The Chinese New Year holiday comes to its climax with the Yuan Xiao (元宵节—yuán xiāo jié), or Lantern Festival.
On April 10, three commuter trains—G19/G20, G31/G32 and G39/G40—will depart from Hangzhou East Railway Station and arrive at Beijing South Railway Station.
The History The Chinese New Year (also called Spring Festival), has more than 4,000 years of history and it is the grandest and the most important festival for Chinese people.
Beijing has a number of open-air and indoor ice skating rinks. But during the winter, it is the best time to have some fun in the open-air ice skating rink and ice skate like a Beijinger!
Ho ho ho, it’s the time of the year! It’s the holiday season! The Christmas spirits are in the air even though Chinese don’t celebrate Christmas as the western do
Skiing is one of Beijing’s most popular winter activities due to the number of high-quality ski resorts in the area. Spending time with your kids, taking part in winter activities
Ho ho ho, the holiday season finally arrived! You’ll be spoilt for choice when looking for Christmas markets in Beijing.
As we have mentioned before, e-tickets are available for 8 major parks in Beijing.
Beijing’s first medium-low speed maglev train is expected to start trial operation by the end of this year. Beijing Subway said it was preparing test runs.
Spring is here, so are the flowers. Beijing is blooming beautiful right now! Put a spring in your step and check out the blossoms in these best spring sweet spots in the city.
The trend of so-called “room escape” games is sweeping China. In the game, players pay to be locked inside a maze of dark, rooms with only a few clues to help them escape.
This article was originally published on The Beijinger. History and art enthusiasts, brace yourself, because this spring is going to be lively. Maybe many of you already went to the National Museum of China to see the Invention of Louvre,
Moganshan, China is becoming a hot new travel destination, with colonial-style structures adapted into resorts, and the addition of new hotels crafted from eco materials.
Break up the mid-winter monotony with a little fun and a Chinese theme celebration featuring Chinese New Year decorations.
You probably heard about the voucher book and yet you had no chance to have them until today! We launched the 3rd edition of the voucher book with 80 vouchers in Beijing.
The Great Wall of China. At over 2,000 years old and 21,000 kilometers long, it’s one of the world’s most impressive engineering achievements. And you are going to hike it…in the winter!
October 1 marks the start of the National Day holiday, a seven-day public holiday that is one of the most popular times in China to travel. This is one of China’s notorious “Golden Weeks” (the other being the Chinese New Year holiday),
What you see here is the wonderful Panjin Red Beach 盘锦的红海 Every autumn an area of marshland in north east China turns into a sea of crimson red that is so vivid it has to be seen to be believed.
For all those who know and seen the Didi 滴滴出行 App (the Chinese version of Uber), but never had the chance to get through the jungle of Chinese characters.
Red Red is the color of auspiciousness or good fortune. This is why the traditional Chinese wedding colors are red. The bride is dressed in a red Qipao, or long form-fitting gown. The groom wears a big red sash with a bow over his long black gown.
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The Ghost Festival (also known as Zhongyuan Festival by Taoists or Yu Lan Pen Festival by Buddhists, 中元节) is the day to pay respects to the deceased by offering sacrifices.
Located 70 Km from central Beijing, the new viewing platform protrudes over the edge of a 400m high cliff in the stunning Jingdong Stone Forest Valley.
Have you always wanted to visit places such as Triumphal Arch, Pyramids, La Tour Eiffel, White House or Big Ben? There is no need to travel around the globe anymore to see all these fantastic spots, just a short ride to the Beijing World Park will do.
If you’re looking for something a little different (and a little quieter) while in Beijing, plan for a road trip to Cuandixia Village. Spend a day there visiting the folk homes, many of which have been turned into B&Bs and accommodations for tourists.
Aside from the contemporary hustle of an international metropole, Beijing boasts a number of historical places. For those who just relocated, you might want to grab the chance to discover the most popular spots of the ancient city.
No plans for the coming weekend? Why not do a selfie tour posing with the rich and famous – at Madame Tussauds in Beijing. Located in Qianmen, this is the biggest branch of Madame Tussauds Wax Museums in Asia.
Beijing winter can be very long, the longest season among all four. So we are yet in a new adventure to explore what’s fun during this frosty winter. On the upside are definitely the frozen lakes and canals that turn into skating rinks.
“Who never climbed the Great Wall cannot be deemed a Man,” Chairman Mao once said. We might add: If you never climbed (a part) of these hundreds of stairs, you actually never felt the real Wall.
Located within the Beijing Zoo, the Beijing Aquarium is one of the largest indoor aquariums in the world. Over 18,000 tons of salt water is divided into seven different exhibitions;
Fragrant Hills Park, also known as the Xiangshan Park (香山公园), is a perfect day trip location in autumn. Located just 28 kilometers northwest of central Beijing, it is characterized by splendid hills and wide forest.
Often called the ‘Central Park of Beijing’, Chaoyang Park covers almost 300 hectares of Beijing with sprawling grass lands and lakes.
Beijing Wildlife Park is located about 50 kilometers from the city center, in the fascinating Wanmu Forest. The park offers safari rides, animal performance shows and has over 200 animal species with a total population of over 10 000 animals.
Located one-hour and a half (80 km) far away from downtown Beijing, Longqing Gorge (龙庆峡), is a great place to relax and enjoy a dramatic landscape.
Yanshan Mountain (燕山飞拉达), which is located 1.5 hours north of Beijing, deserves a visit for its fresh air and tranquility. It is an ideal place to take part in a via ferrata tour (translated as ‘iron road’ in Italian).
Over 40 exciting rides a massive IMAX theater and a shopping complex and you’ll be left wondering just what else Happy Valley Amusement Park has up its sleeve.