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Restaurants

Secret Guilty Pleasure Frozen Margarita in McCawley’s Futian 

My secret guilty pleasure are strawberry frozen Margaritas at McCawley’s in Futian.  They go down so fast when the Shenzhen weather hits those highs. On Monday’s the margaritas are only 30RMB.    

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Restaurants

Visit to Italicious Italian Eatery

In the spirit of revisiting places that have been open for a bit we decided to check out again the italian restaurant Italicious located nearby the Coastal City and the Maoye Mall in Nanshan. A tiny outdoor seating area is a great space  for smokers and  couples. Moving inside we met the owner Wallace.   […]

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Banking

What to do if you lose your ATM card in Shenzhen

Today I looked in my wallet and found that I was missing my ATM card from my wallet.  After looking all over my Shenzhen Apartment I was not able to find the stupid bank card and after racking my brain I could not think of where I might have lost the card. This happened once […]

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China Visa

Quick Passport photos or China Visa Photos in Hong Kong

If you need quick passport photos for your Shenzhen, China Visa you can stop by the photo booth in the Wanchai metro station located towards the Maxim’s cakes. The photo machine takes various ID photos from passport photos to drivers license pictures. Choose photo version 1 to give to your China visa agent. No matter […]

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Apartments

Real estate Market Shooting Up in Shenzhen

The Shenzhen Real Estate Market is shooting up and causing legal problems as sellers balk at going through the transaction according to the SCMP. The market increased by 30% in two months as the government changed real estate policies.  

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Sports

[Video] Skateboarding in Shenzhen

Vice Sports did a video highlighting how good a place Shenzhen is for Skateboarding. Watch the video. Paul Rodriguez’s says Shenzhen is full of marble waves for skating. While DriftingThru.com named Shenzhen as one of the 5 cities you should skate in before you die. Here is some other old footage of skate boarding tricks in […]

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Restaurants

Dinner at Frankie’s Futian

checking out and having dinner at Frankie’s Futian I know they have opened a new place in Nanshan and the main owners have moved over to a better life in Hong Kong can they keep the quality?   My dining companions recommended not trying the burger at Frankie’s even though that’s what they’re supposed be known […]

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Shopping

Does your mobile phone need a Tattoo?

Found this printing shop on Huaqiangbei that can print a “tattoo” on the back of your mobile phone or a case. It is located on the same side of the street as the SEG Electronics Market.     In the front of the shop is the is a printer that is printing in your phone or […]

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Restaurants

Have you tried avocado and pear juice in Shenzhen?

Got thirsty on Huaqiangbei  area now found a small juice bar then I’m going to have avocado and pear juice was like it’s only 20 RMB today on the Dragon boat Festival. It is excellent to see so many fresh juice shops now open in Shenzhen.      

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Cross Border Transportation

Wanchai Bus to Shenzhen Station Moved

The Wanchai bus station near the Wanchai Ferry peir is now under construction and so if you want to take the 24 hour cross border bus from Wanchai to Huanggang Kou’an in Shenzhen you will need to find the ticket counter next to the 7-11 on Harbor road.       Note there is also a […]