Expat Guide to Living in Shenzhen
Whether you're already living in Shenzhen or preparing to move to Shenzhen, our Expat Guide to Living in China offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Shenzhen. For answers to specific questions, visit our China Forum to talk with expats in Shenzhen.
One expat in Shenzhen described her experiences with culture shock. She had difficult adjusting to the local food and lifestyle, but knows that the stages of culture shock will pass and appreciates having friends there to support her.
More Culture Shock Reports for Shenzhen
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Shenzhen handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Shenzhen:
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Living Overseas Report
What are people's priorities in Shenzhen - work? family? socializing? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Help other expats and people moving to Shenzhen by filling out our Living Overseas Report.
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Moving Overseas Report
What should you take with you when you move to Shenzhen? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Shenzhen? Help others moving to Shenzhen by filling out our Moving Overseas Report.
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Submit an International School Review
Reviews of Schools in Shenzhen
Reviews and school profiles from expat parents and even a few school administrators in Shenzhen. Great place to find insight into school facilities, teachers and curriculum. Below are some of the reviews from expats in Shenzhen:
Dream vs. Reality Report
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Shenzhen. If you are already living in Shenzhen, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality Report.
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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 Shenzhen by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Working Abroad Report
What's it like to find a job in Shenzhen? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Shenzhen? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.
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