Where do the hipsters go in Beijing? To the hutongs - the old neighborhoods of Beijing. Little alleyways and streets are a great way to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. That's where we found the ultra hip Si---if coffee bar. I was immediately drawn in by the cool woodwork. Some of the ceiling and floors were glass...so don't wear a skirt when visiting! Have coffee during the day like we did, or go back at night for drinks and DJ's in this little, cozy space.
Sherry Ott traveled to China courtesy of the China National Tourist Office (www.cnto.org) and Wendy Wu Tours (www.wendywutours.com/china/USTOATravelTogether) as part of AFAR’s partnership with The United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) (www.ustoa.com), whose members provide travelers with unparalleled access, insider knowledge, and peace-of-mind to destinations across the globe. For more info on Sherry’s journey, visit the USTOA blog (http://ustoa.com/blog).