General Travel Websites: All consist of online travel agencies, which help you find the lowest flights and hotels for traveling around the world.
Expedia.com, priceline.com, travelocity.com, kayak.com, Orbitz.com
China Travel Websites:
Qunar: Custom Travel plans individually tailored, No software and machines, A Physical agent will find the best prices for you and organize your Plain Tickets, hotels, and more
Tuniu: is the #1 pure play e-commerce platform of third-party travel tour packages in China.
Below are travel agencies that cater specifically to China, which will help you find the lowest prices on hotels and travelCtrip
Other:Alibaba: Chinese e-commerce company that provides consumer-to-comsumer business-tobusiness sales services vie web portals
China.org: This is the official website of China which provides one with many facts and events to go to.
A virtual private network also known as a (VPN) is a private network that extends across a public network or internet. It enables users to send and receive data across shared or public networks as if their computing devices were directly connected to the private network.
These social media sites are all very much used in China, the ones native to China and do not need VPN would be Wechat, smartshanghai.com, smartbeijing, bon app, enjoy shanghai, and city weekend.
The other sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter will need VPN connection to use. It is not hard to purchase or download this and only costs about $12 a month.
Websites: These two websites cater to their respective cities about nightlife, dining and culture in Shanghai and Beijing with galleries, guides, an interactive map, events and forums.
Social Media Apps:
Facebook: an online social netoworking service where you can post pictures and updats about what you are doing. You can connect with friends and join many groups to interact with people in your area.
Twitter: an online social networking site where someone can post in 140 characters or less about what they are doing or advertisements and updates about their company.
WeChat: WeChat is the one stop social media app in China, one can enjoy group chat; support voice, photo, video and text messages. People share their WeChat IDs and then can share what they are doing on a forum.
Bon App: Find the best local restaurants and Bars in Shanghai with complete reviews for all your favorite restaurants and discover the best local restaurants all around Shanghai
Enjoy Shanghai: Up to the minute Reviews, Listings, Directory and Events for Shanghai Restaurants, Bars and Clubs
City Weekend: Explore Shanghai with the city's most trusted entertainment guide powered by experts and local expats. Find restaurants, bars, events, local news and reviews