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.


That’s Guangzhou

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


Bunga Monkey

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


Life of Guangzhou

City guide


Guangzhou Stuff

Social networking site featuring Guangzhou local events and nightlife


South China Morning Post

Local and international news publication



Expat community, that offers connection, groups and events.


Currency converter

A universal currency converter



Free worldwide internet telephone service