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]
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]
It's easy to get around Beijing. The subway system is extensive, cheap, and easy to use. Taxis are plentiful -- and also very cheap.
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.
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]
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]
Now that Beijing's Line 4 subway line has opened, this large and beautiful park is easier to get to than ever. It's a great place to explore on a pleasant day in the spring or fall. We recommend you … More
Beijing has everything to delight a shopper. Markets. Malls. Boutiques. Here are a few tips on where to go, what to buy, and making sure you don't get ripped off.
This is where all the … More
Recent Beijing News from City Weekend and The Beijinger
Seven years ago, the Mandarin Oriental hotel next to the iconic China Central Television (CCTV) tower on Guanghua Lu caught fire and burned, killing one firefighter and leaving the Central Business … [Read More...]
China has its first confirmed case of the Zika virus in Jiangxi province, the Xinhua News Agency reported Tuesday.
The patient apparently contracted the virus during a trip to Venezuela. The … [Read More...]
Tiantan Park, also known as the Temple of Heaven, can be a splendid retreat as long as you come prepared. The immensity of the grounds demands a battle plan. Allot for about four hours, dividing your … [Read More...]
It will be hard to distinguish a Mardi Gras celebration from the regular revelry of Spring Festival this year, but that isn't stopping some people from trying.
Caravan is turning on the New Orleans … [Read More...]