Tips and Articles for Beijing

Dean Kaufman

"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

We all look forward to the New Year to get a fresh start, make resolutions, and of course to peer into our crystal ball and figure out what will happen... Read More

The first modern art exhibition I ever saw in Beijing was at the former house of a Ming-era court eunuch named Wang Zhen, who was known for being... Read More

I stumbled upon the oldest semolina bakery in the world and was welcomed—as if family—when the baker set up a card table in front of his tiny shop and... Read More

Happy cab rides are all alike; every unhappy cab ride, however, is unhappy in its own way. ... Read More

Good design enhances every aspect of the travel experience. Walking into a beautifully built air terminal or railway station can ease the stress of... Read More

The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express—a reconstruction of the train that inspired Agatha Christie's famous mystery—glides from Paris to Istanbul in six days... Read More

Edited by Niloufar Motamed; Reported by Colin Barraclough, Aric Chen, Florence Fabricant, Amy Farley, Mark Graham, Jaime Gross Darrell Hartman, Sarah... Read More

Not long ago, at the Asia Society on Park Avenue in ... Read More

China's food scene may still be in its infancy, but two restaurant openings provide a glimpse ... Read More

Head Straight to the Source ... Read More

Beijing: 2–3 days ... Read More

How to Catch a Cab ... Read More

See our slideshow of Olympic Venues Open to the Public. ... Read More

The much-anticipated opening last November of the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) in Beijing's Dashanzi Art District marks the beginning of a... Read More

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