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Bijia Hill Park. A nice respite from the city

Shenzhen has no shortage of parks, in fact it is officially one of China’s ‘green cities’ because of the sheer abundance of parks, mountains and nature based spots around the city.  The problem with some of these parks is that they can become extremely busy, especially on a sunny weekend, parks such as Lianhuashan can […]

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Kaiping, A UNESCO Site You Must See

Breathtakingly original architecture Kaiping an area a mere 3 hours from the Shenzhen metropolis that you know and love, but it couldn’t be more different. They are completely two sides of the Guangdong coin. What makes these small villages worth visiting is there mind blowing architecture, in fact it’s so special it was awarded UNESCO […]

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Australian T-Bone Steaks & French Oysters, 2 New Reasons To Visit Duke’s Wines & Grill at The Langham, Shenzhen

By this point, Duke’s Wines & Grill requires no introduction, but for those that may not be in the know, here is a recap. Located on the third floor of The Langham, Shenzhen in Futian, Duke’s Wines & Grill has garnished a reputation as one of the classiest places to be seen in the city. […]

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The Cheapskate’s Guide to Learning Chinese

Written By Cathal Ó Domhnalláin We all know the ‘why’ of why learning Chinese is very important, but very few people ever elaborate on the ‘how’. Four years ago, I faced this problem when I first moved to China. Surely, by being in an environment where Chinese was spoken everywhere, you wouldn’t need any formal […]

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Maluan Mountain – The Best Hike In Shenzhen?

Waterfall Hike Now Shenzhen has no shortage of hikes, and these can range from small ones like in Nanshan to the larger more difficult ones like Wutong, but there’s one common theme which drives most hiking enthusiasts crazy.  Stairs.  It sometimes feels more like floor walking than it does hiking, with endless towering stairs above […]

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Hike Pineapple Mountain

Hong Kong has no shortage of interesting hikes, they are as varied and different as any part of the world can offer.  And heading across the border for a day trip hike is a common hobby for many a Shenzhen resident.  But which one to do?  This can be a tricky prospect.  There are long […]

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2019 Shenzhen International Comedy Competition Dazzles & Delights

2019 Shenzhen International Comedy Competition The Shenzhen comedy scene has been going from strength to strength and that was never more apparent than at the ‘2019 Shenzhen International Comedy Competition’ hosted by Take Out Comedy.  Held over 3 days from Friday June 28 until Sunday June 30, this was a battle of the goliaths from […]

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Donation Drive HIBC Charity Art Show

For the past few years, we have been working with Children’s villages in Guangxi, Fujian and Sichuan, every year we send New Years’ gifts to the kids and our CEO Cassie will pay a visit to the children. These Children’s villages provide housing and support for orphans of families devastated by misfortune. By personally being […]

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Green Foot: A New Way To Save The Environment

You might be wondering what is Green Foot? Green Foot is, first of all, a community Green Foot brings together people who may not all be environmentalists, but who all want a better environment. In the Green Foot community, we are focused on organizing both online and offline events that aim to reduce the negative […]

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Shenzhen Dragons: The Finest Rugby & Social Club In South China

With the Rugby World Cup in Japan just around the corner in September, now seemed like the perfect time to highlight the Shenzhen Dragons, our city’s long-running rugby club and one of its best sports clubs in general. Shenzhen Party spoke with the Dragons to learn more about the club’s long history, rich culture, passionate […]

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[Photo Review] Craft Beer Fest Crafted A HOT Weekend

Craft Beer Festival 2019 Day 1  https://v.qq.com/x/page/v0892eg4w4a.html Craft Beer Festival 2019 Day 2 https://v.qq.com/page/o/y/5/o08931licy5.html It has been a super-hot weekend in Dongguan, but people found a way to cool down with the HERE! 2019 Craft Beer Festival at Country Garden Guangdong 33 Town. 这个周末简直是热到飞起,火辣辣的东莞2019精酿啤酒节在碧桂园广东33小镇火辣辣地举行! In two days, around 2000 people consumed flows of craft beer […]

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Check Out These Great Dongguan Events in July

The end of June saw the 4th DG Craft Beer Festival, which was successfully hosted by our friends from HERE!. Now, here are some more recommendations of happenings at our neighboring city that you might want to check out. Remember, Dongguan is only an hour away and is easily accessible by a number of public […]

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Sam’s Club: Changing The Way People Shop In Shenzhen

Shopping in China can be challenging at times. It can be tough to find a place that sells the products you used to buy back home, especially from a reliable source you can trust. It’s harder still to find such items at a reasonable price, while delivery can be a headache too. If this sounds […]

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Find Your Brave Heart At South China’s Largest Indoor BMX Park

Good news for BMX lovers in Shenzhen looking for a place to bike. You can now head down to Brave Heart in PW Sports Town in Shekou. The state-of-the-art venue is the largest indoor BMX park in South China, boasting 2,000 square meters of bike riding fun. The opening of Brave Heart comes at a […]

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DoubleTree by Hilton Shanwei Debuts as City’s First International Branded Hotel

   New upscale seafront hotel set to be a prime recreational destination with the region’s only outdoor event space, seaside infinity pool and diverse family offerings Hilton announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Shanwei, which debuts as the first international hotel in Shanwei, a coastal destination in Guangdong province. The 11-storey, 288-room seaside getaway […]

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Shekou Management & Service Center for Expats

About Us Opened on June 28th 2017, the Shekou Management & Service Center for Expats (known as Shekou MSCE) was the first of its kind to be set up by the Shenzhen Shekou Sub-District Office. Shekou MSCE is devoted to making expats’ life more convenient by offering a wide range of administrative and consultation services, […]

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New in Futian! Goon Goon

Goon Goon is a relatively unknown gem in Futian’s new Upperhills Mall. Only 20 minutes by car from Futian CBD, Goon Goon is in a prime location and will soon be even more accessible when the new metro stop opens at the end of this year. Craft beer has become very popular in Mainland China, […]

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Review: HIBC X Startup Launchpad Startup networking night

On 22nd & 23rd April, a selected group of startups from Austria, India, Canada, and Hong Kong traveled to Shenzhen to experience hardware startup ecosystem and witness first-hand innovative and creative products coming out of this region. This trip is organized by Startup Launchpad – Asia largest startup retail show. Every April and Oct, Startup […]

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New Chef at Nadagogo Japanese Restaurant, Wyndham Grand

Nadagogo Japanese Restaurant – a new restaurant in the Wyndham Grand Hotel, Futian CBD – is one of the most prestigious restaurants in Shenzhen. With a variety of menus catering for different tastes, Nadagogo has flavours to suit every palate. Bruce Li is the newest chef to join the Wyndham Grand family. Bringing over 35 […]

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Children’s Day Social Learning Special Football Festival

No running wild around shopping malls stuffing faces with ice cream and cake! No sitting in class on the weekend as normal listening to the teacher! No ‘screentime’ gaming! Instead, lots of ‘learning through doing’ at the Children’s Day Football Festival – Social Learning Special! To celebrate the magic and diversity of children the organisers […]