Located in the south of China, Changsha is close to Guangzhou and Shenzhen. The buses and taxis can get you anywhere you need to go. The city is famous for its spicy food, which rivals Sichuan food in popularity. There are some interesting sites nearby that make for nice day trips. If you want to hang out in the city, there are plenty of nightlife and international cuisine. Climate wise, the area is humid in spring and summer, while winter here is cold and dry.