I need a taxi to the airport but have to fly very early. How do I order one?

When your flight leaves very early or you have to leave during rush hour you might want to order a taxi to make sure you make it to the airport in time. For this you can call a taxi call

Is it recommended to take a black taxi?

Although there are more than 76.000 cabs cruising the streets of Beijing, it typically only takes a few rain drops and it gets almost impossible to hail one. This means big time for all the private/black taxi (heiche 黑车) operators

How do I get the Beijing Transportation Card?

The Beijing Subway and bus passes are very conveniently obtained at almost every service counter in the subway stations. Whereas it doesn’t save you money taking the MTR (though a lot of time queueing up for a ticket), on many

What gates does the PKU campus have?

The main PKU campus is quite large and measures 1 by 2 km in size. There are 8 gates (map): 1) East Gate (Dongmen 东门), right next to Line 4 „Peking University East Gate“ Station 2) West Gate (Ximen 西门),

I have lost my cell phone but want to keep my number. What can I do?

First, of course, try to recall when you last used your cell phone and where you might have lost it or where it might have been stolen. Go through the last places you’ve been and maybe ask people (i.e. in

I lost my wallet / My credit card got stolen! What should I do?

First, of course, try to recall when you last held it in your hand and where you might have lost it or where it might have been stolen. Go through the last places you’ve been and maybe ask people (i.e.