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Metro Time Extended for Halloween

on 10/31/2016 - 12:37 pm

To help people enjoy the Halloween Celebrations across town, the Shenzhen Metro has decided to extend the schedule for today. The departure time of the last trains from each end will be 12 midnight tonight.
If you're looking for things to do this Halloween, check out the Ultimate Guide to Halloween in Shekou. or the map for the kid's Trick or Treating Trail.
Happy Halloween!

Special Edition Halloween Podcast 2016

on 10/26/2016 - 03:12 pm

This year we have so much going on for Halloween we understand that it can be daunting reading the very long list in our Ultimate Guide to Halloween in Shekou. We thought this would be a good time to produce our very first podcast.
Click the play button in the bar below to start listening or right-mouse click here and select 'SAVE AS' to download the mp3 file to listen to it at your convenience.

Play Music Pause Music Stop Music

Timecode Reference:
Intro: 00:00 - 00:40
Shopping Info: 00:40 - 02:45
Events for Kids: 02:46 - 05:43
Trick or Treating Trail: 05:44 - 08:10
Events for Adults:  08:11 - 14:00

The Ultimate Guide to Halloween in Shekou (with Trick or Treating)!

on 10/21/2016 - 08:08 am

Halloween is this weekend! If you don't have a costume yet, there's a guide of the places to buy Halloween gear here in Shenzhen included in this post; as well as Events for Kids, a Fantastic Trick or Treating Trail and a list of the weekend long events for adults.
There's a lot of stuff in this post. If you don't feel like reading all this, click here to listen to our Special Edition Halloween Podcast! In fact, it's our very first podcast. Enjoy!

Where to Buy Halloween Gear

Most people nowadays are buying their Halloween gear online. If that's not your style or you're wanting to trying things on or browse what's available, here's a list of pl ...

Weekly Cruises Depart Shekou From Nov 13th for 3,599 RMB!

on 10/15/2016 - 08:27 pm

It's official! The first cruise to set sail from Shekou will be SuperStar Virgo from Star Cruises. Their Virgo Grand Voyage will leave Prince Bay Port in Shekou, Shenzhen on Sunday November 13th for a 5-Day Voyage to Vietnam and back.

Virgo is a five star luxury cruise ship with more than twenty-five restaurants, bars, entertainment and activities. It's home port will be the new Prince Bay Port in Shekou, Shenzhen. the only domestic Chinese port that can accommodate the larger 220,000 ton cruise ships.


We're delighted to have been invited to the opening party and be among the first group of people to embark upon the SuperStar Virgo in Shekou, S ...

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival: Deals, Activities & Events

on 09/15/2016 - 08:22 am

This week's newsletter comes a day early as we celebrate the Mid-Autumn festival. Super Typhoon Meranti has veered away from us so we can comfortably go out and enjoy the short holiday. As usual there's plenty of great stuff; including a few holiday-themed activities and a chance to see an eclipse. Happy Holidays!
Mid-Autumn Festival Buffets and Activities at The Hilton
On Thursday the Buffet Lunch in OPEN at the Hilton in Shekou is just RMB 238/person including free flow of soft drinks, juice and beer and the Buffet Dinner is just RMB 468/person including one glass of house wine and free flow of soft drinks, juice and beer. If you go during dinner time, you can enjoy lobst ...

Watch a Lunar Eclipse this Mid-Autumn Festival

on 09/14/2016 - 05:48 pm

According to the Hong Kong Observatory, we will have a chance to witness penumbral lunar eclipse during the Mid-Autumn Festival holiday. Weather permitting we can catch a glimpse at 3.05am September 17. The event will last for four hours and three minutes
As the moon passes through the penumbra (partial shadow) of the Earth, the moon will become slightly dimmer. More information to assist moon-watching by the public, the times of moonrise, transit, moonset, full moon and penumbral lunar eclipse during the Mid-Autumn Festival period are available here. 
The last lunar eclipse during the Mid-Autumn full moon that was visible in Hong Kong was a total lunar eclipse on ...

Meranti is Coming... a Mid Autumn Festival Typhoon?

on 09/12/2016 - 10:55 pm

UPDATE: 3pm Wednesday Sept 14th. The Hong Kong Observatory today announced that "Super Typhoon Meranti was estimated to be about 570 kilometres east of Hong Kong (near 22.6 degrees north 119.7 degrees east) and is forecast to move northwest at about 20 kilometres per hour towards the coast of Fujian.... according to the present forecast track of Meranti, winds generally over Hong Kong today are not expected to strengthen significantly and the chance of issuing the Strong Wind Signal No.3 today is not high. Meranti is expected to be closest to Hong Kong tomorrow morning, skirting around 400km to the east of the territory. There will be occasionally strong winds over offshore waters and o ...

Where to Go Tonight for Chinese Valentine's Day

on 08/09/2016 - 04:20 pm

Haven't decided where to go tonight? Don't worry, here are 7 great options... whether you want something special for this Chinese Valentine's Day or just feel like going out for a drink or bite to eat.
Multiple Romantic Options at the Hilton
The Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai Hotel has prepared multiple dining options to help you celebrate Chinese Valentine’s Day with your beloved one: An afternoon tea set for two; a Dinner Buffet including two glasses of ‘Opera’ sparkling rose wine and a special gift for ladies; two special set menus at Sui Xuan; and a special Champagne offer at Eden Garden. Click here for details.
The ...

Tickets Now On Sale for Cruises To/From Shekou!

on 07/16/2016 - 06:01 pm

8 Cruise Ship Voyages are currently on sale now to/from Shekou's new Cruise Ship Port in Prince Bay!
Be one of the first to experience these unforgettable luxury trips!
If you're looking for information regarding the weekly Star Cruises from November 13th, 2016  starting at 3,599 RMB, click here. Otherwise, see below for the Ultra Luxury Cruises by SilverSeas.
This is the first English-language announcement of Shekou's cruise ships; including ship details, voyages, amenities and more. Contact the cruise sales office if you're ready to book your luxurious cabin today or if you would like more information.
About Shekou's New Cruise Ship Port

The homeport of ...

Dragon Boat Festival Weekend - BBQs, Dancing, Euro & More...

on 06/10/2016 - 08:54 am

Some may have taken off for the long Dragon Boat Festival weekend but that doesn't mean that the rest of us in town can't have a good time. The great thing about this weekend is all of these events are great for groups or even if you're here alone. Come on down and spend the weekend in Shekou to enjoy wth old friends or make new ones!
All-You-Can-Eat Sweet Pork Ribs PLUS Freeflow Tiger Beer at The Snake Pit
Enjoy the Dragon Boat Festival Weekend at The Snake Pit with All-You-Can-Eat Sweet BBQ Pork Ribs and All-You-Can-Drink Tiger Draft Beer this Friday from 7pm. I suggest you get there early if you want to enjoy the ribs; however, the Tiger beer will flow freely until closing for a ...