Beijing

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Beijing — An extensive municipal makeover prepared China’s capital for the 2008 Olympic Games and enabled it to challenge the dominance of its nemesis, Shanghai, in terms of dining, nightlife, shopping, and sky-high architecture.

Why Go

For impressive Imperial architecture, fascinating history, mammoth museums, and the mix of the modern with the ancient.

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What's New in Beijing

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8 Great Cities for a Layover

September 05, 2014 by Christine Wei

If you're traveling internationally or even just across the country, chances are you'll have a layover somewhere during your journey. Rather than waiting for ... Read More »

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5 New Train Routes To Feed Your Wanderlust

August 20, 2013 by Alex Schechter

As convenient as airlines can be, the act of flying often sucks the joy out of getting there, wherever 'there' might be. After enduring the endless security ... Read More »

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The Four-Hour Layover: Beijing

August 13, 2013 by Karen Gardiner Dion

If you travel to Asia with Air China, you may find yourself with a few hours' layover time in Beijing. It used to be that strict visa requirements would make it ... Read More »

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East, Beast, Feast in Beijing

November 05, 2012 by James Sturz

For many travelers, having plentiful amenities within arms reach makes for a great trip. Those who travel abroad would rather not squander downtime – or cash - ... Read More »

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“Street Food” Room Service at Peninsula Hotels

May 23, 2012 by Liz Webber

Global travel exposes us to all sorts of cheap eats from roadside vendors, whether it’s dim sum in Hong Kong (pictured) or a hot dog with relish in New York ... Read More »

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“Monitor the currency exchange for a while before your vacation to find the best conversions rates.”

Danielle Long Assistant Deals Producer

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