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A day at the Zoo: the pleasures of shopping in Beijing

Destination: Beijing

Avoid the stressful haggling of Yashow and the tourist crowds of the Silk Market in Beijing. Instead, follow my advice on where to shop, eat, stay and find a real bargain in the Chinese capital

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Beijing, The Forbidden City

A winter working holiday in Beijing

Destination: Beijing

Are you fed up of being a tourist and simply passing through destinations? Then journey to Beijing this winter and take up the challenge of teaching English as a foreign language

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All aboard for trans-Siberian adventure in Russia

Destination: Moscow

Air travel might be quicker, but taking the Trans-Siberian Railway from Moscow to Beijing is an experience that few could forget

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Cheap eats in Beijing

Destination: Beijing

Avoid being ripped off in soulless tourist restaurants - instead, take the time to seek out Beijing's best eateries

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Best of Beijing

Destination: Beijing

China’s pre-Olympics scramble to turn Beijing into a glossy metropolis may have been dogged by controversy but left the city with a wealth of new hotels and restaurants

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Eating Sherpar Chilli chicken at Makye Ame

Budget Beijing

Destination: Beijing

Want to go to Beijing but not sure where to start or what to see? Check out this brief lowdown on the cheapest way to see the best that China's capital has to offer

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Going for gold in Beijing

Destination: Beijing

Beijing, Olympic city and much more

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Beijing to Moscow by train

by ISIRAS

Destination: Beijing

Does passing through five time zones, 80 degrees of longitude and crossing the largest country on the planet sound like fun? Then read my guide as I tell you how to get from Beijing to Moscow by train

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