Author: Gillian Bolsover

After working as a full-time photographer and multimedia producer for small-town American newspapers for several years, Gillian followed her camera around the globe in pursuit of new experiences and adventures.

Putting her many hours of Mandarin study to good use, Gillian documents the daily life, social culture, and the myriad of people, places and practices of the great city of Shanghai.

In addition to photography, she enjoys walking, bike riding, hiking, yoga, dancing and finding new vegetarian restaurants.

You can see more of her work at

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Joyland is China's 'Disneyland' for the digital era

Joyland is China's 'Disneyland' for the digital era

The massive Chinese theme park takes inspiration from popular video games like "World of Warcraft" and "Starcraft"