TRAVEL & HOLIDAY GUIDES. Explore Beijing is from the popular series from insight and is the ideal companion when discovering this vibrant city. This itinerary-based guide provides details of the country's best routes, written by a local expert, for that personal touch and insider information. Explore Beijing is the perfect companion when exploring this fascinating city, revealing its history and cultural flavour through appealing walks and tours. These cover Beijing's classic attractions but also tracks lesser known sights and up and coming areas. The best places to eat and drink are highlighted in each route and in the directory section, which also contains a wealth of useful practical information, including a range of carefully selected hotels to suit all budgets. All routes are plotted on the useful pull out map, and evocative photography reveals Beijing's unique character.