Beijing preview

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There is a wide range of shopping options in Beijing. Shopping can be an expensive hobby or a fun and cheap one depending on where you shop. There is a gamut of lavish malls selling luxury brands in Beijing, but there are also markets where haggling is the norm and where you can come away with great finds at bargain prices. Beijingers are also starting to see unique boutiques as part of the shopping scene.

However, many expats complain that they often cannot find the right clothing and shoe sizes. Sizes often run small to accommodate the local population, especially at the shopping markets. Depa…