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Barbershop in Shenzhen

Where Can I get a good haircut?  That’s one of the things I asked when I arrived in Shenzhen, and I still see this asked almost every day in one WeChat group or another.  And it’s an important question! People take their hair very seriously; they want to make sure they don’t leave the barbers […]

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Coffee Family

Cute Pig Cafe in Shenzhen

An animal coffee shop is not a new concept, in Shenzhen or any other place.  In fact, Shenzhen has several of these, some of them well worth visiting.  But ‘Pig Café 猪廊咖啡馆 (Zhulang Kafei Guan) is a new style of coffee shop to hit this city.  The idea is the same as a cat café, […]

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Exhibition

When will exhibitions open in China?

Find out when major exhibitions will open in China and learn how do double check.

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Food & Beverage

Cyclus – A Shuiwei Hidden Gem

Cyclus is located in the popular urban village of Shuiwei, an area known for its F&B. The creative space of 1368 has narrow alleyways, filled with restaurants, bars and coffee shops, and Cyclus holds its own among them all.  In a tough area of high-quality restaurants, it can be difficult to know where to go […]

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Parks

Meilin Mountain, The City Hike

Meilin Mountain is a great hike option for those who do not want to travel too far out of the city, that’s because it located right in the city centre, sprawling across Nanshan and Futian districts.  The highlights of this hike are some great views of downtown Shenzhen (on a clear day), some great nature […]

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Dewan-E-Khass Pakistani Restaurant

Many people might not know there is a Pakistani restaurant in Shenzhen, and in fact its been there for 13 years.  Considered one the cities best kept F&B secrets, this is well worth you venturing out of your comfort zone to try something new. Located in a bustling part of Luohu, this can be an […]

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Shenzhen Talent Park

Shenzhen has no shortage of parks, in fact many of them have been written about by myself for this very account, but as with all things in life, not all are equal.  Shenzhen Talent Park is one of the better parks in the city, a high accolade in what is a ‘city of parks.’  Nestled […]

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Waterfall Hike in Hong Kong

When one thinks of Hong Kong things such as skyscrapers, shopping or hiking might come to mind. But waterfalls will more than likely be the first thing you think of, however some of the waterfalls here are simply awesome and worth adding to your travel itineraries.  In a secluded area of forest lies a HK […]

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Monkeying Around In Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a city full of surprises. I’ve written many articles about things to do in Hong Kong, from challenging hikes, waterfalls, swimming, historic heritage and even Ten Thousand Golden Buddhas. Just when I thought I had seen and done it all, Hong Kong, this magical majestic city once again enchanted and delighted me […]

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An Artistic Day Out in Dafen

  Shenzhen has several art communities and creative spaces, but the most popular and well known one is undoubtedly Dafen Oil Painting Village in Longgang District. In a bustling city like Shenzhen it can sometimes be hard to know where to go during a day off, especially if you don’t fancy a hike or park […]

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Park Hyatt Shenzhen: The Epitome of Luxury

The new Park Hyatt Shenzhen is stunning. With brand-new state-of-the-art facilities and world-renowned design, it stands pride of place as part of the Ping An Finance Centre complex. From the moment you approach the entrance, you know you’re in for something special. To the left is the elevator lobby which will take you to Reception […]

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A Splendid Day Out

Originally published on https://wanderlustwelshman.com Want to read about more cool and interesting places in Shenzhen?  Here are some links to some other places you can explore and enjoy.  And please keep following for more updates about wonderful Shenzhen to explore.  Shenzhen Zoo Evergreen Eco Resort in Nanshan Shenzhen’s Hidden Gems World Famous Art village in Shenzhen Honey Park – A […]

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Where To Buy Christmas Decorations In Shenzhen

  Sungang craft warehouse has been the go to place for arts and crafts in Shenzhen for a long time, but actually there is more to here than just pens and paper. It actually stocks and sells a huge variety of items for almost any season or holiday you can think of, and Christmas is […]

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Shenzhen Zoo

Want to read about more cool and interesting places in Shenzhen?  Here are some links to some other places you can explore and enjoy.  And please keep following for more updates about wonderful Shenzhen to explore.  Evergreen Eco Resort in Nanshan World Famous Art village in Shenzhen Dapeng Fort, A Trip Back in Time Honey […]

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Evergreen Eco Resort in Nanshan

With the new metro line 5 extension recently opening, there is now even more of Shenzhen readily accessible for exploration.  This has opened up some new places to visit that previously had only been accessible by bus, which as we know can be a laborious task at times.  One of these is ‘Evergreen Resort’ in […]

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Shenzhen’s Hidden Gems

Shenzhen has a great deal of places to see and visit. Many of them are small or interesting in their own way, but may not warrant a day trip of their own.  So, if you are ever in these areas, here are a few things you can check out.  Oh, and they are all free […]

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70th Anniversary National Day Light Show

Next week marks the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China, and to celebrate Shenzhen is going all out. The light show at the Civic Centre has had a revamp and now has additional special effects to celebrate the National Day holiday. Every building around the Civic Centre, Futian, is lit up with a […]

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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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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 […]