As the Beijing Olympics loom ever closer, free resources to help visitors to China for the games are gathering steam. Hot on the heels of Lonely Planet's free Chinese phrasebook for the iPhone, AsiaHotels.com is offering a tourist guide to the games as a free PDF.
Plan your Olympic travel with free Beijing PDF guidebook
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