Shekou: The New Monaco?

‘I’ve seen the future and it will be, I’ve seen the future and it will be…’ Prince In China ‘boomtown’ is most definitely a byword for Shenzhen. Whenever I return my time is habitually spent re-visiting places of interest. Trying to fit everything in is sometimes a logistical non-starter and usually something is omitted (this […]

Shenzhen: Pictures from the Origo Café

For those of you who like your café experience quirky, arty and fun as well as classy and unique, here are some images from one of the new editions to the Shenzhen scene. Café Origo is located in Shekou’s NH Cool. Metro: Shuiwan or Sea World. (There are other cafés and bars in the same […]

Shenzhen: International Air Hotel

  By chance, I came across the Shenzhen Airlines logo from afar. It was attached to a white building some way in the distance. At the entrance it became apparent this was no airline office, but a hotel! With the concierge and staff dressed like air hostesses and the place, a virtual palace decorated with […]