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Transportation

Shenzhen Airport has three new international flight routes

Now China Southern Airlines will fly you from Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport to Osaka Japan, Ibaraki Japan, and Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam. In the coming week, two other international routes, one to Ibaraki, Japan, and the other to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, will be put into operation, the airline’s Shenzhen company said at the […]

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Transportation

Custom bus service app opens 10 bus routes in Shenzhen

Didi Bus is a phone app and private bus service run by Didi Kuaidi. Didi Bus sets bus routes based on commuters’ needs. Source: App-based bus service opens 10 routes 滴滴巴士在深开通10条路线

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Apartments

Shenzhen Realestate Apartments sold and prices up

Barron’s has an article about Shenzhen’s Property Market increasing the volume of apartments sold by 122% year on year with prices rising 20% year on year. China’s stock correction could foil its property rebound, but Shenzhen Investment is on solid ground. Source: Shenzhen Developer Towers Amid Slowdown

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Nightlife

Live Music is Spread throughout Shenzhen

In each pocket of expat life in Shenzhen there are areas of live music. Shenzhen Live Music the Three Main areas There are three main areas to watch live music in Shenzhen are Futian Coco Park, the OCT Loft, and Shekou Seaworld. Shekou Seaworld Many Shekou Bars are aimed at expats featuring live music as […]

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Restaurants

Dimsum Sunday at Shang Garden

Had a Dimsum Brunch with 7 friends at the Futian Shangri-la Hotel featuring  Cantonese and Huaiyang Cuisine at their restaurant called Shang Garden. Was surprised to find that after ordering multiple Dimsum dishes the bill only came to 100RMB per person. The service was great the kept the Pu’er tea coming.    

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Restaurants

Malaysian and Thai food in the middle of Shuiwei village (Cheap Eats)

Cheap but good Malaysian and Thai food can be found in the village of Shuiwei in the southern part of Futian. The prices are so reasonable that it is worth the trek from the nearest Fumin metro station to come hear for the food and experience. The name of the place is Redang Island Asia […]

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ShenzhenParty.com articles now included in Apple News App

The content of the best website covering Shenzhen, China is now included in the new Apple News app. See the Screen Shot from the public beta below and search under the topic “shenzhen”. To uncover the content.    

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Restaurants

The Starbucks Coffee Shop in Coco Park is 24 hours 

The Coco Park Starbucks is so busy it is one of the few 24 hour coffee shops in Shenzhen. To squeeze more people in it has lost a bit of its coziness but in the end is a great place to people watch when you are in the Coco Park Shopping Mall. It is right […]

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Cross Border Transportation

Shekou ferry terminal to be moved to new Prince Bay Cruise Ship Terminal

The Shekou Ferry Terminal is looking quite old in the tooth and finally the decision has been made to move the terminal to the upcoming Prince Bay Cruise Terminal project. Cruise Ships will doc as well as ferries at this new location and it will include a shopping arcade, restaurants, and even a Maritime Museum. Ferries […]

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Family

Buying Baby Milk Powder in Shenzhen Qianhai [Video]

In order to allieviet the pressure on Hong Kong of mothers and fathers going to Hong Kong and buying up the baby milk powder in Hong Kong the Shenzhen government has allowed a kind of duty free store for imported goods such as baby milk powder in the Shenzhen Qianhai special zone. The store is […]

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Topway Cable TV Fee check your bank account 

For a couple years I have been a cord cutter in Shenzhen. The other day I was looking at one of my bank account statements and found the entry 有线电视 (yǒuxiàn diànshì) which translates to cable television. Topway Cable company is the cable provider for most of Shenzhen. Around two years ago I was subscribed […]

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Restaurants

Where can I eat the best burger in Shenzhen?

We are asking the question of where to eat the best burger in Shenzhen? Go to the Shenzhen discussion forum to answer. Which restaurant in Shenzhen serves the best cheese burger in Shenzhen? Is there anyone that has been on a burger quest to find Shenzhen’s best burger? If you have taken the time to sample the […]

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Massage & Spa

Queen’s Spa reduces border crossing benefits

Looks like Queen’s Spa business is good enough they don’t need to give as many freebies on the weekend.     We have a full list of spas and massage list of spas and massage parlors in Shenzhen in Shenzhen.  

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Restaurants

Finding a Japanese restaurant in Shenzhen

I was looking for a Japanese restaurant to get a group of friends together for dinner. When searching for authentic Japanese restaurants in Shenzhen I settled on making a booking at Marina Japanese Restaurant because they have large private rooms and an all you can eat special including beer.

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Banking

Did you know you can withdraw RMB from Hong Kong ATMs?

Certain Hong Kong Automated Teller Machines allow you to withdraw Chinese Money from the machine. It is great if you are taking a short trip to Shenzhen to be able to top up on some RMB. I always keep some RMB in my HSBC multi currency account and then run to the HSBC ATM on […]

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Cross Border

The best baseball cap

I am in the customs line now there is a 14 year old girl wearing a baseball cap one side says “69” one side says “fucking problems” and the front says “pervert”! 😀      

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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 […]