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How to Get the Most Out of Your Life in Shenzhen

Shenzhen: The Book remains the go-to resource for everything you need to take advantage of all that Shenzhen has to offer.

You can still get yourself a fresh copy of The Book at 50% of the cover price. Why? Because the book just launched and you're a reader. So, since this site is the publisher, we wanted to hook you up.

To get a better idea of what you'll be able to access within the book, below is an excerpt about the Tomb of Song Shao Di: Read more »

Q & A With Authors of "Shenzhen: The Book"
Author Interview Shenzhen: The Book just published a new guidebook about Shenzhen titled, Shezhen: The Book.

The project was a colossal effort by longtime Shenzhen residents Ted and Karen Rule. The book covers everything you'd want to know about traveling and living in Shenzhen.

To find out more about how the book was created we sat down with Karen and Ted to discover more about their writing process and their passion for Shenzhen.

When did you start travelling?

Shenzhen: The Book Now Available on
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SHENZHEN RESIDENTS, Business travelers, expats, adventurers, backpackers, Hong Kong day-trippers, and any other Shenzhen visitor seeking quality English information about Shenzhen can now breathe a sigh of relief. Read more »

China Tea Leaves

China Tea Leaves trips were launched in 2017, bringing the approach of our travel guides to life in small group tours. I’ve lived in Shenzhen, China, for five years, soaking up everything I can about the history, culture, language, society, and rhythm of this massive place. These tours are not only planned by me using my own experience and expertise, but I am also your companion and guide throughout the journey. During our tours, I will point out as much as I can about the people, traditions, and language that we encounter together. Read more »

Address & Contact

Address and contact information:
Place Address (English/Pinyin): 
Shenzhen, Nanshan
Place Phone: 
+86 (186) 81562850
How to Get a Chinese Visa

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Looking to visit Mainland China? Maybe you’re going to attend our Cross Border Summit (if so, thank you – you rock!) or maybe you’re coming for the Canton Fair trade show or to visit factories. Whatever the case, 99% sure your passport will require you to file and pay for a passport visa in advance. Read more »

Offline Tools When Traveling in China and Across Borders

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Ways to stay effective while in border crossings and traveling in remote areas in China and Asia.

Wish this post existed when I first started traveling to China. Prepare and equip yourself with the right tools. This will help you maximize those large gaps of time wasters when traveling and doing business in China.

For those not familiar with these inefficiencies – here are a few examples: Read more »



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His paintings are influenced by his travels and his perception of life.



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Distance from Luohu Train Station

I am looking for a secure storage facility that is near Luohu Train Station in Shenzhen.


Which of these locations are closest to Luohu Train Station (in km and travel time)?  It would be great if these locations were close to metro as well.  


1) Bagualing industrial District, Futian district, Shenzhen

2) Huang Guan Xiao Qu, Che Gong Miao Industrial Estate, Futian district, Shenzhen

3) Jin Long Industrial City, Ma Jia Long Industrial Estate, 88 Da Xing Road, Nan Shan district, Shenzhen (Right Next to Ya Fang Ting Center)

4) Xinghua Industrial Estate, no.4 Gong Ye 6th Road, Shekou, Nanshan district, Shenzhen (Intersection of Nan Hai Road and Gong Ye 6th Road)

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[Photo Gallery] Crowne Plaza Guangzhou City Centre
Event Date: 
Jul 14 2016

Crowne Plaza Guangzhou City Centre is an exclusive international 5-star hotel located on Huanshi Road East, the heart of downtown’s bustling commercial and shopping district. An airport express bus station is located at the hotel’s entrance, 32km to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, 7km to Guangzhou East Railway Train Station and walking distance 200m to Guangzhou Metro Station. The hotel features 463 well appointed guest rooms and suites with an extensive city and greenery view. Spacious guest rooms have been designed for comfort, providing exceptional services while accommodating guests’ business and leisure needs. Read more »

Hanlin Language Center
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 Hanlin Language Center      HLC 汉林


Hanlin Language Center is a professional language school. It is located near Peninsula, with only 5 minutes walk to Dongjiaotou station. Hanlin has comfortable environment and is equipped with comprehensive facilities, including activity room, which makes it possible to hold various cultural activities. Read more »

Address & Contact

Address and contact information:
Place Address (English/Pinyin): 
706, 7F, Building A, Li'an Business Tower, Wanghai Road, Shekou (Dongjiao tou station Exit A)
Place Phone: 
+86 (755) 21616006

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