Bunking down in swanky digs in Beijing's tallest building, Elicia Murray feels as though she's on top of the world.
There's a whole lot of shakin' going on as Beijing embraces a nightlife scene in sky-high cocktail bars and street-level dens, writes Aaron Peasley.
As debate about a high-speed rail link in Australia renews, Glenda Kwek travels to China to test out the country's brand new bullet train between Shanghai and Beijing.
Eastern delicacies and comfort foods are on the menu for Julia Medew as she moves between Chinese culinary worlds.
Getting to and from airports can be bad for your health and sanity, so a little thought will ensure your trip begins and ends smoothly, writes Julietta Jameson.
There's one key reason you should visit Beijing, and it's not to see the Forbidden City or Mao's tomb.
George Mills learns to write like a dream in a calligraphy class in Beijing.
PING is persistence personified. For the past half-hour, this little middle-aged Chinese lady with rosy-red cheeks has been following me up and down some devilishly steep stretches of the Great Wall.
Shanghai feels a million light years away. With the imposing Forbidden City at its heart, hutongs branch out through the inner city like an endless mass of grey veins. Massive pagodas and palaces pay tribute to China's intrinsic history; today, cars are more common than bikes, hutongs make way for apartments, but locals still practice the old traditions from Tai Chi to devouring steamed buns on a misty morning.