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]

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]

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]


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]

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]

Recent Beijing News from City Weekend and The Beijinger

The Unfathomable Secrets of Temple Bar – What Could the Mystery on Aug 26 Possibly Be?

Temple Bar has announced a curious three-day musical feast casually titled “Marshall’s Birthday Bash.” The only text under a vintage-style, alien-themed poster upon Monday's release was, “This is … [Read More...]

Takaya Resurrects its Casual Japanese Kaiseki Cuisine in Dongzhimen

You might feel China World Mall has attracted too much attention, with the whole building filling up with newly opened restaurants. But don’t worry, Dongzhimen is finally getting back in on the … [Read More...]

Catch the Warmly Soulful Singing of Rising R&B Star Avery Sunshine at Blue Note, Aug 25-26

If you like Erykah Badu and Jill Scott, you'll love Avery Sunshine. Exclaim! magazine – in a rare 9/10 review of her recently released album Twenty Sixty Four –  calls the Atlanta, Georgia-based … [Read More...]

The Top 10 Male Chinese Actors You Need to Know

This post comes courtesy of our content partners at China Film Insider. The year 2017 has been prolific for the Chinese film industry so far, from the star-dusted cast of the East-meets-West … [Read More...]