Whether you're already living in Tianjin or preparing to move to Tianjin, our Expat Guide to Living in China offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Tianjin. For answers to specific questions, visit our China Forum to talk with expats in Tianjin.
An expat in Tainjin talks about expat life in China. Tainjin has lots of pollution, lousy winters and hot sticky summers. Having an airport and train station are very convenient. Plus, being 2 hours from Beijing is a major bonus.
Culture Shock Report
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Tianjin handle it can be very comforting. Help others preparing to move to Tianjin by filling out our Culture Shock Report.
What are people's priorities in Tianjin - work? family? socializing? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Below are some of the responses from expats in Tianjin:
What should you take with you when you move to Tianjin? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Tianjin? Below are some of the responses from expats in Tianjin:
Parents are invited to answer questions about the schools that their kids attend (Pre-K through High School) in hopes of helping others moving to Tianjin with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Tianjin, take a few minutes to submit a School Review.
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Tianjin. If you are already living in Tianjin, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality Report.
Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Tianjin by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.
How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Tianjin? Help other expats who are preparing to have a baby in Tianjin by filling out our Having a Baby Abroad Report.
What's it like to find a job in Tianjin? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Tianjin? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.