A look at Chinese New Year - the way it is celebrated on TV and out on the streets.
Young people in Beijing and their views on marriage, meeting people and introductions.
Beijing's burgeoning tea-house, bar and café scene, and ordering drinks Chinese style.
A taste of the huge range of food on offer in Beijing and tips on how to order.
A look at life on the university campus and in Beijing's booming business world.
Favourite leisure pursuits in China, from martial arts to walking the Great Wall.
A look at how children in China learn their language, plus greeting people in Mandarin.
A look at Beijing's addiction to shopping, from designer fashion to herbal medicine.