Choosing to teach in Xiamen is the perfect choice for those who love the beach and warm weather all year round. Xiamen is in Fujian Province on the south east coast of China.

Xiamen – China

Xiamen was voted the second most liveable city in China. Xiamen mainly consists of Xiamen Island (the main part of the city), Gulangyu Island (a popular tourist area, boasting attractive colonial houses and which is car-free), the north bank area of the Jiulong River and Tong’an County. Xiamen is a vibrant, modern city with a great pace of life and is connected by fast train to Fuzhou, Hangzhou and Shanghai to the north and Shenzhen to the south. Clean air, lots of greenery, beaches and a fascinating mix of Chinese, Western and local Fujianese culture combine to create this unique city.

Location Information

Beautiful beaches / Relaxed pace of life
Safe for solo travellers
Advanced public transport
Cost of living per month inc. rent ¥6,000-¥8,000 RMB per month
Meal for two at mid-range restaurant ¥140
Lunch local restaurant ¥25
A beer for one .5l ¥6
One-way Subway ticket ¥2
Cinema Ticket ¥35
Monthly gym membership ¥180