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Chengdu’s Best Bakeries

Craving some sweet treats or some freshly made bread?As much as we all love Sichuan food sometimes we need to satisfy our cravings, and it can be difficult to find some good quality Bakery’s in such a large City.We’ve narrowed

Deal of the Week – TV Box

Followers of Chengdu-Expat WeChat receive a weekly special deal on a great product or service in Chengdu, available every Monday.Claim 50% off a TV box from Waijiaothis week with Deal of the Week:After Discount:Lifetime  – 1880元2 Year – 1480 元1 Year –

Deal of the Week – Waifood Delivery

Save 50¥ when you spend 400¥ on orders at Waifood  this week!This deal if valid for 7 days from Tuesday 10th October to Monday 16th October 2017.  It is exclusive for customers in Chengdu and cannot be combined with any other

Finding English Language Books in Chengdu

Finding English Language Books in ChengduFinding English language books in Chengdu can be difficult if you’re unsure where to look, but in fact there are quite a few places in Chengdu to find yourself English (and other) Language Books. Take

Chengdu’s Best Markets

In the era of ‘everything on the internet delivered right to your door’, it’s easy to forget to get out and explore your city when you need something. Hitting up Chengdu’s markets is about more than just shopping, it’s a

Social Enterprise in Sichuan

Social Enterprise in SichuanSocial enterprise is a creative, responsible and socially inclusive idea that much of contemporary society is moving towards. It’s aims are to maximise improvements in human and environmental well-being. The do-gooders! Here are some great ideas for

The Chengdu Carrefour Delivery App

Since December the lucky inhabitants of Shanghai have been able to use the new Carrefour app, which allows you to have your shopping delivered to most districts within 3 hours from your phone. It was then rolled out in Beijing and finally this week the app (which

Digital Life in Chengdu

After signing up for WeChat, learning how to buy things on Taobao and using the various features of Baidu (search, maps, music and cloud storage), what are the next steps to figure out the technical details of life in Chengdu?Part

Where to find English Books in Chengdu

No matter how enthusiastically we embrace the world of digital readers and online literature, a paper copy of a novel or magazine usually feels most natural and is easiest on the eyes. Bookstores are easy to find in Chengdu, and

Chengdu’s New Shopping Centres

The number of mega retail destinations opening in town this year will not match last year’s, but there are still lots of new places to check out. Chengdu is globally ranked very high for the new amount of upcoming mixed real estate.Residents in

Greenland breaks ground on 468-meter-high skyscraper in Chengdu

Shanghai’s Greenland Group started construction in 2014 and was halted in 2019. In 2020, construction started back up and when its completed, it will become the tallest building in Chengdu and southwestern China!The 100 storey project, located east of the