Expats living in, working in and visiting Dongguan, China use the forum to discuss hotels, things to do, restaurants, local customs, nightlife, tourist traps, warnings or dangers, transportation, shopping, and general tips.
Latest Expat Activity: yesterday
Hi Everyone,I just moved down to Dongguan and I'm looking to see if there is a community or individuals around who are into design.My background is in these fields and I'd love to meet up with others who have similar interests, or people who would like to learn some design.I can do a free short talk or hands on lesson to give a bit of an introduction or try to accomplish a very quick project in 1 short session. (Adobe, Maya, open source design and development, Video, Web, Unity3d, Creative…Continue
Started by Peter Wilkinson. Last reply by Peter Wilkinson yesterday.
hi everyone, I will be moving to dongguan in september and working in the houjie area. The company I work for offered me a shared apartment close to the workplace. I'm just wondering if that is a nice area to live (houjie town) can someone give me some insight about it? is it too far from the city? Continue
Started by sara marie. Last reply by Peter Wilkinson on Saturday.
Hi there,My wife, son and I currently live in Shandong Province but we are currently considering a move to Dongguan in the coming months. My wife has been doing a bit of research for apartments but I just thought I'd try and do a bit too.I was wondering if anyone could advise me if this website and the people who list on there are reliable or not?…Continue
Started by Mark Southall. Last reply by Christine Jul 9.
Hi, I am wondering if anybody here are looking for employees like sales, merchandiser or PA? I worked in a UK company before as the sales supervior and PA to the UK manager. Please feel free to contact me if you are looking for this kind of employee. My email is firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks! Continue
Started by Joanne Lyu. Last reply by Joanne Lyu Jun 5.
Authentic Italian Restaurant San Marco. Italian partner going back, Chinese owner looking for a foreign new partner who does know how to manage and operate Italian restaurant! 200㎡，Gold position, Best chefs from Beijing famous Italian restaurant. The address is 263, Jinxiu Road, Changan, Dongguan which opposite Parkline Hoter. Interested persons please contact Mr. Ed Zhang 189-2587-5558 by 14:00 -17:00pm. Make over is also possible. Do not disturb without sincerity!…Continue
Started by Ed Zhang. Last reply by Ed Zhang May 26.
Hi,I'm looking for options to take my small dog back to the U.S. with me. Can anyone give me a good company to use? He is too big to travel in the cabin so he'd have to be in cargo, however I don't trust the airline, United, that we usually fly to care for him properly. I'd be happy for the help!Thanks,BethContinue
Started by Bethany Wood May 7.
I wondered if anyone could share advice or information on finding someone to tutor me in Mandarin. I teach just outside Humen so I would be looking down here. I have tried self study and find I am just not good at that. I am not looking for tutoring via Skype but face-to-face. Anyone know what the going rate is for a qualified person? Any help would be appreciated.Cheers,WillContinue
Started by Will Marker. Last reply by Zealjoin Zhou Apr 12.
New bar investment in Hengli Town in April + other Locations in outlying towns of DongGuan in the future.British ownedEnglish theme, western beers, craft alesSalaries, conditions and equity stake dependent on experience and suitability.Bar Manager: Chinese National with good English or expat with full visa and high level of mandarin. Equity stake availableBar front of house/staff manager: ideally expat (role is language skill dependent) equity stake availableWaitress staff. Chinese nationals,…Continue
Started by Steve powell. Last reply by Zealjoin Zhou Apr 12.
Hi,I am an Indian, a chartered accountant living in Mumbai. I am considering an opportunity in Dongguan, China. I would like to know the following-1)How safe is city to live in with family?2)What is the cost of living for two to cover accommodation, hi-speed internet, utilities, maid, groceries, local travel, entertainment (a higher middle class life style)?3)What are the options for vegetarian people? Is Indian food available?4)Do people speak English?5)What are the employment opportunities…Continue
Started by Ritesh Ranjan Joharapurkar. Last reply by Zealjoin Zhou Apr 12.