Chengdu Expat


Sichuan Tianfu Health Code Update [July 2022]

If you found your WeChat health code not working recently, you’re not alone. The Tianfu Health code (天府健康通) used in Chengdu and other cities in Sichuan province system had an upgrade, please follow the steps down here to reactivate:Step 1:

World Heritage Sites in Sichuan Province

China has a lot of natural and cultural landscapes. As a place with a long history and outstanding people Sichuan boasts 5 sites included in the cultural and natural categories of the World HeritageList:Cultural SitesQingcheng Mountain and the Dujiangyan Irrigation

Entering Mainland China via Hong Kong SAR

Entering China via Hong Kong SAR• Due to the easier quarantine policy and comparatively lower prices for flight tickets, Hong Kong SAR is taken into consideration as a “transfer station” when people plan trips to the rest of China.• Below

BACK ON: 2023 Chengdu FISU World University Games

BACK ON: 2023 Chengdu FISU World University Games• The International University Sports Federation (FISU) announced on Friday that the Chengdu 2021 World University Games will take place from July 28 to August 8 in 2023.• Chengdu will be the third Chinese city

Chengdu River Boat Tours

Chengdu River Boat ToursYou might have seen it on your Moments, the Jinjiang river boat tours are back, so locals and tourists alike can take in some of Chengdu’s best sights from the water. Currently there are two routes in use, with more coming in

NEW: San Ke Late Night Bar & Bistro

NEW: San Ke Late Night Bar & BistroThe tree-lined Tongzilin South Road is one of the best pockets of international food in the city, with everything from French rotisserie chickens, to American BBQ, Burgers, and more.| Tongzilin South Road, an international

June 2022: All Flights In & Out of China

June 2022: All Flights In & Out of ChinaFirst things first: returning to China from abroad is still not easy, and you will have to undergo quarantine upon arrival. Booking a flight (not to mention an affordable one) is another

Sichuan Shortens Quarantine for Returning from Abroad

Sichuan Shortens Quarantine for Returning from AbroadFirst things first: returning to China from abroad is still not easy, and you will have to undergo quarantine upon arrival. Booking a flight (not to mention an affordable one) is another problem, and

1 Day Wonders – Day Trips Around Chengdu

One of the best things about living in Chengdu, is how easy it is to hop on a train or a bus, and in a few hours be somewhere beautiful.

Sino-Ocean Taikoo Li Turns Seven

Sino-Ocean Taikoo Li Chengdu was finished seven years ago, and really changed the dynamic of the city. It has quickly become the key destination for luxury and lifestyle shops, bars and restaurants in Chengdu. Surrounding the historic Daci temple, and

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.

Where to Get a 24-Hour COVID Test in Chengdu

• We all know there are lots of places to get a COVID test in Chengdu, and there are even more now testing kiosks have sprung up on many street corners: but we still get people asking us daily where to

Want to Learn How to Best Manage Your Money in China?

 We all want to achieve financial freedom and make sure our families are financially secure.But as an Expat in China, understanding and navigating financial solutions, savings, and investments can be confusing and time-consuming. Do you find yourself asking the following

COVID-19 in Chengdu: The Latest

The latest updates:Updated May 26th 2022, 11:000New confirmed cases in ChengduMay 5-22 and May 26-291New confirmed cases in ChengduMay 23On May 21-22, the confirmed went to several places in Qingyang and Jinjiang districts (see below).1New confirmed cases in ChengduMay 25On

Chengdu Young Professionals Vol. 20

Chengdu Young Professionals Vol. 20成都职业青年交流会 第20期Get back to the grind after the May holiday season, with terrace views of the city, meeting like-minded people, and having relaxed drinks – at Volume 20 of the Young Professional Mixers. This spring mixer

Time Running Out? Learn Chinese NOW!

If you’re still in the country by now, you’re a real survivor! You may have plans to stay here a little longer – or you’re looking to leg it, but whatever your next step is, mastering Chinese is a clear-cut

2022 Chengdu Mother’s Day Specials

Luckily COVID Case numbers in Chengdu remain low, and several restaurants, and hotels are pulling out all the stops for their Mother’s Day special.Time to celebrate mothers, motherhood and maternal bonds in general, as well as the positive contributions that they

Chengdu News Spring 2022

 You may not have been able to leave Chengdu this May holiday, but boy, did the city turn on the charm. And whilst we’re still in a relaxed stupor, there’s lots to fill you in on, that’s been happening here

Must-See Tourist Attractions in Chengdu

From the modern and renewed Panda Base to the historic and tranquil Wenshu Monastery, there are so many must-visit attractions in Chengdu, which are believed to be the best places to soak up the quintessence of the city’s fascinating culture.People’s

Swimming Pool & Cocktails? GILI’S Veranda is OPEN

Travelling to tropical islands is out of the question at the moment, but the sun has come out in Chengdu… and that can mean only one thing. It’s time to top our tans, with a cocktail in hand, at the