Author Chris Taylor will be in Chengdu this weekend talking about his new novel, Harvest Season, an up close and unforgiving look at life in a town that is moving from traveler’s haven to tourist trap.
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.
What does a NY Times travel writer find most engaging and interesting about Chengdu? Read inside to hear Matt Gross’ impressions of Chengdu as he completes his first trip.