On a trip around Asia and Australia, Asha and Brock’s second stop is Beijing, where they spent a few days exploring the history and culture in and around the city.
Tag Archives: Beijing
April 30, 2013
China is culturally very different from the United States, and what flies here doesn’t always go over so well in Beijing. From cultural to practical, here are ten things not to do during your travels through Beijing.
April 16, 2013
During the months of April and May, temperatures begin to rise in Beijing, making it a perfect time of year to explore the city’s outdoor attractions. This dry, windy season is also one of Beijing’s shoulder seasons, so you won’t be competing for breathing room with quite as many tourists.
April 2, 2013
While there’s plenty within Beijing to keep you entertained throughout your stay, some of the region’s best attractions are located just far enough away to make for an excellent full- or half-day trip.
March 19, 2013
During late March and throughout April, spring usually pays a visit to Beijing, bringing with it a colorful display of cherry blossoms. If you’re in China’s capital city during this lovely time of year, make sure to visit Yuyuantan Park to see the trees in full bloom.
March 5, 2013
The prospect of making your way around city the size of Beijing, and one with the traffic problems China‘s capital is notorious for, is certainly daunting. Luckily, you’ll have a wealth of transportation options at your disposal, making it relatively painless to get from one sight to the next.