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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:

3 Days in Beijing (Part One) Posted by on Nov 8, 2016

With a wealth of historical and cultural attractions, world-class dining, epic nightlife, and plenty of options for outdoor adventures on the outskirts of the city, you could spend a year in Beijing and not do it all. For most travelers, though, you’ll probably only get a few days to explore the Chinese capital. To make the…

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Stay Active Indoors in Beijing Posted by on Aug 31, 2016

Anyone who’s ever been to Beijing knows that the air pollution there can get really, really bad. When you can’t see the apartment building next to yours out the window, it’s really hard to motivate yourself to go outside to get to work or do the shopping, let alone do something active. Thankfully, there are…

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The Temple of Heaven Posted by on Mar 17, 2016

Temple of Heaven

There are many must-see sights in Beijing. One such place is the Temple of Heaven (天坛 – tiān tán), one of China’s most treasured relics. Every itinerary to Beijing includes a stop here. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, it is the most holy of Beijing’s imperial temples. The temple complex consists of 92…

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