Nanjing City Profile
Nanjing is a major cultural and educational center, so you're sure to find a teaching job there. This pleasant city is also home to a healthy population of foreign teachers, so you won't feel too isolated. The local tourist office is at 202/1 Zhongshan Beilu.
Nanjing is on China's east coast, in Jiangsu province (just a few hours north of Shanghai).
Nanjing is hot and humid in summer, and is renowned for being one of the "furnaces" of China, but is wet much of the rest of the year. Winters are short but cold, with temperatures sinking below freezing. Spring and autumn are the most pleasant seasons.
Nanjing has regular air connections to all major Chinese cities and daily flights to and from Hong Kong.
Places of Interest
Interesting areas to visit include the Ming tombs and ruins, the tomb of Sun Yat -Sen, the Yangtse River bridge, the Chaotian Palace, and the Museum of History, which features a permanent exhibition on the Rape of Nanking.
The foreign student dormitories are a great place to meet ex-pats and to learn about the current hot spots. You can also try the Black Cat Cafe.