Chengdu is pretty cold and grey
Pollution in winter can get hazardous for the sensitive group. According to 2016? data, Chengdu just barely edged out Beijing for highest PM2.5. Always check the air quality index (AQI) and wear masks whenever its necessary.
You’ll find lots of places to hang out here. There’s a handful of Western restaurants and bars in the city.
Chengdu is notorious for bad traffic during rush hours due to its centralized layout. It’s pretty convenient if you ride a bike.
Browse this site and listen to some podcasts to get an idea about life in Chengdu as an expat– especially the guide section.
Feel free to check out my blog post also (ideal for people who’re planning to move to Chengdu.)