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]


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: 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]



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]


Recent Beijing News from City Weekend and The Beijinger

Too Shameless?: Shameless WeChat Account Taken Offline

As of this afternoon, WeChat’s most read account @shamelesschina has been deleted, and all of the patriotism, innovation, inclusiveness, or virtue couldn’t save it from the chopping block. Currently, … [Read More...]

Beijing Health Week Wraps Up This Weekend with Juice, Fight Fusion, and Yoga

Don't feel bad if you live a healthy lifestyle but will still be attending the Burger Festival on Saturday. The final weekend of Beijing Health Week, organized by Juice By Melissa, will give you … [Read More...]

How to Get to Saturday’s Burger Festival via Subway, Taxi, or Free Shuttle Bus!

Awesome … that’s the one word that best describes Saturday's weather forecast. And what better way to make use of this pristine weather than to take part in perhaps the greatest summer cookout the … [Read More...]

Charity Rock Festival Rynostock and Poker Run at The Garage, May 28

Welcome to 11th annual Rynostock, a charity rock festival, which is organized this year by Mad Dog Motorcycle Club (MDMC) at The Garage Bar and Grill in Shunyi. "The Garage and Mad Dog Motorcycle Club … [Read More...]