Month: July 2016

Chengdu Metro Line 3 Officially Opened

Chengdu’s brand spanking new Metro Line 3 opened to the public for the first time today! Residents and commuters can now take Line 3 from Taipingyuan all the way to Chengdu Junqu General Hospital.. Chengdu Metro Line 3 Stops (Northeast to

Chengdu-Expat Launch Party – Jing Bar – 28 July 16

Chengdu-Expat Launch Party – Jing Bar – 28 July 16Pictures by FunAndBike.frLast night Chengdu-Expat, Chengdu’s newest international community officially launched at JING Bar in The Temple House!Around 100 guests, including those from Consulates, Chambers of Commerce, entrepreneurs, dreamers and do-ers,

Chengdu Upcoming Events

Check out all the awesome events happening in the ‘Du June 27- August 26: Sinostage Summer CampVenue: SinostageAddress: Building 3A 2115 Poly Center No.1 Jinxiu Rd 成都保利中心A座2115Check the poster for more info.August 13-September 11:Street Folk FestivalVenue: Shuijingtang AlleyWed. August 17:Chengdu Entrepreneurship MeetupVenue: The Beer Nest

2016 Chengdu International Tango Festival

2016 Chengdu International Tango Festival, hosted by Chengdu Municipal People’s Government, organized by Chengdu Panda Tango club, is part of the Chengdu International Sister Cities Youth Music Festival and will be on from 29th – 31th July 2016.A tango paradise will be

Extreme Chengdu

City life can sometimes get to be too much and everyone needs a little break to get their juices flowing and the adrenaline pumping! Chengdu-Expat have complied a list of some of the best venues around Chengdu to get you

Chengdu’s Weirdest Ice Creams

Ever stepped into your local Wowo looking for a choc-ice only to be surprised by red bean and rice? The Chengdu Expat team test out Chengdu’s finest convenience store ice creams…Grabbing something ice cold during the hot summer weather is something

Festivals In and Around Chengdu

Summer is in full swing and what better way to celebrate the hot weather than a music festival? Over the last few weeks Chengdu and the surrounding region have played host to both well-established and emerging festivals alike. The Chengdu-Expat

Blue Skies Over Chengdu as City Hosts G20

As the city woke up to uncharacteristically beautiful blue skies last month, local government officials and traffic management officers were busy making preparations for the G20 Finance Meetings in Chengdu which took place from 21-24 July 2016. Finance Ministers and Central

Real-time Human Translation on WeChat

Trouble communicating at the bank? Need help talking to a doctor? Ayi doesn’t understand you?Queble is free and here to help.Through WeChat you simply call, message or send a photo to the team of standby professional translators and they will be

Deal of the Week – ETHOS

Followers of Chengdu-Expat WeChat receive a weekly special deal on a great product or service in Chengdu, available every Monday, this week ETHöS.ETHö S is a company specialising in food for your fitness and this week are offering a special

Where to find English Books in Chengdu

No matter how enthusiastically we embrace the world of digital readers and online literature, a paper copy of a novel or magazine usually feels most natural and is easiest on the eyes. Bookstores are easy to find in Chengdu, and

My [Daring] Weekender.

Chocoliss 肖盈 – Mah-jong Master, adrenaline junkie and founder of CoolTrip describes her weekends in the ‘Du. Sichuan born Chocoliss is a self-confessed adrenalin junkie, free spirit and lover of adventures. After fleeing life pushing papers for an international trading company

Activities for Families in Chengdu

Are you looking for some weekend activities in the Chengdu area that are suitable for children? Check out our list of Chengdu’s most popular attractions and theme parks suitable for the whole family.Chengdu Seaside City MallChengdu Seaside City Mall offers

What’s Happening in Chengdu?! [June/July]

Check out What’s New in the ‘Du [June/July 2016]The Temple House Partners with Diane von Furstenberg to Launch “Love Story of DVF” Afternoon Tea and Spa PackageThe Temple House is proud to present an exclusive Diane von Furstenberg (DVF) Afternoon

The Many Faces of Sichuan Local Cuisine

By Susan JohnsonSource: MORE Magazine July 2016We’ve always felt that one of the best things about living in Chengdu is the food, but finding and keeping up with the good spots has been taking some work. Sichuan food is one

An Innovative New Way to Learn Chinese

An Innovative New Way to Learn ChineseMandarin Blueprint has been making waves as the most motivating and innovative Chinese course around. Run by foreign experts, they specialize in the Chinese teaching methods that are most effective for foreigners.Demystifying Chinese in