TRENDING A documentary on foreigners living in China:Living in Chengdu


A documentary on foreigners living in China:Living in Chengdu

10:17, January 15, 2019

“I came to Chengdu in 1998… At that time, the Second Ring Road had just been built… ”

“I fell in love with the city, and I fell in love with the people here with Chengdurian.”

“Many living habits of the Chinese have changed a lot”

This is the capital of Southwest China's Sichuan Province.

This is a city where everyone comes to absorb a taste at first.

Jonathan, from United States, recalls his love of the pepper when he first stepped into Chengdu as an exchange student and now runs a hot pot restaurant in the city.


Ari Daniel Jadwin, a 31-year-old American merchant who first came to China seeking business opportunities in 2008, became a company manager developing his own salmon business.


Ashely, a Spanish woman who has already graduated from a British university, came to Chengdu to start her own business and created innovative T-shirts for less than a year ago.


People fall in love with this city as they come to know it.

Jonathan loves the spicy food there. He wants to spread the spicy culture and integrate it into his life. Ari is keen on the comfortable working mode and attitude influenced by the rich food culture and is willing to lay his roots in Chengdu. Ashely deeply prefers China and she tries to combine Chinese and Western culture to prove that foreigners can blend into the Chinese local life too.

The city is Chengdu.

And the whole world is listening to their stories.

Living in China.

Living in Chengdu.


(Story written by Guo Yitong)

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