With its skyscrapers, trendy shops, tangled traffic, and teeming bazaars, dynamic Shanghai is a blend of the modern and the traditional. Visit Shanghai’s main shopping areas, Nanjing Donglu and Yuyan Bazaar, as well as its many markets that offer everything from Mao memorabilia, to flowers and birds. Shanghai Museum is a treasure trove of antiquities, while modern-day Buddhism is on display at the Jade Buddhist Temple. Another rich cultural tradition is the juggling, tumbling, and flying Shanghai Acrobatic Troupe. But, you have not really seen Shanghai until you gaze upon its dazzling electric nighttime sky from aboard a boat.
Make a pilgrimage on bicycle rickshaws with The Art Explorers to the “Ganga Ma” or Mother Ganges, a place of life and death revered in the Hindu religion. They also take time to visit a factory famous for its Varanasi silk. A quick flight to the city of Bangalore, known as a major tech metropolis,Watch Now >>
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The Art Explorers go off the beaten path to explore South Korea, specifically the country’s largest city of Seoul. Regina and Pat visit the internationally renowned World Ceramics Center, the Korean Folk Village where they witness what life was like centuries ago, and have an overnight stay at a Buddhist Temple. They even climb thousandsWatch Now >>