Take a hike on a mountainous section of wild Great Wall, and enjoy organic family farm cooking, within easy reach of Beijing. Book online.
Great Wall Fresh is a Danwei social project to use the Internet to enable farmers in rural Hebei and Beijing to become green tourism entrepreneurs.
Sinica is a weekly podcast about current affairs in China, hosted by Kaiser Kuo and Jeremy Goldkorn with a variety of guests drawn from Beijing's resident and transient community of journalists, China scholars and industry experts.
Danwei Classic Posts
Redefining the Great Wall (2010.09): The Great Wall is a misleading English translation for 长城, writes Pei Yu in the China Youth Daily.
Emily Xu's translation of Tyrannicide Brief (2009.10): Geoffrey Robertson is a well-known human rights lawyer whose reputation extends around the world. He has written numerous books about his occupation and the latest, Tyrannicide Brief, is a historical account about putting King Charles I on trial in England in 1649, a King who had the divine right to rule. Emily Xu translated the book into Chinese. Danwei interviews Xu.
National Geographic goes Chinese (2008.06): An American publication portraying China to the Chinese - in Chinese? Not surprisingly, the choice of topics reveals certain China tropes that have gained currency in the West.