Chengdu Expat


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

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

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.

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.

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

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

This Transfer Tool with No Maximum Limit? How?

SkyRemit, an exclusive remittance tool designed specifically for expats, has rapidly gained popularity since its launch just three months ago.It offers support for a wider range of currencies and continuously enhances the user experience. Furthermore, an app version is currently

NEW in Chengdu: La Loca Mojito Bar

• Summer is well and truly in town, so we wanted to introduce a somewhere special to help quench your thirst, in this balmy summer heat!• Located in the arty DaChuanXiang alley not too far from TaiKoo Li, and Lan

4 Days in Kunming: An Insider’s Look into Yunnan’s Capital

“Thunderstorms in the southwest” was the reason I was given at Beijing Capital International Airport for the delay for my flight to Yunnan’s provincial capital, Kunming, on Wednesday, May 31. The plane bobbed in the turbulence not too far from

Inauguration of the Consulate General of Turkey in Chengdu

On June 13th, 2023, the Consulate General of Türkiye in Chengdu opened to serve a consular district covering Sichuan, Chongqing, Guizhou and Yunnan. This Consulate General of Turkey, located in the city center (Ping’An Financial Center), is the 3rd established

Is Disneyland Coming To Chengdu?

Forget about Happy Valley, Legoland (yes, that’s happening – click here for more info), Peppa Pig Palace or Smurf Park (no, those 2 didn’t make it)… because the rumour is that Disneyland may open it’s third China location in Chengdu!Image:

The 108th China Food & Drinks Fair (Chengdu)

April 6-14: The 108th China Food & Drinks Fair• China Food & Drinks Fair “Tángjiǔhuì 糖酒会”, or Sugar and Wine, is the largest alcoholic beverage trade fair in China; exhibiting food, beverages, spices, packaging machinery and equipment, raw ingredients, food

Get £3,850 Scholarship for Manchester Global Part-time MBA

Are you looking to increase your salary or change your role, industry or location? Transform your career with this flexible part-time MBA degree.The Manchester Global Part-time MBA is for professionals from all industries with at least three years of experience

LuxeMarket: Call For Vendors & Artists!

Luxetown: Where Chengdu Goes To ChillLuxeTown is the only Tuscan-style town in China, built especially to transport you straight back to Europe. The team that put it together spent 3 years researching over 40 beautiful European towns, with five design

2023 Chengdu Easter Specials

Whether this weekend is about resurrection, Ramadan…. or bread that isn’t risen – for you, we all could use a reason to come together, with friends and loved ones, after a shaky few weeks in the city.Many restaurants, and hotels are

Vote Now! 2022 Chengdu-Expat Awards

As the city springs back to life after three long years of hard slog, the people and places in Chengdu, that kept us fed, watered, and happy during the pandemic have never deserved our appreciation and recognition more.The Chengdu-Expat awards are