Beijing has many great restaurants. Here are some tips on where to eat. Street food Some of the best food is prepared by small vendors along the street. Don't be afraid, just be wise: Choose a place … [Read More]


Getting around

It's easy to get around Beijing. The subway system is extensive, cheap, and easy to use. Taxis are plentiful -- and also very cheap. Taxis Unless it's raining or late at night, you'll probably find … [Read More]


The Great Wall

Famous around the world, the Great Wall is one of the top sites near Beijing. It's what everyone wants to see--and you can't see it from space, so you have to go there yourself. Here's where to go and … [Read More]



This central shopping district is popular with both Beijing residents and tourists alike. This central area is close to Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. There are many major hotels in this … [Read More]


Beijing: Dynamic. Bold. Exciting.

There's more to Beijing than just the Forbidden City, the Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, Mao's tomb, or the 2008 Olympic Games. Come here and you'll find a cutting-edge city at the forefront of world … [Read More]


Recent Beijing News from City Weekend and The Beijinger

Waldorf Astoria Beijing’s Zijin Mansion

Waldorf Astoria Beijing This weekly sponsored blog post is brought to you by Waldorf Astoria Beijing. The Waldorf Astoria Beijing: Now Open. For reservations please … [Read More...]

Last Chance To Pick Strawberries at the Second Annual Beijing Agricultural Carnival

  The 2nd Beijing Agricultural Carnival, which kicked off in March is still ongoing at the Strawberry Expo Park in Changping and ends on May 4. The carnival features an agricultural produce … [Read More...]

Easter Hunt: Find the Best Places to Celebrate Easter

This Sunday April 20 is Easter, which means many things to many people, but a universal theme connecting these different groups seems to be the celebration of life and new beginnings. A great way to … [Read More...]

Good Morning Beijing April 16, 2014: AQI 153; This Is Sanlitun Screening; Barista Coffee; Looking for Someone to Do Sports

Good morning Beijing! Today is Wednesday, April 16, 2014.Weather forecast: Cloudy. Today's high will be 26℃, low of 12℃.Air Quality Index (AQI) from the US Embassy as of 6am: 153 … [Read More...]