Growing up in a traditional family in Shanghai, Terry brings a wide range of deep insight in Shanghai's local culture, especially in art and history. With his passion for contemporary art, Terry has been managing various galleries M50 which helped him build exceptional expertise in the area's historical backgrounds. Besides art, Terry enjoys traveling around the world and discovering different types of art in multi-cultural environments as well as exploring world-wide cuisine.
Kenneth is originally from Hong Kong but grew up in three different countries, studying in over five including Mainland China, Japan, France, the United Kingdom and the United States. He graduated with a Master's Degree in East Asian Languages and Civilizations, majoring in Sino-Japanese Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. He hails most recently from the hospitality business where he managed a boutique hotel in Shanghai for the past 4 years. He hence is passionate about food and offers much insight on where to find the best places in Shanghai. He's also been heavily involved with grassroots NGOs in China and has travelled to orphanages in Tibet and Shandong province and has done extensive travel in many other cities in China as well. He loves to share his passion for Shanghai where you can find something for everyone, and (because of its diversity) where you can find truth for just about every statement you can make.
Nicolas is a French national that came to Shanghai in 2008 after spending 15 years as a journalist in Taiwan. He is now working part-time as a consultant and a facilitator. Also collecting Chinese antiques and contemporary art or old Shanghai maps and photos, Nicolas is passionate about China, Shanghai and its people. He is regularly leading cultural, historical and architectural walks around Shanghai as well as lecturing about the city, the Taiwanese aborigines or Chinese arts for the Royal Asiatic Society China, the Shanghai Expatriate Association, Shanghai Accueil - the French speaking club in Shanghai -, leaders and staff of international companies.