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Road Collapses at Chengdu Metro Line 13 Construction Site

• At 03:50 on June 21, a ‘sinkhole’ appeared in China Railway Bureau’s construction of Chengdu Metro Line 13, just outside the construction pit of Xiaonanjie station. Two water pipes buried underground burst, resulting in the collapse of the road

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.

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

Guide to Taking Chengdu Metro and Bus with Alipay

Guide to Taking Chengdu Metro and Bus with Alipay • In 2023, Alipay rolled out new upgrades to make mobile payment services more accessible and convenient for international visitors to China. For more details about that, click here.•Starting on December 6, 2023, people

An International Dental Hospital You Can Trust in Chengdu

You’re in safe hands with Bremen United Dental Hospital Living in China and knowing where best to take your loved ones when they need medical care can be daunting. As we’re not always sure where best to seek help, in

TaiKoo Li Chengdu Turns Nine

「THE GIFT OF TIME」Taikoo Li Chengdu Nineth Anniversary CelebrationTaikoo Li Chengdu was finished nine 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

2023 Awards: Nominate Your Favorites NOW!

Hospitality is never easy, and the Chengdu-Expat awards are back for the 8th time to recognize the people and places in Chengdu, that keep us fed, watered, and happy – giving thanks to the places that make this city such

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

Dec. 7-9: Steve Aoki, Afrojack & Quintino in Chengdu

• Chengdu is hopping back from its post-pandemic funk – with a bang, as the world famous Westlife and Alan Walker performed in the city.• In the meantime we’re busy booking tickets for other world famous Top 100 Dj’s: Steve

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 Buy Halloween Costumes in Chengdu

Love it, or loathe it, Halloween is fast approaching. That means the time has come to choose your spooky costumes. It seems as though this holiday largely celebrated in the past by Americans, has provided Chinese stores with the perfect

Lionel Messi Playing in Chengdu on November 8, 2023

• Inter Miami CF officially announced on October 15th that they will visit China this November in club’s first-ever international tour. The Team will hit the road to expand global reach and face two Chinese Super League Teams as it

Coming to Chengdu: Westlife, Imagine Dragons and OneRepublic

 • Chengdu is back with a bang as world famous musical ensembles like Westlife, Imagine Dragons, OneRepublic, Lost Frequencies, Novo Amor and more. Yes you read that right, these bands are all coming to our humble little city. Perhaps now

Chengdu’s 2023 Fortune Global 500 Companies

 • The Fortune Global 500 list for 2023, tracking the world’s richest enterprises in terms of revenue, recently revealed that 135 companies were from the Chinese Mainland and Hong Kong, one less than the previous year, the first drop in

SMILE – Refractive Laser Eye Surgery in Chengdu

• If you’ve been thinking about saying goodbye to your glasses or correcting visual impairments, it is now safe and affordable, with some of the world’s leading specialists, on your doorstep. • Myopia has become a very common problem with

Chengdu’s Post-COVID Restaurant Boom

Chengdu’s Post-COVID Restaurant Boom • The drought is over! After 3 years man of our favourites international eateries shut up shop, and promises of new brands from big groups head-quartered in Shanghai struggling to make it over to Sichuan’s sizzling capital

Do You Need To Carry Passport In China?

Do You Need To Carry Passport In China? In China, it is legally required for foreigners to carry their passports at all times. This regulation is enforced to facilitate identity verification by local authorities, which can occur at various checkpoints

Chengdu 144-hour Visa-free Transit Policy

Under the 144-hour visa-free transit policy, foreign travelers can enjoy a six-day stay in Chengdu without a visa, provided they come from 53 eligible countries, enter and exit China from eligible ports, stay within the allowed cities and regions, as

10 Hour Chengdu-Hong Kong Direct Train

Our post-covid dreams of actually going places are finally coming true, with cheeky weekends away in Hong Kong now a 10 hour high speed train away, from Chengdu East. Lan Kwai Fong Chengdu to Lan Kwai Fong Hong Kong here

Chengdu FISU Games Tickets Now On Sale

• From July 28 to August 8, the 2021 World University Games will take place in Chengdu. For more information about the Games, click here.• On June 16th, The first batch of tickets for the FISU Games went on sale