Tips and Articles for Beijing

Dean Kaufman

Hidden down a quiet alleyway in the clubby Sanlitun neighborhood, Hotel G (doubles from $160) mixes Hollywood glamour and Art Deco touches: in the 110... Read More

Two years after the Olympic games, Beijing continues to evolve at full tilt, with exciting new lounges, restaurants, and hotels popping up across the... Read More

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Q: Do you have any tips for booking hard-to-get restaurant reservations in Europe? —Suzanne Mead, Greenwich, Conn. ... Read More

See our slideshow of the World’s Top Late-Night Restaurants ... Read More

The highlight of a visit to the new Beijing Planning Exhibition Hall is the extraordinarily detailed scale model of the city that projects what China’s... Read More

The Cultural Revolution's national ideology—fortunately—has gone the way of the ... Read More

The Blob Has Landed "National theatre or national joke?" That's what Beijing residents were asking following the construction launch of China's most... Read More

See our slideshow of Great Affordable City Hotels. ... Read More

Pablo Picasso once proclaimed, "We all know that art is not truth." Collectors visiting China quickly become even more cynical. With art here, there is... Read More

One of my most cherished, if illogical, fantasies is that I was one of those Chinese scholar-painters in a former life. I first discovered their... Read More

PPDO. For the solo voyager, this piece of shorthand-- for "per person, double occupancy"-- is the most hated fine print in travel brochurese. That's... Read More

. . . from the SouthwestDon Imus, radio personality ... Read More

oh la la, st.-tropezConnoisseurs of the Côte d'Azur are now resting their heads at the Hôtel Villa Belrose, a dream of lemon stucco, ruddy canal tiles,... Read More

First Soho China shocked Beijing with the concrete towers—accented in lemon, flamingo pink, and electric blue—of Soho New Town. Then the same developers... Read More

Tibetan antique furniture expert Chris Buckley's renowned Beijing shop, Torana House, now ... Read More

See our T+L Design Awards 2009 slideshow. ... Read More

"Your bags are not here," the woman in white gloves told me, taking a deep breath that suggested she'd been on the receiving end of passenger wrath... Read More

It defended dynasties for more than 19 centuries, but in recent years, China's Great Wall has become vulnerable to time, weather, and human encroachment... Read More

Openings listed by launch date: ... Read More

Films are big business in Mainland China—though not the sort shown at multiplexes. The cinema tradition that's making a comebackis the drive-in theater.... Read More

Beijing's HouHai Lake has been a favorite of picnickers and poets for decades. Recently, a fresh crop of inventive restaurants has sprouted beside the... Read More

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