So you’ve finally sorted out your apartment, but you still have to pay your utility bills. Here is how to pay for gas, electricity, water, and management fees in Chengdu.Gas Generally speaking, there are two ways of doing this:1. Pay in
Turbocharge your experience in China by adding these apps to your arsenal. If you haven’t noticed already people in China’s lives are dominated by their mobile phones, from mobile payments to transport, your mobile phone can be used to do almost
With the opening of Chengdu Line 5 and phase II of Line 10 December this year, more than 100kilometers of new tracks were added in 2019. The total route length of the Chengdu metro system now extends as far as
Having difficulties trying to find what you are looking for in Chengdu? Our Mini-Program can be used to find almost everything from restaurants, bars, events, jobs, news, useful information and more. The ChengduExpat+ Mini-Program really has it all at your fingertips. Find our Mini-Program
Many people have already started preparing their holiday schedules and trips for next year. Every year before the New Year’s Day, the State Council announces the schedule of next year’s holidays. There are 7 Chinese holidays in China which are New Year’s
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
How to Apply for a Credit Card in China Are you interested in getting a Chinese credit card in Chengdu? You probably use credit cards all the time back home but not in China due to the multiple mobile payment options.
What do you imagine when someone mentions Tibet?Well, we know how the “Roof of the World” looks like in popular imagination.Seclusion. Peaceful yaks. Chanting monks in vermillion and saffron robes. A place that captures your senses and then leaves you with new
Summer is upon us and the weather in Chengdu is already reaching the steamy heights of 35 degrees. Although ducking into 7/eleven and opening their fridge doors sounds appealing, there are better alternatives… There is no shortage of swimming pools
The top 10 WeChat Groups guaranteed to keep you in the loop in the ‘Du.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
Sam’s Club – Everything You Need And MoreShopping for your favorite brands in China is not easy. Even when you find a trusted product, it can be difficult to ascertain its authenticity. Moreover, the genuine article can be costly, and
Chengdu can seem dauntingly large at first with its mammoth size alongside a very copy and paste style of architecture. However as Chengdu has rapidly developed, so has its transportation. Here’s a look at how to cut out all the
Travelling across the globe can be a daunting task, so we don’t blame you for wanting to bring your cat or dog along.As of May 1st 2019, there will be a new and speedier method of getting pets into China.
Updated – 28.01.2019Even if you just landed yesterday, you’re sure to have noticed the abundance of dogs trailing behind their owners. You may have even noticed that some breeds are more popular than others, it being highly rare to see
Moving to Chengdu means saying goodbye to some apps and saying hello to others. Before coming to China you don’t have time to discover all the best apps straight away so we have given a list of the first apps you need to get to survive in Chengdu.
China will be implementing a more ‘proactive, open and effective’ policy to attract overseas expertise. Through this new policy, it will hopefully become easier for foreigners to start working here legally.Permits and certificates required to work in ChinaAccording to the
Planning to stay in Chengdu? All foreigners in Chengdu (and throughout China), must register at the local police station within 24 hours after checking in to a rented apartment or house. Also, if your visa is renewed or if you
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