The Mysterious Death of Chinese Warlord Wu Peifu

Warlord Wu Peifu once lived in Beijing's Shijin Huayuan Hutong until his somewhat mysterious death in 1939.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 10 May 2021

Mental Health Support in China is Available

Xiaojie Qin, founder of mental health NGO CandleX, discusses the state of mental health support in the Middle Kingdom.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 08 May 2021

6 Spots to See Spring Flowers in Beijing… For Free

We bring you six great spots in the capital to see those spectacular spring flowers. Without the pricy entrance tickets!

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 02 April 2021

Meet the Man Who Created 'Beijing Monopoly'

Ian Steele is the founder of Custom Beijing, a creative project which features customized maps, board games and more.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 23 March 2021

Tian Han – The Man Who Wrote the Chinese National Anthem

Tian Han's Beijing ancestral home lies in Xiguan Hutong, Dongcheng district.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 26 February 2021

The Beijing Central Axis – 6 Places You May Not Have Visited

These six places along the Central Axis offer alternatives to the more well-known tourist hot spots.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 19 February 2021

Find Out Beijing Residents' Plans For Spring Festival

That’s Beijing spoke to some of the city's residents about what they plan to do over Chinese New Year.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 05 February 2021

Tom Dartnell Discusses New Book on Beijing Graffiti

Shanghai-based author Tom Dartnell has been documenting graffiti since 1988.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 03 February 2021

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