This site aims to help visitors,
both short term and long term get acquainted with Beijing. We are a fairly
recently established travel guide (July 2003) and welcome your comments,
suggestions and questions. Our mission is to be the best Beijing guide available
on the web.
Here you will find everything you need to have a great time in Beijing.
Even if you never intend to visit, or are physically or monetarily unable to
visit, we hope you can live vicariously through our site. Original
photography will feature heavily throughout the site.
If you are looking for the
traditional sights that everyone wants to see when they travel to Beijing or
can find them listed in the Tourist Trail section of our site.
If its the Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, the fabulous Forbidden City or
Summer Palace, you can find them all detailed.
If you're looking for something different, you've come to the
right place. Our Beijing Sights section can
introduce you to things that you've never heard of. Strange, funny and
unusual information, such as why people like to take their pet birds for a walk,
and how to cross the road will all be covered.
Eating in Beijing can be a real challenge but a surprising delight when
mastered. Our Eating section tells you where and
what to eat, along with essentials like how to order and local eating customs.
Let us be your guide.
section is packed with information on where to shop and what you can buy.
Most importantly we intend to give you important price guidelines and
tips. All essential for travel to Beijing.
If its Nightlife you are looking for we have
listed the popular areas where Beijingers like to play, together with areas
frequented and popular with foreign tourists. You can find bars, discos,
acrobatics, martial arts, singing, dancing, cinema, Beijing has it all.
Getting around in Beijing is surprisingly easy and inexpensive but,
as with most places in China, the
language barrier can be a real problem. Our taxi,
subway tips can save you time and money. We can also help you to be
more adventurous and see a different side of Beijing than if you were left on
The site will never be complete. It is a work in progress.
Please bear with us as we update the finer details, and check back on a regular
basis. If there is some information you'd like to see included on Beijing
Travel Tips, please drop us a
line and tell us about it.