Study Abroad in Shanghai: 10 Pinterest Boards to Follow

Feb 10, 2015 8:13:00 AM / by Stephanie Sadler

Do you use Pinterest to track places you want to go, gather inspiration and share ideas? If you're studying abroad in Shanghai, we've rounded up 10 boards to follow! Also, have you read our post on 10 Ways to Use Pinterest for Study Abroad?

1. SHANGHAI EATS. Compiled by the folks behind Culinary Backstreets, this board has some true Shanghai gems to try. From braised duck at Guang Ming Cun to Nanxiang Steamed Buns to Peanut-paste-stuffed rice balls to a selection of street foods, there's plenty of tastebud adventures to choose from in this CAPA global city.
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2. SHANGHAI. One of many boards on Pinterest simply named after a city, this is a mix of great photography and recommendations of various places to visit in this bustling metropolis put together by City Is Yours.
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3. SHANGHAI FASHION. Charlotte Burgan not only gathers the photos on this board from the likes of fashion photographers like The Sartorialist, Face Hunter and other street shooters, but she actually takes some of them herself in Shanghai - an endless source of style inspiration. 
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4. MODERN ARCHITECTURE SHANGHAI. While you do still see some older buildings in Shanghai, much of this growing city's architecture is made up of impressive new skyscrapers. Shanghai Lander has set up this board to show off some of the modern gems like the Shanghai Science Technology Museum and the Jin Mao Tower.
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5. CITY GUIDE: SHANGHAI. With 72,300+ followers, this is one of the more popular Shanghai boards on Pinterest. It's a mapped board, where Antoine Neufmars tracks the trendiest locations in the city, from restaurants to shops to music venues and art galleries.
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6. SHANGHAI. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has a board dedicated to Shanghai, one of their flight destinations. It covers some of the biggest attratcions like The Bund and Yuyuan Garden and shares some of the city's architecture, tea and food, museums and shopping areas as well. 
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7. CHINA: OFF THE BEATEN TRACK. While this board is not Shanghai Specific, blogger Fiona from Life on Nanchang Lu has put together a fantastic compilation of places she's visited within China that are within reach of anyone studying abroad in Shanghai. Visit some of these gems on weekends or longer breaks or check out Fiona's I Love Shanghai board for something more local. 
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8. SHANGHAI BLACK BOOK. Conde Nast Traveler keeps a finger on the pulse of Shanghai through this board which has nearly 40,000 followers. You'll find food and drink like tea with a retro twist at Song Fang and the famous tea boiled Chinese eggs, stylish interiors and articles from the magazine, like "3 Days in Shanghai."
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9. SHANGHAI. Blogger Katy shares a mapped board of some of her favorite Shanghai locations. You'll find a mish-mash of Shanghai gems from noodle houses to antique and fabric markets to monasteries. For more general Shanghai boards, see Shanghai 上海 and Shanghai (China).
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10. STUDY IN SHANGHAIThis is the CAPA International Education board that focuses on the global city of Shanghai and all it has to offer our study abroad students, from little hidden gems to parks, markets, cemeteries, shops, cafes and more. You'll also find images from some talented photographers here.
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What are your favorite Shanghai boards on Pinterest? Do you have one of your own? Share your links in a comment!

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Topics: Shanghai, China