website lists...

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