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Yes, You Really Do Need A Week in Beijing

Palace gate at Forbidden City, Beijing.

It is China travel lore that “you need a week in Beijing”. Now, given we travel at a pace so slow it’s verging on glacial, we were (obviously) going to spend at least a week in Beijing anyway. But, gentle reader, even if you travel faster than us (which isn’t difficult), and even if you’re […]