Living in Beijing

Everything you need to know about family life in Beijing

Three old-time Beijing couples tell us how they make it work
Living in Beijing

Three old-time Beijing couples tell us how they make it work

What's the secret to everlasting love in Beijing?

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Beijing's essential services for families
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Beijing's essential services for families

Ayi services, tour companies, food deliveries, community groups and more

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Beijing is aiming to reduce pollution levels by a massive 15 percent this winter
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Beijing is aiming to reduce pollution levels by a massive 15 percent this winter

Who you gonna call? Smogbusters!

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Organic food delivery services in Beijing
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Organic food delivery services in Beijing

High-quality organic veggies and other products delivered to your door

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The Time Out Family travel guides

The Time Out Family travel guides
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The Time Out Family travel guides

Time Out editors around Asia and beyond share the best of their city for families

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The pollution solution

The 5 best face masks
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The 5 best face masks

Protect your health with these pollution masks

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Top indoor activities for kids
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Top indoor activities for kids

Beat the smog with these fun activities suggested by kindergarten teachers

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Air purifiers for every budget
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Air purifiers for every budget

The solution to Beijing pollution

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AQI-reading egg
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AQI-reading egg

Affordable air quality monitor available to pre-order

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Eateries with clean(er) air
Restaurants

Eateries with clean(er) air

Hide out from climbing PM2.5 levels at these kid-friendly Beijing restuarants

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Exercising in Beijing's pollution
Health & Wellness

Exercising in Beijing's pollution

Heyrobics instructor Linus Holmsäter discusses fitness and air quality

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Pollution-beating apps
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Pollution-beating apps

Great apps for Beijing's smog

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Pollution-friendly activities
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Pollution-friendly activities

The best pollution-friendly activities for a smoggy day in Beijing

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Making your house a home

How to decorate your child's bedroom
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How to decorate your child's bedroom

Where to buy cheap and easy interior decorations in Beijing

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Keep a bug-free home

Keep a bug-free home

Best ways to bug-proof your house in Beijing's sweltering summer

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Best furniture stores for families in Beijing
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Best furniture stores for families in Beijing

Megastores, bespoke designers, kids' furniture and more

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Plants to beat indoor pollution
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Plants to beat indoor pollution

Which plants are best at reducing air pollution in the home?

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How to...

WeChat Wallet for foreigners
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WeChat Wallet for foreigners

WeChat has made its Wallet service more accessible to non-Chinese users

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How to set up Alipay
Living in Beijing

How to set up Alipay

Non-Chinese speakers can now use Alipay, too

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How to set up a Taobao account
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How to set up a Taobao account

Everything you need to get started in the world of Taobao

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How to get a Chinese driving licence
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How to get a Chinese driving licence

Find out how to get a driving licence as an expat in Beijing

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How to stop Beijing smokers with one hand
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How to stop Beijing smokers with one hand

Choose a gesture to shame smokers into submission

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How to register your e-bike
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How to register your e-bike

A step-by-step guide for registering e-bikes in Beijing

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How to rent a public bike in Beijing
Visiting Beijing

How to rent a public bike in Beijing

Wheel around Beijing on the cheap

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Moving made painless

Moving made painless

Quick and dirty tips that make relocating in Beijing easy

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Essential knowledge

15 Essential Apps for Beijingers

15 Essential Apps for Beijingers

Get your digital life rebooted with the 15 essential apps for Beijingers

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Diary of a Shunyi mum: Let's talk about car restrictions
Family

Diary of a Shunyi mum: Let's talk about car restrictions

You're only allowed to drive on alternate days during key city events

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Dog-friendly day trips

Dog-friendly day trips

It's hardly the most dog-friendly city, but there are still plenty of good haunts for you and your pooch

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Beijing's best takeaway services
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Beijing's best takeaway services

Staying in doesn’t have to mean McDonald’s three times a day

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Family area guides

Family area guide: CBD
Living in Beijing

Family area guide: CBD

The CBD area has some tranquil green spots amidst the glitz

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Family area guide: Lido and Wangjing
Living in Beijing

Family area guide: Lido and Wangjing

An ideal half-way house between downtown and the suburbs

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Family area guide: Chaoyang Park West
Living in Beijing

Family area guide: Chaoyang Park West

A spacious and safe mini-suburbs close to Sanlitun

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Family area guide: Sanlitun
Living in Beijing

Family area guide: Sanlitun

24-hour district Sanlitun is packed with restaurants and entertainment

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Family area guide: Shunyi
Living in Beijing

Family area guide: Shunyi

Popular with families looking for spacious housing and nature nearby

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