Living in Beijing

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

You can soon use your Beijing metro card anywhere in China
Blogs

You can soon use your Beijing metro card anywhere in China

By the end of 2019, Beijing’s transport card can be used in 260 Chinese cities

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China's first official Pokémon mobile game is coming
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China's first official Pokémon mobile game is coming

The Pokémon Quest is coming to the Mainland

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Going green: How to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle in Beijing
Things to Do

Going green: How to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle in Beijing

We chat to six local experts about how to do your part in Beijing

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Beijing's essential apps
Living in Beijing

Beijing's essential apps

The must-have apps for Beijing living you need to download now

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8 ways to adopt, foster or help rescue animals in Beijing
Living in Beijing

8 ways to adopt, foster or help rescue animals in Beijing

Help out a fluffy thing in need

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How to...

How to say basic Chinese phrases
Visiting Beijing

How to say basic Chinese phrases

Talk the talk as you walk the walk

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How to use Mobike
Blogs

How to use Mobike

New bicycle startup unleashes easy-to-use fleet upon Beijing

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How to get a Chinese driving license
Things to do

How to get a Chinese driving license

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

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How to use Ofo shared bikes
Living in Beijing

How to use Ofo shared bikes

A step-by-step guide to unlocking your very own yellow steed

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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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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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How to make WeChat selfie stickers
Blogs

How to make WeChat selfie stickers

Have we entered into an era of peak WeChat?

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People of Beijing

Meet the woman making film accessible to Shanghai's visually impaired
City life

Meet the woman making film accessible to Shanghai's visually impaired

Han Ying's barrier-free films are shown everywhere, from local community centres to Netflix

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Things you only know if you're a: Pub quiz master
City life

Things you only know if you're a: Pub quiz master

Alan Xie spills the beans on quizzing the Jing

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6 stories from chunyun, the world's largest annual human migration
Living in Beijing

6 stories from chunyun, the world's largest annual human migration

Humans of China hears from Beijing residents travelling home for Chinese New Year

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Meet Beijing's last surviving ladies with bound feet
City life

Meet Beijing's last surviving ladies with bound feet

Humans of China hears amazing stories from six elderly Beijingers

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Meet a Houhai swimmer
Blogs

Meet a Houhai swimmer

What kind of guy takes winter dips in Beijing's freezing lakes?

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Beijing jiujitsu master: 'No one in this room could kick my ass'
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Beijing jiujitsu master: 'No one in this room could kick my ass'

Fighting talk with Andy Pi, the man who brought jiujitsu to Beijing

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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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Meet the woman who went from Beijing ayi to Shanghai bartender
Blogs

Meet the woman who went from Beijing ayi to Shanghai bartender

Super ayi has arrived

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Meet Beijing's new generation of African changemakers
Living in Beijing

Meet Beijing's new generation of African changemakers

We chat to the young leaders shaping Sino-African relations

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Meet the husband and husband team behind Palms LA
LGBT

Meet the husband and husband team behind Palms LA

Michael Tsai and Christian Jensen talk mums, Mormons and marriage

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Meet the man behind Beijing’s best coffee and café guide

Meet the man behind Beijing’s best coffee and café guide

Black White Filter is chronicling the best of the city’s independent cafés

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Meet Beijing's most badass drag queens
LGBT

Meet Beijing's most badass drag queens

The queer queens blazing a trail in Beijing's nightlife scene

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Meet the Beijing dads championing LGBT rights
Living in Beijing

Meet the Beijing dads championing LGBT rights

Meet some parents helping make Beijing the only place we care to call home

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Meet Beijing's craziest, queerest club kids: Team Invader
LGBT

Meet Beijing's craziest, queerest club kids: Team Invader

The Beijing-based urban dance troupe work the Beijing club circuit

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Meet Beijing Guoan's superfans
Things to Do

Meet Beijing Guoan's superfans

Chinese Super League is back — time to meet the Beijing Guoan superfans

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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 street food
Restaurants

Beijing's best street food

A beginner's guide to the capital's quintessential street food dishes

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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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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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Inside Job: Time Out try every job in Beijing

Inside Job: cricket fighting trainer
Living in Beijing

Inside Job: cricket fighting trainer

This month Frank Hersey trains crickets for big-money bouts

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Inside Job: organic rice paddy weeder

Inside Job: organic rice paddy weeder

Frank Hersey is trying every job in Beijing. This month: rice paddy weeder

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Inside Job: feather sucker
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Inside Job: feather sucker

Frank Hersey is trying every job in Beijing. This month: recycled tailoring

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Inside Job: marriage market dad
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Inside Job: marriage market dad

Frank Hersey is trying every job in Beijing. This month: finding his ‘son’ a wife

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Inside Job: snow basher
Living in Beijing

Inside Job: snow basher

Frank Hersey is trying every job in Beijing. This month: bashing pistes

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Inside Job: jade carving
Living in Beijing

Inside Job: jade carving

Frank Hersey is trying every job in Beijing. This month: jade carving

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Inside Job: duck roaster
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Inside Job: duck roaster

Frank Hersey is trying every job in Beijing. This month: duck roaster

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And also...

Time Out Index reveals Beijing's most overrated neighbourhood
City life

Time Out Index reveals Beijing's most overrated neighbourhood

Find out what people really think of Beijing's city living

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32 of the harshest TripAdvisor reviews of Beijing
Visiting Beijing

32 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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Upcycle your life: 4 ways to reduce waste in Beijing
Living in Beijing

Upcycle your life: 4 ways to reduce waste in Beijing

Keep it in use, and out of landfill

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Don't get lost on your travels
Blogs

Don't get lost on your travels

Get around Beijing faster and better with these Baidu hacks

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