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 […]

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 […]

Review: Chasing the ocean

Written by Joe After a week in the hustle and bustle of Shenzhen, sometimes fresh air and exercise away from that madness is much needed.  In Cape D’aguilar this was provided.  Cape D’aguilar is a cape near Shek O named after a former General and Governor of Hong Kong. It’s an easy trail that hugs […]

Celebrating An Expat Institution For Women In Shenzhen

For many expats, what makes or breaks a move to a new country is the community they meet there. One cannot underestimate the importance of having a friend to go to the bar for a drink or to grab a coffee during the day. It can make a world of difference if you know some […]

Shenzhen’s 40th Anniversary Light Show

Shenzhen Special Economic Zone established the 40th anniversary of the light show. This year marks the 40th anniversary of China’s reform and opening-up. It developed from a small fishing village to metropolis. The show was held near civic center and lotus park. We are so lucky to celebrate the success with this energetic city. Happy birthday […]

Ain’t no time like tonight, Singapore is calling

With service to more than 55 cities in domestic China and a flourishing global network, China Southern Airlines Shenzhen Branch will add a brand new route to Southeast Asia on July 13th, 2018.   If that is your biggest concern, China Southern Airlines can provide a solution! The Shenzhen-Singapore flight departs daily on 22:10, so just […]

Hong Kong/Shenzhen Border Crossing Information

Aqua Luna, a Chinese Junk in Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong. (Wikimedia Commons/Mk2010) This is a guest article by our friends at GlobalFromAsia.com. Passing over the Hong Kong border is a routine whether you are a foreigner living temporarily or permanently in Shenzhen. Based on the visa that you may have, there might be a need […]

Getting To Know Shenzhen

Shenzhen is in the top ten cities for international tourism on the Euromonitor top 100 city destinations ranking list staying at #9. It is a new and energetic city which soon became travelers’ best-in-class embodiment of their values and interests. Economic, political environment, public transportation and etc. have been intensively improved over the past few years. If you want to get […]