Chengdu Expat


Where to Happy Hour in Chengdu

Chengdu brings about a fantastic array of bars with themes ranging from French Winehouses to german beer houses to award winning cocktail bars and everything in-between.

16 Date Ideas In Chengdu

Date Ideas In ChengduDate night nerves are definitely something everyone experiences whether you’re a seasoned TanTan-er or a die heart romantic. Here are some of our favourite restaurants, bars and activities to ensure sparks fly.Romantic RestaurantsDinner With a ViewSabaidee Thai

Swimming Pool & Cocktails? GILI’S Veranda is OPEN

After the long grey winter, the sun is finally out in Chengdu… and that can mean only one thing. It’s time to top our tans, with a cocktail in hand, at the Tongzilin Pool. 🍾🌴🍹There is no shortage of outdoor swimming pools in

How to Promote your Chengdu Event for FREE

If you organise events in Chengdu and want to spread the word – don’t miss the chance to showcase your activity or promotion for FREE, to Chengdu’s largest and most vibrant online community of international and local English speakers.Anyone is welcome to add their event

Chengdu Sports Teams & Clubs

There are also lots of sports clubs in the city, that meet regularly for games, and provide opportunities to make new friends, get really burnt, and have a beer with afterwards…Interested in joining a group? Scan below to Chengdu-Expat’s personal account.Don’t forget

Help Save 2 Year Old Child in Chengdu

Note from the editor: We know that many people in the city are in need of support, and it can be difficult to decide who to help, and when. We were approached by someone from the Chengdu International Dad’s group, as their child is very

Sichuan Tianfu Health Code Update [April 2021]

If you found your WeChat health code not working recently, you’re not alone. The Tianfu Health code (天府健康通) system had an upgrade (good thing is that now it should be accepted across all cities and towns in Sichuan province), please

2021 Chengdu Easter Specials

This weekend is Easter weekend! Don’t know yet what to do and how to make this a special one? Check out the following venues. We have it all from Easter Sunday brunch to a big Easter Egg Hunt. Chengdu’s F&B

Chengdu Panda Base to Triple in size by May 2021

Exciting news for panda lovers, the Chengdu Panda Base is reported to be tripling in size by the end of May 2021, transforming it into a huge panda resort. The move comes as Sichuan province, known as the hometown of

10 Years Chengdu International Football League

A lot has changed in Chengdu in the last 10 years. Giant buildings emerged from construction sites, new metro lines popped up regularly and the city’s footprint expanded by the hour. One thing that has remained constant though is the

COVID-19: Foreigners Entry To China Eases

• Chinese embassies in at least 110 countries and territories have begun offering facilitation to visa applicants who have been inoculated with China-produced COVID-19 vaccines (full list below).• Those coming to China for work, their family members and foreign family

2021 Chengdu St. Patrick’s Day Events

Drink, eat and be merry. Check out where to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Chengdu:March 17: Home PlateAddress:Wuhou District, Ziwei East Rd. No. 54成都市武侯区紫薇东路54号March 17: The RangeAddress:Wuhou District, First Ring Road #9 South First Section Building 1. Second Floor Suite

New British School To Open in Chengdu

SPGS International School Chengdu are delighted to announce they will open later this year. They will initially be opening their Early Years (Nursery & Reception) and lower Junior School classes (Year 1 to Year 3), for boys and girls aged

March 2021 All Flights In & Out of China

 14 Day PRE-Flight Quarantine From Some Destinations Beijing has tightened its travel restrictions by ordering passengers from certain countries travelling to China to spend two weeks in quarantine before boarding flights.Passengers have also been warned they must take direct flights to get

Garbage Sorting Starting in Chengdu

Garbage is an unavoidable problem for any city, and an even bigger problem for the world. At present, the best way to manage it, is to sort it by type. We all have a part to play in creating efficient waste

Live Music in Chengdu

Whilst it forges ahead as the epicenter of Chinese rap music, with thanks to big names like the Higher Brothers  – the underground live music scene is becoming a formidable platform to launch good local artists and draw the attention of foreign indie bands.

COVID-19: Hotlines for Foreigners in China

• For specific epidemic prevention policies, you can consult the hotlines below, the local authorities (area code + 12345) or epidemic prevention command center (area code + 12320) to confirm the latest anti-epidemic measures. Area codes are listed below.• If you plan to travel, please

Valentine’s Day Flowers in Chengdu

 Love it, or hate it – Valentines Day will be here before you know it. This year February 14th falls during the Chinese New Year holiday – so there’s plenty of time to prepare. This year, making a friend, or loved

Chengdu Places Open During 2021 Chinese New Year

It’s that time of the year again!Chinese New Year, specifically Chunyun, is the greatest annual human migration, often leaves big cities deserted. With Lunar New Year falling on February 11, you may have noticed the crowds begin to thin already.

Where to Watch the 2021 Super Bowl in Chengdu

It’s time once again for the Super Bowl Time to get excited for the big game – The Chiefs against The Buccanneers…Who will win?Find out who’s the winner on Monday morning, February 8, 2021 (China time). Home Plate BBQ 本垒美式烤肉Offering several breakfast options,