Cities in China

Cities in China


Located in the Guangdong Province of China, Shenzhen is a clean modern city with beautiful sky scrapers, wide boulevards, and lots of beautiful parks to keep the city fresh. Shenzhen is a very hip and modern cities with lots of nice eateries, nightlife, and cafes to hang out at. This city is a very convenient city for ESL teachers because of its modern atmosphere and easy access to western lifestyle. Another perk of being in Shenzhen is, its an hour away from Guangzhou, Macao, and Hong Kong!

Quick Facts about Shenzhen:
About 15 million people in the Shenzhen vicinity
8 metro Lines with another 4 in construction
Language: Mandarin and Cantonese
Climate: Sub tropical with hot summers and mild winters.


Guangzhou is a very cultural city with a lot of historical buildings and scenery to look at. The food here is amazing with lots of inexpensive eateries and the best Dim Sum restaurants are located here. Some of the benefits of living in Guangzhou are; Canton Tower, the Pearl Delta River, a collection of the Chimelong Resorts, and the modern district of Tianhe.

Quick Facts about Guangzhou:
Population: 20 million in the Guangzhou metropolitan
8 metro lines
Language: Mandarin and Cantonese
Climate: Sub tropical with hot summers and mild winters
Lowest cost of living among the major cities in China


Shanghai is a very international city with many bustling buildings and futuristic skyscrapers. Teaching in Shanghai can be a daunting thing as the city is very fast pace. However, Shanghai has it all~ from top class restaurants, high end bars, to the never ending parties. Enjoy touring along the Huangpu River or visit the art galleries near Suzhou Creek. There’s no shortage of things to see in Shanghai.

Quick Facts about Shanghai:
Population: 24 million in the Shanghai metropolitan
2 major airports, 16 metro lines, 4 major train stations
Language: Mandarin and local dialects
Climate: 4 distinct weathers with hot summers and cold winters.
People in Shanghai are considered the most fashionable.


Beijing is the Capital of China, with one of the most unique cultures to discover. From the Forbidden Palace to the most unique bar, there are lots to see here. Take a hike a long the Great Wall, or take a tour around San Li Tun midday. Beijing was the host of the 2008 Summer Olympics. In addition to the historical buildings, enjoy the famous Peking Duck.

Quick Facts about Beijing:
About 16 million people in the Beijing Metropolitan
There are 14 metro lines.
Language: Mandarin
Climate: 4 distinct weather.