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Located in the South of China, Dalian is not only a port city but also a major industrial, financial and logistic hub. It has been attracting expatriates and investors in large numbers over the years thanks to its dynamism and its Western architecture.

Known as the "Fashion City", Dalian also holds a huge cultural wealth which you can discover on moving there. You are also likely to enjoy several exotic beaches.

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Wish You Happy Everyday

5 years ago

A recent college graduate teaches English in Dalian, China. You can expect to read about what it's like to be a new teacher and aspiring writer, to learn Chinese and to be perpetually and hopelessly lost linguistically, culturally, philosophically. Not to mention geographically.

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