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]



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

What’s New Restaurants: Rouge

It seems you can’t walk five meters in the Courtyard Four area these days without stumbling into a new restaurant or bar. We have counted a high-end Italian restaurant, a Belgian beer bar, and a … [Read More...]

Beer For Thought: Entrepreneurs, Drink Free Flow Beer and Find Your Co-founders

Make your start-up fantasies come alive with this elaborate event mimicking those horrid speed dating events. Drink some brews and cruise a room filled with Chinese and foreign tech and … [Read More...]

Ctrip Down for 12 Hours Following Cyber Attack, Services Affected

China’s biggest online travel agency saw its app and website services disrupted starting at 11.09am Thursday following a cyber hack, according to the China Daily., which offers airplane … [Read More...]

Into the Blue: What You Should Know About Drinking Water and Shower Filters in Beijing

There are many considerations to keep in mind when moving to a new city, from choosing a neighborhood to finding the right school. As a result, many families might not at first think of access to safe … [Read More...]