posted Lao Ya vs Lao Wai?
on the China forum on July 04, 2015:
replied to the thread Moving to Harbin, China 8.3.15
on the China forum:
My name is Jasmine and I will be teaching English for the next 6 months in Harbin.
Do you all have any advice on what I should and should not bring, the lifestyle, and your person experiences of living here, etc.?
I've read quite a few articles but I feel it's better to hear actual stories from personal accounts. :)
Thanks, I've ordered my down jacket! :)
Interesting city - but very cold winters. LIke minus 10C. Bring your warmest winter clothes or buy them there.
I am going next june 2015 to tianjin and would like to know where is the most convenient place to live in the city.
- I am looking for an apartment more than a house.
- aircleaning and humidity regulation if possible.
- the most convenient is the city center? or not so far from city center?
- near a place to have possibility to jog outside (near the river?)
- if not, near fitness centers
Would suggest homelink which has offices all over China.
Area by Joy City Mall or Olympic Stadium might be possible places to live. Also, Yanlord has nice high rise apartments close to river and subway.
Am not sure whether you are still in time to view this message.
As I am now working in the hospitality industry, I would suggest you to look at possibilities of staying in a serviced suite.
There are a number of options out there in the city, including Pan Pacific, Somerset and Ariva.
Do let me know if you should require any further assistance with your search.
Modern furniture,big western bath room ,nice garden view,newly decoration,bilingual kindergarten
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The insights provided by this article/interview are helpful for anyone considering going to China. Surviving culture shock is all about attitude. You are in their home and if you want to make your stay pleasant and/or permanent it's good to remember that.
Private garden, big bathroom with bath tub, western open kitchen, breath-taking sea view, international schools/kindergarten.