Living in Beijing

Everything you need to know if you're moving to Beijing, including helpful how to guides

Meet the people killing it in Beijing right now
Blogs

Meet the people killing it in Beijing right now

Meet the young innovators making Beijing the hottest city in the world

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Inside job: pigeon whistler
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Inside job: pigeon whistler

Frank Hersey is trying every job in Beijing. This month: pigeon whistling

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What will Beijing look like in 2026?

What will Beijing look like in 2026?

Time Out looks at what to expect from the future of our city

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Beijing vs Shanghai
Living in Beijing

Beijing vs Shanghai

We compared Beijing and Shanghai to find out which is China's greatest city

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How to...

How to set up WeChat Wallet
Living in Beijing

How to set up WeChat Wallet

Make WeChat payments easy with our how-to guide

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How to set up Alipay
Living in Beijing

How to set up Alipay

Non-Chinese speakers can now use Alipay, too

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How to register your e-bike
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How to register your e-bike

A step-by-step guide for registering e-bikes in Beijing

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How to get a Chinese driving licence
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How to get a Chinese driving licence

Find out how to get a driving licence as an expat in Beijing

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How to rent a public bike in Beijing
Visiting Beijing

How to rent a public bike in Beijing

Wheel around Beijing on the cheap

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How to tackle pollution in Beijing
Family

How to tackle pollution in Beijing

Protect your family from the smog with these must-have gadgets and key info

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Don't get lost on your travels
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Don't get lost on your travels

Get around Beijing faster and better with these Baidu hacks

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How to eat Peking duck
Restaurants

How to eat Peking duck

Time Out's beginner's guide to how to enjoy the capital's most famous dish

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How to return something on Taobao
Shopping

How to return something on Taobao

Forget those Taobao mistakes with our guide to hassle-free returns

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Eat

The best food markets in Beijing
Restaurants

The best food markets in Beijing

A guide to some of the best and most popular food markets Beijing has to offer

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Beijing's best takeaway services
Restaurants

Beijing's best takeaway services

Staying in doesn’t have to mean McDonald’s three times a day

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10 Chinese restaurants you can't leave Beijing without trying
Visiting Beijing

10 Chinese restaurants you can't leave Beijing without trying

10 of the best Beijing Chinese restaurants for BJ first timers

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Pets in Beijing

Dog-friendly venues
Blogs

Dog-friendly venues

Rover and co cordially invited to the following Beijing venues

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Dog registration guide
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Dog registration guide

Learn how to register your dog in Beijing with this handy guide

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Take your dog on an ultra-luxe staycation
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Take your dog on an ultra-luxe staycation

Treat your pet at the Rosewood Beijing – you both deserve it

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Dog-friendly day trips

Dog-friendly day trips

It's hardly the most dog-friendly city, but there are still plenty of good haunts for you and your pooch

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Make your house a home

Keep a bug-free home

Keep a bug-free home

Best ways to bug-proof your house in Beijing's sweltering summer

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How to set up your home cinema
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How to set up your home cinema

Bring the theatre home

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Plants to beat indoor pollution
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Plants to beat indoor pollution

Which plants are best at reducing air pollution in the home?

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7 great Beijing home and furniture stores
Shopping

7 great Beijing home and furniture stores

Spruce up or remodel your apartment with a visit to any of these stores

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Moving and renting

Beating the system: renting in Beijing

Beating the system: renting in Beijing

How to avoid a rental nightmare, from Beijing's own experts

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Moving made painless

Moving made painless

Quick and dirty tips that make relocating in Beijing easy

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5 moving companies for domestic and international moves

5 moving companies for domestic and international moves

Make life easier with these movers and (hopefully not) shakers

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Find a home in Beijing

Find a home in Beijing

8 tips for finding your ideal home

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And also...

Things Beijingers ignore
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Things Beijingers ignore

Don't ignore these things? What are you, not from Beijing?

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13 of the harshest TripAdvisor reviews of Beijing
Visiting Beijing

13 of the harshest TripAdvisor reviews of Beijing

China's capital? 'Sooo not worth it'

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The ultimate guide to work etiquette
Living in Beijing

The ultimate guide to work etiquette

Eight essential tips to build and keep strong working relationships

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A day in the life of an average Beijinger...
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A day in the life of an average Beijinger...

We asked and you spilled about life in China's capital

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