At a complete loss as to what to do once the kids are out of school? The beijingkids June issue is here in the nick of time with a comprehensive guide to Beijing’s best summer spots. For every neighborhood, we have places to eat, play, swim, and more. Try a new one every day and you’ll never be bored! Additionally, we have a nice long list of summer camps in July and August.
Headlining the Health section is an interview with Robert Pereira, an expert on bullying, which explains how to identify and prevent bullying, and how parents and school can intervene. In The Natural Path, Melissa Rodriguez explains sunscreen safety, and Dr. Richard talks air pollution and kids.
In Learnin two former Beijing international school students share their experiences taking a gap year. Students from International School Beijing talk to Sports Beijing basketball coach David Gros, and students from the Canadian International School of Beijing share their artwork.
In this month’s Talking Shop, take a trip to Gaobeidian to Lily’s Antiques, home to custom-made furniture and quality antiques. For your kid’s next birthday, keep Hilton Beijing Wangfujing at the top of your list, as they host customizable cooking class parties for up to 30 kids.
Hungry? Get carnivorous at Paulaner Brauhaus. Wondering what new dishes are out there? Check out Eater’s Digest, where beijingkids editors recommend new dishes they’ve tried around the capital. If you’d rather cook at home, Executive Chef Jeffery Siew Khoon Poh of Hilton Beijing shares his recipe for Nonya laksa.
Get the family out and exploring Panjiayuan Market, which is a goldmine of antiques, shopping, and more. If you’re looking to get out of China, get inspiration from the Millers’ trip to Yunnan and the Melzers’ trip to Bali.
In our Parenting columns, Chris Lay and his wife finally get a night off from the kids, and Ember Swift deals with strangers who don’t think her daughter is biologically hers. Finally, pick up a few new favorite spots as the Sadek family shares their Family Favorites around Beijing.
Don’t forget to search our event listings for happenings around Beijing, or head to our directory for help finding things around the city.
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