At China Highlights, we know that for first time visitors to China, the country, the people and the language barrier can seem rather mystical, if not intimidating. If you are planning a trip to Shanghai - one of the most modern, cosmopolitan cities in the world today - as a tourist, you may have certain reservations and questions about what's OK and what's not OK in terms of tourist behavior towards the local norms and culture. This article is to set the record straight with focus on Shanghai. You will find a mix of travel pointers pertaining to Shanghai as well as cultural norms that you should keep in mind.
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Visitors either love or hate Shanghai. Others gush about the meandering Huangpu River that divides old and new Shanghai pronounced Shang high. Songhai is world-famous for its acrobatic acts and what better place to see them than Shanghai Circus World. Visitors can see these amazing acrobats in daily performances of Insertion of Time, a show that is comparable to a Broadway musical. Agile acrobats perform feats ranging from traditional acrobatics to martial arts, all enhanced by music, lighting and sets. Shanghai Circus World also has its own circus, Happy Circus, that has everything from clowns to animals to acrobats. Happy Circus takes center stage on weekends and holidays.
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Prostitution is illegal in China, but the BBC has uncovered evidence of organised prostitution at independently run spas located inside a number of well known, Western-brand hotels, as John Sudworth reports for Newsnight. The Kempinski Hotel chain calls itself Europe's oldest luxury hotel group. Founded in Germany, now based in Switzerland, it operates more than 70 five-star hotels around the world, including one in the city of Qingdao on China's east coast. But following the signs to the spa in the basement, along a gloomy corridor, we found little luxury, just a small room from which more than 10 women are bought and sold for sex. He made it clear that the business was independently run as he could not, he said, offer us an official hotel receipt.
It turns out that while planning for a vacation, there are people who actually are looking for places where they can have uninhibited sex — not necessarily with their partners. Some people look at sexual encounters while travelling as a way of enhancing their travel experience. And to top it all, the sex tourism industry is worth billions with millions of sex workers, both legal and illegal scattered around the globe. Germany : Prostitution and even street prostitution is wide spread and organised sector in Germany and it is completely legal.