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]

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]

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]

Recent Beijing News from City Weekend and The Beijinger

Memorial Set for Beloved Funk Fever Co-Founder Roobin Golestan at Migas, Nov 26

Migas regulars are sure to fondly think back on Roobin Golestan's nights behind the decks as part of the Funk Fever DJ sessions he helped co-found. Having sadly passed away on Oct 9 after a battle … [Read More...]

A New Chapter: New Literary Festival Celebrates European and Chinese Writing, Nov 21-24

The Bookworm is bouncing back. A little over a year ago, the events space, bookshop, and cafe postponed its annual literary festival because of financial issues. But this past August, its general … [Read More...]

A New Chapter: New Literary Festival Celebrates European and Chinese Writing, Nov 21-24

The Bookworm is bouncing back. A little over a year ago, the events space, bookshop, and cafe postponed its annual literary festival because of financial issues. But this past August, its general … [Read More...]

Q Mex Taqueria’s New Mexican Brunch Will Blitz Your Hangover Into Next Weekend

Admit it, you're hungover. Your eyelids are twitching, there's unexplainable leakage from a number of your body parts, and the last thing you remember is getting your head stuck in a car door. Or at … [Read More...]