September 2007

Attacked by Giant Spiders!

Okay, now that I have got your attention with the overly sensational headline, let me rephrase that. The hills behind the university are fairly scenic, and criss-crossed with…

The Plant and Flower Market

The Shantou Plant and Flower Market is a pretty cool place — both literally and figuratively — to stop by and get a few green things to brighten…

Home Away from Home

Coming home can be weird. Especially when its to a place you know youll never quite understand. I lived in Shantou for 3 years, from 2003 until 2006….

A new look, a new start

Hey, how is Myshantou’s new look, like it? We have been using the old template since the beginning and it’s time to fresh up with a new one….

Hotels for 200rmb a night?

Hey everyone! You all said you would help if you could! So come on, let’s see it – we have a request for information about hotels that cost…

HappyLand English Club

I received a comment in our blog a while ago from the one of organisers of a local English Club called “HappyLand”. I was quite interested and I…