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Pros and Cons of Living in Qingdao

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By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Apr 15, 2023

Summary: The pros of living in Qingdao, China include its beautiful coastal scenery, its vibrant culture, and its convenient transportation system. Additionally, Qingdao is home to a variety of international businesses, making it an attractive destination for expats. On the other hand, the cons of living in Qingdao include its high cost of living, its air pollution, and its language barrier. Additionally, the city can be quite crowded, making it difficult to find a quiet place to relax.

What are the pros and cons of living in Qingdao?

Expats, digital nomads and retirees living in Qingdao responded:

"Expats and digital nomads living in Qingdao appreciate the city's stunning coastal scenery, vibrant nightlife, and delicious seafood. They also enjoy the city's low cost of living, which makes it an attractive destination for those looking to stretch their budget. On the other hand, some expats and digital nomads find the language barrier and lack of English-speaking locals to be a challenge. Additionally, the city's air pollution can be a source of frustration for some," explained one expat in Qingdao.

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Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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Ranked The No. 1 TEFL Provider in Ireland. The TEFL Institute of Ireland operates under European standards of education, which are renowned and respected worldwide. Once you complete the course, you will receive a globally recognised certificate, which is a passport to teaching English worldwide and online.
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Ranked The No. 1 TEFL Provider in Ireland. The TEFL Institute of Ireland operates under European standards of education, which are renowned and respected worldwide. Once you complete the course, you will receive a globally recognised certificate, which is a passport to teaching English worldwide and online.
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