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Sponsorship Opportunity: The Chengdu-Expat Awards

 The Chengdu-Expat Awards are BACK for the 8th time – and people in the community have never been more deserving of a celebration! The campaign will run throughout March – and end with a big party on Saturday March 30th! The

Hot Springs in and 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

How to Get your Driving License in Chengdu

Foreigners, as well as residents of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan who wish to drive in China, must apply for a driving license within the mainland.

Helpful Western Medicines in Chinese

• So you got sick in China but you’re not ready to try traditional Chinese medicine yet? That’s OK, we got you covered!• Here’s a useful list of the most common western medicines with Chinese translations that you can take

Criminal Record Certificate in Chengdu: Guidelines

A overlooked item that may be required when changing jobs is your criminal record covering the time you were living in China. Most of us will have had to deal with obtaining a criminal record check from our own countries

QSI International School Chengdu Open Day 2024

March 2: QSI International School Open Day 2024 • You are invited to Open Day at QSI International School of Chengdu!• Join us on campus to hear about all our amazing programs and meet our fabulous teachers. From rigorous academics to

Lantern Festivals In & Around Chengdu

• If you’re staying in Chengdu (or are visiting) during Chinese New Year, and are looking for a little local flavour, one of the many lantern festivals will be sure to hit the spot. They tend to offer up traditional

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

Chengdu Places Open During 2024 Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year, specifically Chunyun, is the greatest annual human migration, which often leaves big cities deserted.It can be hard to figure out what to do during Chinese New Year (keep an eye on our account for a overview of

Celebrate Chinese New Year HERE in Chengdu!

• Chinese New Year is fast approaching – and by now you must know that coming together over good food, and loved ones plays a central role in all celebrations in China, and even if you’re not celebrating the Lunar

Luxury Brands Discounted at Florentia Village Chengdu

• Chinese New Year is fast approaching – and some of us will go home, visit our Chinese in-laws, or give something special to the ones we love.• For quality, premium gifts, from over 200 luxury brands, such Prada, COACH,

Where to Watch the 2024 Super Bowl in Chengdu

It’s time once again for the Super Bowl.The biggest event in football – the US version with the oddly shaped leather-covered thing nicknamed a “pigskin,” not the other version – is upon us: Superbowl 58. Whether you’re actually rooting for someone

What Chengdu Eats on Chinese New Year

Food plays a central role in all celebrations in China and especially that of Chinese New Year. Unlike the ‘Thanksgiving Turkey’ or ‘Christmas Ham’ which are cultural standards in the West, festival foods can vary greatly from region to region

Regeneron Sichuan Science Fair Recap

Students from across the country participated in the 19th Sichuan Science Fair, hosted by Chengdu International School last week. As the only qualifying science fair for international students in China who want to compete in the global Regeneron “International Science

Chengdu Releases Updated List of Forbidden Dog Breeds

• In recent years, dog attacks by ‘aggressive’ or banned dog breeds have happened fairly frequently in China. After several severe incidents last year, the debate on whether aggressive dog breeds like Rottweilers should be included in banned lists reignited.•

See 2024 More Clearly… with AIER Sichuan Eye Hospital

• As many as 3 in 5 people wear contacts, glasses, or require vision correction, but corrective measures are often expensive, and a little frightening. Thankfully we now have some amazing technology at hand, and together with some of the

Places to Ski in and around Chengdu

Places to Ski in and around ChengduThe borders have opened, and skiing at the worlds finest resorts might be back on the menu for some of us. If you’re looking for something a little closer to home, Sichuan has some

Winning at Winter in Chengdu

This is one of our favourite pieces from food writer Jordan Porter – who isn’t in the city anymore, but his ways to win at winter have never felt fresher. If you’re finding winter tough in the city, here’s some

Indoor Activities for Families in Chengdu

 • Are your kids driving you nuts? 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 indoor attractions suitable for the whole family.Kids Winshare Plus 文轩亲子书店Kids Winshare Plus is a

WeChat: The Hidden Features

The social media application provides just about every function you can think of.