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Beijing Bites: Dazzle Your Guests with Beijing’s Best Cuisine

Nov 26, 2014 Comments(0)

You’ve got hungry visitors on your hands, and possibly wary ones too after all the tales they’ve heard. But we Beijingers know just how tantalising the cuisines of the capital can be. So, cross off the weird and wonderful, and show those tourist taste buds...... Read More>>

A Slice of Beijing: Beijing’s Most Popular Pizza Joints

Nov 19, 2014 Comments(1)

It’s been a while since we have evaluated Beijing’s pizza scene, which has grown so much in the last few years. These are our eight top picks for fixing that pizza craving in Beijing. ... Read More>>

Unexpected Deliveries: 6 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Get Delivered in Beijing

Nov 12, 2014 Comments(0)

Beijing is a city of convenience, that is clear. However, a lot more can be delivered than you expected. This is a run down of six unexpected things that you didn’t think you could order, but that you can. ... Read More>>

Beyond 798: Must-Visit Art Galleries Off the Beaten Track

Oct 27, 2014 Comments(0)

If you’re tired of Beijing’s popular and tourist-driven 798 art district, there is always Chaocangdi. But beyond that, Beijing has much more to offer in terms of art. ... Read More>>

8 Terrifyingly Good Nights Out: Beijing Halloween 2014 Round-Up

Oct 13, 2014 Comments(0)

This year, get ready for Halloween the right way: by properly checking out all parties and club nights around. We have compiled eight great nights out that will make Halloween 2014 in Beijing the best one yet. ... Read More>>

Golden Week Day Trip Tips: Tianjin

Sep 29, 2014 Comments(1)

If you are opting to stay at home for National Week, Tianjin may be the perfect day-trip to get out of the city and clear your head. Here are our suggestions for a perfect city break in Tianjin. ... Read More>>

Extreme Beijing: Updated Bungee Jumping in the Capital

Sep 23, 2014 Comments(2)

Is bungee jumping something extreme you have always wanted to do? Now there are no more excuses as we have laid out three of Beijing’s best bungee jumping facilities for you to choose from. ... Read More>>

App-solutely Fabulous: 5 Must-Have Free Beijing Apps

Sep 08, 2014 Comments(1)

As technology develops faster than ever, it can be hard to keep up with the latest and best mobile phone applications, or apps, in town. Without further ado, this is our updated list of Beijing’s most useful mobile phone applications.... Read More>>

Keeping Up With Beijing: Beijing Nightlife News

Aug 25, 2014 Comments(0)

Things tend to move so quickly in Beijing that it can be really hard to keep up, so here’s a run through of the latest happenings in Beijing’s nightlife scene. ... Read More>>

It’s all About the Combo: Fusion Food in Beijing Hot

Jul 09, 2014 Comments(0)

Asian fusion restaurants are especially popular around the Western world, and they are picking up popularity in Beijing at the moment too. Here are our picks of some fusion cuisine restaurants to try around the city. ... Read More>>

New Openings in Beijing: Great Food & Beverage Additions in Sanlitun Hot

Jun 24, 2014 Comments(0)

The past year a lot of new places have popped up throughout Sanlitun, from new restaurants to chains bringing us a taste of home. This is our pick of the best food and beverage newcomers in Sanlitun, Beijing. ... Read More>>

When Hunger Strikes: Quick Guide to Take-Away Food Options in Beijing Hot

Jun 09, 2014 Comments(1)

Beijing has a dizzying selection of sit-down restaurants, but there are also hundreds, if not thousands, of take-away food options in Beijing. Here, we ambitiously congest the expansive list to a handful of solid options. ... Read More>>

Lazy Eating: Best (Non-Hotel) Brunches in Beijing Hot

May 21, 2014 Comments(0)

Whether you’ve stayed out bar hopping way past your normal bedtime or just find yourself in need of some extra shut eye after a long, hard week at work, we’ve compiled a list of the best pocket friendly options so you can brunch to your heart’s content. ... Read More>>

Beijing Summer Special Part II: Go Beyond Your Limits Hot

May 15, 2014 Comments(0)

Last month we brought you Part I of the Beijing Summer Special, and now we present to you, Part II. This time we bring you more of the summer-time, heat-loving activities that you’ve been waiting all winter to get back to doing. ... Read More>>

Beijing Summer Special: Eating out & relaxation (Part 1) Hot

Apr 16, 2014 Comments(0)

As we move through this brief period called spring and head full speed into summer, we all feel a sense of excitement that we can once again do all those things that we missed doing during winter. Here are a few options to consider for beautiful summer days:... Read More>>

Laundry in Beijing: What Are My Options? Hot

Apr 04, 2014 Comments(0)

No matter where you are, laundry is a necessity. Here at eChinacities, we want to help take care of this necessary evil with as little trouble as possible. So, let us break down the options available to us here in Beijing. From first to worst, here they are. ... Read More>>

A Blossoming Culture: Art Exhibitions and Events in Beijing this Spring Hot

Mar 12, 2014 Comments(0)

The number of art exhibitions and events in Beijing are on the rise, there are great choices almost everyday. Here are some of our picks of longer running art exhibitions, and of JUE events, that are good to be enjoyed on both weekdays and on weekends. ... Read More>>

2014 Bookworm Beijing Literary Festival: Which Events to Hit? Hot

Feb 25, 2014 Comments(0)

The Bookworm Literary Festival celebrates literature and ideas brought together from China and beyond. This is a great opportunity to meet your favorite authors, especially those writing on China, and listen to them talk about their books and/or areas of ...... Read More>>

The Expat’s Guide to Living in Beijing’s Hutongs Hot

Feb 10, 2014 Comments(2)

I have lived in a hutong for six months, and it is definitely a love-hate relationship. For those thinking about moving into the hutongs, there are definitely some pros and cons to evaluate before making the move. Using my experiences, here is the expats ...... Read More>>

Chinese Cuisine Part II: Explore the Tastes of Chinese Ethnic Food in Beijing Hot

Jan 27, 2014 Comments(1)

The eight traditional cuisines of China reside mainly in the Han-majority regions, including Hunan and Jiangsu, but what of the rest of the country? This piece will explore – somewhat controversially – the tastes of China’s ethnic regions. ... Read More>>

10 Modes of Transportation in Beijing During Cold Weather Hot

Jan 08, 2014 Comments(1)

As Jack Frost nips at your nose, here’s a guide to help you select the best way to get around Beijing this winter. ... Read More>>

Festivities Season: 2013 Christmas events in Beijing Hot

Dec 09, 2013 Comments(0)

Ready for a rocking Christmas or just want a few options to usher in the cold weather and the season of giving (or shopping)? Here is a shortlist of 10 of the best ways to celebrate this month in Beijing. ... Read More>>

No More Empty Nest Syndrome: Olympic Stadium Hosts Winter Events Hot

Dec 03, 2013 Comments(0)

This winter Beijing’s Bird’s Nest will be playing host to a high stakes snowboarding competition and will be transformed into a Disney princess snow castle among other highlights in what is, to date, the most active month for the venue.... Read More>>

Experience the Delights: China's Famous Cuisines Part 1 Hot

Nov 18, 2013 Comments(1)

The eight traditions of Chinese cooking are divided by province. They are: Anhui, Guangdong (Cantonese), Fujian, Hunan, Jiangsu, Shandong, Sichuan, and Zhejiang. In this two part series, we guide you through China’s most famous cuisine and where to enjoy ...... Read More>>

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