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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

English COVID-19 Nucleic Acid Test Reports in Chengdu

Are you leaving China or need English COVID-19 test report for another reason?Here’s where to get your COVID-19 PCR test in Chengdu.Note:-Please bring your passport and specify during the test that you want the result in English.-As things and/ or

2022 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.If you’re

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

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.

COVID-19 in Chengdu: The Latest

The latest updates:Updated December 12th 2022, 14:00• Since the beginning of December 2022, the Chinese government on Wednesday already unveiled a broad easing of its strict “zero Covid” policy (huge changes). Click here to learn more about the released 10-point

Where to Watch the 2022 World Cup in Chengdu

• FIFA Qatar World Cup 2022! 🏆 Thirty-two teams play a total of 64 games to decide who will be crowned World Cup champions. In China the World Cup games are shown live on CCTV5 and other platforms (see down

QSI International School of Chengdu is Hiring

 About Quality Schools International (QSI)QSI is expanding our programs to provide more opportunities for students. We are looking for highly qualified and motivated teachers to join us.Quality Schools International (QSI) was founded in 1971 in Saana, Yemen and has grown

2022 Chengdu Thanksgiving Events

Thanksgiving celebrations are all about cooking and sharing an abundance of food with family and friends. We’re all missing home, just a little more than usual this year so we have put together a list of the places in the

China Shortens Quarantine to 5+3 for ALL Cities

GOOD NEWS!• China released 20 updated COVID-19 prevention and control measures on Friday, giving new guidance for both inbound travellers and people living in China.• The country has shortened quarantine times for inbound travelers, tweaked its classification of so-called “risk

Clinics, Hospitals and Healthcare in Chengdu

Clinics, Hospitals and Healthcare for other diseasesClinicsDr. Leo ClinicLanguage: English, ChineseMedical Services: Adult & Children General, Medical Consultation, Medication & Treatment, prevention Medicine & Referral Services, Mental Health Advice, Health Education & Health Management for Corporate Clients, Senior & Sports

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

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.

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