Overcoming the Olympic Hurdles of Traveling to Beijing

Locations in this article:  Beijing, China

Today show logoIt’s less than two months before the Olympics begin in Beijing, and more than 500,000 visitors are expected to arrive during the Games.

If you want to be one of them, you’ve probably already heard how expensive it may be to get there, how costly it will be to be there and how impossible it may be to get tickets to the events.

But if you can think a little outside the box and plan carefully, you can easily get to China, stay there, and attend some of your favorite Olympic events.

Watch as Peter gives Ann Curry the scoop …

Check out Peter’s column on MSNBC.

We’ve also got more information in Bound for Beijing: A Guide to 2008 Olympic Travel.

Don’t miss our Off-the-Brochure Travel Guide to Beijing, China.

For something on the lighter side, check out Signs in China: A Guide to Understanding Common ‘Engrish’ Expressions.