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Octoberfest in Beijing

Octoberfest in Beijing September 1, 2011 | Events, Food | Read More
Celebrating a German beer holiday in a country that neither drinks beer in bulk nor enjoys sauerkraut is a bit of a difficult call, but still the strong German community in Beijing has established a few pubs and restaurants that naturally couldn’t pass up the chance to celebrate Germany’s...

Free Things to Do in Beijing

Free Things to Do in Beijing August 31, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Beijing is one of those cities you can spend a lot of time in without breaking the bank. If you want to, you can survive in the city, and do well, for around $20 a day. Still, if most of your money goes to lodging you’ll still find it easy to stay entertained with loads of free things to do in...

Layover in Beijing

Layover in Beijing August 30, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Having a layover in Beijing doesn’t have to be bad news! There are lots of things you can do in the city that don’t require too much time and quick ways you can utilize your layover to see a bit of China without going too far from the airport. The airport express is a quick, short trip into...

Watch the Leaves Pop in Beijing

Watch the Leaves Pop in Beijing August 29, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
This autumn don’t just drive up to the north land to watch the leaves turn, how about climbing atop turrets in the Great Wall and watching the trees shed their chlorophyll-hues with an amazing panoramic view of the Great Wall and the nature that surrounds it? What better way to usher in the new...

Halloween in Beijing

Halloween in Beijing August 23, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Halloween in Beijing can be scary, but not because of the costumes. It’s scary because of how little goes on each year in the capital for this western-centric holiday. But don’t fear, we have some solutions for you. Every year Migas throws some cool parties, and you can be sure to find an...

Romantic Things to Do in Beijing

Romantic Things to Do in Beijing August 18, 2011 | Romantic | Read More
Believe it or not, Beijing can be a romantic place. Despite the pollution, constant spitting and the urine smell in almost every corner of the city, there are still places where you can take your sweetheart for a reprieve from all of the grittiness that is China’s capital city. Maison Boulud is...

Beijing’s Best Pizza

Beijing’s Best Pizza August 15, 2011 | Food | Read More
Perhaps it was because Maro Polo visited China so long ago that Chinese have a pension for Italian food. Well, the Italian food that is generic and easily mass produced anyway. There are some amazing pizza places in Beijing, everything from authentic ma and pa deals with unique recipes to large, mega...

One Day in Beijing

One Day in Beijing August 8, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Beijing is a beautiful city and a single day there is worth a few days anywhere else. First, imagine the sites you could see in a day in China’s capital city. No doubt you’ve heard of the Forbidden City, The Great Wall, and possibly you’ve heard of the tasty fame of the Peking Duck...

Wangfujing vs CBD

Wangfujing vs CBD May 27, 2011 | Five Star | Read More
Wangfujing, the King’s Street, is a resplendent pedestrian lane filled with high-end shopping, designer stalls, massive mega malls and some of the city’s best restaurants. CBD, the Central Business District, and caters to the rich, the up-and-coming and business tourists. The CBD has grown...

Beijing’s Best Day Trips

Beijing’s Best Day Trips May 23, 2011 | Events | Read More
If you feel stuck in the big city that is Beijing and need an escape, consider one of these nearby cities. Tianjin (two hours away) is an industrial¬† town with connections to its big brother city Beijing, including a high speed train. You’ll find decent accommodation, city scapes, and of course...
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