If you're among the many new transplants to Chengdu that arrive each fall, you're probably looking for ways to make your new home feel a little more like, well, home. And while signing up for life as an expat means signing up for an ever-evolving social circle as friends come and go, and there might be numerous cultural and linguistic challenges to grapple with, we've compiled a mini-guide full of tips on how to make that transition easier.
Follow these four links and you'll be living like a seasoned Sichuanese in no time.
Eight Ways to Improve Your (China) Life: the Newbie's Guide to Getting Along
Eight steps you can take right now (or at least start on) to make your life better while you make a home for yourself .
Six Challenges of Chengdu and How to Deal with Them
We rounded up six of the most difficult things new arrivals face and offer tips on coping.
What Do You Wish You Knew Before You Came to China?
After polling our readers and ourselves, we came up with this compilation of wisdom gained from the school of hard knocks.
Forty Life Tips for Chengdu
It's like the extended play of how to improve your city life.