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Halloween Events in Xi’an 2020

​ Happy Halloween! 🕸️万圣节快乐🎃 We‘ve got all the events happening in Xi’an 嘿西安为你呈上 throughout the week 万圣节期间各类本地活动 Events range from horror shows to Halloween-themed beer nights! There’s something for everyone, depending on how much ghost and gore you can tolerate! Get your ghoul on this Halloween

Xian: Chasing a New Generation

Source: EEO Video Xian is an age-old ancient capital in Chinese history. In the Western Han Dynasty, it was the eastern starting point for the grand Silk Road. During the Sui and Tang dynasties, it became the largest city in

The Autumn Treats of Xi’an

Autumn in Xi’an is something truly special to behold. As the Fall sets in across our city, we thought we’d share some of the special delicacies, snacks and treats that warm our hearts – perhaps you’ll discover some you’ve never

How to Verify Your Alipay

Since March 2019, online payment systems have tightened their regulations, forcing many people to re-verify their info to use Alipay. Currently, the reason why both Alipay is asking some users to update their ID information is unknown. There has been

Hairdressers in Xi’an

Finding worthy hands to entrust your locks into can be a complicated process even without a language and culture barrier. We often have to resort to bringing a photo of the style we want or headshots from a few angles

How to Get your Driving License in Xi’an

In mainland China, you can’t drive with an International Driving Permit (IDP), nor with permits obtained in Hong Kong, Macao or Taiwan. Written exams can be done in English in Xi’an Where to obtain your driving license in Xi’an: Xi’an

Xi’an Kindergartens to Open on June 8

As the last batch of students (and even more parents) eagerly wait to return to school, the Xi’an Municipal Education Commission announced on May 27, that qualified kindergartens in Xi’an will be able to gradually reopen,  starting from Monday June 8th.   5月27日上午,西安市教育局发布《关于做好2020年春季学期幼儿园开学工作的通知》,通知中提到, 6月8日(星期一)起,西安市具备开园条件的幼儿园可陆续开学。 Kindergartens may choose their opening date upon approval

The SMALL WAYS you can make BIG changes

The world generates at least 3.5 MILLION TONS of PLASTIC & other SOLID WASTE in just ONE day.  By 2050, there will be more plastic in our oceans than fish, and around 60% of our forests will have disappeared.  Sounds like too big of a problem right?  Well

Xi’an Metro Line 6 is on its Way

Good news! Metro Line 6, which will run southwest to northeast, is planned to be completed and put into trial operation by the end of 2020! The first batch of “sky blue” trains have arrived in Xi‘an on May 13. Currently, the

Can you Imagine a World without Trees?

The world as we know it would literally CEASE TO EXIST. And while it’s hard to imagine a scenario in which every tree on earth is cut down, we are DESTROYING THE TREES WE HAVE AT AN ALARMING RATE. In

Stop COVID-19 Closing Your Xi’an Favorites

It’s becoming clearer by the day, that COVID-19 will impact global, national, and local economies in quite a big and long way. In Xi’an, shops, gyms, restaurants, bars, hotels, and private schools, are really starting to hurt. At HeyXian we

COVID-19: How To Use Xi’an’s Health App

This Health Code is usable for cities in Shaanxi province, including Xi’an. Search “WeChat” in your app store, download it, then register with your phone number to acquire a WeChat account. After logging in, scan QR code down below which will

Xi’an Weekend Getaways

As the capital of Shaanxi Province. Xi’an is one of the oldest cities in China, and the oldest of the Four Great Ancient Capitals. The city held the position under several of the most important dynasties in Chinese history, including Western Zhou,

COVID-19: Xi’an Public Schools Openings

Finally, things are certainly getting closer to normality in the city! Many malls, gyms, restaurants, bars and other venues have re-opened, and it hopefully won’t be for too long until kids can go back to school, and events start popping

COVID-19: What’s Closed (and Open) in Xi’an

[Updated April 14] To prevent the spread of the coronavirus in Xi’an, lots of touristic spots and business are also closed till further notice. All events and public gatherings are cancelled, and this will still take a while. Restaurants and

China Closing its Borders to Foreigner

突发 : 自3月28日零时起,暂时停止外国人持目前有效来华签证和居留许可及多个商务旅行、口岸及入境免签入境。 BREAKING : From March 28th on, China will temporarily suspend the entry into China by foreign nationals. 中华人民共和国外交部、国家移民管理局 关于暂时停止持有效中国签证、居留许可的外国人入境的公告 2020-03-26 Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China National Immigration Administration Announcement on the Temporary Suspension of Entry

12 Ways to Earn Money Online from China

With our work start dates getting pushed back weekly here in China, who knows when we’ll actually get our next full paycheck… hopefully your company gives “extended holiday” pay! Or maybe you’re already working from home? Either way, here are

COVID-19 Myth Busters 这些谣言到底是真是假?

The Coronavirus that originated in Wuhan has led a lots of people to seek advice in WeChat groups, to appease their anxieties – however as we’re sure you’ve noticed, this can create a lots of unverified and contradictory information. And lots of panic. We uncover the true

A Look into Wuhan during the Coronavirus

How’s life for people in Hubei province, especially in Wuhan during the outbreak? We’ve selected some touching pictures, just like the banner says: “Be moderate. Don’t stress. Don’t panic. Keep calm. Carry on as normal.”. Let us pray for Wuhan

Clinics, Hospitals and Healthcare in Xi’an

To effectively prevent and control the current pneumonia epidemic of a new coronavirus, Shaanxi Province initiated the level-1 public health emergency plan on January 25. Although nationwide COVID-19 control efforts have achieved initial results, but the turning point is yet