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    • aleem187's Profile Photo

      video games arcades

      Guangzhou Oct 3, 2015 at 3:17 AM

      Hi,,where can i found the best video games arcades in Guangzhou?

    • YNTC Luxury bus from Kunming

      Lijiang Sep 23, 2015 at 6:26 AM

      I have read on the internet that there is a bus service operated by YNTAC using Volvo luxury bus and is non-smoking.
      Appreciate if you could help provide answers to these questions so that I can be better prepared for the trip:
      a) Does the luxury bus service from Kunming to lijiang still operate?
      b) Which bus station do I go to take the bus?
      c) What are the departure times from Kunming?
      d) How many hours does it take to travel from Kunming to Lijiang
      e) What is the cost of the ticket?
      Thank you very much.

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      High speed train

      China Sep 21, 2015 at 2:20 AM

      I would like to travel from Humen, Dong Guan to Guilin.
      I have actually got the details from
      but am not sure where exactly is the station in Humen.
      I will arrive Shenzhen in the morning and proceed to Dongguan to do some paper and decide to
      take a high speed train from here to Guilin.
      Would appreciate it very much if anyone can advice me.
      Thank you.

    • Travel tips?

      Qingdao Sep 21, 2015 at 1:22 AM

      Has anyone traveled to Qingdao for Chuseok/ Mid autumn festival?? Any tips for things I should do/see around this time? I will be there for 3 1/2 days. TIA.

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      Maglev station

      Shanghai Sep 20, 2015 at 8:49 PM

      Hi everyone,

      Lady Gaw and I are going to parts of China in a few weeks time and although it is more expensive, we want to leave Shanghai city area to airport via the maglev train. We'll get to that station by taxi. I want to visit the maglev museum which I believe is part of the station complex and I'm hoping there is a left baggage area where we can dump our bags for an hour or so while we visit the museum and maybe grab some lunch at a nearby. Does anyone know if there is a left baggage area at that station complex please.

      Thanks in advance


    • Is it safe enough for a 6 year old boy to cycle on the city walls in Xian ?

      China Sep 16, 2015 at 6:35 PM

      Is it safe enough for a 6 year old boy to cycle on the city walls in Xian ? He is a good cyclist and I am looking for ways to include physical activity in our family holiday. Thanks!

    • Car rental from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigau

      China Sep 12, 2015 at 2:06 AM

      My name is Luong, I come from Hanoi, Vietnam. I am going to visit 6 days in China wth some friends.
      We’ll arrive at Chengdu on 18th-Oct, at 3:40 pm and come back to Hanoi on 23-Oct, at 4:40 pm
      I need a MPV Buick for 7 people, with driver to travel Jiuzhaigau and Huanglong in that time (no need to pick up from airport).
      We’ll provide accommodation and meal for driver.
      Please help me, where and how much I'll pay for this service

      This is the plan we intend to do, could you give some advice if you see it’s not reasonable.
      Day 1 (18th-Oct):
      - Fly to Chengdu 12:30-3:40pm
      - Checkin Hotel, Check car rental
      - City tour in down town, shopping
      - Overnight in Chengdu
      Day 2 (19th-Oct):
      - Go to Jiuzhaigou 423km 6:00am
      - Visit the Diexi lake and Songpan old town
      - Overnight in Jiuzhaigou
      Day 3+4 (20th-Oct and 21st-Oct):
      - Enjoy in Jiuzhaigou
      - Overnight in Jiuzhaigou
      Day 5 (22nd-Oct):
      - Go to Huanglong
      - Visit Maoxian city and Overnight here
      Day 6(23rd-Oct):
      - Come back to Chengdu Airport from Maoxian
      - Fly to Hanoi 4:40-5:50pm

      Thank you in advance for any help you can provide.

    • China vacation

      China Sep 21, 2015 at 4:34 AM

      Has anyone traveled to Qingdao for Chuseok/ Mid autumn festival?? Any tips for things I should do/see around this time? I will be there for 3 1/2 days. TIA.

    • Things to do in Beijing for 6 year old boy

      Beijing Sep 16, 2015 at 6:26 PM

      Would you recommend the following activities for a 6 year old machine- mad English speaking boy, visiting just for a few days - the aviation museum, sony explorascience? Also what age is Fundazzle geared to and would Aussie kids enjoy it ( 6 and 9) ?

    • animal conservation-friendly places to visit with kids

      China Sep 16, 2015 at 6:12 PM

      We want to visit Beijing and other destinations in China. We have kids that are passionate about animal conservation and we want them to come away with a positive view of China. Are there any zoos/acquariums/ conservation parks that would you recommend from this perspective? We have read that Beijing zoo has cramped enclosures and poor practices and want to avoid it - how about the aquarium in Beijing? How about Milu Park (and is that easy to get to?) How about the pandas in Chengdu? How about HK zoo? Any other ideas? Thanks so much. Our kids are 9 and 6


    • Apartments

      Shekou Sep 19, 2015 at 6:17 PM

      Are there any apartments available for stay in Shekou? I am travelling from Oct 28 to Nov 1 in Shekou
      Can anyone suggest good and reasonably priced apartments in Shekou?

    • 2 Weeks in South China : Shanghai to Hong Kong?

      China Oct 1, 2015 at 1:15 PM


      I'm considering going to China for about 2 weeks in December with a chinese-speaking friend. I've been to North China before so am considering southward of Shanghai. Its a massive country though, is Shanghai to Hong Kong too great a distance? Is there any alternative route you would recommend?


    • bus HKIA to Guangzhou then bus to Conghua

      Guangzhou Oct 2, 2015 at 2:36 PM

      I am planning to take one of the buses from HK international airport to Guangzhou and then then transfer to another bus to Conghua (to the main bus station in Conghua). But checking the schedules and routes below make me confused because it seems the HKIA buses stop at different hotels in Guangzhou but not at the East railway station in Guangzhou from where I think the buses to Conghua depart. Any tips on how to make a smooth transfer?

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      Bullet Train

      China Sep 17, 2015 at 9:49 PM

      I want to know if there is a bullet train service from Xuzhou to Xian and from Xian to Shanghai. If not, what sort of trains run on these lines and what sort of soft sleeper cabin are there.

    • Attractions between Hong Kong and Shanghai. Travelling by train

      China Sep 17, 2015 at 9:47 PM

      I asked another question a few weeks ago about itinerary options from Hong Kong to see south China. We can also return home from Shanghai so the question now is: we will be in Hong Kong in May, 2016. We need to get to Shanghai and are thinking of going there by train and visiting Guilin /Yangshuo and Hangzhou along the way. Any other sites worth visiting for a day or two along that route? It doesn't need to be direct (detours are possible) as we have some time for this trip.

      Thank you.

    • Canadian to RMB exchamge

      Beijing Oct 1, 2015 at 9:19 AM

      Can anyone tell me their experience to exchange Canaduan $ to Chinese RMB? Is the daily rate converted like on Do they charge commissions or a flat rate per transaction? Should I buy RMB before leaving Canada? On a busy tour with Sinorama Holidays so I won't have time to seek ATM and they say I can exchange in the hotels. Not sure of the conversion rate. Thanks for any ideas.

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      Chinese opera

      by ohaiyo Online Now Jul 28, 2015 at 2:29 PM


      I am interested in seeing a Chinese opera performance in Suzhou.

      Does anyone know where to see one in Suzhou?


      1 Answer Jul 28, 2015 at 4:57 PM
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      Traveling from Suzhou

      by Laserone Online Now May 30, 2014 at 6:01 PM

      Hi! Am in Suzhou, it's 9am, it's quite polluted today and have 3 full days ahead of vacation before I head back to Shanghai. Where can I go from here, by train, into the nature? I've seen all water cities already. Suggestions?!

      3 Answers Jul 3, 2014 at 9:38 PM
    • Bus from Nanning to Suzhou

      by Firion13 Online Now Apr 14, 2014 at 10:14 AM

      Is there any bus from Nanning to Suzhou?

      2 Answers Apr 14, 2014 at 11:05 PM
    • Restaurant with western Sunday brunch

      by cvcorp Online Now Jan 18, 2014 at 4:49 PM

      Any suggestions for a restaurant serving great Sunday brunch with freshly brewed coffee?

      1 Answer Jan 18, 2014 at 7:25 PM
    • Play table tennis

      by Yilanxin Online Now Nov 8, 2013 at 2:01 PM

      I am in Suzhou for 2 weeks in March 2014 and I want to have table tennis training can somebody help me to found some places???? Thank's!!!

      1 Answer Nov 9, 2013 at 6:14 AM
    • buy english books

      by tangkk Online Now Jul 16, 2013 at 3:30 AM

      where to buy english books in suzhou around suzhou industrial park?

      1 Answer Jul 16, 2013 at 7:20 PM
    • harry's bar

      by tangkk Online Now Jun 22, 2013 at 6:10 PM

      where is the former harry's bar in suzhou previously at lin dun road now?

      2 Answers Jul 16, 2013 at 3:29 AM
    • How long?

      by clown2324 Online Now Jun 6, 2013 at 7:12 AM

      How long does it takes to get to suzhou from xinjiang?

      4 Answers Jun 7, 2013 at 6:45 AM
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      banks in suzhou

      by gilbertSGD Online Now Dec 6, 2011 at 8:38 AM

      what banks are there in suzhou that i can open an account with

      3 Answers Jan 10, 2012 at 7:23 AM
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      by gilbertSGD Online Now Dec 4, 2011 at 11:35 PM

      Hi i will be in suzhou from january for a business trip.. What will the weather be like then? what kind of clothing should i bring ? is there a need for winter jackets ? thanks alot

      3 Answers Dec 5, 2011 at 10:49 PM
    • Suzhou Grand Canal Cruise

      by tansteven22 Online Now Nov 8, 2011 at 6:26 PM

      Hi, I would appreciate it if someone can help me in this. My family will be in Suzhou next week and we would like to take the Grand Canal Cruise. I have been reading postings from various sites and this makes me confused. Some recommended to take the cruise in front of Tiger Hill. Others said that cruise starts at Shuishang Lvyou Wharf. But I could not find the location of Shuishang Lvyou Wharf on the Suzhou map. Yet another site advises that "guests should purchase tickets at the port beside Renmin Bridge within the central urban space of Suzhou. the value is CNY35 per person, and therefore the cruise lasts for concerning eighty minutes".

      Any advise on exact location to take the cruise is most appreciated.

      2 Answers Nov 28, 2011 at 4:15 AM
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      Side (daily trips) from Shanghai

      by KaterinaJordan Online Now Sep 14, 2011 at 7:51 AM

      Hi all,

      We are planning to visit Shanghai on March 2012 and stay for 9 days there.

      Our plans for side trips is to spend 2 days. We are interesting to visit "water towns", see picturesque canals, old houses and gardens, take a boat ride etc.

      A draft plan is one day to Hangzhou and the other one to Suzhou.

      What are your proposals?

      I read that Zhanghzou is a tourist trap. What other villages can be combined with Suzhou and how we can go fm Suzhou there?
      What is your opinion about Tongli, Nanxun?

      Also is it cheaper to buy silk fm these towns than in Shanghai?

      3 Answers Jan 10, 2012 at 7:42 AM
    • Recommendation for Tour Guide in Suzhou

      by gordwal Online Now Mar 13, 2011 at 7:14 AM

      Can anyone recommend an English speaking guide who can provide a tour of Suzhou, Tongli, and other special places in that area?

      5 Answers Jan 12, 2012 at 10:27 AM
    • Living in Shanghai and Working in Suzhou (or the other way around!)

      by Boabsy Online Now Mar 5, 2010 at 2:21 AM

      Hi - I've seen some old threads about this but I was after some more up to date info. My fiance's job is moving to Shanghai in July. I've been offered 2 jobs at international high schools - one in Suzhou and one in Wuxi. Is the daily commute either way possible??

      2 Answers Mar 29, 2010 at 12:30 AM
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      Irish Bar?

      by gkitzmil Online Now Feb 16, 2010 at 1:14 PM

      I will be in Suzhou one night and I see there was once an Irish Bar. I have been to one in Shanghai. Is there still one in Suzhou?

      1 Answer Feb 16, 2010 at 3:16 PM
    • Good Jade

      by tkghill Online Now Feb 7, 2010 at 4:28 PM

      How do you tell if jade is good quality?

      3 Answers Feb 8, 2010 at 4:24 AM
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      From train station to bus terminal for zhang jia gang

      by cavalulu Online Now Nov 16, 2009 at 11:34 PM

      Is the journey from the train station (we are coming in from Beijing) to the bus terminal (we are traveling to Zhang jia gang) far?
      What is the frequency like for buses to Zhang jia gang?
      If we have just the morning to afternoon, what is the suggestion to cover very briefly before moving on?

      2 Answers Dec 23, 2009 at 1:18 PM
    • Fastest train from Shanghai to Suzhou and Nanjing

      by chayboon Online Now Oct 20, 2009 at 6:57 PM


      Am planning to visit Shanghai over the Xmas/New Year period. Want to make day trips to Suzhou and Nanjing on separate days of course. Can someone tell me what is the fastest train to both these cities? I read somewhere in this forum that there is a train service to Nanjing that takes under 2 hours but I am unable to find that on any train timetable. Thanks.

      7 Answers Jun 28, 2010 at 12:10 PM
    • Tongli instead of Souzhou

      by carlos40 Online Now Sep 6, 2009 at 11:06 AM

      Hi, in October I want to go by night train from Beijing to Souzhou and than take a morning bus to Tongli, where I want to stay 2 or max. 3 nights. I expect Tongli to be a little bit smaller than Souzhou, which I would prefer, because after Tongli I will continue to Shanghai. Is Souzhou a must? I have already seen gardens in Beijing and I'm not such a garden fan. I would prefer to see a typical water town with all the little bridges and waterways. If I stay for 3 nights I even could do a daytrip back to Souzhou but concerning my interests a daytrip to Xitang would be maybe better. Or does Souzhou offer better views of a typical water town (brideges, canals) than Tongli and Xitang?.

      1 Answer Sep 7, 2009 at 8:37 PM
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      Suzhou Silk Festival

      by SandiM Online Now Jul 23, 2009 at 12:01 PM

      I understand there is a silk festival in Suzhou each year in September. We will be there on September 13. Will there be any festivities? We will only be there for the day, but I'd like to purchase a length of silk fabric as a souvenir to make something back at home. Does this sound possible? Or is it very expensive for a bolt of cloth, maybe a few yards/feet/metres? Where is the best place to go to bargain for a good deal on a decent length of silk cloth? Thanks!

      1 Answer Jul 24, 2009 at 11:19 PM
    • Shopping fake brands

      by PeterFons Online Now Jul 14, 2009 at 9:45 PM


      Anybody can tell me if in Suzhou there are shops similar to the shops at the 'silk market' in Beijing, selling good quality clothing but fake?


      6 Answers Jul 19, 2009 at 9:25 PM
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      Suzhou to options....

      by juleswc Online Now Jun 22, 2009 at 1:40 AM

      Hey Folks,

      A few years back I travelled from Suzhou to Hangzhou on the overnight ferry..but i hear this is no longer available.. what other options are there to get to Hangzhou from Suzhou? Train/bus/taxi etc>? there will be four of us..

      thanks in advance.


      5 Answers Jun 22, 2009 at 10:13 AM
    • Shanghai to Suzhou?

      by htbroudy Online Now Mar 21, 2009 at 12:53 PM

      Hello all - in everyone's experience, what is the best & quickest way from Shanghai to Suzhou (return)? Is it best to leave from Pudong or Hongqiao? Thanks in advance.

      4 Answers Mar 27, 2009 at 8:33 PM
    • buying marquees in suzhou

      by Hildaagy Online Now Dec 28, 2008 at 11:51 AM

      I hope to go on a business+holiday trip to Suzhou. Does anyone have an idea of any company in the suzhou area or its environs where marquees/huge party tents are manufactured? Really good quality ones.

    • buying wedding dresses in suzhou

      by Hildaagy Online Now Dec 12, 2008 at 3:09 AM

      Please i will like to know the best time of year to travel to suzhou to buy wedding gowns-i want dresses for the european market.
      Also is there a particular part of suzhou where i can find reeally good quality dresses with good prices that any one can recommend?
      I am also looking to buy other wedding accessories including gold jewelry.
      Thank you.

      2 Answers Dec 13, 2008 at 7:11 PM
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      Suzhou to Shanghai

      by myspices Online Now Oct 7, 2008 at 9:15 AM

      Will be traveling from Suzhou to Shanghai. Questions :-
      1) Is there a speed train from SZ to Shanghai?
      2) Is there a train schedule and how long is the journey?
      3) How much does it cost?
      4) Do i need to book tickets in advance and where to i book these advance tickets?

      Thanks much for help


      7 Answers Nov 11, 2008 at 3:39 AM
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      Transport to Hangzhou Airport

      by tanegirl Online Now May 4, 2008 at 4:42 AM

      The information on here about transport to Hangzhou Airport from Suzhou is 2 years old. does the bus still leave from ren Min Lu? Are the bus times the same? Any idea of cost of a taxi? What is the timetable from the airport to Suzhou?

      1 Answer May 7, 2008 at 8:20 PM
    • marvindekker

      by marvindekkker Online Now Sep 8, 2007 at 10:36 PM

      Is there a shuttle bus from Suzhou to Pudong airport?
      Where do you get in in Suzhou?
      Is it reliable?

      2 Answers Sep 10, 2007 at 4:18 PM
    • Shopping for Silk

      by patriciashort Online Now Aug 12, 2007 at 5:06 AM

      We were considering making Suzhou a stop on our trip at the end of August. I am very interested in shoppoing for Silk and possibly having some dresses made. I have been told the government stroes are the best place(more expensive) to purchase silk and they have tailors there. I am also interested in seeing the museum and riding on the cana;l. What can you reccomend?
      Our first stop is Beijing, from there we were thinking of coming to Suzhou, the Xi'an then Tibet and back to Beijing. We have 21 days. would like to also ride the train froom Lhasa to Xining. Not sure how long of a ride it is though.

      Thank you for your time and suggestions in advance

      7 Answers Aug 16, 2007 at 6:09 AM
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      URGENT: Local guides needed

      by hydronetta Online Now Jul 16, 2007 at 6:53 AM

      Is there any possibility to have a local english speaking guide for Suzhou for 1 day trip (we're coming from Shanghai)? I have already bought a tour to China but I refused to take the trip to Suzhou through them as they take you only to Tiger Hill, a Silk factory and Hunble Administrator's Garden. Any names and e-mails are great help to come in touch. We can rent a taxi and with his/her help tour around

      3 Answers Nov 9, 2008 at 7:48 PM