Summer Nights at the Beijing Olympic Green Park

Beijing National Stadium, Olympic Green.

Beijing Olympic Green Park The Beijing Olympic Green is the Olympic park that was constructed for the 2008 Summer Olympics. Do you remember? It’s already been almost 8 years since then. I remember watching the opening ceremony and being really… Continue Reading

Beijing: Military Factory transforms into 798 Art Zone

798 Art Zone The 798 Art Zone or Dashanzi Art District can be found in the northeast corner of Beijing, capital city of the People’s Republic of China. The area currently houses a thriving artistic community in 50-year-old decommissioned military… Continue Reading

Iconic Beijing: The Gigantic Tiananmen Square

Tiananmen Square; who hasn’t heard of it? I visited the Square while I was in China for the Beijing Normal University Summer School. We had been exploring the Forbidden City in the morning (directly north of Tiananmen Square) and decided we definitely… Continue Reading

Best of Beijing: The Royal Summer Palace

The Royal Summer Palace of Beijing The Summer Palace (颐和园, Yiheyuan) in Beijing is a collection of palaces, pavilions, and gardens, built in an extensive 70.000 m² area of hills and lakes. During hot and humid summer months, Chinese royals used to… Continue Reading