Shandong, as one of China's first coastal provinces to implement the national strategy of opening-up, has long had an optimistic and welcoming attitude toward the outside world.
The coastal city of Yantai staged an amazing light show during the National Day holiday from Oct 1 to 7, with its brilliant buildings, bridges and parks illuminating the night sky.
"I am a Yantai yin (resident in local dialect)!" Michel Humbert said in English, with a thick French accent.
Shandong province covers an area of 155,800 sq km with a population of 100.47 million and a coastline of 3,345 km.
A group of expats embarked on their "Taste of Yantai" trip to Yantai, a coastal city in East China's Shandong province on June 29 during the 12th International Wine Exposition.
Boasting a pleasant climate, wonderful landscapes and wide beaches, the coastal city of Yantai in East China's Shandong province is a surefire popular summer tourist destination.