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Choosing a Tour Operator in Beijing

Choosing a Tour Operator in Beijing January 20, 2012 | Travel Tips | Read More
Choosing a tour operator in Beijing can be tricky. There are more scams than real operators, and there seem to always be hidden costs and at-the-end add on costs. This adds a frustrating element to travel in China, and is an ongoing problem with tourism in the Middle Kingdom. Still, there are a few ways...

Irish Food and Pubs in Beijing

Irish Food and Pubs in Beijing January 15, 2012 | Events | Read More
Beijing has a few great Irish pubs where you’ll find endless Erin Go Bragh signs and green felt banners touting the Leprechaun nationalism. Paddy O’Shea’s Irish Pub is one of the most popular Irish hang out spots in the city. You’ll find the Irish owner behind the bar shouting good naturedly...

Active Adventures in Beijing

Active Adventures in Beijing January 10, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Hiking in Beijing is an ongoing joy. Great groups like the Beijing Hikers, continue to innovative with new hiking routes and a great blend of culture and nature with hikes to the Great Wall, the gorge, hidden villages full of locals who live in a different century, and different way of life. Many of...

2012 Chinese New Year in the Capital

2012 Chinese New Year in the Capital January 5, 2012 | Events | Read More
Chinese New Year is the biggest holiday of the year in Beijing. Starting January 23rd, 2012, expect the city to look like a war zone. Fireworks will be going off in every corner of the capital, with explosions rocking the ground for around fifteen days. Starting the 23rd (officially at midnight though...
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