Fancy working for Qingdao University? The school traces its roots back to the German-Chinese College (Deutsch-Chinesische Hochschule/青岛特别高等专门学堂) was founded in 1909.
Did you know that Qingdao is the home to one of the world’s top locomotive and passenger train car manufacturers that supplies equipment to Hong Kong, Chicago, Buenos Aires, and more?
The Qingdao fire department will soon have 2 new airborne tools to help them out in fighting fire.
This bare chested (and fit!) Qingdaonese is handing over a bag of frothy goodness in the grandest of Qingdao traditions – Tsingtao Beer in a plastic bag. Straws available upon request!
A decent place to take a break from the everyday shopping experience in Qingdao, and the supermarket on B1 has a lot of goods that you probably cannot find elsewhere in Qingdao.
Every once in a while something from the days of the German occupation of Qingdao crops up on the net. Check out this copper plaque showing the Port of Qingdao (Hafen von Tsingtau).
The original Qingdao Camera Factory was located on Yan An San Lu and is no longer in existence. Check out this photo from the early 90’s.
If you are in Qingdao and want to go to a basketball game, you’re in luck! Go to an Eagles game and shout out “Shuang Xin Dui, Jia You!”
Jimo, a suburb of Qingdao, will be the future home of a car plant producing the VW Bora Electric Vehicles.
The future of art restoration and replication is on display in Qingdao in the Huangdao Development Zone, aka “Kaifaqu”.
So, it looks like they are filming movies in Qingdao after all. Iron Sky 3, Pacific Rim 2, Godzilla 2 … Wanda Studios might be sequel central for years to come.
Travel time between Jinan and Qingdao will be just 1 hour by high speed rail when the new line is completed some time around the end of 2018.