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]
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]
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.
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Recent Beijing News from City Weekend and The Beijinger
This just in: Two venues that made it past the first round in the Burger Cup have been disqualified, leaving room for two additional burger places to join the ranks of the 32: Rumi and Nola.
El Gran … [Read More...]
Hawthorn apples are found in many forms. Sometimes in naturally dried cuts, sometimes jellied, and occasionally covered in crystalline sugar. We checked out the good, the bad and the sickly.
ORCHARD … [Read More...]
With the weather getting noticeably cooler over the past few days, we imagine you'll want to grab any opportunity to eke out the last few weeks of summer. Luckily, there's still a couple of events … [Read More...]
Imagine Beijing's top imperial sites, but without the tourist throngs. In the offseason, you can almost have some sites entirely to yourself, a lone visitor in a centuries-old temple – a shrine to … [Read More...]