Author: Sophie Friedman

Sophie Friedman is an exiled New Yorker living in Shanghai.

She is a regular contributor to Wall Street Journal and has written and edited for Conde Nast Traveler, Fodor's, Time Out New York and New York Magazine. Grammatical errors make her [sic].

When not hunched over a tiny computer, Sophie love casing the city streets on her bike, narrowly avoiding rogue pedestrians.  

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Best Shanghai business hotels for every budget

Best Shanghai business hotels for every budget

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9 China hotels with ridiculously good views

9 China hotels with ridiculously good views

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Shanghai walking tour: The former French Concession

Shanghai walking tour: The former French Concession

A former French Concession-native threads a path through the city’s most peaceful neighborhood

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