Suzhou Yuhu Resort
Travel Blogs from Suzhou
Our hotel apartment overlooks two areas that tome represent the tremendous changes taking place in Urban China. One is a huge government building with neatly manicured lawns and lots of new trees trees. Directly next to this modern building is a small neighborhood of old traditional one story homes, whitewashed with gray tile roofs, and built ine old style like row house. They are separated by narrow lanes, and look very poor ...
On Sunday, I had a lie in – the first in far too long, and then went to the supermarket to get myself a bike. I LOVE my bike – it now takes me only 20 minutes door to desk, which is a vast improvement. I can wear shoes without worrying about ruining them, and it definitely feels safer to be on a bike and part of the crowd than walking and being the odd one out – also if you’re on a bike you can get ...
I'm feeling very spoiled here – we’re living in a large hotel room that has its own tiny kitchen and a washer/dryer. The only thing lacking is a dividing wall that would make it a suite, and there’s no dining table. The maid comes three times a week but there’s not much for her to do, so she empties the wastebaskets and cleans the floor.
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... and general work ethic but they are good fun and I get a massive adrenaline rush from standing in front of 21 students and teaching.
One thing I have learned about teaching the Chinese though is that they do have a tendency to be rather juvenile despite their age. I am teaching students who are between 17 and 19, but they have the mental age of 15 year olds, which sometimes makes it difficult to relate to them. They have no want of learning, they believe that their ...
Hi everybody, we are still here! Just haven't had a chance to get on line as no free Internet! We’re having a great time enjoying the sites and food; such a different landscape compared to home!
One of the first things you notice are not only the bazillion cars (like the drive from HK to Shenzhen) but the crazy cyclists and of all ages young and old .. I think they all have a death wish to get run over or killed! They don’t seemed to be bothered cutting in ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services