Tag Archive: Suzhou

The Year of the Dog

The Lunar new year, also known as Chinese new year, will start on Friday! As you know, in the Chinese culture every year is related to one of the 12 Zodiac animals, and… Continue reading

Snow in Suzhou

Every year it snows at least one day in Suzhou, but it usually is just a bit of snow that disappears very fast. This year, however, we’ve seen quite a big snowfall! Last… Continue reading

What to do in Suzhou in the winter

This week, someone arrived to my blog because they searched for the words “suzhou what to do in winter”. I don’t have any specific post about that topic, so I thought about writing… Continue reading

“There’s too many people in China”

If you have ever lived in China, you’ve surely said (or thought) this sentence: “There’s too many people in China”. I already mentioned it in my post about the new mall, but this… Continue reading

The new mall

The most famous modern building in Suzhou is probably the pants building, thanks to its curious shape and also because it is the highest building in the city. Its construction lasted longer than… Continue reading

The Beisi pagoda

Last Saturday I woke up to a gorgeous blue sky. C. was in a meeting and I didn’t have anyone else to go out with, but that didn’t stop me. If I have… Continue reading

A temple in Changshu

Last Sunday we went to Changshu, a small city one hour north of Suzhou. Well, small for Chinese standards as it has a population of over one million. I had never heard much… Continue reading

The professional interrogator

I have started to suspect that the neighbour who lives in the 5th floor of my building, a middle aged lady, is a professional interrogator trained by the CIA or the KGB. Every… Continue reading

Crossing the street in China

A post that Autumn wrote a few weeks ago gave me an idea for a couple of articles about traffic in China. This one is about being a pedestrian, and the next one… Continue reading

Wedding preparation adventures

Did I tell you that I got married? Haha! I’m just joking. I don’t want to be too annoying talking about the wedding in too many posts. To be honest, I didn’t even… Continue reading