Local expert guides to Beijing

Shopping guides to Beijing

Local expert guides to Beijing

Stay.com local experts in Beijing

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Cultural Keys

Tour Guides

Cultural Keys provides professional corporate and tourism services in Beijing and aims to help clients experience life and culture here through business, travel and educational experiences.

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Yvonne Horst

Expat in Beijing

In August 2010 I moved to China for half a year, planning to come back somewhere in March of 2011. That didn’t happen. I still live and work in China.

I share travel information about China as well as other countries on my website, I give tips on how to find a teaching job, share my thoughts on places I’ve slept and give budget tips.

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Kristen Lum

Founder of LumDimSum

I originally came to Beijing as a student in 2006 and within just two years, I was planning weddings, restaurant/club/lounge openings, fashion shows, and managing the PR, Marketing and Media for Beijing’s top nightlife and dining destinations. I now have my own lifestyle blog called LumDimSum that covers restaurant news and reviews alongside events for creative industries like art, music, film, health and fitness, fashion, nightlife, charity events, and travel tips!

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Delia Gavrilescu

Travel Writer

I am passionate about everything travel, and I write on hospitality topics, travel resources, announcements, awards and much more for Argophilia Travel News. I am happy to share my travel experiences and favorites with you on Stay.com.

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Cristina Drafta

Photographer

I am an addicted photographer, and a traveler passionate about the world. I write for Argophilia and other travel sites, and I like to use Stay.com to plan my trips. Hopefully, you can use my guides to plan yours too.

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Nels Frye

Founder of Stylites.net

In over a decade based mostly in Beijing and sometimes in Shanghai, Nels Frye has been a consultant at Kamsky Associates Inc., Editor-in-Chief of LifeStyle Magazine, and a freelance photographer and writer. He gained international and local recognition for the street style blog stylites.net, a valuable record of the looks and attitudes of Beijingers in the start of the 21st Century. He also conducts styling workshops.

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Shop Like the Locals in Beijing

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Yours truly

Stay.com editors pick the great places in all the cities featured on Stay.com, and create marvellous travel guides for you. Get inspired, and start creating your own travel guide!

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    Shopping in Tianjin

    Port city known for shopping and leisure activities
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    Outdoor market sells birds and other Chinese wildlife
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    Dashila

    Popular shopping district is hundreds of years old
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    Pearl Market (Hongqiao Market)

    One of the oldest markets in the city of Beijing
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    New Silk Alley Market (Xiu Shui)

    Popular mall sells a wide variety of clothing and accessories
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    Dong Hua Men Night Market

    Unique food market makes for an unusual culinary experience
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    Qianmen Shopping Street

    Historic shopping area contains many unique and quaint shops
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    Liulichang Culture Street

    Area is a mecca for antique hunters and other collectors
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    Glasses City

    A new pair of glasses in less than an hour
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    Lotus Lane

    Trendy street with lots of restaurants, shops, cafes, and bars
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    Nanluoguxiang

    Well preserved historic neighborhood located in downtown Beijing
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    Panjiayuan Market (Dirt Market)

    Popular outdoor flea market is a bargain hunter's paradise
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Bargains and authentic experiences

The best souvenirs in Beijing will most likely be found where the locals like the shop, and not in tourist-crowded malls. If you love bargains, the Dirt Market is as appealing as any other flea market elsewhere in the world, yet a bit more exciting, as it can offer genuine treasures if you know your stuff. Other local shopping favorites, listed in this Stay.com staff guide for Beijing.