A couple years ago I had the chance to visit Shanghai, China. For a few weeks, I explored the glittery Pudong neighborhood, the beautiful French Concession, the bustling Yuyuan Gardens, and more.

Here are just a few photos from that journey—enjoy!

Pudong from across the Bund - PHOTOS: A Sweltering Summer Stay in China - Frayed Passport

Pudong from across the Bund

The pedestrian bridge in Pudong - PHOTOS: A Sweltering Summer Stay in China - Frayed Passport

The pedestrian bridge in Pudong




A couple of snail statues along the highway toward the Oriental Pearl Tower and other iconic buildings - PHOTOS: A Sweltering Summer Stay in China - Frayed Passport

A couple of snail statues along the highway toward the Oriental Pearl Tower and other iconic buildings

The pedestrian bridge in Pudong - PHOTOS: A Sweltering Summer Stay in China - Frayed Passport

The pedestrian bridge in Pudong

One of the wider streets in Shanghai - PHOTOS: A Sweltering Summer Stay in Shanghai - Frayed Passport

One of the wider streets in Shanghai

Another street view in Shanghai - PHOTOS: A Sweltering Summer Stay in Shanghai - Frayed Passport

Another street view in Shanghai

Yuyuan Gardens, a historic spot and more recently, a popular shopping center - PHOTOS: A Sweltering Summer Stay in China - Frayed Passport

Yuyuan Gardens, a historic spot and more recently, a popular shopping center

Transformer! - PHOTOS: A Sweltering Summer Stay in China - Frayed Passport

Transformer!

Homer! - PHOTOS: A Sweltering Summer Stay in China - Frayed Passport

Homer!

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About the Author

Sarah Vandenberg

As the managing editor of Frayed Passport, my goal is to help you build your bucket list, plan your travels, and tell your story. I've been to 19 countries and five continents so far, and while I'm based in Miami, I spend one-third of the year traveling to amazing destinations around the world. If you would like to contribute an article to Frayed Passport, feel free to get in touch with me at sarah@frayedpassport.com!