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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

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.

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,

China: Real-Time COVID Travel Restrictions Updates

• With the ever changing policies and updating of high and medium-risk areas, its is important to stay up-to-date about the latest COVID measurements (quarantine, mandatory nucleic acid tests, etc) for every province, city or area.• Below we introduce a useful Chinese

Chengdu Tianfu International Airport’s Maiden Flight

A big moment for Chengdu’s new gigantic Tianfu International Airport today: the arrival of the six civil aircrafts marked the official start of the real flight test work of Tianfu airport, which means that Tianfu airport has made another big

The Best of Chengdu · 2020 Chengdu-Expat Awards Winners

 The winners are in! A huge thank you to everyone who voted in this year’s Chengdu-Expat Award. After 3 weeks of nominations, voting and the judges – we can finally reveal who you chose to celebrate this year in the city! Just like

Sichuan Tianfu Health Code Update

If you found your 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 follow

Vote Now! • 2020 Chengdu-Expat ≈

Last year was tough for everyone, and the people and venues in Chengdu have never been more deserving of a celebration! The Chengdu-Expat awards are back for the 5th time to do just that; give thanks to the places that

2020 Awards • Nominate Your Favorites NOW!

Don’t miss the chance to have your voice heard by helping award those communities, places, and people that made living in Chengdu so special in 2020 and encourage them to keep doing better. Nominations through our official WeChat account will

Getting Inked in Chengdu

Getting inked in China is no longer a taboo, and Chengdu is quickly becoming one of the most tattooed cities in the Middle Kingdom – along with Kunming, Lijiang and the east coast megacities.

The Ultimate Guide to the PU Invitation Letter

• PU letter is an invitation letter issued by China Foreign Affairs Office. With the PU letter foreigners can apply for a new visa and enter China. This is a new policy since the global epidemic.• Only certain specific reasons meet the requirements for applying for a PU Letter,

China’s Official 2021 Holiday Calendar

• On November 25th, 2020, China’s General Office of the State Council announced the official national holiday schedule for 2021.• As a recap, there are 7 Chinese holidays in China which are New Year’s Day, Spring Festival, Qingming Festival (Tomb Sweep), Labor Day,

Chengdu Through The Lens: October 2020

Chengdu Through The Lens: October 2020It is October and the weather is getting colder but these pictures are warming our hearts, this is why we love Chengdu. This post is dedicated to our favourite photographs of Chengdu and the talented

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

2020 National Holiday: Things To Do In Chengdu

Golden Week is fast approaching and if you’ve decided to stay in the city, it may have been a smart move. In 2017, 705 million people travelled around China and spent 583.6 billion yuan (US$85 billion) from October 1 to

Help Us Catch This Chengdu Dog Thief

Animals unfortunately can get lost, especially in big cities, and we were sad to hear last week that a member of Chengdu’s international community’s dog had gone missing. We wouldn’t usually post about a lost pet, but today CCTV footage of a man stealing

More Foreigners Can Now Return to China [Updated 09/24]

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The People’s Republic of China, and the National Immigration Administration of The People’s Republic of China have just announce breaking news: From 28 September 2020, foreign nationals holding valid Chinese residence permits for work, personal matters and family reunions will

Chengdu Metro Line 18 Opening End of September 2020

In Chengdu, many of us are now too familiar with the many high-rise apartment blocks and skyscrapers constantly being built around the city. Although, we are extremely aware of the developments happening above the grown, most of us are blissfully

Who Can & How to Come back to China [Update]

Good news, China are now reopening more China Visa Application Service Centres in even more countries.  Following the news that 36 EU countries were added to this list, even more, countries have been listed. However, this doesn’t mean that everyone from