Beijing has plenty of things that will put a damper on your trip. Read this to make the most of your time in Beijing.Margaux
Getting a massage or spa after a day tour is a good way for relaxing. This page shows you recommended places for massage and spa in Beijing.
Several of the best Beijing siheyuan courtyards (traditional hutong residences with houses on four sides) once housed celebrities.David
The best noodle restaurants in Beijing include Xian’r Lao Mian, Len Len, and Invincible Ramen, with noodles styles from all over China and abroad.
Beijing's various denominations welcome foreign tourists to some of the biggest church gatherings in mainland China.David
Articles on Beijing Tour PlanningGavin Van Hinsbergh
Read articles on things to do in Beijing that you can only usually do in one of Beijing's four seasons — from Spring Festival to fall colors to skiing.Gavin Van Hinsbergh
Articles on the top places to go in Beijing for various interest groups, and activities you may not have thought of, to help you get the best from Beijing.
Beijing's most popular celebrating ways of the Double Seventh Festival are introduced in this article, including giving gifts, having dinners, and watching MovieAnnie Wu
10 of the best venues for outdoor dining and drinking in BeijingMargaux
Just because there's a lot to see doesn't mean you can't take some time to relax. Try Beijing's best Western-style brunch spots.Margaux
An introduction to some of Beijing's best Western restaurants.Margaux
Sichuan cuisine, many say, is the best hot/spicy food in China. These top Beijing restaurants are sure to spice up your life.
An introduction to six of Beijing's best water parks, including the Water Cube, man-made beaches, and other cheaper fun alternatives.Margaux
Eight tourist-friendly cafe's to get your coffee fix, all located in close proximity to some of Beijing's most incredible tourist sites.Margaux
Passing through Beijing on a business trip? Prior commitments do not mean that you can't enjoy yourself, too. Check out our suggestions.Margaux
This article is updated every year to give you the best chance to enjoy Chinese New Year activities if you are in Beijing.Margaux
Romantic restaurants in Beijing with introductions, addresses, prices, etc.
These articles on eating and drinking in Beijing recommend places for specific tastes and experiences, complete with all you need to make your choices.Annie Wu
A list of the most popular Beijing street snacks, which have been popular for hundreds of years. You can go to Beijing food street to have a bite of them.
Recommended 9 best restaurants for families in Beijing, including Da Dong Roasted Duck Shop, Agrilandia, China Lounge, Kings Joy Beijing for family with kids.Annie Wu
Some best things to do to experience the old Beijing, including eating in some old-brand restaurants, shopping in some old department storeAnnie Wu
Winter in Beijing can seem cold, but the city is really built for it. Try out these typical Chinese winter foods throughout the capital.Margaux
Top Beijing snack streets include Jiumen Snacks Street, Wangfujing Snack Street, and more with locations, photos and transportation.Gavin Van Hinsbergh
Four of the best places to buy tea in Beijing are Maliandao Tea Market, Yandai Street, Yashow Market, and Sanyuanli Market.Ben
Beijing's English bookstores may be rare, but there are definitely some good options out there. Here are four of Beijing's best.Margaux
A rundown of five of the best apps for tourists in Beijing, with useful info on attractions, maps, nightlife, the subway, and walks.Margaux
Beijing's best art galleries are world class. Read on for what's being exhibited where.Margaux
The pick of Beijing's popular bars at the low and mid-price levels, including Budget bars, Cellar Door, Chil and Drum Bell, Nian and more bars.Margaux
An introduction to 10 of Beijing's weirdest and most unusual museums.Margaux
Tips on visiting the Great Wall with children.Margaux
Introduce the best place to taste minority food from Xinjiang, Yunnan, Tibet, and Ningxia in China's capital, Beijing.Margaux
Beijing is a city with centuries of history, and certain food and restaurants are no exception, if you can find them. Here's your guide...Dwain
Travel guide to where to take the best photos on a summer's day in Beijing, including Lama Temple, Beihai Park, Jingshan Park, Jiankou and more places.Margaux
Try all the eight schools of cookery in China during your trip to Beijing, including Anhui cuisine, Fujian Cuisine, Guangdong Cuisine, Hunan Cuisine, Jiangsu cuisine, Shandong cuisine, Sichuan cuisine and Zhejiang cuisine.Annie Wu
A list of Beijing vegetarian restaurants, which are categorize according different districts.Gavin Van Hinsbergh
This walk is a journey back to the Yuan Dynasty (1271–1368), when the earliest settlements were built in this area.Annie Wu
A list of Beijing Muslim restaurants categorized according different districts. The information includes Chinese name, recommended dishes, price, address, and transportation.Gavin Van Hinsbergh
Walking will let you experience the hutong atmosphere like no other form of transport! See eight historic attractions and local life.Annie Wu
Ghost fans, you're in luck! Beijing has several places with stories of hauntings, and we've prepared a Ghost Walking Tour for you.Annie Wu
Beijing is the best place for organic food in mainland China. Enjoy high-quality, safe, and fresh produce from organic stores and restaurants.Gavin
Da Zha Lan Ancient Shopping Street has hutong architecture, souvenir purchasing, and local cuisine, all in the midst of Beijing's top sights.Annie Wu
Beijing on a Tight Budget is our guide to how to travel Beijing cheaply, with tips and ideas for how to spend less in Beijing, and still enjoy your time there.Ruru Zhou
The Best Temples in Beijing include the Temple of Heaven and Lama Temple.
If you're traveling Beijing on a Big Budget these are the places to go for gourmet, luxury, and class.Dwain
No matter what corner of the globe one searches these exclusive Beijing sites and locales are ONLY in the Chinese capital.
If you love fishing, why not see what you can fish from Beijing's waters? We introduce six of the top spots with how to get there info.Annie Wu
Beijing's teahouses are more than just atmospheric places to sup quality Chinese tea. These entertainment houses host acts galore.Gavin Van Hinsbergh
Of the cities in the orient, Tokyo is known for its tech, Seoul for its fashion, and Beijing for its history, culture, tradition, and… cool?Dwain
Do you like lavender? The company of its relaxing scent and color enhances a Beijing summer outing. Here are four of the best lavender gardens.Gavin Van Hinsbergh
Looking for something COOL to do in Beijing’s sultry summer? White water rafting is a fun and scenic way to get some fresh air and excitement.Annie Wu
Our recommended list of 10 revolving restaurants in Beijing, including CCTV Tower Revolving Restaurant, Starlight Revolving Restaurant, Pinnacle Revolving Restaurant at Kunlun Hotel and more.Annie Wu
Did you know there’s enough sand around Beijing for sand sledging? Enjoy this fun activity and desert scenery at three locations.Annie Wu
The top ten camping spots around Beijing give you a chance to escape the city and see some of Beijing’s best countryside.Annie Wu
If you enjoy the thrill of bungee jumping, or want to give it a go, there are some great leaps, along with great scenery or rides.Annie Wu
Discover the top 6 imperial cuisine restaurants to enjoy a luxury dining experience as generations of Chinese emperors did.Gavin Van Hinsbergh
If you've only got one day in Beijing (and you haven't seen the top sights before), this is the tour for you. Ideal for visa-free Beijing transit.Annie Wu
The Best of Beijing's numerous Roasted Duck RestaurantsDwain
The Forbidden City is a treasure house of ancient imperial artifacts. Here we introduce the top ten to look out for.Ruru Zhou
This article introduces some special things to do in Beijing's great outdoors, including climbing the Great Wall, going boating, and mountain hiking.Gavin Van Hinsbergh
Here are eight great choices for boating in Beijing with travel details and enticing summaries.Annie Wu
Quanjude Roast Duck Restaurant has a history of 149 years, and Quanjude has formed distinctive cuisines with roast duck and more than 400 specialties.
List of the Top Ten Scams in Beijing, including foreign menu, black taxi, discount tours, the tea house scam, the overpriced hotel and more.Gavin Van Hinsbergh
The sight, sound and so much more. Beijing takes yours senses for the ride of their lives.Dwain
Beijing has the romance related sights, ideal for a honeymoon or anniversary, and also a fine selection of luxurious hotels.Dwain
Beijing has many travel options: horse and carriage, Chinese trolley, motorbike and sidecar, helicopter over the Great Wall, rickshaw through the hutongs.Dwain
The yellow ginkgo leaves shroud these ancient temples from late October to middle November — a gorgeous sight for photographers and travelers.Annie Wu
Snowfalls sometimes hit Beijing, creating fascinating snowy landscapes. Here are the top places for you to enjoy them.David
Looking to stay active on your trip to Beijing? We recommend biking, hiking, tai chi, and hotel fitness facilities.Annie Wu
Are you a student or young traveler looking to get the most out of a trip to Beijing? If yes, then click to read on...Annie Wu
It is a list of a few of Beijing's offbeat (unusual and less-crowded) attractions worth seeing, including Atypical Art Areas, China Honey Bee Museum and Beijing Wax Museum.Dwain
How to Eat Like a Local in Beijing tells you how to find a local restaurants and local food.Gavin Van Hinsbergh
Introducing Beijing's wellbeing and health caring by eating green cuisine, foot massage and spa treatment in Beijing.Ruru Zhou
Business people, you're spoiled for choice in Beijing! We've recommended the best hotels for you in the CBD, Financial Street, and Diplomatic District.Gavin Van Hinsbergh
Here are five of the best family-friendly hotels in Beijing for luxury, value, and economy. Finally, something the whole family can agree on.
Did you know there are TEN+ ski resorts to choose from around Beijing?! Most have world class facilities — a great way to enjoy a winter Beijing visit.Annie Wu
China Highlights has listed the best 10 parks requiring a low entry fee, so that you can make a selection based on your itinerary.Annie Wu
Beijing is a hub of nation-wide snacks. A collection of famous authentic snack shops in Beijing can meet your requirements without traveling throughout the country.
The capital of China has a lot of professionally tended gardens where you can see a variety of kinds of gardens, flowers, and flowering trees.Annie Wu
Whether it's acrobatics, dance, or Peking Opera you want to see, Beijing's top theaters will give you an evening to remember.Annie Wu
This travel story of a week-long trip in summer 2013 covers many of the second-time-to-Beijing attractions that you should try.Annie Wu
The Badaling section of the Great Wall of China is so popular that we've devoted a page to getting the most out of a visit.Annie Wu
Go to the six most beautiful ancient villages around Beijing to enjoy both the natural landscape and the folk culture of these areas.Gavin Van Hinsbergh
Based on the author’s personal experiences and several classic travel tips, here are some guidelines to help you have a good time in Beijing.Annie Wu
These tips and insights will help you navigate and get the best out of a trip to Beijing if you have mobility issues.Gavin Van Hinsbergh
Senior travelers, here are tips and suggestions for planning a Beijing tour to suit you. We have many years of experience serving senior clients.Annie Wu
This selection of top tips for a visit to Beijing covers a broad range of traveler needs, from where to stay to where to go.Annie Wu
Most people would list the 798 and the capital museum as the best museums. But few people know the other good museums.Gavin Van Hinsbergh
How to combine Beijing and Tianjin in a six-day tour, with plenty of suggestions on where to sight-see, eat, stay, and shop.Annie Wu
Exercise, great views, fresh air, the Great Wall, and more... Here are 10 mountains around Beijing we recommend you hike.Gavin Van Hinsbergh
Can you imagine having a FREE day in Beijing? Don't worry that you must spend large amounts of money there. Loads of attractions in Beijing are free.
These four itineraries for touring Beijing by subway take in the top attractions in an efficient and cost effective way.Annie Wu
A selection of best food and restaurants in Beijing Hutongs with introduction, locations, photos on each restaurant.Ruru Zhou
These six houses not only have antique architecture and furnishings, but also celebrity history to go with them.Annie Wu
Eight great vistas present to you Beijing's autumnal hues — a feast for the eyes not-to-be-missed.Annie Wu
Introducing the top three weirdest restaurants for unusual and unique dining experience in Beijing, including Trojan Fairy, Haloing the Past, Kiev.Annie Wu