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]

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]

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]

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]

Recent Beijing News from City Weekend and The Beijinger

2017 Year in Review: The Beijinger’s Most Viral Articles of the Year by Month

There's never a dull day in Beijing, as the collection of our most viral blogs of the year below prove. Whether it's short racist rappers, police raids on bars, tales of deportation, or a … [Read More...]

Everything You Know About Pizza is Wrong: Meet This Year’s Pizza Spinoff Hopefuls

Now that the gentle waft of cheese has finally settled and rests as a medium-fine layer of fat on our collective memory of this year's Pizza Cup, it's time to dabble in our follow-up exercise: … [Read More...]

From Wudaoying Hutong to U-Town Mall: Wan Opens Its Second Branch, Specializing in Hainan Chicken Rice

It’s been over a year since Wan first opened its doors on Wudaoying Hutong, serving middling Vietnamese cuisine in a traditional courtyard. Wan has now opened its second branch on the fourth floor of … [Read More...]

From Wudaoying Hutong to U-Town Mall: Wan Opens Its Second Branch, Specializing in Hainan Chicken Rice

It’s been over a year since Wan first opened its doors on Wudaoying Hutong, serving middling Vietnamese cuisine in a traditional courtyard. Wan has now opened its second branch on the fourth floor of … [Read More...]