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Adventurers & Teachers

Taking on the World

Similar to the way that most travelers only get to spend a short amount of time exploring their far-off destinations, they also only get a brief opportunity to experience foreign cultures. And just as teaching abroad lets teachers better investigate new locales, it also allows these instructors to become more fully immersed in native cultures. Working and living in a new place allows teachers to become integrated into the society, enabling them to better understand different peoples and make new friends.


In China’s famous city of electronics and design, Shenzhen, there is a peninsula of foreigners that has been around for decades.


Foreign Restaurants

International Schools


Our Tips and Tricks

Here is a collection of articles from teachers and staff on living in the area!

Shekou Part 3: Banking

Opening a Bank Account Opening a bank account in China is simple. Foreigners can bring their passport to the bank to ask for the service directly. You do not need to provide proof of residence nor proof of income....


Shekou Part 2: Getting Around

Traffic Pedestrians are advised to be ALWAYS careful when crossing the road in Shenzhen. Cars drive on the right hand side of the road. At some junctions of the road, cars are allowed to turn right even the traffic light is red. Bicycles and Electric bicycles are...


Shekou Part 1: Language and Climate

People & Language According to the 2010 census of Shenzhen, there are 10,357,938 ordinary residents living in Shenzhen. Together with the mobile resident (including foreigner and temporary resident), it s estimated a 14 millions people living here. It is also...