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]


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]


Recent Beijing News from City Weekend and The Beijinger

Easy Life: Health Food

Date: Aug 19th 2015 5:20p.m. Contributed by: cbailey85x Even the most brazen street food fanatics have moments of disbelief about what … [Read More...]

Modern Sky Festival Descends on Helsinki, Finland this Weekend

Modern Sky music festival is continuing its aspiration of global domination as they bring their unique brand of mega-festival to Helsinki, Finland. From August 28-29 at the Hietalahti Shipyards, this … [Read More...]

Weekend Eats: Beijing's Best Bites

Date: Aug 26th 2015 4:48p.m. Contributed by: cityweekend Weekend Eats: Beijing's Best Bites   Friday Luga's Eighth … [Read More...]

Beijing Nightlife: This Weekend's Best Events

Date: Aug 20th 2015 1:33p.m. Contributed by: anitron   Sunshine? Check. Moonlight? Check. Good times? Well, that all depends on … [Read More...]