Ten Reasons To Live In Shenzhen China
Reason Number Ten:
Located in the sub-tropical area of China, you will have mild winters and warm weather all year around. With the exception of maybe 1 week, you will forget what a cold winter is like. If the year-round warm weather is for you, then Shenzhen is the place for you.
Reason Number Nine:
Do you like to play casino games occasionally? Did you envy those friends who were able to take weekend trips to either Las Vegas or Atlantic City? Macao, the Vegas of Asia is located just an hour ferry ride from Shenzhen. Whether it’s for sightseeing, shopping, or checking your luck on the slot machines, Macao is a very close destination.
Reason Number Eight:
Want to enjoy the luxury of being able to party in Hong Kong, but stay away from the high cost of living there? Shenzhen is just located about a 30-minute train ride from all the action. Enjoy the low cost of living Shenzhen has to offer and take weekend trips to Hong Kong to enjoy life as a cosmopolitan. You can enjoy the benefits of both worlds.
Reason Number Seven:
Very modern public transportation awaits you in Shenzhen with 8 metro lines operating, with another 6 under construction. Get around the city very easily for a very low cost. Each metro ride costing just below 50 cents per ride. Enjoyed one too many cocktails and missed the last metro ride? Don’t worry. A taxi ride across town is about $10 maximum.
Reason Number Six:
OCT- Overseas Chinese Town, located in the Nanshan District of Shenzhen houses many art galleries, yuppie cafes, and classy jazz bars. Great place to stroll around a Sunday afternoon after lunch, or a great place to enjoy a cocktail while watching a live band.
Reason Number Five:
We have a great club/bar street area known as Coco Park. In this alley, there are many clubs door to door. So if you feel like salsa, hip-hop and techno music all in one night out, this is the place for you. In addition to clubs, there are bars, craft beers, sports bar, along with a pizza stand. So for those who want to meet with friends for a hamburger dinner, followed by craft beer before going to a club, everything is conveniently located in one complex!
Reason Number Four:
Are you into technology and gadgets? In Shenzhen, there is a place called Huaqiang Bei. It’s a computer and mobile phone super shopping center. One kilometer road with buildings of stores filled with mobile phones, computers, accessories, cables, anything you can think of, you can find it here. One expat actually came to Huaqiang Bei center, bought different parts to make his own replica of the iPhone 6.
Reason Number Three:
Do you like Dim Sum? Shenzhen is filled with famous dim sum restaurants. Whether you are looking for a 5-star hotel dining experience, or a quick Cantonese style dim sum breakfast at a budget cost, Shenzhen is famous for a variety of dim sum restaurants. In China, dim sum is referred to morning tea.
Reason Number Two:
Are you ready to venture out to China, but a bit worried that China may not suit your western standard living requirements? Then Shenzhen is the city for you. Shenzhen has been a highly developed city with many high rise buildings constructed in the past ten years. China is really aiming to make Shenzhen a modern and international city.
Reason Number One:
For Teach Recruiting is based in Shenzhen China. Our founder has chosen Shenzhen to be his home due to the reasons listed above. Because we are located in Shenzhen, teachers who choose to teach English in Shenzhen will be able to get the best support upon arrival to China. Whether it’s getting connected to an English speaking real estate agent, or where can I get some delicious noodles, anything Shenzhen related we can help!
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