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Chengdu Living Podcast

A podcast about life in the Sichuan capital city of Chengdu, China.

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Podcast #24: Sichuan Food in Chengdu

In this episode I speak with Jordan, founder of Chengdu Food Tours, which takes guests from around the world on a journey through Sichuan cuisine. The post Podcast #24: Sichuan Food in Chengdu appeared first on Chengdu Living.

36mins

18 Aug 2017

Rank #1

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Podcast #23: Why Expat Businesses Fail

This episode, recorded with proprietors of Johnny 5 Donuts and Dave's Oasis, reveal what's behind expat businesses in Chengdu which flourish and flounder. The post Podcast #23: Why Expat Businesses Fail appeared first on Chengdu Living.

57mins

14 Jul 2017

Rank #2

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Podcast #27: One Month in Chinese Jail

On this episode of the podcast I'm joined by Doug, who just emerged from nearly one month in a Chinese jail due to a visa law violation. The post Podcast #27: One Month in Chinese Jail appeared first on Chengdu Living.

1hr 1min

4 Feb 2018

Rank #3

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Podcast #29: Mastering Mandarin with Luke of Mandarin Blueprint

We're back again with another episode, cracking away at one of the most enduring challenges of life in China: mastery of the Chinese language. The post Podcast #29: Mastering Mandarin with Luke of Mandarin Blueprint appeared first on Chengdu Living.

59mins

5 Mar 2019

Rank #4

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Podcast Ep. #18: Soccer in Chengdu

In this episode of the podcast we speak with Andy McAuley, co-founder of the Chengdu International Football League (CIFL), on soccer in Chengdu, sports in China and more. The post Podcast Ep. #18: Soccer in Chengdu appeared first on Chengdu Living.

1hr 3mins

21 Sep 2015

Rank #5

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#30: Motorcycling in Chengdu and Across China with Carl

This episode of the podcast, the first in a Haus Guests series with Berlin Haus, is all about motorcycling around Chengdu and across China. The post #30: Motorcycling in Chengdu and Across China with Carl appeared first on Chengdu Living.

22 Mar 2019

Rank #6

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Podcast Ep. #19: Chengdu Underground Music

Chengdu's music scene has come a long way, evidenced by a recent documentary chronicling its current state. We speak with the creators. The post Podcast Ep. #19: Chengdu Underground Music appeared first on Chengdu Living.

1hr 20mins

11 Oct 2016

Rank #7

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Podcast #26: Mastering Chinese

In this episode of the podcast I have a conversation with Phil, one half of the Chengdu-based Chinese language program called Mandarin Blueprint. The post Podcast #26: Mastering Chinese appeared first on Chengdu Living.

37mins

22 Jan 2018

Rank #8

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Podcast #22: Co-Working & Entrepreneurship

Recorded with Mike, founder of Walnut co-working space, we talk about establishing and managing a business in Chengdu as an expat. The post Podcast #22: Co-Working & Entrepreneurship appeared first on Chengdu Living.

33mins

5 Jul 2017

Rank #9

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Podcast #25: Moving Money Out of China & Bitcoin

In this episode of the podcast I sit down with Americans Johnny (of Johnny 5 Donuts, a previous podcast guest) and Mac to talk about moving money out of China and more specifically, bitcoin in China. The post Podcast #25: Moving Money Out of China & Bitcoin appeared first on Chengdu Living.

42mins

24 Dec 2017

Rank #10