Practical Tools

There are several free English magazines which let you know what is happening around Guangzhou. You can usually find these in hotel lobbies, restaurants and bars and import food shops. The most popular is that’s PRD which is a free monthly publication that provides many business listings including medical, museums, restaurants, schools and events happening around town.

In addition the following tools and websites will help you settle into your new home.

 

Guangzhou International

Official information from the city government to international visitors.
english.gz.gov.cn

 

That’s Guangzhou

Besides the magazine, you can find a lot of information online, like listings, news, articles and events.
www.thatsmags.com

 

Bunga Monkey

Here is a great online taxi book, where you can find addresses, promotions and also events.
www.bungamonkey.com

 

Life of Guangzhou

City guide
www.lifeofguangzhou.com

 

Guangzhou Stuff

Social networking site featuring Guangzhou local events and nightlife
www.gzstuff.com

 

South China Morning Post

Local and international news publication
www.scmp.com

 

InterNations

Expat community, that offers connection, groups and events.
www.internations.org/guangzhou-expats

 

Currency converter

A universal currency converter
www.xe.com

 

Skype

Free worldwide internet telephone service
www.skype.com

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