Tag Archive: weekend

The typhoon season

Every summer, Suzhou stands on the way of some of the typhoons that come from the western Pacific Ocean. Usually, when they arrive here they have already lost most of their strength so… Continue reading

Graffiti exhibition in Suzhou

There are not many graffiti in China. I have only seen them in the 798 art zone in Beijing and around Moganshan street, which is also an art space, in Shanghai. In Europe… 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

Shanghai Natural History Museum

Last Saturday we went on a day trip to Shanghai to visit the Natural History Museum. This museum was relocated to a new and bigger building last year and it even has its… Continue reading

Discovering new places

I have been living in Suzhou for over 4 years now, but there are still some places that I haven’t been to. For example, I haven’t been to all of the famous Suzhou… Continue reading

Weekend in Hong Kong

I spent last weekend in Hong Kong, courtesy of my company! Two colleagues that work from home in Shanghai and I were flown to Shenzhen on Friday, where we had a meeting. It… Continue reading

Nanjing, Nanjing

A couple of weekends ago we went to Nanjing. Nanjing is the capital of the province we live in, Jiangsu, and it is only 1.5 hours away from Suzhou by fast train. Hooray… Continue reading

Sunday by the lake

It’s that time of the year again! The beginning of summer means the rainy season is here. It has been raining a lot the last couple of weeks and there were also several… Continue reading

Suzhou on the cheap (and vegetarian!)

Two weeks ago, a couple of my workmates came to Suzhou to spend the weekend with us. I asked what they wanted to visit in the city, they only said “old things”. Well,… Continue reading

Getting up at 6:40 on a Sunday

I want to be honest with you. I am not a very active person. I have never been a big fan of sports. I don’t mind walking long distances, but that’s about it.… Continue reading