It would be a mistake to go to Beijing and not visit three main sites: The Forbidden City (north of Tiananmen Square), the Great Wall, and the Summer Palace.
Of course, it is equally important to stop by Silk Alley for inexpensive clothes and accessories. To the discerning eye, authentic goods and high quality fakes are easily distinguishable from the rest.
Also be sure to taste several northern China specialties such as dumplings, Peking Duck, and various noodles. In the winter months, hot pot will warm the body, and during the summer, cold noodles will cool it down.Quick Tips: Water from the tap is not safe to drink, and since China does not have bottled water safety s...Read More