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 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]


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]


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]


Recent Beijing News from City Weekend and The Beijinger

Pizza Profiles: Yummy Box Promises Cheese Heaven with Their Deep Dish Chicago Pizza

Our Pizza Cup may be finished for this year and our worthy winners crowned but that doesn't mean that pizza restaurants have finished doing what they do best: serving the ravenous Beijing mashes and … [Read More...]

Q&A with Amy Daml: Host of Beijing Storytellers and Curator at Loreli

Amy Dahl is one of the creators of Loreli China. A portmanteau of look, read, and listen, Loreli is a new arts and culture website that aims to spotlight creatives in Beijing. Below we speak to Amy … [Read More...]

What’s Going On in Beijing? Look No Further Than Our Events Section

Beijing is a pulsating, vibrant city with an endless number of activities and events worth experiencing – and our Events section is testament to that. We here at the Beijinger pride ourselves in … [Read More...]

Beijing’s Bazaar Season Peaks on Saturday with Six

Each year in mid-November, holiday bazaars galore begin to fill Beijing's social calendar, and if you are not at one this Saturday, well then bah, humbug to you: there's six of them to choose from. If … [Read More...]