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]


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]


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]

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

The Deep Dish: Go for the Innovative Foie Gras and Blueberry Pizza at Tiago

As online voting continues for the 2017 Pizza Cup, The Deep Dish will be previewing a few of the restaurants vying for the title of Beijing's most beloved pie. So take a look, grab a slice, and pick … [Read More...]

Companies Increasingly Accept and Cash In On China’s Underground Anime Culture

This post comes courtesy of our content partners at TechNode. Bilibili might be a lesser-known name for those who are not interested in the ACG (animation, comics, and games) culture or for those who … [Read More...]

Say Cheese: Spot Yourself Among the 17,000+ People at This Year’s Pizza Cup

Another year, another successful Pizza Festival in the bag. As expected, this year's festivities were the biggest on record, with over 17,000 hungry pizza lovers coming out to Wangjing Soho over two … [Read More...]

The Job Hunt: Music Management, Travel Journalism, and Basketball Coaching

Who wants to spend their Beijing days locked up in a boring, dead-end job, with horrible colleagues you'd rather never see again? As our beloved reader, you should know that you don't have to submit … [Read More...]