Travel Blogs from Shenzhen, China

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Breast is best - and good for making money too!, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Breast is best - and good for making money too!

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... woman surnamed Xia has recently become the first wet nurse in Guangdong Province after she was employed by a local family in Shenzhen, Guangzhou Daily reported. In addition to breast-feeding the baby, Xia, who comes from East China's Jiangxi Province, ...

Bus Station and Miscommunication, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Bus Station and Miscommunication

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... to see if we could access everything we usually use like travelpod, hotmail, google, and of course facebook because we have heard China blocks some sites. Sadly we found out facebook is blocked, so no updates and checking up on friends for us this month. ...

Shenzhen by night, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Shenzhen by night

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... to get from the airport to the border with Hong Kong, or how many minutes from Luohu railway station on the China side out to Shenzhen's airport, located some distance from the sprawl of high-rise buildings and motorways. It didn't help that my flight ...

Border Crossing, Shenzen, China travel blog

Border Crossing

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... from walking around with my pack an getting a little paranoid at the stares from the Chinese which I knew would happen but though Shenzhen being so close to Hong Kong would see many foreigners but I guess we are still something of a novelty to most. ...

Nipping across the border for a bit of shopping, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Nipping across the border for a bit of shopping

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... request cosmetics and perfumes and brand clothing (kinda funny when you can get genuine knockoffs for cheaper in China). So the other day I was at the Shenzhen=Hong Kong Lo Wu border just before 6.30am and all around me were people with rolley ...

CHINA!, Shekou, China travel blog

CHINA!

A travel blog entry by schipper

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... trip and truly an unforgettable weekend. I left immediately after school on Thursday for the airport and caught a 3 hour flight from Bangkok to Shenzhen. Because it was at night, and due to the time change, I was scheduled to arrive at 11:30pm. The flight ...

My Birthday, Shenzhen, China travel blog

My Birthday

A travel blog entry by roxyhughes

Officially i celebrated my birthday the weekend before when we had a housewarming party in our new flat, then went out to True Colour club on a Dom mission and danced the night away until i collapsed in a chinese wedding bed and had to be taken ...

The Doors of the Church are Open..., Shenzhen , China travel blog

The Doors of the Church are Open...

A travel blog entry by exploreris

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... personal prayers and readings, but during the first week of training another teacher shared information about a Christian church in Shenzhen. The ad showed English services were offered on Saturdays at 7pm. My schedule finally permitted me to attend so I ...

China's Silicon Valley, Shenzhen, China travel blog

China's Silicon Valley

A travel blog entry by mark.and.amaris

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... they have it at home.  5. Transportation     Subway – We only rode on a couple of lines, and realized Shenzhen was really big. You could probably ride on the subway from one side of Shenzhen to the other and it would take you 2 ...

Train to Hong Kong, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Train to Hong Kong

A travel blog entry by jramsden271

... had aircon, but maybe due to the number of the people on the train it was too hot to sleep much. Arrived at Shenzhen next morning before 7. Crossing the border and getting to urban Hong Kong couldn't be easier. From the platform, bilingual signs ...

Hello Adam or should I say Mr. Zhou?, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Hello Adam or should I say Mr. Zhou?

A travel blog entry by cdavis0496

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... 2 blocks, a mere 5 minutes from the main intersection with towering buildings that looked brand new, my little nook and corner of Shenzhen was like the local "barrio". A zone that might not have the best roads nor building, food stalls and vendors taking ...

Old Friends and New Friends, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Old Friends and New Friends

A travel blog entry by grubear

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... who you may remember when we first met back in October on Hainan Island (海南岛) and from subsequent adventures in Shenzhen.  He had a little daughter nearly 2 months ago, and this weekend was a great opportunity to meet her! ...

The nice Doctor in Schenzhen, Shenzhen, China travel blog

The nice Doctor in Schenzhen

A travel blog entry by jasieniukrtw

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We were invited to the home of Chi to see how a Chinese family lives. He and his wife took us out for dim ...

China is the world as we know it in reverse..., Shenzhen, China travel blog

China is the world as we know it in reverse...

A travel blog entry by roxyhughes

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Well basically, think about the way you would normally go about doing something, then reverse it and that's basically China. Down to the smallest things - on the tv the lower button turns the volume up etc. Today in the supermarket there was a chart ...

Chezaaaaaan, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Chezaaaaaan

A travel blog entry by fourwego

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After a very good nights sleep, being spoilt by a soft sleeper, we arrived in shenzhen. With little knowledge of the city, we were surprised to enter a tropical metropilys. Hot and humid but bearable after -25! With the helping hand of a frappachino, we ...

Hot Pot, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Hot Pot

A travel blog entry by david.aileen

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... and Sooki from the resort helped to make sure that we didn't make a fool of ourselves.  The typical industrial side of Shenzhen is still evident.  The port is only bigger and better than before since the opening of the bridge connection to Hong ...

Day 3, New Territories, Hong Kong travel blog

Day 3

A travel blog entry by mackin

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... ve every had. Then off to HAPPY HOUR we go!! 2 hrs into Happy Hour a terrific plan is hatched, let's get a taxi into Shenzhen City and check out a local Restaurant and Bar!! Great idea excepting the fact that not one person in all Shenzhen City speaks one ...

Day 4, New Territories, Hong Kong travel blog

Day 4

A travel blog entry by mackin

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Day 4 With thunderstorms and Torrential rain through the night, it was with very nervous hands that I pulled back the curtains... But a gasp of relief is issued as overcast sky's are the only hurdle that remains from the harrowing night ...at least for ...

Onto Shenzhen! , Shenzhen, China travel blog

Onto Shenzhen!

A travel blog entry by aswanson

... up and had to pack up all our bags to move along to mainland China! We took a train from East Tsim Sha Tsui to Shenzhen, ChinaShenzhen to China is like Tijuana to California.  It is right on the border, and we had to pass through customs and ...

Najbogatejše kitajsko mesto, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Najbogatejše kitajsko mesto

A travel blog entry by becy1976

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Hostel, ki sva ga imela rezerviranega je bil prava štala, kot da ga nebi skoraj nikoli čistili. Ogrevanja ni bilo, tako da sva bila vesela, da sva dva. Uspelo se nama je celo stuširati. No ja, skratka, stvar za pozabiti. ...

Shenzhen, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Shenzhen

A travel blog entry by valach

Crossing the border to the mainland and taking train to ...

‘Happy mid-Autumn festival!…’, Shenzhen, China travel blog

‘Happy mid-Autumn festival!…’

A travel blog entry by nias-adventures

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... closes the curtains for me. I can’t do anything!  Anyway, so tomorrow we’re going to the shopping mall in Shenzhen, well, one of. Wednesday 22nd This morning I’m up at 6, seems my body clock is set well to work already.  We ...

The busride from hell, Shenzhen, China travel blog

The busride from hell

A travel blog entry by mburghouwt

... weren't a whole lot of options left for us. We ended up booking tickets for a bus trip of 8-9 hours from Yangshuo to Shenzhen. Not a sleeper bus. The bus left an hour late and we were already getting nervous, why? Because the border between Shenzhen and ...

Let's Get It Started In Here!, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Let's Get It Started In Here!

A travel blog entry by exploreris

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... away. Due to visa regulations, there is a specific time limit certain things must be processed once one who plans to work in China arrives, thus we got started right away. After a morning of introductions and review of the onboarding process, we hit the ...

...and dim sum!, Shenzhen, China travel blog

...and dim sum!

A travel blog entry by exploreris

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... For a few moments everyone just sat looking at the dishes waiting for someone to make the first move. One of the staff members said "in China no rules, you can eat"! Nothing else needed to be said, from that point on the dolly spun around and around while ...

Leaving Lowu, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Leaving Lowu

A travel blog entry by raymondc

... our bags at the left luggage counter to explore the local area. We had heard a lot of bad things about this part of Shenzhen, and sure enough found the Lowu Commercial Centre rather hard to take. It was full of touts wanting to lead us to restaurants, ...

Final Days in China (large update), Shenzhen Shi, China travel blog

Final Days in China (large update)

A travel blog entry by strukoffsisters

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... locals. I went to a calligraphy night class which was pretty fun and we got to learn from the calligraphy club of Shenzhen Polytechnic. I was more interested in painting pretty pictures with my ink but I did learn some Chinese characters. Some of the ...

Clearing Customs, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Clearing Customs

A travel blog entry by bodaciousblocks

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... pricy international taxes, we took a bus from the airport (it is on it's own man-made island) just across the botrder to China.  Customs was very confusing.  We had to get off two seperate places and face the sneering glare of a custom's agent ...

Have you ever heard of Yi-Lian, Shenzhen, China travel blog

Have you ever heard of Yi-Lian

A travel blog entry by vasquez3

You know the drill by ...

The Only Stamps I Collect Are In My Passport, Shenzhen, China travel blog

The Only Stamps I Collect Are In My Passport

A travel blog entry by tffnyhu

... nbsp;a little hectic catching up with school and I got called to be an MC for the Hall Choir Concert. Currently, I'm in Shenzhen, China! Yesterday morning and early afternoon, the ITC program had a factory visit to Coats Zipper and Thread company...which ...

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