Guangzhou, China

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Feb 10, 2022

Summary: Expats, digital nomads and retirees discuss what it is like to live in Guangzhou, China: Cost of living, Finding a home, Meeting People and more.

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What do I need to know about living in Guangzhou?

When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Guangzhou, they said:

"Be careful and try to make friends. Use Patience at all all times and do not have a temper," added another person living in Guangzhou.

"Take some Chinese classes. It is so frustrating to live here without speaking basic Chinese. And learning to speak is actually quite easy. It's the writing and reading that makes everyone thing Chinese is impossible -- so learn some verbal chinese," explained one expat living in Guangzhou.

How do I meet people in Guangzhou?

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000. Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Some of Joshua's more popular articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 8 Best Places to Live in Croatia and the Living in Mexico Guide. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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