Chengdu Expat


China’s Metro Systems are Changing, Here’s How..

The metro in Chengdu is one of the easiest and quickest ways to get around this hectic city. If you ask anyone in the city, they will most likely tell you that the metro is one of their preferred methods

Chengdu Westminster School: Preparation Phase

Chengdu Westminster School (CWS) is the first step in the China Westminster School Project, which anticipates the opening of six schools across China over the next decade.  The first of these international boarding schools will open in Shuangliu, Chengdu and will

China’s 2020 Public Holiday Schedule!

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.  Please note that the official release of the holiday calendar

Alipay & WeChat Pay Finally Open Up to Foreigners

It’s the moment that foreigners in Chengdu have been waiting for, the chance to use China’s most efficient and popular mobile payment platforms, without any unnecessary hassle. When in China you quickly realize that most Chinese people live a cash-free

Chengdu Through The Lens: October

The weather getting colder in Chengdu hasn’t stopped these local photographers from getting their cameras out and taking some impressive snaps of Chengdu. Although Halloween looms over the city, we don’t see any horrific photos here.Here is Chengdu this October

Legoland, Marathon, Exhibitions & Other News

It’s getting chilly now and the rain is coming and going. But plenty is happening in and around Chengdu. Here’s what’s up:Legoland Is Coming to ChengduMerlin Entertainments announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with Global Zhongjun Cultural

Have Animal Cafés in Chengdu Gone too Far?

The latest trend of animal cafés popping up all over the world means that everyone has either heard of or visited an animal cafe nowadays. Animal cafés provide a very different experience to your typical everyday coffee shop visit, as

Where to buy Halloween Goods in Chengdu

It’s not always easy finding the things you need in Chengdu.Here’s a guide on where you can get everything you need for this or taobao APP, you can buy everything you’ve ever needed or wanted. If you’re running short of time, you can

Chengdu Marathon May Join The Elite Group of World-Class Races

This year, the Chengdu Marathon is the first marathon race in China to pursue the prestigious Abbott World Marathon Majors in which it aspires to join the ranks of the six members. The Chinese event will be evaluated over the

2019 Chengdu Holiday Bazaar

Chengdu’s biggest international event, the Chengdu Holiday Bazaar is back this year for the 14th time. It will be held at Chengdu International School’s campus in the heart of the city, on Saturday 23rd November,  from 10am until 4pm.This family-friendly day with music, silent auctions,

Nov.9th Beijing 2019 Int’l Education Job Fair Kicking-Off!

2019 Amazing China International Education Job Fair  Beijing Nov. 9th Kicking – Off!Beijing|Guangzhou|Shanghai BeijingTime: Saturday, November 9th 10am-4pmVenue:  Grand Metro Park Hotel Beijing北京维景国际大酒店No. 2 Beisanhuan East Road,Chaoyang,Beijing, China北京市北三环东路2号,地铁三元桥站D出口 For Talents Scan to Register for Free Admission Booth Booking For Schools, please contact:For Chinese:    +86

Event | 2019 Chengdu Orienteering Challenge

The 2019 Orienteering Challenge, is an event to experience Chengdu’s history and culture. There will be a race through the city, where teams of 5 people will have to check-in at famous Chengdu scenic spots by using urban public transportation where you will not

2019 Halloween Events in Chengdu Overview

One of the biggest party weeks of the year is coming up once again, there are so many parties and events to choose from. Stay focused, put on your fangs and sink your teeth into these Halloween treats…Hotels Oct. 31, Halloween

Chengdu’s Best WeChat Groups 2019

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

What To Do in Chengdu During 2019 National Week

This year is the 70th Chinese National Day and is celebrated on October 1st to commemorate the founding of the People’s Republic of China. On that day, many activities are held nationwide. No expenses are spared for the annual Military Parade, which millions of people will watch on television

Axe-throwing in Chengdu

Nowadays, Archery Ranges are easy to find in Chengdu. Instead of darts or bow and arrows, have you ever seen anyone throw axes to a target?China’s first indoor axe throwing club “Axe Panda ” has opened in Chengdu. Even though

Léman International School Chengdu 10th Anniversary Reception

Léman International School Chengdu (LIS) held its 10th Anniversary Reception at the Fairmont Hotel in the evening of September 17, 2019. This is a very special day as they had their Grand Opening Ceremony this very day 10 years ago.

Chengdu’s New Aiport on Its Way

Did you know that construction of the Chengdu Tianfu International Airport began in May 2016 and is well on its way to completion?Phase one is scheduled to be completed next year December 28, 2020, and the airport is expected to

Helpful Western Medicines in Chinese

So you got sick in China but you’re not ready to try Traditional Chinese Medicine yet? That’s ok, we got you covered! Here’s a useful list of the most common western medicines with Chinese translations that you can take to

Chengdu Through The Lens: September

The weather transitioned from hot and dry to cold and wet. Whilst the sun took a little breather, Chengdu’s active group of street photographers got busy.Here is Chengdu this September through their lens…Is it Time to Dig out your Jacket?@jethoonThe