The Great Wall - Beijing Places | Oh My Simple Life

The Great Wall – Beijing Places

When you visit Beijing in China the Great Wall is probably the first place that pops up in your mind for visiting, however, we somehow left it for the last. We waited for the best season to explore such an important place. Turns out waiting for September for a…

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Yonganli Silk Market - Beijing Place | Oh My Simple Life

Silk Market – Beijing Place

In 2012 when I came to China for the very first time Beijing had quite a few markets to offer. Right next to the main shopping area of Sanlitun (currently TaiKoLi) there was a Yashow market, where we used to spend so much time. Before my return in 2017…

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China National Museum - Beijing Places | Oh My Simple Life

China National Museum – Beijing Places

As soon as I decided to wear something light and summer and prepared my new lens to meet Beijing, it started raining… So unfortunate! But on the other hand it was a great chance to finally visit China National Museum. Around 20 halls, 4 floors and free tickets made…

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Qianmen Hidden Streets - Beijing Places | Oh My Simple Life

Qianmen Hidden Streets – Beijing Places

Every city, especially major ones, have some gems, which are very well hidden. That’s normally where you can find the best things and least tourists. We have been exploring Qianmen for quite a while, but after a very filling dinner, aiming to have a little walk, we found couple…

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Liyuan Theatre Peking Opera – Beijing Places

Everyone know Peking Opera as something really strange. Yes, that’s true… Have to be honest there. Not everyone is going to like it. Not everyone is going to appreciate it. But everyone should definitely try to experience it. Anyways, what can be scarier that experiencing Wangfujing food street, right?…

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Pottery Class – Beijing Places

I have always wanted to try doing a pottery class. In all movies it seemed to be a very relaxing and romantic thing to do. So finally, being off together after a heavy burger lunch we have decided it to try the pottery class. As everyone knows in Beijing…

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Chongwenmen Hidden Park - City Gems | Oh My Simple Life

Chongwenmen Hidden Park – Beijing Places

Continuing the section of hidden alleyways, today’s pick is Chongwenmen hutong park (it is actually in between Chongwenmen and Qianmen). It is an old hutong area, which is still being developed into a newer version of a traditional street.  

The Summer Palace - Exploring Beijing | Oh My Simple Life

The Summer Palace – Beijing Places

One of the nicest places in Beijing to visit is the Summer Palace. It is a little bit out of the city but totally worth a visit. The best is to visit it during the working week as during the weekend it is packed. It is a beautiful park…

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The Art Weekend - Beijing's 798 | Oh My Simple Life

798 Art District – Beijing Places

One of the interesting places to visit in Beijing is 798 Art District, which is located a little away from the center of the city. However, it is not too mainstream for the tourists to come over, but for people who live in Beijing. Art District is never the…

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National Art Museum – Beijing Places

When it is too hot and you can only beat 20 minutes outside, it is time to think about indoor activities. Also, after travels (Tianjin and Jinan) and you just bought your vacation ticket and you are kinda broke, you might just stay in. However, in Beijing there are…

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