The quaint little pieces of art have an interesting backstory, one which weaves together the history of tobacco, royalty and art in China. Today, inside-painting of snuff bottles is...
by Alistair Baker-Brian, 11 December 2020
These six places along the Central Axis offer alternatives to the more well-known tourist hot spots.
by Alistair Baker-Brian, 19 February 2021
Tian Han's Beijing ancestral home lies in Xiguan Hutong, Dongcheng district.
by Alistair Baker-Brian, 26 February 2021
Wan Rong was the wife of China's last emperor Puyi and once lived in Beijing's Mao’er Hutong.
by Alistair Baker-Brian, 27 May 2021
Gig jobs have become a significant part of China's economy, and are set to increase.
by Alistair Baker-Brian, 21 July 2022
We caught up with general manager David Wang who talked about Greenwave’s history, the effects of the pandemic on Greenwave and how to combat winter health problems in Beijing.
by Alistair Baker-Brian, 21 December 2020
Scottish photographer Bruce Connolly first came to Beijing in 1987 and has photographed changes in the city until today.
by Alistair Baker-Brian, 15 June 2021