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Travel Guide: Finding the best restaurants in Shanghai, China

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Shanghai is a very dynamic metropolis right in the heart of fastest growing economy of the world. It is among the vibrant cities in the world and is home to a lot of tycoons who continue to grow their business all over the globe. Shanghai practically grows as a city everyday and the world is trying to keep up with it.

Shanghai is where China meets the rest of the world. It is a place for modern architecture, latest fashion, technology, fads, and great food. In case you are going for a Shanghai holiday, you will find the rest of this text useful since we listed down some of the best restaurants in Shanghai:

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8 Wonderful Horseback Riding Experiences around the Globe

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Whether you’re a seasoned horseback rider or a beginner who’s on the lookout for the most scenic trails the world has to offer, it’s always good to know your stuff. Below are the ten best horseback riding packages you can find around the globe. This is a quick read that would hopefully give you a concise yet essential survey of the best deals there are today.

Kenya: Masai Mara


In Kenya, horse riders will find quite a haven in the Masai Mara trail. It’s certainly one of the more challenging and more exciting trails in our list. How can you not have any fun if you’re riding your pony alongside giraffes, zebras, and the rest of the African wildlife? This certainly beats the Land Rover tours most people get when they visit Africa.


The most amazing roads with the most spectacular views [videos]

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Earlier, we talked about the best roads in the world today, where petrol heads can drive to their heart’s content. Where there is nothing more that just man (or woman), car, and road.

The reviews are in and much debate has been going on. And now, to appease others who are adamant about their own choice for the best road you can find around the world, here are a couple more places you may want to visit if you’re planning to embark on a road trip.

NEW ZEALAND

Milford Road

The Milford Road, also known as SH94 or State Highway 94, is a perfect place to visit if you’re particularly interested in the outdoor scenery in New Zealand. It starts from Te Anau, passing through the Fiordland National Park, Southern Alps, and ends in Milford Sound. The entire distance of this highway is about 240 kilometers or 114 miles. Depending on how heavy your foot is at the gas pedal, and on the current weather conditions, the trip usually takes at least two hours. Make sure you’re ready to commit to the entire journey before entering the highway; it’s a one-way road and there’s no turning back.


Best Art Museums

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Who says you can’t take a vacation that revolves around art? Who says that it would be boring to wander through art museum after art museum? Well, they’re wrong. If you have a passion for art, then there are so many wonderful art museums out there to see. In fact, your dream vacation probably consists of some of the best art museum vacations that you can find.


Best destinations for Women according to the World Economic Forum

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The whole world celebrates the International Women’s Day and it is but fitting to feature some of the best destinations where women are most likely to lead a comfortable, safe and fruitful life. Wen we think of these places, countries like Sweden, Norway, Iceland, and Finland come quickly to mind in terms of gender equality.

Women in Sweden, for example, can take a maternity leave for 480 days paid on 80% of their salary. In Rwanda, majority of lawmakers are women and Burundii has 92% of its labor force made up of women.

As the globe celebrates this special day for women, a lot more efforts are needed to push for gender equality. The female workforce, according to researches, earn about 10% of the global income but women do two -thirds of the global clock hours.

We list down some of the best places on earth where gender disparities are narrowed:


Find the Best Hotels Online with TravelPost

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Just confronted an excellent website that allows you to view hotel reviews and ratings as they are written by actual visitors. It provides a great deal of information to all users and covers everything from hotel availability to prices.

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You can view these hotels by categorizing them by popularity, most recommended or by price to fit in to your budget. You can also compare your needs and the reviewer’s requirements and decide accordingly if the review is from your perspective.

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Another big attraction is the powerful search engine that lets you select hotels and city from the auto recommendation from the website. For example if I choose to stay in New York for a while, all I have to do is enter “New York” and it will come up with it’s recommendations. You can then view hotel details or go back to view full listings.


Simple Ricotta Gnocchi

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Here’s an excellent Italian staple with a new twist. This is a very simple and delicious way to make gnocchi. Serve this with your favorite pasta sauce, garlic bread and white wine for a truly authentic Italian dinner.

Ingredients

1 1/8 lb of all-purpose flour

1 lb of fresh ricotta cheese

2 large eggs

First, mix your flour, eggs and ricotta in a large mixing bowl.  Use a stand mixer or even your hands until they just start to come together. Don’t over-mix it. The dough should be loose but not falling apart. Knead the dough with your hands for a few minutes, then wrap it in plastic wrap and place it in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to properly set up.


10 Steps you can take to avoid or handle medical emergencies abroad

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There are things that you cannot plan for no matter how you try to but there is a big difference when you are prepared for the unexpected. We list some tips that you can check out to avoid any health hazards before traveling or what you should do in case you encounter an emergency while overseas.

Go for a checkup with your doctor before you travel

It will be wise to see your doctor prior to going overseas. Make sure that you body is in good shape especially if you have not had a check-up recently. Tell your doctor about any unusual physical activity that you might do, like if you are planning to climb a mountain or jump off a cliff.

You can also ask if they will recommend any vaccination. Eight weeks before traveling, it is recommended that you have the necessary shots.