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COVID-19 in Chengdu: The Latest

The latest updates:Updated September 22th 2022, 13:00 1New cases in Chengdu(Sept. 18-21)0New community level COVID cases in Chengdu(Sept. 14-21)0High-risk areas in Chengdu12Medium-risk areas in Chengdu Chengdu reached 0 community transmission for the 5th day in a row.COVID testing stays in placeFree COVID

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.

Where to Happy Hour in Chengdu

Chengdu brings about a fantastic array of bars with themes ranging from French Winehouses to german beer houses to award winning cocktail bars and everything in-between.

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

Craft Beer Bars in Chengdu

15 years ago, the only Chinese beers anyone was used to cracking open were weak, mass-produced lagers like Tsingtao, Snow or Harbin… Whilst these pair okay with local grub, in the last 5 years, breweries in Sichuan have begun to

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.

Chengdu Sports Teams & Clubs

There are also lots of sports clubs in the city, that meet regularly for games, and provide opportunities to make new friends, get really burnt, and have a beer with afterwards…Interested in joining a group? Scan below to Chengdu-Expat’s personal account.Don’t forget

Live Music in Chengdu

Whilst it forges ahead as the epicenter of Chinese rap music, with thanks to big names like the Higher Brothers  – the underground live music scene is becoming a formidable platform to launch good local artists and draw the attention of foreign indie bands.

The Michelin Guide Lands In Chengdu

2022 Chengdu Michelin Restaurant GuideThere isn’t a doubt in our mind that Chengdu has one of the best food scenes in China, and maybe even the world. Never mind that it is a UNESCO city of gastronomy (yawn, so is

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

New COVID-19 Cases in Chengdu: The Latest

The latest updates:Updated August 13th 2021, 14:00• At the time of publishing, there are 0 medium risk areas in Chengdu. Sichuan province has 1 medium-risk area located in the city of Luzhou.• Previous to the 29th July, a total of

Vaccination For Foreigners in Chengdu

• Earlier, official sources stated that from May 28, 2021, foreign nationals in age-specific groups could obtain the COVID-19 vaccine in Chengdu.• Previously only selected people were able to obtain it, mostly via their employer. Others were called by their

Where to Brunch in Chengdu

Where to Brunch in ChengduRise and shine this Sunday morning with a brunch to kick-start that lazy weekend feeling. Here are our top picks of places to brunch in Chengdu which will help you satisfy that craving whatever your budget.We’ve

Instagrammable Spots in and around Chengdu

Are you looking for instagrammable spots in Chengdu? If so, you are in the right place! Below we have listed a few photography spots for those of you who wish to add more colour and flair to your feeds!Dujiangyan Zhongshuge

Activities for Families in Chengdu

Are you looking for some weekend activities in the Chengdu area that are suitable for children? Check out our list of Chengdu’s most popular attractions and theme parks suitable for the whole family.Happy Valley Chengdu 成都欢乐谷Located in Chengdu’s Jinniu district,

The Ultimate Guide to the PU Invitation Letter

• PU letter is an invitation letter issued by China Foreign Affairs Office. With the PU letter foreigners can apply for a new visa and enter China. This is a new policy since the global epidemic.• Only certain specific reasons meet the requirements for applying for a PU Letter,

Hair Salons and Barbershops in Chengdu

 Finding a worthy hairdresser or barber to entrust your locks into can be complicated even without a language and a culture barrier  We often resort to screenshots of the style we want or shots from a few angles of our last good

Coffee in Chengdu – The Daily Grind

Lusting after a proper cup of joe in Chengdu? The Chengdu-Expat team spills the beans on where best to get your daily caffeine hit in the ‘Du. Long gone are the days in South West China where the only coffee drinks

2020 Chengdu Christmas Events

If you’re spending Christmas in Chengdu this year then you’re in luck, as there is an abundance of events, parties, restaurant offers and delicious hotel dinners for you to get involved in in the city over the festive season.1. Restaurants/

Getting Inked in Chengdu

Getting inked in China is no longer a taboo, and Chengdu is quickly becoming one of the most tattooed cities in the Middle Kingdom – along with Kunming, Lijiang and the east coast megacities.