A Chinese wedding

How the role of women have changed in the Chinese household.

Boating in the Summer Palace, Beijing

Beijing's Summer Palace consists of a lake, pagodas, bridges and a Buddhist temple.

Burial ground of the Ming Emperors

The Ming Tombs are a popular sightseeing spot to the north of Beijing.

Business and work in Beijing

An introduction to some useful vocabulary for work and business.

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is the highlight of the year and people spend an entire week celebrating.

Chinese tea culture

An introduction to the history and etiquette of drinking Chinese tea.

Daoism in China

Daoism is China's indigenous religion. We visit a centre of Daoism in Beijing.

Eating out

An introduction to Chinese cuisine and street food.

Family life in Beijing

The members of a family living in Beijing introduce themselves.

Food, markets and new shopping centres in Beijing

Beijing has shops for everyone, from open-air markets to exclusive boutiques.