Let the 2008 Beijing Summer Games Begin!

Often called the greatest sporting show on earth, the world is turning its collective eyes towards the Central Kingdom – Beijing, China for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. The Beijing 2008 Summer Games has not been without controversy since the International Olympic Committee awarded Beijing its host city status on July 13, 2001. It beat out other city contenders …

Top 10 Things to See in Beijing, China

Take your camera along on this trip. There is nowhere else that you will find and be able to see the wonders of nature or into the past like you can in Beijing. The steep cliffs that surround the Great Wall are awe inspiring. 1. Great Wall of China A wall of about 3100 miles in length was constructed between …

Beijing Summer Olympics: Get Your Seats Quick!

The 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing will be an event the world will remember. If you want to get there and see all the action yourself, the good news is that there are still tickets available. It can be quite a challenge getting to watch the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, but it is well worth the effort! Tickets for …

The Capital City Of China, Beijing

China, a nation in East Asia, is home to world’s oldest continuous civilizations. With Beijing as its capital, China holds a total geographical area of 9,596,960 sq. km. Its climate is tropical in south to sub-arctic in north. Tianjin, Shanghai, Shenyang, Wuhan, Guangzhou, Chongqing, Harbin and Chengdu are some of the major places of attraction. Han Chinese is the largest …

Beijing 2008

Beijing, located in northern China, is the second largest city in China, next to Shanghai, and the capital of the People’s Republic of China. Beijing is a major hub for transportation, which makes it even more important in the overall economics of the country. It is also the point to which many international flights arrive and depart. Beijing is considered …

The Beijing Art Scene: Factory 798

The contemporary art scene in China is still in its early stages, but there’s little doubt that it has come a long way since the 70s, when the Cultural Revolution was responsible for the repression of all the arts. A vivid example of China’s newly flourishing art movement is the vast complex of galleries, shops and bars spearheading the renaissance …

Mothers Capture Precious Medals at the Beijing Olympics

The full range of female athletes on the 2008 Olympic teams makes it clear that age and family responsibilities are not the barriers to participation in the Games they used to be. Stories from Beijing highlight the courage and resolve of the mothers of the world – as they demonstrate their athletic prowess and win gold or silver medals. Significant …

The Best Accommodation To Book For Olympic Games In Beijing

If you are one of the lucky international visitors that will be staying in Beijing during the Olympic Games, there is a huge variety of accommodation available to you. Everything from super-luxury properties, to rock-bottom budget accommodation is available in Beijing -however if you don’t book your luxury hotel in China soon, you may not be left with a choice! …

Traveling to the Beijing Olympics? Study Chinese!

The date August 8, 2008 for this year’s Summer Olympics was chosen for a reason – this is an extremely significant day for the Chinese. If you’re one of the lucky people traveling to China to watch the XXIX Olympiad, study Chinese and follow these tips for acceptable actions in China. Know the Rules Olympic tourists in China are given …