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]

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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]

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Wangfujing

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]

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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]

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Dining

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]

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Recent Beijing News from City Weekend and The Beijinger

Mandarin Month: How to Order a Pizza in Chinese

Tube Station Due to the 40 percent likelihood of rain tomorrow afternoon, we are postponing our Mandarin Month Social on the Q Bar roofdeck to Sunday, June 25, which¬†calls for sunny skies. Apologies … [Read More...]

Mandarin Month: How to Order a Pizza in Chinese

Tube Station Due to the 40 percent likelihood of rain tomorrow afternoon, we are postponing our Mandarin Month Social on the Q Bar roofdeck to Sunday, June 25, which¬†calls for sunny skies. Apologies … [Read More...]

Seedy Cinema: Catch Screening of Local Indie Flick “Into the Belly of Beijing” at Yue Space, Jun 25

Get ready to feast your eyes on Beijing's seedy side. On June 25, Yue Space will host a screening of Into the Belly of Beijing, a DIY film set in the hutongs and written and directed by Ricky Reid, an … [Read More...]

Seedy Cinema: Catch Screening of Local Indie Flick “Into the Belly of Beijing” at Yue Space, Jun 25

Get ready to feast your eyes on Beijing's seedy side. On June 25, Yue Space will host a screening of Into the Belly of Beijing, a DIY film set in the hutongs and written and directed by Ricky Reid, an … [Read More...]