City of the Future. A "first in an occasional series of first-person
articles on making a home in a foreign country", Settling Down in a City in Motion tells of New Yorker Emily Prager's move to Shanghai. Having recently been to Shanghai ourselves, we found this account especially familiar. The city is growing fast — eager to catch up to the western world. While the city and population expand, the Shanghainese retain old habits that are almost charming in such a chaotic city...
New Yorkers will enjoy Emily Prager's account of renting an apartment — a must read! Be certain to check out all the photos in the slideshow.
(Pics: Chang W. Lee)