Life in Beijing is pretty cool if you are a child. There are so many things to do in Beijing that you will never be bored. Life in China may seem daunting at first glance, but it won’t take long to get to know where everything is, how to get around the place and were all the great places to go are.
You will make so many great friends here, and have so many great experiences that you will never want to leave. This is what some of our students had to say:
How long have you lived in Beijing?
Aaron: 3 years
Vincent: 7 years
Chelsey: 3 years
What do you like about Beijing?
Aaron: It’s really big so there are loads of places to explore. It’s really easy to get around on the subway and you can ride your bike all over the city. It’s easy to fly to other places and there are nice parks like Ritan and Chaoyang.
Vincent: There are lots of interesting sights like The Great Wall and Tiananmen Square. It’s cheaper than lots of other places and the subway only costs about 2 yuan. It’s really easy to make friends because there are so many people.
Chelsey: It’s really big and there are lots of interesting places and the people in Beijing have cool accents.
What do you think is the top thing about Beijing?
Aaron: It’s really good to just ride around the city and stop whenever you see something interesting like a statue or a shop in the hutongs.
Chelsey: You should definitely go to Chaoyang Park! There are rides and it’s really huge.
Vincent: The Great Wall is the best thing because there are so many different parts and you can see for a long way.
What is your top food tip for Beijing?
’Aaron: Mandarin Fish. It looks a bit disgusting but it’s really tasty.
Chelsey: Peking Duck.
Vincent: Dumplings and ramen.
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