Year: 2017

2017 New Year’s Eve in Chengdu

As 2017 is coming to and end, time to wonder where to celebrate and count down the new year in Chengdu. Check out some options for you and your friends to start 2018 right: New Year Dinner @ VINOTEKAVenue: Vinoteka, Wine Bar

Visit Everest – 8 Days on Top of the World

One of the most fantastic things about living in Chengdu is its close proximity to the Tibetan Plateau – and visiting Everest is on many of our bucket lists.Tibet Vacation now arrange an 8 day bus tour, with a classic route,

Chengdu-Expat 2017 Award Party Recap

The 2017 Chengdu-Expat Awards PartySaturday night was the 2nd Chengdu-Expat awards, thanks to everyone who came along and made it such an enjoyable night. Hosted by the beautiful Oakwood Residence Funder Chengdu and featuring live music from the talented Allen

Vote Now! The 2017 Chengdu-Expat Awards

The Chengdu-Expat awards are back this year to celebrate the communities, places, and people that make this city so great. Open nominations were held from December 1st and closed midnight Thursday 7th December. We received over 600 sets of nominations, and

Where to Hit the Slopes near Chengdu

Places to Ski in and around ChengduChengdu sure is cold this winter, but luckily it has meant great snowfall at some of the nearby ski resorts – so its time to hit the slopes! Whilst facilities and equipment don’t quite

Christmas 2017 in Chengdu

Christmas in ChengduSpending Christmas in Chengdu this year?If your diary isn’t already full, get involved in some restaurant offers, scrumptious hotel dinners, events and parties taking place in this fabulous city! 21st December – Santa Parade Pub CrawlLast year, over 50 Santa’s

Hot Springs around Chengdu

If you’re finding the grey, icy, winter months in Chengdu tough to bear, do like the locals and head for the rejuvenating hot thermal waters that run deep beneath the province. The facilities in Chengdu and the surrounding regions range

New Chengdu-Xi’an High Speed Train

Departing from Chengdu East Railway station and arriving at Xi’an North station in just 4hr-4hr30m, this high-speed train runs several times a day, making it a great opportunity for the people of Chengdu to take a day trip to the

Chengdu Metro Line 7 Open

Chengdu’s metro line 7 is officially open.Line 7 is the first circular metro line in Chengdu which uses a single-loop operating system. Spanning 38.6 kilometres the line will run between the city centre’s 2nd and 3rd ring roads.StationsThe line has

Deal of the Week – Craft Beer

Followers of Chengdu-Expat WeChat receive a weekly special deal on a great product or service in Chengdu, available every Monday. This Week  Locally brewed pints of Chengdu Craft IPA and Chengdu Craft Wheat beerare just 20¥ this week at The Beer Nest II.The deal

2017 Awards Nominations Are Open!

The Chengdu-Expat awards are back this year to celebrate the communities, places, and people that make this city so great.Nominations are open and we’re waiting for you to tell us who your favourites are:Best Western RestaurantBest Local RestaurantBest Food DeliveryBest

Chengdu’s Best Bakeries

Craving some sweet treats or some freshly made bread?As much as we all love Sichuan food sometimes we need to satisfy our cravings, and it can be difficult to find some good quality Bakery’s in such a large City.We’ve narrowed

Surviving winter in the Du’

Christmas is coming and don’t we know it! The temperature has dropped and the shops are filling with Christmas décor and festive food.This article will give you all the information you need to survive the winter months in Chengdu!  What to

5 Ways of Keeping Fit in Chengdu

Everyone has made a New Year’s resolution to improve their health or fitness right? And the majority have failed within the first months.Well, make it different!Here are 5 ways to keep fit in Chengdu along with some tips on how to

Japanese Restaurants in Chengdu

  The Cube @ Fairmont Chengdu Address: 269 Tianfu Middle Avenue, Hi-Tech Zone, Chengdu, China, 610041Hokkaido中国成都市高新区天府大道中段269号 邮 610041Opening Hours: 5:30pm to 10:30pm  Hefeng Address: 20-6, Sect. 6, South Renmin Rd. 人民南路四段20号附6号, 85570202Opening Hours: 11:30am – 9:30pm Qiu Tian Address: Jiao Da(西南交大): 2-12, East 1st Changqing Rd. 长庆东一路2号附12号, 18980005628Opening

Spanish Restaurants in Chengdu

Whether you’re craving some Tapas, Enchilada’s or Paella we’ve got you covered.Here’s a list of the Spanish Restaurants in the City. Red PaprikaOpening Hours: 17:30-0:00 on Friday and Saturday; 17:30-23:00 on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday.Address:1st Poly Center D block,

Italian Restaurants in Chengdu

 Pizza, Pasta and Plenty of choice.Here’s our comprehensive list of all the Italian restaurants in the City.Casamosaico Italian Restaurant Address: 武侯区人民南路四段48号首座中心商业区2楼-208/209号(中国银行正背后二楼)208-209, 2nd Floor, Master, №48, Section 4 of South Renmin Road, Wuhou District (Behind Bank of China)Penggo Italian RestaurantAddress: 18 Dongyue

Hotpot Restaurants in Chengdu

Hotpot is a must-eat for anyone visiting Chengdu and it is an essential part of eating for anyone living or staying in Chengdu. Getting what you want, however (especially for those who don’t read Chinese) can be a challenge for anyone

Deal Of The Week – White Collar Fight Night

Followers of Chengdu-Expat WeChat receive a weekly special deal on a great product or service in Chengdu:  On November 19th, Project 0/1 will host Chengdu’s first ever White Collar Fight Night at theIntercontinental Chengdu Global CenterAnd this week only tables are 30% off.White

Sichuan Science and Technology Museum Reopening

The Sichuan Science Museum will be holding its pre-opening as of November 1st. Visitors have to book tickets online via the Museums official website to secure a place.http://www.scstm.com (please be advised the website is only in Chinese)The revamp which cost 120