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]

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]

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]

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: 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]

Recent Beijing News from City Weekend and The Beijinger

Tasty Lunch Deals to Carry You Through Fall

With colder temperatures really setting in, finding the motivation to get up and out of the office at lunchtime can be a struggle. However, make the effort and you'll be rewarded with plenty of … [Read More...]

Mobile Market: Where to Order Whole Foods Direct to Your Door via WeChat

As every good cook knows, the secret to cooking at home with ease and comfort is getting ahead with prep work. Marinate that pork loin you picked up this morning in lechon asado spices and cover in … [Read More...]

Mobile Market: Where to Order Whole Foods Direct to Your Door via WeChat

As every good cook knows, the secret to cooking at home with ease and comfort is getting ahead with prep work. Marinate that pork loin you picked up this morning in lechon asado spices and cover in … [Read More...]

Traffic Chaos Anticipated as Multiple Downtown Roads Shut Down for Plenum

Wednesday rush hour traffic is shaping up to be a nightmare as multiple roads around Tian'anmen Square will be closed as Beijing hosts the 19th Party Plenum at the Great Hall of the … [Read More...]