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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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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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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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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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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Recent Beijing News from City Weekend and The Beijinger

Beijing to Take Action on Bike-Sharing Chaos With New Regulations

The rapid explosion of bike-sharing schemes on the streets of the city has been both a blessing and a curse for Beijingers. On the one hand, being able to pick up a bike at the subway station to whizz … [Read More...]

This Sunday Marks the Last Day for Hutong Favorite Más

Today we're exceptionally sad to hear that Más, one of our longtime favorite hutong cocktail bars, will be closing its doors by the end of this week. The bar will be open from Wednesday through to … [Read More...]

TV Tuesday: Gender Stereotypes the Biggest Obstacle in ‘Boys and Girls Rush to the Ends of the Earth’

Welcome to TV Tuesday, a column devoted to following the newest and most notable Chinese mainland television shows. Each week, this features examines notable television shows that are worth … [Read More...]

TV Tuesday: Gender Stereotypes the Biggest Obstacle in ‘Boys and Girls Rush to the Ends of the Earth’

Welcome to TV Tuesday, a column devoted to following the newest and most notable Chinese mainland television shows. Each week, this features examines notable television shows that are worth … [Read More...]