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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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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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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Recent Beijing News from City Weekend and The Beijinger

Serbian Director Emir Kusturica to Headline Beijing Film Festival ‘One Belt, One Road’ Section

This post comes courtesy of our content partners at China Film Insider. Maverick Serbian filmmaker Emir Kusturica will headline the “One Belt, One Road” section of the this year’s Beijing … [Read More...]

Beijing Beats: thruoutin EP Release, Reggae Sistas, Natural Flavor, Disco’Wine, Club Paradise

Beijing Beats brings you the best in Beijing nightlife each weekend so that you can soothe the woes of a long a stressful week with some out-of-body gyrating and some experiences you'd rather forget … [Read More...]

Beijing Beats: thruoutin EP Release, Reggae Sistas, Natural Flavor, Disco’Wine, Club Paradise

Beijing Beats brings you the best in Beijing nightlife each weekend so that you can soothe the woes of a long a stressful week with some out-of-body gyrating and some experiences you'd rather forget … [Read More...]

Chinese Regionalism Joke Inspires Investigation of Whether Shanghai Expats Hate Beijing Expats

No one has been more guilty of participating in the longstanding rivalry between Beijing and Shanghai than we here at the Beijinger. To us, it's just a way of dealing with the trivial differences of … [Read More...]