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: 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]



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

The Job Hunt: Assistant Bar Manager, Facebook Developer, Purchasing Coordinator

It's the season for changing your life around, and switching careers! We know it isn’t easy, but that’s where our Classifieds section comes in to save the day. As always, there are a bunch of … [Read More...]

How To: Ride Buses Like a Pro

Date: Jun 24th 2015 1:15p.m. Contributed by: femmefauxpas Generally regarded as an intermediate to advanced level Beijing skill, taking … [Read More...]

In The Kitchen: Good Vibes with Buena Onda

Date: Jun 18th 2015 5:47p.m. Contributed by: amidanruo The folks at Buena Onda expound upon the can’t-miss combination of ceviche … [Read More...]

Mandarin Oriental Beijing to Open (Finally) in 2016, Adds Wangfujing Location

You gotta hand it to Hong Kong-based Mandarin Oriental Group's public relations team: they managed to announce the long-awaited opening of their property next to the China Central Television (CCTV) … [Read More...]