Beijing (北京), the capital of China, is looking much more into the future than into the past. Nowadays, it is a city crowded with tourists from China and all over the world. But just a stone's throw away in the past, the city was hardly ever visited by any foreigners.
From the Beijing Travel Guide
Services provided by the staffs were excellent, and very helpful. ... more
Distance from the city is biggest problem - 1 bus and 2 metros to get into town but OK to get to the Wall. Staff very helpful and cooperative. Breakfast not varied enough - I would have liked scrambled eggs, not just fried ... more
I was staying with a friend and while my room (on the 3rd floor) was ok, his, on the ground floor, smelled. It is however well-placed for sightseeing and a ten minute walk from a tube station. The staff were friendly but we were charged extra for the bathroom kit (soap toothbrush etc). Cleanliness is ok but not up to western standards. ... more
Shanghai to Beijing?
Could someone tell me the best way to get from Shanghai to Beijing? I might be staying in Shanghai for the summer and would like to visit Beijing for the Olympics, if only to see how the city is during that time. =) ...
beijing in december
greetings, is visiting beijing in december ok? any budget hotels suggested? thankyou toti ...
Hi, Me and a friend will be in Beijing on the 1st November for around 3-4 days. Any recomendations with regards to nightlife? Live music? Busy bars and clubs? Prices? Dress codes? Local drink? Thanks Andy ...