Synopsis: The What's ON in Suzhou has started up a brand new Facebook group to help newcomers in Suzhou get their bearings. It's also a great place for old Suzhou hands to exchange information and tips on living in Suzhou too! Click here or scan the QR code below to join the community.
1. New Year's Day: Holiday from December 31st to January 2nd, 3 days in total.
2. Spring Festival: Holiday from January 27th to February 2nd, 7 days in total. Sunday January 22nd and Saturday February 4th are working days.
3. Tomb Sweeping Festival: Holiday from April 2nd to 4th, 3 days in total. Saturday ...[Read more]
Synopsis: What's ON Discounts:
What places in town will give you a discount when you bring in your What's On in Suzhou city calendar?
See the list below for details on this month's specials.
All December. New clients who bring your What's ON in Suzhou City Calendar to SooTour to transfer your foreign driving licence into a Chinese one get...[Read more]
Synopsis: Where to get Christmas trees in Suzhou?
A real Christmas tree delivered to your door, and holiday decorations to go with it. Christmas cookies, gingerbread houses, Hilton hot roasted turkeys, chilled fresh seafood platters and more. Order from the Epermarket Expat supermarket www.epermarket.com.
Get your tree from a local nursery and replant it after the holida...[Read more]
Tired of waiting at the side of the road in the rain for a taxi? Would like to call a cab, but you don't speak Chinese? An alternative to both is the taxi app. Although the app is in Chinese it can be navigated by someone who doesn't have the language with a bit of practice. We've put together instructions with pictures for one of the taxi apps to help you get started.
Unfortunately you cannot drive in China using a licence from your own country or even using an international licence, you need to get a Chinese one.
The process is as follows
Go to Suzhou DMV (taxi card) with the following documents:
A) Your Temporary Accommodation Registration Form with an address in Suzhou.
B) Residence permit issued at Suzhou or Visa that allo...[Read more]
Days: Every day
Time: All day
What: 2 select drinks for 60 RMB+10% service charge+6% VAT
Get a taxi card to Carumba Bar
Ganesh Indian Restaurant & Bar
Days: Every day
Time: 21:00 to 22:00
What: Buy one get one free on select beers and cocktails for pre-paid card holders
Get a taxi card to Ganesh Indian Restaurant & Bar (to be added)
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