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]

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]

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]

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

SOTA: Public Granted an Intimate Look Into Noted Beijing Artist’s Life at Huang Rui’s Cloud House

State of the Arts is our regular arts column whereby we take a look at the newest moves in Beijing's creative scene and highlight art news as well as exhibitions, artists, and openings that you should … [Read More...]

SOTA: Public Granted an Intimate Look Into Noted Beijing Artist’s Life at Huang Rui’s Cloud House

State of the Arts is our regular arts column whereby we take a look at the newest moves in Beijing's creative scene and highlight art news as well as exhibitions, artists, and openings that you should … [Read More...]

New Galaxy Soho Gym MIP Training Center Makes Muay Thai Accessible for All

MIP Pro Slight-framed, peppy Miranda Zhou is not necessarily what you’d expect from the owner of a muay thai and boxing gym. In fact, her own first taste of muay thai was less than a year ago. “I … [Read More...]

New Galaxy Soho Gym MIP Training Center Makes Muay Thai Accessible for All

MIP Pro Slight-framed, peppy Miranda Zhou is not necessarily what you’d expect from the owner of a muay thai and boxing gym. In fact, her own first taste of muay thai was less than a year ago. “I … [Read More...]