Chengdu unsavory elements

Unsavory Elements in Chengdu

A collection of stories written by expats living in China is hitting the shelves soon. The stories are filled with humanity, witty observations, and self-reflection – essential qualities for any work that wants to bridge the gap between East and West.

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Women Writers of Chengdu

Rarely do we get a look at what local writers are doing, but this essay gives us some insight into that topic. Sophia Kidd writes here about several women writers, and their thoughts on Chengdu, money, and the soul.

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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.