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Beijing Entertainment: Beijing Fun Activities Guide

Beijing Entertainment: Beijing Fun Activities Guide

Beijing is not only rich in culture and history but also offers various types of fun entertainment, ranging from shows to bars. Drink a glass of wine at a bar near the romantic Houhai and admire Beijing’s charming nighttime view. Experience the famous Beijing opera at a small teahouse. You can also enjoy the most authentic Beijing-style winter activities by skiing at Shichahai, admire the fallen l...

10 Things to Do on a Layover in Beijing

10 Things to Do on a Layover in Beijing

Personally, I don’t believe having a layover has to be a bad thing. Layovers can often be an opportunity to catch a glimpse of a city you otherwise might not have traveled to. With that in mind, here are some worthwhile places to check out if you find yourself in Beijing and don’t want to just waste time refreshing your social media at the airport: 1. The Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square Let’...

A Guide To Beijing Daxing International Airport

A Guide To Beijing Daxing International Airport

The next time you take an international flight into Beijing, you might not be flying into the Capital International Airport that so many of us have come to know over the years. With construction on the $10 million Beijing Daxing International Airport (PKX) almost wrapped up, the airport is scheduled to take in its first passengers this fall with the world’s largest single building terminal. Daxing...

Hiking the Great Wall of China: Best Sections, Hiking Tours, and Hiking Tips

Hiking the Great Wall of China: Best Sections, Hiking Tours, and Hiking Tips

Hiking the Great Wall of China is not as hard as you may think. Some famous sections of the Great Wall have been well repaired, such as the Mutianyu, Simatai, Badaling, and Jinshanling sections. Toboggans, a cable car, and a slideway make your Great Wall trip easier and help save your time. The main issues you need to be concerned with before visiting the Great Wall are the best sections to hike, ...

Best Time to Visit Beijing - Beijing Travel Guide Based on 10 Thousand Travelers

Best Time to Visit Beijing - Beijing Travel Guide Based on 10 Thousand Travelers

When is the best time to visit Beijing? The temperature is mild and moderate from March to May and from September to October and during these months is best for making a trip to Beijing; the tourists also enjoy the beautiful & colorful sceneries during this time of the year. The temperature during these months is neither too high nor too low, it’s either the start of summer or vice versa. The Clim...

Trippest Guide to the Best Restaurants in Beijing

Trippest Guide to the Best Restaurants in Beijing

When traveling in a foreign country, it can often be difficult to decide where to eat.  You want to get a sense of the cuisine of the place you are visiting, and also make sure you’re going to one of the top establishments.  But there may be language barriers and unfamiliarity that make it hard to know where to go.  This can even be true when on an organized tour, like a Trippest Mini Day Tour bec...

Where to Stay in Beijing in 2019 and Beijing Hotels

Where to Stay in Beijing in 2019 and Beijing Hotels

Welcome to Beijing, the capital of one of the most charming countries in the world. You may be confused by Beijing’s map when you go to book a hotel for the first time. We discovered that many foreign travelers can’t recognize the differences between the ring roads in Beijing and the neighborhoods. However, the location of your hotel is important when you travel in Beijing. A good area helps you s...

3 Days in Beijing: Everything You Should Know

3 Days in Beijing: Everything You Should Know

Three days in Beijing may not seem long enough to explore this 800-year-old metropolis in depth, but it’s enough to see the highlights of Beijing. This 3-day Beijing travel guide covers the essential things to do in Beijing within 3 days and includes the details of a 3-day Beijing itinerary plus travel tips for those who want to stay in Beijing for 3 days. Explore the renowned Forbidden City, have...

2 Days in Beijing: Everything You Should Know

2 Days in Beijing: Everything You Should Know

Two days in Beijing might not seem like a long enough amount of time to explore this city fully, but it's enough time to have a comprehensive tour of Beijing. From exploring the glorious and well-preserved Forbidden City to listening to the stories behind this city, which is over 800 years old, you will find Beijing fascinating in many aspects. How can you arrange your 2-day visiting route to make...

1 Day in Beijing: Everything You Should Know

1 Day in Beijing: Everything You Should Know

Only spending 1 day in Beijing? What should you do? Just select a cheap 1-day tour to casually visit parts of Beijing or look around the attractions near you? You could also possibly go to a good local restaurant and have a great meal consisting of local specialties. As a matter of fact, you can arrange to have a wonderful day, even if you do only have 1 day in Beijing. You can experience the high...

How Difficult Is the Great Wall to Climb?

How Difficult Is the Great Wall to Climb?

The Great Wall of China is 21,196.18 kilometers long and snakes its way from the eastern start of the Shanhai Pass to the western end of the Jiayu Pass. Are you scared by this fact? Are you doubtful as to whether you can climb the Great Wall? How difficult is the Great Wall to climb? To be honest, you should judge it according to your own physical condition and not by other people's experiences. H...

Beijing Shopping: Everything You Should Know

Beijing Shopping: Everything You Should Know

You can't help shopping when you are traveling in Beijing. Beijing is a big international city and has been busy since ancient times. There is nothing you can't buy there and various shopping outlets dazzle you, from shopping malls to local small shops. This article details the most famous shopping streets, the most unique and traditional shopping places, and the most representative souvenirs you ...

Top 10 Things You Shouldn't Miss in Beijing

Top 10 Things You Shouldn't Miss in Beijing

There are so many things you can do in Beijing, whether you prefer visiting historic relics or experiencing the most authentic Chinese culture. We’re sure your list of most interesting things to do in Beijing includes hiking the Great Wall, exploring the imperial palace, and having a wonderful Chinese meal. They are classic experiences you mustn't miss. But do you know how to make your trip more s...

The Best 10 Sections of the Great Wall: Features, Physical Fitness, and Recommendations

The Best 10 Sections of the Great Wall: Features, Physical Fitness, and Recommendations

The Great Wall of China snakes its way for over 6,000 kilometers from Jiayuguan in the west to Hushan in the east.  It's almost impossible for a common traveler to climb across all sections of the Great Wall. Which is the most suitable section for you? What are the features of each section of the Great Wall? How do you choose one of these sections?  We have listed 10 sections of the Great Wall for...

Top 10 Famous Beijing Snacks: Ingredients, Features, and Recommendations

Top 10 Famous Beijing Snacks: Ingredients, Features, and Recommendations

Beijing is not only the capital of China but is also a food heaven for all kinds of snacks around the country. Sweet and sour sugarcoated haws, soft rolling donkeys, and crispy fried wheaten pancakes will make your mouth water. Tasting some famous local snacks is a popular way to understand the culture and customs of Old Beijing. We have listed the best 10 famous Beijing snacks for you. 1. Mung B...

Jinshanling Great Wall - Trippest Travel Guide and Mini Group Tours

Jinshanling Great Wall - Trippest Travel Guide and Mini Group Tours

Jinshanling Great Wall is one of the quiet, typical, and most complete sections of the Great Wall from the Ming Dynasty, located 130 kilometers from Beijing. There is a saying that: "Of all the sections of the Great Wall of China, Jinshanling stands out". The architectural art of the Jinshanling section of the Great Wall is reflected in its layout on the mountains, the marvelous design, the enduri...

Simatai Great Wall - Trippest Travel Guide and Mini Group Tours

Simatai Great Wall - Trippest Travel Guide and Mini Group Tours

Simatai Great Wall is regarded as "the most representative section of the Great Wall in China". It is also a time-honored section, which still retains its original look. Compared with other sections, the Great Wall at Simatai has its own features, such as being quieter with fewer visitors, perilous, steep, dense, peculiar, and an exceptional example of architectural art. Why You Should Visit Sima...

Beijing’s Air Pollution - Preventive Methods and Travel Tips

Beijing’s Air Pollution - Preventive Methods and Travel Tips

Beijing's air pollution is a factor that many people worry about. How can you escape smoggy days? How can you protect yourself during this terrible weather? And which indoor attractions in Beijing are worth visiting? We have provided some helpful information below. Facts About Beijing’s Air Pollution Duration: November to March   Three levels: Red warning sign for haze (the highest le...

Practical Information to Travel in Beijing

Practical Information to Travel in Beijing

How to travel in Beijing? There are some Beijing practical information for you. Essentials The international dialing code for China: +86 Time: GMT +8 Electricity: 220 volts, 50 Hz Plug types: two-pin flat blade and oblique three-pin flat blade plugs Internet: free Wi-Fi is available in most public areas in China Carry Your Passport with You Your passport is the most important thing you ...

Weather in Beijing, China - Beijing Climate and Temperature by Month

Weather in Beijing, China - Beijing Climate and Temperature by Month

Beijing has a typical temperate and continental monsoon climate. This means weather in Beijing in every season and every month is quite different. Learning more detailed information about Beijing weather and climate makes your Beijing trip more smoothly. January in Beijing — Very Cold, Fewer Visitors,  -9 °C to 2 °C. The Forbidden City in January January is Beijing’s coldest month and the aver...

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