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National Day woes: Sirens, Workers Stadium closures and pigeons

National Day woes: Sirens, Workers Stadium closures and pigeons

Disruptions on Beijing's streets and skies you should know, from sirens to Taobao delays

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Yay or nay? A space panda and lantern baby unveiled as Beijing 2022 Olympic mascots

Yay or nay? A space panda and lantern baby unveiled as Beijing 2022 Olympic mascots

The Winter 2022 Olympic mascots revealed and roasted

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9 of Beijing's best record shops you should visit at least once
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9 of Beijing's best record shops you should visit at least once

Forget Spotify, the best place for recommendations is a record store

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Smooth Operators: Who's flying out of Daxing and how to get there

Smooth Operators: Who's flying out of Daxing and how to get there

Beijing's Daxing airport is opening next month, here's the lowdown on which airlines are operating where

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Secondhand love: Where to donate, buy or sell old books in Beijing
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Secondhand love: Where to donate, buy or sell old books in Beijing

Give your books a second chance at life with our mini-guide

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What's happening in Beijing

Five quirky facts about Beijing we bet you don't know but should

Five quirky facts about Beijing we bet you don't know but should

Brush up on your local know-how with these lesser-known Beijing facts

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Beijing Marathon 2019 registration opens with loophole for foreigners?

Beijing Marathon 2019 registration opens with loophole for foreigners?

Mark your calendar and dust off your running shoes, the countdown to Beijing's premier marathon is on

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This is your end-of-summer Beijing bucket list

This is your end-of-summer Beijing bucket list

Make the most of what’s left of summer

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5G is coming, but are next-gen handsets worth it?

5G is coming, but are next-gen handsets worth it?

The 5G network is expanding, is it time to invest in a new phone...

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The 15 Instagrams every Beijing visitor takes

The 15 Instagrams every Beijing visitor takes

You're not basic, you just have good taste

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Summer in Beijing

Beijing's best outdoor bars
Bars

Beijing's best outdoor bars

The city's prime spots to sip a drink in the open air

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Beijing's best al fresco dining spots
Restaurants

Beijing's best al fresco dining spots

Gorgeous patios and rooftop terraces for all your sun-drenched dining needs

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Beijing's best cocktail bars
Bars

Beijing's best cocktail bars

These swanky joints will thrill with top-notch mixed drinks

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The best places to see lotus flowers in Beijing

The best places to see lotus flowers in Beijing

Take a boat out and while away an afternoon in these parks for the best views of summer flowers

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Beijing area guides

Area guide: Sanlitun

Area guide: Sanlitun

The expat hot spot is home to some of the city's most exciting places to eat, drink and party

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Area guide: Tiananmen, Qianmen + Dashilar

Area guide: Tiananmen, Qianmen + Dashilar

Big ticket tourist attractions as well as cosier local joints in the heart of old Beijing

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Area guide: Liangmaqiao

Area guide: Liangmaqiao

Hit up the embassy district for great Japanese food as well as some hidden cheap eats

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Area guide: Greater Gulou

Area guide: Greater Gulou

Hit up the hutongs for vintage shops, poppin' bars and more

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Area guide: Wudaokou

Area guide: Wudaokou

Head to the universities' district for cheap restaurants, markets and bars

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Area guide: Wangjing

Area guide: Wangjing

Head to Beijing's Korean district for street markets, groundbreaking design, and lots and lots of kimchi

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Area guide: CBD

Area guide: CBD

Beijing's business district has more to offer than just banks and skyscrapers

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Area guide: 798

Area guide: 798

Beijing's famous art district has world-class galleries as well as restaurants, bars and shopping

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Latest bar and restaurant reviews

First look: Made in China menu launched at Jing Yaa Tang

First look: Made in China menu launched at Jing Yaa Tang

Dine like a state official at Jing Yaa Tang with their latest national banquet-inspired menu

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First look: UNION

First look: UNION

An elegant, social hotspot bringing the Silk Road to Beijing

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First look: Burger Box

First look: Burger Box

Fast food feels a whole less guilty at the new burger joint by the team behind healthy dining chain Moka Bro

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The best of Beijing

The 100 best restaurants in Beijing
Restaurants

The 100 best restaurants in Beijing

Time Out's top 100 restaurants, cafes and places to eat in China's capital city

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Beijing's best tours and tour companies
Visiting Beijing

Beijing's best tours and tour companies

Discover the best of Beijing with the city's most trusted tour operators

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Beijing's best shops
Shopping

Beijing's best shops

Beijing's best boutiques, bookshops, gifts stores and more

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Beijing's best museums
Things to Do

Beijing's best museums

A complete guide to the city's museums whether you want to discover art, history or bees

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