Beibu Gulf Square in Beihai, China
Beibu Gulf Square in Beihai, China
Beibu Gulf Square in Beihai, China

Expat Guide to Living in Guangzhou

Whether you're already living in Guangzhou or preparing to move to Guangzhou, our Expat Guide to Living in China offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Guangzhou. For answers to specific questions, visit our China Forum to talk with expats in Guangzhou.

Culture Shock Report

Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Guangzhou handle it can be very comforting. Help others preparing to move to Guangzhou by filling out our Culture Shock Report.

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More Living in Guangzhou Reports

What are people's priorities in Guangzhou - 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 Guangzhou:
Submit a Living Overseas Report

Moving Overseas Report

What should you take with you when you move to Guangzhou? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Guangzhou? Help others moving to Guangzhou by filling out our Moving Overseas Report.

Submit a Moving Overseas Report

Reviews of Schools in Guangzhou

Reviews and school profiles from expat parents and even a few school administrators in Guangzhou. Great place to find insight into school facilities, teachers and curriculum. Below are some of the reviews from expats in Guangzhou:
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Dream vs. Reality Report

Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Guangzhou. If you are already living in Guangzhou, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality Report.

Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report

Overseas Retirement 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 Guangzhou by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.

Submit a Retire Abroad Report

Having a Baby in Guangzhou Reports

How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Guangzhou? Below are some of the reports from expats in Guangzhou:
Submit a Having a Baby Abroad Report

Working Abroad Report

What's it like to find a job in Guangzhou? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Guangzhou? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.

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Living in China GuideLiving in China Guide

Expats living in China find learning Mandarin a big challenge, but most say that learning even a little is very worthwhile. They also agree that the spitting, squat toilets and Chinese culture take some getting used to.

Moving to ChinaMoving to China Guide

Expats in China offer tips for newcomers and others considering a move to China. Advice what to bring when you move to China, health insurance and healthcare, finding an apartment, expat banking and more.

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Expats living in China discuss health insurance and quality of medical care in China. Tip 1: if you're going to the hospital in China (or to a doctor

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