Samo Pedersen

Offline Dating

If you feel sad spending the winter evenings alone, but online dating is not your thing, maybe it is time for you to send your parents to the Shanghai Dating Market in order to hook you up. Actually this is much more innocent than it looks at first glance. Every Saturday at Peoples Square in…

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Tent City Of Mina

In these days, of the last month of the Islamic calendar, millions of pilgrims are gathering around the tent city of Mina for the pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca (Makkah). The Hajj, as the pilgrimage is called, is not only a challenging performance for the pilgrim, but also a complex infrastructural and logistical…

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Custom Bike Urbanism

If getting hungry, while strolling along the roads of Shanghai, it is not necessary that McDonald’s will be your eatery of choice. Certainly not if you are all crazed out about having your stomach filled with local street food. In this case you might choose the local chef providing freshly prepared meat-on-sticks from his hybrid…

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