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If you want to learn mor about Chengdu don’t hessitate to read some of our articles about living in Chengdu.

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How to Rent an Apartment in Chengdu

To find an apartment in Chengdu you need to first know a few things. How you want it, where you want it and what requirements you have. You’ll also have to bear in mind that Chinese apartments are different from western apartments. If you want a western styled apartment that you are generally going to pay extra. Read more.

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Nightlife in Chengdu

Chengdu has one of the most active nightlife in all of China. It has a vibrant international community and many international bars. You could go out and have a great night every day of the week. If you want to, there are always people out to a party in Chengdu. Drinking can be as cheap or expensive as you want. Fortunately, even students on a budget can have a great time. Many places offer free drinks to foreigners or discounts, though this has gotten less over the last few years it is still very prevalent in high-end night clubs. Read more.

Cost of Living In Chengdu: The Student

Before coming to China it’s often difficult to estimate the cost of living and how much going about your everyday life in China will cost? Well, the answer to that,  it depends. To best explain I’ve separated it into 4 spending categories and what you can do for each. Read more.

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Cost of Living In Chengdu:
English Teacher

How much does an average English teacher spend in Chengdu? Just like with a student, it depends on what you want. Although, most can live very comfortably and have money have money left to save up. You could also choose to live like a king and spend it all.Read more.

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5 Differences Between Western and Chinese Apartments

When you first come to China and look for an apartment, there are a few things you have to take into consideration. Because there are quite a few aspects that you wouldn’t immediately think of.  Here’s a list of 5 differences between Western and Chinese apartments.Read more.

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5 Cheap Ways to Transform Your Chinese Apartment Into Your Chinese Home

Chinese apartments often come very bland and without a homely atmosphere, with these tips you will be able to transform your apartment into your home! Read more.