Chengdu Expat


Recommend Léman International School Today

Do you know a family that wants their child to receive more support and encouragement to achieve their academic and personal goals? Why not recommend Léman International School Chengdu?Why LémanWe know one of the most important decisions a family makes

Chengdu in ‘Soft’ Lockdown

From 6pm on September 1st, the whole city of Chengdu went in ‘soft lockdown’. All residents are requested to stay at home, and non-residents of the community shall not enter. On the evening of September 7th, the ‘soft’ lockdown in

Final Preparations for the New School Year!

Final Preparations for the New School YearAfter a busy summer of preparation, the team at SPGS International School Chengdu is very excited to be welcoming back all our existing students and to getting to know our many new children and

What’s Closed (and Open) in Chengdu

[Updated September 15th] NOTE: Most places will require a 48h or even 24h negative test report.Malls are reopening, some restaurants as well. Bars and sports venues still have to still closed until further notice.It is a really crucial time to come

Cheap Things To Do in Chengdu

If you know where to look, you get get by in Chengdu for a lot less than you’d think.

Join Chengdu FVBC Choir: Friends of Vienna Boys Choir

• The Chengdu FVBC (Chengdu Friends of Vienna Boys Choir) is a member of the family “Friends of Vienna Boys Choirs” in China. It serves children from 4 to 18 years in Chengdu by using well established and traditional Austrian

Western Sandwiches and Salad Delivery in Chengdu

You may have noticed, but Chengdu is HOT! Really, really, hot. There’s really only a few things for it in this weather. Submerge yourself at the Pool. Or staying at home with the AC blasting & Netflix on auto-play.Whichever of

YOU Should Be Eligible for Tax Return in China

 •Are you working as a teacher in international school, a kindergarten or an overseas company in China?•Do you know how much Income tax you pay every year?•Do you know that you are entitled to claim your tax back for previous

August 2022: All Flights In & Out of China

August 2022: All Flights In & Out of China• First things first: returning to China from abroad is still not easy, and you will have to undergo quarantine upon arrival. Booking a flight (not to mention an affordable one) is

2022 Chengdu Chinese Valentine’s Specials

Whether you’re looking forward to a night out with your sweetheart or looking to make a new connection, romance is in the air.Check out where to celebrate Chinese Valentine’s Day 2022 in Chengdu.1. RestaurantsG’s Bistro & BrunchDeal: see the poster

Shake Shack Opens in Chengdu!

Big news burger lovers! Chengdu joins Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Suzhou, Macau, AND Hong Kong today, as a city home to one of New York’s most loved burger brands SHAKE SHACK.We’ve been watching the green bamboo hoarding, covering the construction of the new

Chengdu Wine Lovers Cheer Up

• Chengdu wine lovers cheer up!• If you’re looking for interesting wine selections but not for all the money in the world, check out this mini-app!Laowine has been delivering wines across China since last February and they do so in Chengdu

July 2022: All Flights In & Out of China [UPDATED]

• First things first: returning to China from abroad is still not easy, and you will have to undergo quarantine upon arrival. Booking a flight (not to mention an affordable one) is another problem, and should you contract COVID abroad, you’d have

Cool Down: Water Sports in Chengdu

Cool Down: Water Sports in ChengduSummer is heating up, but your belly is also bulging from sitting in air-conditioned room all day. Not to worry, the following water sports are cool and fun, perfect ways to escape the summer heat

State Media Criticizes Chengdu’s “English” Shop Signs

State Media Criticizes Chengdu’s “English” Shop Signs• A state media outlet has urged local governments to respect market laws and regulations after a video of a shop in Chengdu showed Chinese words in their signage written in “unflattering” Western letters…• The roman lettering spell

Outdoor Swimming Pools in & around Chengdu

 The weather in Chengdu is already reaching the steamy heights of 35 degrees, and whilst ducking into 7/eleven and opening the fridge doors feels real good, there are other options…There is no shortage of outdoor swimming pools here, but most

Léman Chengdu: Outstanding IB Results

Students, teachers, parents and everyone in the Léman International School Chengdu community are celebrating today thanks to their students achieving exceptional results in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme for the 2021/22 academic school year.Léman International School Chengdu has once again

Sichuan Tianfu Health Code Update [July 2022]

If you found your WeChat health code not working recently, you’re not alone. The Tianfu Health code (天府健康通) used in Chengdu and other cities in Sichuan province system had an upgrade, please follow the steps down here to reactivate:Step 1:

World Heritage Sites in Sichuan Province

China has a lot of natural and cultural landscapes. As a place with a long history and outstanding people Sichuan boasts 5 sites included in the cultural and natural categories of the World HeritageList:Cultural SitesQingcheng Mountain and the Dujiangyan Irrigation

Entering Mainland China via Hong Kong SAR

Entering China via Hong Kong SAR• Due to the easier quarantine policy and comparatively lower prices for flight tickets, Hong Kong SAR is taken into consideration as a “transfer station” when people plan trips to the rest of China.• Below