The crowds were absolutely maddening at the Forbidden City, which made it difficult to visit on a tight schedule. Nevertheless a must-see when in Beijing.
Brad A. Johnson is a writer and photographer specializing in food and travel. His work has been honored by the James Beard Awards, Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Awards, World Food Media Awards, pdn Food Photography Awards and others. Based in Southern California, Brad currently serves as restaurant critic for the Orange County Register.