Qingcheng Shan

Living in Qingcheng: Digital Nomad in a Chinese Mountain Town

There’s tranquility and beauty to be found outside of China’s major cities. Like Qingchen Shan, one of the birthplaces of Taoism on the outskirts of Chengdu.

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Chengdu city

Chengdu’s Air Pollution: Questions Answered by Local Specialists

We’ve published articles and podcasts about local air pollution but insight from local specialists is hard to come by. We got answers to the most common questions about air quality.

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Fete de La Musique

Fête de La Musique Festival, with Co-Organizer Erik

Later this month in June, the second annual Fête de La Musique, a free music festival, will take place in Chengdu. We spoke with co-organizer Erik of UrTurn productions.

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Boom & Bust: Inside the Chinese Party Bubble

Before I worked in the logistics industry in Chengdu, I was a professional pirate and disco ball man. But it was not meant to last.

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Podcast Ep. #21: Game Design & China

In this episode of the podcast, we speak with the director of Breda University’s Game Architecture and Design school about China’s game emergent industry.

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Good Good Chengdu

Good Good: Authenticity & The Mexican Grill in Chengdu

In this interview the founders of Chengdu’s Good Good Mexican Grill talk about their come up, from street side taco startup to full-service restaurant and city-wide delivery.

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Podcast Ep. #20: Bicycle Share Programs

In this episode of the podcast we speak to Larry and Jacob of the Natooke bicycle shop about Chengdu’s shared bicycle economy.

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Mastering Chinese

How to Take Shortcuts to Elite Chinese Like I Did

A handful of discoveries, many learned the hard way, helped me leapfrog my Chinese language skills. Here are those tips, and the journey I took to get proficient at Chinese so you can do the same.

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Chengdu underground music podcast

Podcast Ep. #19: Chengdu Underground Music

Chengdu’s music scene has come a long way, evidenced by a recent documentary chronicling its current state. We speak with the creators.

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