let me tell you a community , its name is Mai Dao Homeland , you can look at the attached map . this community was built around 2006 , including 14 high-rise buildings (25-30 floors), there are many foreigners living in this community .
there are several reasons that i recommend you this community :
First: it is close to Olimpic Port, it is about 3 km away from there .
Second: it is close to Mykal area -----the most popular place for foreigners in Qingdao , there are many bars (like LPG Bar , Newyork Bar ,Charlie's Bar), restaurants and so on , you can hang out there when you don't have to work .
Third : there are many restaurants ,stores ,markets near Mai Dao Homeland , so it is easy for you to live there .
Forth: there are a lot foreigners living in this community , some of them are my friends , maybe you guys can make friends , that will make it easier for you to live in Qingdao , because they have lived in Qingdao for a long time , know more about Qingdao .
those photos is a 2 br apartment ,110 sqm , fully furnished , the monthly rent is about 3500 rmb.
tell me your opinion , i will recommend more places to you .