Shenzhen is a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) just across the border from Hong Kong, in China's Guangdong Province. It saw spectactular growth from the 1980's onwards, growing from a village to one of the biggest cities in China. Now a thriving metropolis with many dense skyscrapers, shop and technology companies.
From the Shenzhen Travel Guide
Very bad idea to book this hostel, Very far from the airport!!! The taxi never found the good street. He left me in the middle of nowhere. I take a local men with a moto turn 20minutes to not find the place. No taxi around at 10Pm. The hotel never answer my 100 phone calls!!!Lucky me I speak a little chinese. ... more
Hotel is near Shenzhen airport. Have free bus to and from airport. Nice clean room, with al facilities, good value. I join stay in Vienna Airport Hotel. This hotel have good soft bed. Other hotel is to hard maddress. Have shopping and restaurant street, near hotel, China style. This hotel is like 5 star. From airport is bus service to City. ... more
I was having a vacation last year in October 2009 with my family. Upon arrival, we were having some communication breakdown with the staff and was not so happy about it. The next day, my daughter was having a serious diarrhea and was eventually admitted to hospital. After she was released, the YH staff prepared some light meals especially for her. ... more
Shenzhen Visa (from HK)
Hi all, How about the procedure to apply Shenzhen visa from Hong Kong. I heard we can apply it in immigration near Lu Wu MTR. If anyone know about the procedure please help what we need to bring beside the passport? Thank you. ...
Teaching English in Shenzhen, China
Hi Travelers- I am considering teaching English in Shenzhen with this program: http://www.chinaprogram.org/ProgramDescription.php Has anyone ever heard of it? I can't find reviews online, and I was wondering if anyone knew if it was a scam or not. Thank you! Darcy ...
HongKong, Shenzhen, Macau
Hi, I'll be flying from singapore to HK in early Jan07 for a full week holiday.I'll arrv HK on Sat, morning, I'm planning to visit Shenzhen for 2 nights( Tues to Thurs, to avoid nasty jam) and perhaps Macau. My qns are:- 1)Can I have some suggestions on the itenery, how many days I should stay ...