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How to Find what you’re Looking for in Chengdu

Having difficulties trying to find what you are looking for in Chengdu?Having difficulties trying to find what you are looking for in Chengdu? Over the last few years, we’ve been working hard on our portfolio of products (website, Mini-Program, WeChat

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

Vote Now! 2023 Chengdu-Expat Awards

Hospitality is never easy, and the Chengdu-Expat awards are back for the 8th time to recognize the people and places in Chengdu, that keep us fed, watered, and happy – giving thanks to the places that make this city such an incredible

Hot Springs in and around Chengdu

If you’re finding the grey, icy, winter months in Chengdu tough to bear, do like the locals and head for the rejuvenating hot thermal waters that run deep beneath the province. The facilities in Chengdu and the surrounding regions range

Places to Ski in and around Chengdu

Places to Ski in and around ChengduThe borders have opened, and skiing at the worlds finest resorts might be back on the menu for some of us. If you’re looking for something a little closer to home, Sichuan has some

WeChat: The Hidden Features

The social media application provides just about every function you can think of.  

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.

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

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.

Are these 5 Local Chengdu Restaurants Overrated?

Chengdu is a UNSECO World City of Gastronomy, and famous globally for its cuisine. It has tens of thousands of restaurants, and amazing food around every corner – but sometimes the choice can be overwhelming. Are expats and visitors able

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

Why Westerners Love to Hate Baijiu, But Shouldn’t

This article was written by much loved Chengdu comedian (and career scientist) Michal Poznik. He’s left China for the time-being, and is now tooting baijiu’s horn from Vienna, Austria. If you like this article, you can check out more of his ramblings

Survival Sichuanese

Survival SichuanesePeople have long joked, 天不怕地不怕只怕四川人说普通话 – there is nothing to fear but the Sichuanese speaking Mandarin, and it can be true.With a large lack of retroflex sounds (ch, zh, sh, etc.), confusions on h/f, n/l, s/c initial consonants and n/ng, en/un, ian/uan

Clinics, Hospitals and Healthcare in Chengdu

Clinics, Hospitals and Healthcare for other diseasesClinicsGlobal Doctor Chengdu Clinic  环球医生成都国际医疗中心Global Doctor is a well-known brand in international medical service. Founded in 1999, Global Doctor is the medical supplier that brought the “General Practitioner” concept to China which has branches

The 2023 Chengdu Michelin Guide Announcement

We were more than excited last year when Michelin rocked up at the temple of Chuancai and cast it’s decerning eyes on Chengdu’s food and beverage scene – but the 2022 recommendations left us a little wanting.We had wondered how

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.

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

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

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.

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