Imagine yourself strolling through the bustling streets of the Paris of the East, feeling confident AF and prepared for all the adventures that life’s about to send your way.
Savoring delicious street food, navigating the efficient transportation system, immersing yourself in the unique culture and lifestyle of Shanghai, and communicating effectively with locals.
Nah girl, just years of trial and error documented by yours truly, your digital sister, AKA me!
Being the 3rd biggest city on Earth, Shanghai has nothing to envy to New York or Paris in terms of modernity and boasts a blended culture of the East and the West.
Its historical charm, modern trendiness, and futuristic development are perfectly blended to make the city a top destination for both Chinese and internationals alike. But there are a million details to account for to make sure your experience is going to be truly one of a kind.
Does this sound like you?
Will the cultural difference affect me? How about social life? Will I find my community? How is a black girl seen in Asia? What’s the school system like? What finances should I account for?
Grab your copy of Black Girl in Shanghai and a cup of your favorite coffee, we’re getting you settled today!
As a single woman moving to Shanghai, I found this guide to be a lifesaver. It has detailed information on everything from finding a safe neighborhood to setting up utilities! Plus, the dating scene chapter is something you won’t be able to find in any other guide!! I highly recommend it to any woman moving to this amazing city!