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]



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]


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]


Recent Beijing News from City Weekend and The Beijinger

Beijing 2022: City Selected For Winter Olympics

Date: Jul 31st 2015 7:10p.m. Contributed by: cityweekend Like all good news stories from the fair country we call home, the news that … [Read More...]

Beijing Officially Reacts to 2022 Olympic Winter Games Bid Win

The Beijing 2022 Committee issued an official statement in celebration of Beijing's selection as the host of the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games: “We are honoured and humbled by the … [Read More...]

BREAKING: Beijing Wins Bid to Host 2022 Olympic Winter Games

Beijing will host the 2022 Olympic Winter Games and 2022 Paralympic Winter Games from February 4-20, 2022 after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) voted to award the event to Beijing on Friday … [Read More...]

Blue Hawaii: The Store Where Summer Never Ends

While you definitely can’t surf anywhere in or around Beijing, it doesn’t mean that you can’t get your hands on some of that surfer dude swag. Growing up in Florida, I’ve had my fair share of visits … [Read More...]