Jiaxing is a small Chinese city of several million people in Zhejiang Province abutting the southwest boundary of Shanghai. The Chinese Communist Party was established on a boat in Jiaxing’s South Lake after fleeing from Shanghai via the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal of China which passes through South Lake.
This is where it all went down, baby…
I spent 2 years living in Jiaxing working at a manufacturing company that makes retail displays and while I lived there I wrote the below posts. They may be helpful to you, especially The Top 10 Experiences in Jiaxing, which is the most popular post on Jiaxing on this website.
Life in Jiaxing Posts
My Jiaxing Life in a Day
How to Turn Your China Teaching English Experience into a Job at a Company in China
Teaching in a School Versus in a Company in China
Renting a Car in China
Engineering The Good Life
Kayaking in China
Map of Jiaxing Surrounding Area