Chengdu Expat

Health & Wellbeing

Bike-Sharing in Chengdu

 Peddling The Streets of ChengduThe Growth of China’s Competitive Bike-Sharing Industry  Even though pollution has been very high in Chengdu, the popularity of colourful public bikes did not hesitate to make their emergence. These bikes have definitely been brightening up the smoggy streets

Deal of the Week – Extravagant Yak

Followers of Chengdu-Expat WeChat receive a weekly special deal on a great product or service in Chengdu, available from every Monday. Looking for an end of the year evening out? Need to buy a gift for someone that has everything? Experience

My [Healthy] Weekender – Erik Ackner.

Erik Ackner The co-founder of UrTurn & SHIFT describes his weekend in the ‘DuErik is a talented event organizer from Germany that brought global events such as the Fête de la Musique, Startup Weekend and the Global Citizen Festival to

Places For Running in Chengdu

Here are some of the best places to run in the ‘Du: ?1) Donghu Park (East Lake Park) 东湖公园One of our favorite places to run, as it is green, fresh, quiet and safe.The park is quite small, so it is very convenient

Bowling Alleys in Chengdu – The Best Places to Go

Get family and friends together and take them bowling at one of these alleys:Whether you’re looking for an activity for a rainy day or a fun evening with friends, why not give one of these local bowling alleys in Chengdu a

Sports in Chengdu (1): Places For Running

Finding the treadmill too boring? Here are some of the best places to run in the ‘Du with some running tips for beginners: Donghu Park (East Lake Park)东湖公园One of our favorite places to run, as it is green, fresh, quiet and

“Wall of kindness” in Chengdu

The Wall of Kindness, a charity work and a kind of welfare, was introduced at iBOX Chengdu last February. It is usually done by attaching cloth hangers outside of houses; those encourage people to donate miscellaneous useful things such as clothing. Originally form Iran, and introduced to Chengdu by an Iranian, citizens

New and Modern Reading Spaces in Chengdu

[:en]Bookstores in Chengdu are remolding themselves to keep up with the changing times; check out a list of new, trendy bookstores perfect for afternoon reading:“A book store is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are