Author: Rodney

WF Central 王府中環

The shiny new WF Central is a combination of luxury, fashion, global arts and crafts. It is dedicated to creating a unique life experience in Beijing. The developer is a Hong Kong company and it...

Xidan Joy City

It’s one of the largest malls in the city with some 13 floors offering fashion, cosmetics, food & beverage, relaxation areas, and one of the largest cinemas in the city.   Rose Garden relaxation space...

The Essential Guide to Qianmen Street

A famous part of Beijing which dates back to the Ming and Qing Dynasties, at that time it became a popular commercial street with stores for grain, meat, fish, jewelry, workshops, and artisans.   The street...

Xidan Commercial Street

Perhaps not as well known as Wangfujing Street, yet, Xidan Commercial Street also dates back to the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).and is one of Beijing’s ancient commercial areas. It starts from Xuanwumen in the south...

Dashilan Commercial Street

Dashilan Commercial Street is a traditional shopping street in Beijing that dates back to the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) and still today it features impressive Chinese architecture that the city is famous for.   In ancient times...

Yinhe Galaxy SOHO

If you are a fan of modern architecture then perhaps this is a must visit, Galaxy SOHO is a sight to behold. Firstly the sheer scale of the building and then those beautiful free-flowing curves,...

The Top 15 Markets in Beijing

Here is my list of the top 15 markets in Beijing including markets for clothing, fashion accessories, electronics, antiques and much more. Wholesale and consumer markets are included. As for any market in China,...