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Hakka history in Shenzhen

As covered in previous articles there are some interesting historical sights in Shenzhen if you know where to look. These include Dapeng Fortress and Chiwan Emperor’s Tomb.  My most recent visit was to another that falls into this category, Crane Lake Hakka House. Odds are if you’ve been in Shenzhen or South China long enough, […]

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Lady Eleanor Holles International School Foshan

Lady Eleanor Holles International School Foshan is an exceptional British curriculum day and boarding school, opening in September 2020. Welcoming boys and girls from 10 to 18 years, the school brings together the best of a British boarding school education to Foshan, a dynamic city in the heart of the Greater Bay Area of Southern China.   […]

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3 Ways To Cool Down This Summer

Summer’s here! Most of us love this time of the year as we unpack our BBQ sets, enjoy brunch with family and friends, and spend lots of time basking in the sun. It does get a little too warm at times so let Sam’s Club share three ways to cool down this summer! #1 Drink […]

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COVID-19 News Updates June Archive

Explore a collection of articles and other resources on the Coronavirus (Covid–19) outbreak and living in Shenzhen. Tuesday June 30th Check how at risk of COVID your family is up to the county level in USA with Covid Act Now America’s COVID warning system HK to launch health code for people traveling to GD, Macao Guangzhou-Shenzhen ferry […]

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Shenzhen Airport & Guangzhou Nansha Ferry Port

Shenzhen Airport to Guangzhou Nansha Passenger Ferry Port Departure Time Departure Terminal Arrival Terminal Arrival Time 10:10 Shenzhen Airport Fuyong Port Ferry Terminal Nansha Passenger Ferry Terminal 10:45 13:30 Shenzhen Airport Fuyong Port Ferry Terminal Nansha Passenger Ferry Terminal 14:05 17:35 Shenzhen Airport Fuyong Port Ferry Terminal Nansha Passenger Ferry Terminal 18:05 Guangzhou Nansha Passenger […]

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Shekou and Zhongshan Ferry Schedules

Get the Ferry from Shenzhen Shekou and Zhongshan from the 3rd of July! Great news for people looking to travel to Zhongshan from Shenzhen Shekou, on the 3rd of July there will be a new ferry service from Shekou Ferry Terminal to Zhongshan Port. Operated by the Zhongshan Passenger Port, the service will run 2 […]

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Lixiang Park in Shenzhen

Lixiang Park is one of the lesser known parks in Shenzhen.  A short hop from Shenzhen University, this is often neglected by most.  This is a little different from other parks in Shenzhen as it has no distinctive features that make it unique, its simply a nice green park.  Favoured by the locals, especially in […]

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OCT Culture & Tourism Festival kicks off

The Overseas Chinese Town Group (OCT) has kicked off the 2020 Culture and Tourism Festival which is running until October in more than 60 Chinese cities, townships and villages. Various events are being held at tourism resorts, scenic spots, theme parks and hotels operated by the OCT Group and several discount options are also available […]

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Caring For Your Wellbeing

GRAND HYATT SHENZHEN AND LULULEMON ON CELEBRATING GLOBAL WELLNESS DAY In celebration of Global Wellness Day, a series of morning wellness activities including a Zumba session was held on June 13, 2020, at Grand Hyatt Shenzhen with the collaboration of lululemon.   “Caring for your wellbeing” is a philosophy that Hyatt is trying to promote […]

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Turkish Delight from Mevlana

Mevlana Turkish Restaurant is a familiar name in the Shenzhen food scene, having been serving food at the same location for over 13 years.    Having recently undergone a big renovation, Mevlana is once again open for business and is looking stronger than ever. Located just off the bustling street of HuaQiangBei, this is an area […]

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Tencent To Build ‘City of the Future’

A computerized image of Tencent’s “City of Future.” Courtesy of Tencent Shenzhen-based Internet company Tencent has unveiled plans for a nearly completely car-free “city of the future,” which is roughly the size and shape of Midtown Manhattan. Award-winning architecture and design firm NBBJ has been selected to design the “city within a city,” which is […]

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The Ultimate Charcuterie Guide

A charcuterie is a great way to entertain friends who unexpectedly drop by, or when you’re planning for that lovely summer night with your beloved ones. But what exactly is a charcuterie?  A charcuterie is a selection of cured meats, sausages, and other tasty treats served on a platter. And here’s the secret to creating the […]

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Leading British Day & Boarding School for Families in the GBA

Welcome to Lady Eleanor Holles (LEH) International School Foshan, a dynamic, inspirational and joyful learning community, where boys and girls, will be encouraged to think critically and creatively, and to become global-minded leaders of tomorrow. Get to know LEH Foshan Opening in September 2020, LEH Foshan will be a specialist secondary school providing the space, facilities and expert […]