Shanghai fuses the faded glamour of its colonial past with China's dreams for the future. It's the world's fastest-changing city: blink and it's different. Use this definitive guide to keep up with the frenetic pace.
* special sections: Shanghai's diverse architecture, from Art Deco to 21st century, and the magnificent Bund
* excursions to Hangzhou, Suzhou, Putuoshan and other sites around Shanghai
* the latest word on the rebirth of Shanghai nightlife - from the best bars to where to dance the tango
* eat your heart out: Shanghai's famous snack food and world-class restaurants
* walking tours that bring the city's colourful past alive