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A Walk Around Beijing’s Lakes Posted by on May 16, 2018

Spring is here and it’s one of the best times of the year to get outside in Beijing. Winter in the city can be downright painful. It’s cold, dry, and often very windy. Summer is a totally different extreme. It can be stifling hot and super muggy. Spring is quite pleasant, though, making it a…

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Exploring Beijing’s Hutongs Posted by on Dec 12, 2016

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Beijing is an ancient city that’s also increasingly modern. Many of the city’s traditional neighborhoods have either been torn down or are on the chopping block. With each passing day, it’s getting harder and harder to find old Beijing (老北京 – lǎo běi jīng). One place to look is in the city’s traditional alleyways, or hutong…

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Day Three in Beijing (Video) Posted by on Nov 28, 2016

It’s been an action-packed couple of days in Beijing, from exploring Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City to hiking on the Great Wall and strolling through a quirky night market. Hopefully you got some decent sleep, because there’s one more big day left in the Chinese capital! On the third and final day in Beijing…

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3 Days in Beijing (Part Three) Posted by on Nov 23, 2016

It’s been a busy couple of days, but what did you expect trying to explore one of the biggest and oldest cities in the world in just 72 hours? Stretch out your tired legs from that Great Wall hike yesterday, drink some coffee – or maybe tea since you’re in China after all – and…

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Day Two in Beijing (Video) Posted by on Nov 17, 2016

The first of three days in Beijing was a big one, packing in a bunch of sights in the historic city center. This 3-day journey through the Chinese capital must roll on, however, regardless of how tired you are! In Part Two of the video tour, we climb the Great Wall, stroll the Wangfujing night…

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3 Days in Beijing (Part Two) Posted by on Nov 15, 2016

With just three days to explore Beijing, the first one was pretty epic. Traveling along the city’s central north-south axis, you got to hit some of the biggest attractions in the city – the Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and much more. Hopefully you got some good rest; there are still two…

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Day One in Beijing (Video) Posted by on Nov 10, 2016

It’s amazing what you can do with just 72 hours in the Chinese capital. See what three days in Beijing looks like in our new video series, starting along the city’s central north-south axis. In Part One, visit the Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and much more:

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