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]



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]


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]


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]



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]


Recent Beijing News from City Weekend and The Beijinger

Shopping: Triple-Major

Date: Mar 31st 2015 11:43a.m. Contributed by: cityweekend After several years in Baochao Hutong, Beijing’s original arbiter of … [Read More...]

New Eats: Craft

Date: Mar 30th 2015 7:13p.m. Contributed by: prairiedawn Even on a gnarly air day, the tall windows that enclose the dining area of … [Read More...]

An Ode to Caffeined Freaks: A Closer Look At Beijing’s Café Culture

A Closer Look reviews the winners from our 2015 Reader Restaurant Awards, which were announced March 16. This time around we take a look at the winners of the Best Café category. During the … [Read More...]

Crackdown on Sexy Stickers and Sexy Talk on WeChat

The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) has vowed to crack down on sexually explicit pictures and text, including nude photos and erotic stickers (rendering 85 percent of our sticker collections … [Read More...]