5 Reasons Why Living in China is Totally Awesome

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China can be challenging sometimes, but most of the time there’s no place you would rather be. We asked you what you love most about living in China. Here are the top 5 reasons why life in the Middle Kingdom is totally awesome:



1 The Places You’ll Go

Have the travel bug? China is a great place to be. When you live here, travel is convenient and inexpensive. Not only is there plenty to see within China, but the rest of Southeast Asia is just a stone’s throw away. So hop on the next flight, bus, or bullet train and make the most of your prime location.


2 Safe in the Streets

You’ll hardly ever have to worry about violent crime in China, regardless of what time if day it is or where in the city you are. Guns are illegal for civilians in China, which plays a big part. Plenty of you report feeling much safer on China’s streets than at home – so no need to worry about taking that 3am stroll through the city.

0033 People Make the Place

It’s easy to meet people in China. The expat community is friendly and welcoming, and there’s no shortage of locals who will find you interesting. It’s a great chance to make friends from all over the world, some of whom will become lifetime pals.

4 Living Large on a Budget

Want to take a taxi? Get a massage? Grab some food at street stall? Chances are these things are all much cheaper in China than they are in your home country. Daily living costs in China are fairly low, giving you the chance to save up some cash. The more you live like the locals, the more you save.

5 Great Eats

Ah, Chinese food. Real, authentic Chinese food can be hard to find back home, so here’s your opportunity to gorge yourself on the good stuff – dumplings, hot pot, noodles, dim sum, Chinese-style BBQ, and so much more. There’s a reason why the Chinese take so much pride in their food, and you get to enjoy it.

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