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    • VOA to shenzhen

      Shenzhen Oct 18, 2016 at 8:55 PM

      Hi, I am Indonesian. I will go to Shenzhen via Hongkong in December 2016 with my family,
      is Visa On Arrival (VOA) still available?
      Please kindly advise . Thanks.

    • travel to Luang Namtha

      Kunming Oct 18, 2016 at 3:22 AM

      In December we would like to travel from Kunming to Luang Namtha. To save time, we would like to hire a car and driver. Does anybody know approximate cost, time of travel and possible companies to contact please.
      Many thanks

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      Anyang Oct 8, 2016 at 10:44 AM

      i would like to go away on vacation in DECEMBER-JANUARY. i can leave as early as DECEMBER 10, 2016 and return at the latest on JANUARY 8, 2017. i would like to go somewhere SUNNY and HOT, preferably with a BEACH, and NOT (TOO) EXPENSIVE. i would be travelling alone. i am not too fussy about the destination, but a basic minimim would be nice. is there a website that has special deals with last-minute deal on 'surprise' destinations? i heard about that some time ago, but i am not sure where. thanks in advance!
      p.s. i would be leaving from MONTREAL, QUEBEC.


    • Manufacturers carved wooden french style table legs

      China Oct 15, 2016 at 9:45 PM

      Where can I get info regarding factories in China who manufacture carved wooden table legs. It must be accessible from Hong Kong by train. I search but need more info.
      Regards Elze

    • What to visit in/near Yangchun?

      Yangchun Sep 22, 2016 at 4:55 AM

      I'm teaching English in Yangchun for 4 months as an internship. Does anyone know what is there around to visit on weekends? Or what places are nice to go out to in the city (parks, entertainment)?
      Also, if you know how I could find some internationals or English speakers it would be very helpful!
      Thank you!

    • Internet and tours

      Xi'an Sep 30, 2016 at 7:40 AM

      I will be in Xian from 9-15 October this year. I have a few questions:
      - is there a need to configure my Samsung Note to access internet?
      - is it cheaper to use private taxi/driver or to join advertised tours on viator for two senior travellers
      - how to get to Citadines Central Aparthotel from Xian airport?

      Appreciate advice. Thank you.

    • Beijing Capital International Airport

      Beijing Shi Sep 26, 2016 at 7:05 AM


      Do you think 60 minutes is enough for international transfer in Terminal 3 at Capital Airport?
      I am landing at 12:25 and the connecting flight is at 13:25, so I have exactly 60 minutes.

    • Best day trip to see the Great Wall

      China Oct 1, 2016 at 6:12 AM

      Hello, we are traveling to Bejiing next week for several days (I know it will be busy as it is a national holiday), but want to know recommendations for best experiences at the Great Wall. We have looked at several tour agencies, it is advised to take a tour with a guide? If so, is it possible to book the trip from our hotel once we arrive, or do we need to book ahead of time? recommendations? thank you.

    • Fake market

      by thaking Online Now Jun 30, 2016 at 12:39 PM

      Is there any fake market in Suzhou (watches, brand clothes...)?




      2 Answers Jun 30, 2016 at 10:43 PM
    • show on Friday and Saturday at the Jinji Lake

      by AlexK51 Online Now Mar 21, 2016 at 3:37 AM

      Last year, the fountain and laser show on Friday and Saturday at the Jinji Lake did not work. The locals explained to us that the reason is under construction on the lake. Does a fountain opened now or scheduled to open at the beginning of May 2016?

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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 Jun 3, 2014 at 7:54 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