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Chengdu River Boat Tours

Chengdu River Boat ToursYou might have seen it on your Moments, the Jinjiang river boat tours are back, so locals and tourists alike can take in some of Chengdu’s best sights from the water. Currently there are two routes in use, with more coming in

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.

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

Should you Travel from Chengdu this May Holiday?

• Due to the recent Omicron outbreaks in different cities – and the upcoming FISU Games in Chengdu – the city is on relatively high alert.•Most of us have time off this coming Labor Day Holiday – and are thinking

How to Get your Driving License in Chengdu

Foreigners, as well as residents of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan who wish to drive in China, must apply for a driving license within the mainland.

Places to Ski in and around Chengdu

Places to Ski in and around ChengduWhilst it’s very unlikely any of us will be hitting the slopes of Aspen, Courchevel, or Zermatt this year, there are decent ski resorts in China, and some of them are closer than you’d

Plan An Unforgettable Xmas Trip with C Adventure!

• We’re not going home this year, but we still want to make unforgettable memories during the festive season. Luckily China is jam packed full of some of the most beautiful and interesting places in earth (and some of them are

Apply for your English Vaccine Record in Chengdu

• First things first, please note that the vaccine record mentioned in this article does not mean that returning to China has, or will get any easier. Very few foreigners are still able to return at the moment and compulsory quarantine

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

Visit the Roof of the World! Tibet Trips

As most of us in China know, there aren’t many good reasons to leave for the moment. Some of us do not mind waiting it out until the rest of the world gets better, but many of us have an itch –

International Flight Latest Updates: China

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) are an organisation at the heart of Chinese aviation and regularly update their website with the latest flight information from around the world- a service we find helpful in this uncertain time of

China’s Vaccine Passport: Internationally Recognised

Recently official sources announced that foreigners in China can obtain an internationally recognized, bilingual Certificate of COVID Vaccination. HOWEVER after extensive research, we found that this COVID certificate isn’t available in the majority of cities at this moment, but you can

Camping Near Chengdu

Camping Near ChengduWhen most people think of Chengdu, they picture pandas chomping on bamboo, endless lajiao and hectic driving – not tents, campfires and three-day-old underwear. However, no far from the city, especially in western Sichuan, there’s no shortage of unique hiking

Take a Break, Study Chinese in Stunning Yangshuo

As most of us in China know, it is not recommended to leave at the moment – as you won’t be allowed back in. Some of us don’t mind waiting it out, until the rest of the world gets better, but many of us

You May Lose Your Chinese Mobile Number If It Is Out of Balance

You May Lose Your Chinese Mobile Number If It Is Out of Balance For people stuck abroad, I guess many of you are not using your chinese mobile phone number, and may be haven’t checked its balance for a long time.For

2020 Chengdu Metro Map and Timetable

On December 18th 2020, Chengdu opened four new metro lines (and an extension to metro line 18), bringing the number of metro lines in the city to 13. The new lines have brought the total length of Chengdu’s far-reaching metro

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

COVID-19: Boarding a Flight to China

More flight updates have been announced for planes arriving to and departing from China: 14 days prior to the flight     FOR CHINESE CITIZENS ONLYRequirements to Board A Flight to China Where to find it: Search in Wechat for the mini-app

Returning to Chengdu: What you Need to to Know

If you’re returning to China soon, or simply curious about the quarantine process  Léman International School recently shared an account from one of their teachers who returned from abroad to Chengdu at the end of September 2020.Mr. Alec Riley is currently with

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