Thebeijinger, website that I presented as one of the best sites for expatriates who live in Beijing, had done a survey on their visitors about life in Beijing. They had to summarize their feelings about this megalopolis in less than 10 words.

Find below an infography which displays the results:

Each 外国人(Wàiguó rén – foreigner) who lives here will identify himself on most of the key phrases. :)