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    At the first Shanghai Get-Together I met several American expats. I am very grateful that they shared their experience with me.

Living in Nantong

Nantong is a city in the Jiangsu Province in China and is known as "The Pearl of the River and the Sea" because of its location at the mouth of the Yangtze River. For this reason, it is also an important shipping location for the area. Expats living in Nantong will be able to experience the city’s beautiful scenery, as well as visit locations such as Langshan, known as ‘Wolf Hill’, which is home to a Buddhist temple which is a dedication to a monk from the Song dynasty. Other popular sites include the Cao Gong Zhu Memorial Temple, which is a tribute to a local hero who defended the city against pirates in the 16th century. There are also beautiful gardens as well as the Nantong Museum to explore and numerous opportunities to sample local cuisine and explore shops and retail areas.

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The Lantern Festival (元宵节) marks the end of the Chinese Spring Festival. Let's eat Yuanxiao or Tangyuan somewhere, Let's go hiking at Fenghuangling, Let's spend the evening at Tiantan or Liangma Rive
Feb 24, 2024, 11:00 AM
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I am thrilled to invite you to the splendid new restaurant and bar, Yingdin Jing A, in the well known Shichahai area. Acclaimed as “Historical and Cultural Scenic District” by the municipal governm
Bavaria Bar&Restuarant was founded in 2009.It is one of the largest western restaurant in Tianjin. It showcases elegant modern German cuisine, the finest seasonal ingredients, and both classic and in
Join us on Saturday, February 24th at 100 Century Avenue Steakhouse in the fabulous Park Hyatt, one of Shanghai's most exclusive and exciting venues designed by the world-famous Tony Chi. We're happ

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Moving to Nantong

Nantong is described as a very affordable place to live in, especially in comparison with other major Chinese cities. The city has a wide range of housing options, so expatriates moving to Nantong should not have any problems finding accommodation. The climate of Nantong is hot and humid in the summer months, with very low temperatures in the winter due to the Siberian high winds that can affect the area. Nantong is relatively close to Shanghai and can be accessed easily via rail or road. Getting around the city itself is easy due to its size and an expatriate moving to Nantong will find that there are plenty of buses and taxis, whilst cycling is another preferred method of travel. The city is home to a number of recommended schools as well as a successful university, Nantong University, and expats moving to Nantong with families may also benefit from the city’s international school. Relocating to Nantong can nevertheless be a daunting prospect, and by joining InterNations expatriates can connect with others in order to find out key information about moving to and settling in the city as well as answer vital questions about education, housing and more.

Working in Nantong

Nantong is known for being an important agricultural center in the Jiangsu province, with a number of products being processed in the area including salt, wheat, cotton, rice, fruit and more, whilst fishing is also an important part of the industry. As a fast growing city, expatriates working in Nantong will find that there are also opportunities in other areas such as education, distribution, food processing, textiles, electronics and more. Detailed information on sourcing work and the types of industries in which expats may work in Nantong may be found on InterNations, simply get in touch with and ask fellow expats living in Nantong. InterNations is a large online expat community where members can network and share information and advice and is a great place for those new to Nantong who may need some help with finding their feet.

  • David Thyne

    At the first Shanghai Get-Together I met several American expats. I am very grateful that they shared their experience with me.

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    It is just so easy to find other international people and global minds with InterNations. I didn´t know there were so many in Shanghai.

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