Beijing for families

Discover the best of Beijing, from child-friendly restaurants and day trips to toy shops and international schools

6 great parenting podcasts to tune into this summer
Living in Beijing

6 great parenting podcasts to tune into this summer

These shows for mums and dads offer guidance an tell relatable stories

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Five fun sports classes for kids in Beijing
Classes & Courses

Five fun sports classes for kids in Beijing

Let your kids benefit from being active with these fun classes around town

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A guide to kids' summer camps this year in Beijing
Classes & Courses

A guide to kids' summer camps this year in Beijing

Have your kids discover a new hobby or dive deeper into an existing one

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A teen's hangout-guide to Beijing
Things to do

A teen's hangout-guide to Beijing

A teenager's best tips for exploring the city

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Weekend beach destinations two hours from Beijing

Beijing's best beaches for families
Things to do

Beijing's best beaches for families

A summer beach weekend only two hours from Beijing? You bet!

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Summer in Beijing

Beijing's best pools and water parks for families
Things to do

Beijing's best pools and water parks for families

Beat the heat at one of these great pools and water parks

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Family guide to staying healthy in the summer
Blogs

Family guide to staying healthy in the summer

All the health advice you need this summer for families, pregnant mothers and kids

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10 Chinese phrases to get you through the summer
Blogs

10 Chinese phrases to get you through the summer

Beat the heat with these helpful Mandarin phrases

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Escape Beijing: night markets and golden beaches in northeast Taiwan
Travel

Escape Beijing: night markets and golden beaches in northeast Taiwan

From bustling markets in Taipei to the natural beauty of Taroko Gorge

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Family-friendly events in Beijing

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Watch Pixar's super-cute short film about a baby baozi
Blogs

Watch Pixar's super-cute short film about a baby baozi

Catch it in cinemas before Incredibles 2

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This scientist and children's book author hopes to spark kid's scientific interest and creativity
Living in Beijing

This scientist and children's book author hopes to spark kid's scientific interest and creativity

We spoke to a Beijing-based scientist and children's science book author

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Catch a Disney-themed plane to Shanghai’s new Toy Story Land
Family

Catch a Disney-themed plane to Shanghai’s new Toy Story Land

Reach for the sky with Buzz Lightyear himself

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Cirque du Soleil's Avatar is coming to Beijing in August
Blogs

Cirque du Soleil's Avatar is coming to Beijing in August

The stunning visuals and choreography will thrill the entire family

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Chicago is coming to Beijing this November
Blogs

Chicago is coming to Beijing this November

The musical... not the city

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The Andrew Lloyd Webber classic leaps into Beijing

22-27 Sep
Century Theatre (世纪剧院)
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Fly a Plane Above the Great Wall
Things to DoBuy tickets

Fly a Plane Above the Great Wall

Learn how to pilot an SR20 while soaring over stunning Beijing landscapes

12 Jan - 31 Dec
Beijing Badaling Airport
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Best of Beijing for families

Beijing's best indoor play centres for kids of all ages
Things to do

Beijing's best indoor play centres for kids of all ages

Keep kids occupied indoors for hours as the mercury drops outdoors

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Beijing's finest ice cream shops
Restaurants

Beijing's finest ice cream shops

We've got the scoop on all of the best ice cream to get you through summer

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Beijing's best bike shops
Shopping

Beijing's best bike shops

From fixies to Flying Pigeons, where to buy bicycles in Beijing

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Beijing's best burgers
Restaurants

Beijing's best burgers

We risked life, limb and chronic meat sweats on your behalf

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Beijing's best food tours for families
Classes & Courses

Beijing's best food tours for families

Perfect for teaching your children about Chinese food culture

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The best air purifiers to beat the smog
Pollution

The best air purifiers to beat the smog

We give you the deets on popular indoor air purifiers for every budget

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50 things to do in Beijing

50 things to do in Beijing
Visiting Beijing

50 things to do in Beijing

Whether you're in Beijing for 72 hours or a decade, don't miss the 50 best things to do in the city

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Family-friendly events this month

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