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How to Live in Chengdu

In my time I’ve learned a few things about living in China, which I humbly offer here. Call them Pro Tips to life in China, if you will.

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Zhuyeqing tea

How to Buy Tea in Chengdu

Everyone hears about Chengdu’s teahouses, but nobody talks about buying tea in Chengdu. Here’s all the information you need on buying tea in the city or from the north side tea market.

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Chengdu pollution

How To Handle Chengdu’s Pollution Like a Pro

Pollution in Chengdu has always been present, but it’s gotten worse recently. Here’s how you can deal with it like a pro.

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Chengdu Places

Introducing Chengdu Places

There’s a new way to discover and share locations within Chengdu, and it’s called Chengdu Places. Read all about it inside.

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Psykling in Chengdu: A 5-Point Guide

Psykling is the Kung Fu of the bicycle. Want to learn more? I share my tips and experiences in this 5-point guide to the essentials.

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Six Tips to Help You Adjust to Chengdu

If you’re in Chengdu or thinking about coming to Chengdu, there are a few preparations you should make. Brendan spells out the details after a year of integrating into the city.

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Why You Should Join Tom Cruise & Bill Gates on Weibo

There’s a titanic shift happening on the Chinese internet right now. It’s time to see what this Weibo talk is all about and how it can benefit you.

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Buying a Playstation 3 in Chengdu

Now that the Playstation 3 has been hacked, it’s flying off store shelves in Chengdu. I decided to pick one up recently and see what it’s all about. Whether you’re into games or movies, here’s what you need to know before getting one for yourself.

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How to Call Friends and Family Overseas for Free

I remember buying international phone cards to call overseas when I first arrived in China. It was slow and annoying. Fortunately, there’s a much better way that might even be free for you.

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Satellite TV in China: Everybody’s Doing It, Why Aren’t You?

Watching foreign satellite TV is illegal in China, unless you’re a major hotel that jumps through hoops. But the reality is that millions of people are watching HBO in China right now and hundreds of companies are hungry to hook you up.

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