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Take A Trip Through Thai Cuisine At The InterContinental Shenzhen

There are two types of people in the world. Those who love Thai food, and those who haven’t tried Thai food yet. The much-loved cuisine has found its way into our hearts and our bellies with its Tom Yum Soup and Pad Thai. These famous dishes put Thailand on the culinary map, but take a […]

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Shopping

Marvel x Miniso at Coco Park Shopping Mall

If you love Marvel 3000, then you will be excited to learn that Chinese retailer Miniso has partnered up with Marvel to bring you all sorts of merchandise from your favorite superheroes. Located on B1 in Coco Park shopping mall in Futian, this collaboration is must-see for fans of all things Marvel. From the Mark […]

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activities outdoor Parks

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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Apartments

Combining Work and Life Together?

One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things. – Henry Miller Shenzhen is a city with the fastest pace of life. As famous art critic John Berger says, “Every city has a sex and an age which have nothing to do with demography”. Rome is feminine, London is an urchin, […]

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Cross Border

Liantang SZ-HK Control Point To Open In September

Crossing the border between Shenzhen and Hong Kong can be a headache at the best of times. No matter which control point you choose to cross, there is a good chance that it is going to be crowded. It’s not surprising that the control points are so busy when you consider that the Shenzhen border […]

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Hotels

Courtyard by Marriott Shenzhen Northwest Appoints New General Manager Mr. Jeffrey Chan

It is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Jeffrey Chan as General Manager for Courtyard by Marriott Shenzhen Northwest. He will be fully in charge of hotel overall operation and strategical performance measures and targets. With career spanning nearly 30 years in the hospitality industry, Jeffrey brings with his extensive hotel experiences from Hong […]

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activities outdoor travel

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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Hotels

InterContinental Shenzhen: You Don’t Need To Leave The City To Enjoy The Beach

Nothing says summertime quite like the beach. Whether it’s building sandcastles with the kids, throwing a ball around in the water with friends, relaxing with your partner in the sun over a bottle of chilled wine, or just enjoying some alone time catching up with your favorite author on a sun lounger. Unfortunately, the summertime […]

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Nightlife

An Essential Guide To EDM Clubs in Shenzhen

An Essential Guide To EDM Clubs in Shenzhen Nothing gets the heart racing like an EDM club. The lights, the people, the atmosphere, and of course, the music. It’s quite an incomparable experience. Shenzhen is a huge city that has adopted the ethos of ‘work hard, play hard’ with some enthusiasm. There’s certainly no shortage […]

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Hotels

The Langham, Shenzhen Partners Haute Couture Brand The Atelier to Present The Atelier by Prof. Jimmy Choo OBE Afternoon Tea and “Futuristic” Themed Wedding Gown Show

Continuing a 150-year legacy of European luxury, The Langham, Shenzhen is always committed to providing guests with sincere service and an enchanting experience. From 1 September to 30 November, The Langham, Shenzhen will be in collaboration the haute couture brand The Atelier to present The Atelier by Prof. Jimmy Choo OBE Afternoon Tea. In addition, the“Futuristic” […]

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Nightlife

Top Quiz Nights In Shenzhen

The quiz night is one of the great pastimes of going to a bar. It’s where you can spend a few hours a week having a bit of fun and letting off some steam, where your encyclopedic knowledge of seemingly useless information suddenly comes in handy, and where friends are made, and lost, and made […]

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News

Indonesian Sales Mission For 10 Priority Destinations And 10 Branding Destinations Guangzhou – Shenzhen, 13 – 15 August 2019

In order to achieve the target number of 20 million international tourists to Indonesia in the year of 2019, particularly 2.8 million of Chinese tourists to Indonesia, the Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Indonesia (MoT) cq. Directorate of International Tourism Marketing for Great China Area will be organizing an event namely the Indonesian […]

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Hotels

Hyatt Regency Shenzhen Yantian Opens in East Shenzhen

Newly opened hotel in the heart of Yantian District of Shenzhen brings Hyatt Regency brand’s signature hospitality and connecting guests to the booming city Hyatt Regency Shenzhan Yantian celebrated its opening today in the east of Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China. The 298-room hotel aims to bring the Hyatt Regency brand’s signature intuitive service and energizing […]

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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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activities

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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Restaurants

Kokoni Restaurant: The Art Of Kaiseki At Raffles Shenzhen

Recently, a new kaiseki restaurant opened in Raffles Shenzhen called Kokoni. Since its opening, the restaurant has been redefining what kaiseki is for the people in Shenzhen and has been setting a new high standard for Japanese cuisine across the city. Located on the 34th floor, Kokoni boasts a view of the city that rivals […]

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Hotels

Raffles Shenzhen: The Best Room View In Shenzhen

You look along the coast to see the east of the city sprawling out before you. The Ping’an Finance Centre in Futian, and further in the distance the KK100 Building in Luohu. Towards the west, there is the ferry terminal in Shekou, where the bay opens up into the South China Sea. Right below you […]

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Hotels

The Park Hyatt Brand Celebrates Debut Of Park Hyatt Shenzhen

The new Park Hyatt hotel will offer a level of luxury and service unparalleled in the southern Chinese city Park Hyatt Shenzhen celebrates its opening in southern China. Sitting atop a 48-story skyscraper in the heart of the Futian central business district in Shenzhen, the brand new hotel is designed to provide a luxurious oasis […]

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Charity

Simply Captivating

In remote locations, there are many older girls who have missed MOST of their schooling. They are largely illiterate and need a lucky break. Captivating’s My First Job Program trains girls to become either Assistant Chefs or Tailors. Their team then safely transitions and mentors the girls into their first job. This is just one […]