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]
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.
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]
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]
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.
This is where all the … More
Recent Beijing News from City Weekend and The Beijinger
We've already heard about Jaycee Chan's run in with the law last week. It's too bad because I thought The Drummer wasn't a bad movie. Unfortunately he will be forever labeled pot head, and probably … [Read More...]
The Beijing Municipal Government has declared that once again, September will be the worst traffic month of the year.
As in 2013, the government has published a list of days in September when the … [Read More...]
Jamie Stewart isn’t just weird. He’s defiantly strange. The Xiu Xiu frontman writes one note songs, literally, and gives those tunes bizarre monikers like "Cinthya’s Unisex." He named his band … [Read More...]
We were on a local ferry, crossing the spectacular Sun Moon Lake in Taiwan, headed from the main pier at Shueishe to the popular Itashao pier across the lake where our hotel was. It was a beautiful, … [Read More...]