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Beijing In Three (Long) Days

Kris LoPresto | Posted 04.26.2013 | Travel
Kris LoPresto

The hill you climb up was made from the earth that was displaced to make the moat that surrounds the Forbidden City.

Wandering Through Beijing's Hutongs

Benedict Cooper | Posted 10.22.2012 | Travel
Benedict Cooper

I was expecting big, hot and busy when I set off for Beijing. Words failed as soon as I arrived.

A Family Kitemaking Business In China

Jim Calio | Posted 02.06.2012 | Travel
Jim Calio

There are kites shaped like butterflies, swallows, dragonflies and centipedes. There are kites that stretch all the way across the ceiling of the shop and kites that are so small they can fit into a regular size envelope.

Worrywart's 8 Stress-Reducing Things to Do in Beijing

Susan Orlins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Susan Orlins

1. When I visit Beijing, I worry less than usual. The smorgasbord of inexpensive massage offerings helps. I begin my stay with a foot massage. In a...