5. The taxis are a lot cheaper.
4. The taxi drivers are a lot crazier.
3. There are direct competitors to McDonald's and KFC that you prefer over McDonald's and KFC.
2. You can find pasta noodles in only specialty foreign food shops, rather than the supermarkets.
1. A lot of people don't understand your Mandarin and you don't understand their local dialect.
Welcome to Chengdu. The land of Sichuanhua and Dico's. :)