Shanghai, China

Backstreets in Southern City

with Janny C.

Janny C.

Discover some of Shanghai's old districts and lanes. Walk through areas which used to be bustling with interesting popular places and residences of important people. Go back in time to rediscover the history of the lanes and get a glimpse of the authentic atmosphere of old Shanghai. Meet long-time, elderly residents and interesting characters, learn their stories of the streets and neighborhoods and of China in the past century. Architecture, design, artwork of the courtyards, and other cultural aspects will be discussed as well. By visiting some of the oldest and soon disappearing backstreets in Shanghai, you will get a true feeling of the city development in Shanghai and the local Chinese people's life, experience the local food market, even a chance for you to try some interesting Chinese streets food.

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Janny C.

We take you behind the scenes of a destination to reveal it's hidden gems and appreciate the Chinese culture. The owner of Shanghai Pathway – a Shanghai based tour agency that offers Unique Day Trips, Walking Tours and Chinese Culture Experiences. Janny Chyn has been featured in media outlets including the Courier, CNNgo, Tripadvisor and TimeOut. Living in Shanghai, she realized how difficult it was for visitors to experience and discover the real Shanghai. This ultimately compelled her to establish her tour company as a platform to engage learning and understanding through culture activities such as day trip, walking tour, cooking classes, food tours, and lectures. In addition to designing and hosting various tours and events, Janny also provided travel planning, logistical support, and full-service concierge services to large client groups and corporate clients. She is a business consultant, artist, tea master and student of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She has extensively traveled around the world and spends time researching Chinese history and heritage traditions. Janny has also successfully worked with corporate clients: Google, JP Morgan, The Macmillan Group, Henkel, World Fuel Services, Rabobank, Shanghai Centre, Spirax Sarco, Slow Food, The Travel Yogi, Saint Mary's College of California, Ctrip, Malosa Medical, Ranpak, Concordia International School, SEA, AWCS, etc. Full profile Leave a Review

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