Chengdu Expat


Chengdu Westminster School: Preparation Phase

Chengdu Westminster School (CWS) is the first step in the China Westminster School Project, which anticipates the opening of six schools across China over the next decade.  The first of these international boarding schools will open in Shuangliu, Chengdu and will

2019 Thanksgiving Events in Chengdu Overview

Thanksgiving celebrations are all about cooking and sharing an abundance of food with family and friends. Just in case you American expats are feeling homesick this Thanksgiving, Chengdu has its own line-up of feasts and festivities for you to enjoy

11.11 Madness Bigger than all Western Equivalents Combined

Expats in China may be blissfully unaware of the significance of Singles Day (11/11 day) in China; remarkably it is far bigger than Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Thanksgiving. Singles Day repeatedly smashes the sales volumes of any other global

Alipay & WeChat Pay Finally Open Up to Foreigners

It’s the moment that foreigners in Chengdu have been waiting for, the chance to use China’s most efficient and popular mobile payment platforms, without any unnecessary hassle. When in China you quickly realize that most Chinese people live a cash-free

The 7 Best Things to Do in Chengdu this Month

Chengdu being a thriving city, means there is always so much going on that it is hard to decide which events to attend. So, we’ve put together the top events happening this month to make it easier for you to

Chengdu Through The Lens: October

The weather getting colder in Chengdu hasn’t stopped these local photographers from getting their cameras out and taking some impressive snaps of Chengdu. Although Halloween looms over the city, we don’t see any horrific photos here.Here is Chengdu this October

Legoland, Marathon, Exhibitions & Other News

It’s getting chilly now and the rain is coming and going. But plenty is happening in and around Chengdu. Here’s what’s up:Legoland Is Coming to ChengduMerlin Entertainments announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with Global Zhongjun Cultural

Have Animal Cafés in Chengdu Gone too Far?

The latest trend of animal cafés popping up all over the world means that everyone has either heard of or visited an animal cafe nowadays. Animal cafés provide a very different experience to your typical everyday coffee shop visit, as

Chengdu Marathon May Join The Elite Group of World-Class Races

This year, the Chengdu Marathon is the first marathon race in China to pursue the prestigious Abbott World Marathon Majors in which it aspires to join the ranks of the six members. The Chinese event will be evaluated over the

Event | 2019 Chengdu MBA & Masters Fair

Are you or students you teach thinking of further education or studying abroad? On Thursday, October 31st, the QS World MBA and Masters Tour will visit Chengdu, bringing 50 of the world’s top business schools and graduate schools to the city.You

2019 Chengdu Holiday Bazaar

Chengdu’s biggest international event, the Chengdu Holiday Bazaar is back this year for the 14th time. It will be held at Chengdu International School’s campus in the heart of the city, on Saturday 23rd November,  from 10am until 4pm.This family-friendly day with music, silent auctions,

Chengdu October 2019 Music Events

Chengdu attracts numerous domestic and international artists to perform this month! We’ve got you informed on the newest upcoming music events. Check out Carly Rae Jepsen, We Lost The Sea, Alan Walker and DJ Snake.10.18  YOOZ PartyTime | 时间 10/18 20:30Location

Nov.9th Beijing 2019 Int’l Education Job Fair Kicking-Off!

2019 Amazing China International Education Job Fair  Beijing Nov. 9th Kicking – Off!Beijing|Guangzhou|Shanghai BeijingTime: Saturday, November 9th 10am-4pmVenue:  Grand Metro Park Hotel Beijing北京维景国际大酒店No. 2 Beisanhuan East Road,Chaoyang,Beijing, China北京市北三环东路2号,地铁三元桥站D出口 For Talents Scan to Register for Free Admission Booth Booking For Schools, please contact:For Chinese:    +86

Event | 2019 Chengdu Orienteering Challenge

The 2019 Orienteering Challenge, is an event to experience Chengdu’s history and culture. There will be a race through the city, where teams of 5 people will have to check-in at famous Chengdu scenic spots by using urban public transportation where you will not

2019 Halloween Events in Chengdu Overview

One of the biggest party weeks of the year is coming up once again, there are so many parties and events to choose from. Stay focused, put on your fangs and sink your teeth into these Halloween treats…Hotels Oct. 31, Halloween

Chengdu’s Best WeChat Groups 2019

Love or hate the constant notifications and occasional spamming from WeChat groups, there’s not many of us that could survive in Chengdu without them because some are seriously helpful, others obscene, however, they all play a part in keeping us

What To Do in Chengdu During 2019 National Week

This year is the 70th Chinese National Day and is celebrated on October 1st to commemorate the founding of the People’s Republic of China. On that day, many activities are held nationwide. No expenses are spared for the annual Military Parade, which millions of people will watch on television

Léman International School Chengdu 10th Anniversary Reception

Léman International School Chengdu (LIS) held its 10th Anniversary Reception at the Fairmont Hotel in the evening of September 17, 2019. This is a very special day as they had their Grand Opening Ceremony this very day 10 years ago.

Chengdu’s New Aiport on Its Way

Did you know that construction of the Chengdu Tianfu International Airport began in May 2016 and is well on its way to completion?Phase one is scheduled to be completed next year December 28, 2020, and the airport is expected to

巴适 #3 Basi di Xifashui

巴适 Básì means awesome, great, spiffing, far out, dope in Sichuanese, and is Chengdu-Expat’s new guide to exploring Chengdu’s cracks and crevices. Written by a long-time Chengduer, this monthly column will cover whatever this ardent explorer thinks the city simply must know. 走 zǒu!Last