Part one of our guide to Beijing looks at travel
to Beijing - how to get there. The next five sections
guide you in all the practicalities of life in Beijing -
customs, local transportation, money matters, shopping, telephone, weather by season, and lots more.
We also have a large gallery of Beijing photos showing life in Beijing - both
its contemporary and traditional sides to give you a feel for
being there. If you have little idea what Beijing looks like,
you'll be surprised by how spacious, pleasant and modern
it is. Yet retaining the charm and traditions of a long established civilisation.
You can also read some background information in our Beijing Guide.
places of interest are covered in our main Beijing Guide - including those that require
a short travel, such as the Ming Tombs andtemples and gorges in the mountains. Altogether, this
site has over 5,000 photos of Beijing.
also discusses the history of Beijing,
nightlife and food, Chinese culture, and more.