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Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Taiwan

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Taiwan

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Taiwan Youth hostels You can knock on the door of the Taiwan Youth Hostel Association (affiliated with the Hostelling International network) or the China Youth Corps. In general, you don't have to be a student to […]

Beijing, our ten favorites

Beijing, our ten favorites

Gigantic and bubbling, the capital of China bears witness to the country's rich past, but also to the boom in the economy since the 1990s. Today, it remains a fascinating […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Beijing (Beijing)

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Beijing (Beijing)

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Beijing (Beijing) The price ranges correspond to the different seasons (summer being more expensive than winter), with the exception of the Chinese New Year holidays, May 1 and October 1, where prices can soar. Whatever […]

Tibet traditions and customs

Tibet traditions and customs

Tibet traditions and customs Religion The Buddha and his teaching Prince Siddharta Gautama realizes that sentient beings are subjected to the sufferings of sickness, old age and death and leave his home to find the way that delivers from suffering. The […]

Hong Kong, 5 reasons to go

Hong Kong, 5 reasons to go

Nicknamed "Asia's World City," Hong Kong combines East and West, high tech modernism and ancestral traditions. Architecture, shopping, culture, gastronomy and even […]

Shanghai ID card

Shanghai ID card

Shanghai ID card - Location: situated Population (2018): 24,15 million d & rsquo Density Location: municipality Town's mayor : Ying Yong, since 2017.- Change : the yuan (元).- É Language : Mandarin (putonghua, official common language), 8 main dialects […]

Practical information and useful addresses Beijing (Beijing)

Practical information and useful addresses Beijing (Beijing)

Practical information and useful addresses Beijing (Beijing) Tourist information - BTIC (Beijing Tourist Information Center) agencies east of Qianhai Lake, at 49, Di & rsquo03-27-26). C & rsquoêpousse (100 元 per person; 45 minutes) and […]

Transportation and travel Hong Kong

Transportation and travel Hong Kong

Transportation and travel Hong Kong Rickshaws or rickshaws, introduced by a missionary around 1870, have disappeared from Hong Kong. But there is no shortage of means of transport. We are not really above sea level: metro, train, taxis or pedestrians ... […]

China cuisine, food and drink

China cuisine, food and drink

China cuisine, food and drink Kitchen A wide culinary variety Two daily meals spread over a year will never exhaust the whole range of dishes, tastes, flavors and consistencies offered by this kingdom of gourmets. What about the dog? Caloric and expensive […]

Gastronomy, where to eat Beijing (Beijing)

Gastronomy, where to eat Beijing (Beijing)

Gastronomy, where to eat Beijing (Beijing) What about typical Beijing cuisine? The Peking duck (kaoya), the Pekingese fondue, everyone knows, obviously. The gourmet will also notice a Nordic constant, the love of sheep and the omnipresence of products based […]

Taiwan identity card

Taiwan identity card

Taiwan identity card - Official name : Ré Old name : Formosa.- Location: officially, Taiwan is administered Area: 35 980 km² Population: 25 (546 estimate). Most of the inhabitants are grouped together Density Capital city : Taipei, located Repre Head of […]

Practical information and useful addresses Shanghai

Practical information and useful addresses Shanghai

Practical information and useful addresses Shanghai Tourist information More than twenty information points all over town, but few agents speak English. Among those who have mastered the language of Shakespeare, note these addresses: - Shanghai Tourist […]

Recommended routes Hong Kong

Recommended routes Hong Kong

Recommended routes Hong Kong 3 days in Hong Kong First day Take a stroll through the Kowloon neighborhood, starting with the Avenue of Stars pedestrian promenade. Admire the Peninsula Hotel, go up Nathan Road (Tsim Sha Tsui district) and visit the districts […]

Recommended routes China

Recommended routes China

Recommended routes China A week in China Beijing (3 days): Tian'anmen Square, Chairman Mao's Mausoleum, Forbidden City, Beihai Park and Lakes, Museums, Temple of Heaven, Peking Opera, Flea Market. In the vicinity: the Summer Palace and the Great Wall. Xi'an […]

Taiwan activities, sports and recreation

Taiwan activities, sports and recreation

Taiwan activities, sports and recreation Tourism in Taiwan Rich in tourism. The island deploys a wide range of climates and ecosystems, at the crossroads of the tropics and subtropics. There are thus many endemic species. national parks and protected nature […]

Macau Culture

Macau Culture

Macau Culture To have some reason to be happy to see their standard of living rise, their streets becoming a little cleaner. Macao believes in the future by building on its rich past! But Beijing's powerful hand intends to make Macau a more family-friendly […]

Taiwan health and safety

Taiwan health and safety

Taiwan health and safety Health Vaccinations There are risks ofhepatitis A and B and typhoid : vaccination may therefore be recommended, depending on travel conditions, in addition to universal vaccines (DTCP, MMR in children). Possibly vaccines […]

Macau Identity Card

Macau Identity Card

Macau Identity Card - Location: on the west bank of the delta of the same river linked by an isthmus to the island of Coloane (7,6 km²). To the north, it is the border with mainland China (only 340 m long!). - Population: 648 inhabitants (300), 2017% of […]

Practical life on site Taiwan

Practical life on site Taiwan

Practical life on site Taiwan Time difference When it is noon in Taiwan, it is 5 a.m. in Paris in winter and 6 a.m. in summer. Electricity 110 volts, 60 Hertz. Bring an adapter before leaving, because the sockets are 2 or 3 flat rectangular pins (American […]

History and key dates Shanghai

History and key dates Shanghai

History and key dates Shanghai The City of the Blue Lotus It is in this cosmopolitan and disturbing Shanghai that Hergé, the creator of the Adventures of Tintin, drew his inspiration to produce the album Le Lotus bleu. Hergé never set foot there, but benefited […]

Taiwan money and budget

Taiwan money and budget

Taiwan money and budget Money, banks, exchange The monetary unit is the new taiwan dollar (NT $ or TWD). In January 2020, € 1 = around NT $ 33 and NT $ 100 = € 3. Banks Banks are open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 15:30 p.m., and Saturday mornings […]

Geography and landscapes China

Geography and landscapes China

Geography and landscapes China China is great: by the number of continents ”. With nearly 9 km² of land, it occupies the 3th in the world (behind Russia and Canada). It represents a quarter of the area of ​​Asia. The southern end and northern end […]

Geography and landscapes Taiwan

Geography and landscapes Taiwan

Geography and landscapes Taiwan Located on the Asian continent, in the Pacific Ocean, Taiwan lies between Japan and the Philippines. Separated from China by the Taiwan Strait (or Formosa), the island is only 160 km from the Chinese coast. The island of Taiwan […]

Shanghai Activities

Shanghai Activities

Shanghai Activities Where to go out? Where to dance in Shanghai? Nightlife has now resumed in Shanghai. As soon as the working week is over, bars and clubs are invaded by young people dressed in the latest fashion, glued to their cell phones. They forgot […]

Tibet Identity Card

Tibet Identity Card

Tibet Identity Card - Location: re Official name : Xizang.- Area: 1 km² Average altitude: 4 m. - Population: 3,18 million inhabitants (2018 estimate). - Exile  Average income : 1250 yuan (125 & euro Unesco World Heritage Site: the Potala in Lhasa, […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Shanghai

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Shanghai

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Shanghai In most establishments, breakfast is not included in the price of the room, unless we indicate otherwise. Which in our opinion is not necessarily a bad thing, given its taste quality for a European palate […]

Three days in Beijing

Three days in Beijing

Like the vast country of which it is the capital, the metropolitan area of ​​Beijing has reached gigantic proportions. Almost the size of a small state like […]

Taiwan transportation and travel

Taiwan transportation and travel

Taiwan transportation and travel Routes We drive on the right. Most of the road signs are written in English and the network is well maintained.The highways are free and multi-lane. It is possible to obtain information on the state of these networks on the […]

Taiwan culture and arts

Taiwan culture and arts

Taiwan culture and arts In ways, popular traditions ...) and western influences, historical traditions and modernity. Made in Taiwan “Made in Taiwan” is not only famous in IT. Since the establishment of democracy in the 1970s, a new, more engaged literature, […]

Practical life on site Tibet

Practical life on site Tibet

Practical life on site Tibet Time difference Lhasa lives on Beijing time, like all Chinese-controlled territories ranging from Kashgar to the Pacific Ocean! Compared to France, add 6 hours in summer, 7 hours in winter. If you are coming from Kathmandu, bring […]

China Identity Card

China Identity Card

China Identity Card - Area: 9 km² Population (2018) : 1,4 billion inhabitants (more than 20 times the population of France) (2014 estimate).- Capital city : Beijing (Pe Head of l & rsquo Prime Minister :  Language : Mandarin (putonghua, official […]

Macau Money

Macau Money

Macau Money Money, banks, exchange - Local currency, resulting from Portuguese colonization, is the artichoke (Pat.; Abbreviated in place as MOP), divided into 100 avos. However, the government has pegged the pataca to the Hong Kong dollar (HK $), making […]

Climate and weather Shanghai

Climate and weather Shanghai

Climate and weather Shanghai The best seasons to travel to March in shirt. This February), a warm outfit is necessary (temperatures are similar to those we know in France, with a slightly colder feeling). In Shanghai and, more generally, along the eastern […]

Where to eat, food and drink Taiwan

Where to eat, food and drink Taiwan

Where to eat, food and drink Taiwan Kitchen Taiwan is a small culinary china in concentrate, with typical dishes of big cities and Chinese provinces. The Taiwanese have absorbed influences from Cantonese cuisine (tsai), Hunan province (chwan tsai), Fujian […]

Where to go out in Shanghai?

Where to go out in Shanghai?

It's simple, there is something for everyone in Shanghai. From the terrace (heated or not, it all depends on the season!) To the rooftop terrace, via the trendy club, the tea room or the nice little bar […]

Before departure and Hong Kong formalities

Before departure and Hong Kong formalities

Before departure and Hong Kong formalities Useful addresses - Hong Kong Tourist Board: Phone. : 01-42-65-66-64. By appointment only.A very complete documentation, in French, like the traveler's guide, a map, as well as the brochure "Hong Kong on foot", […]

Macau Transport

Macau Transport

Macau Transport Walking C & rsquocasinos. In the historic center, all the streets have kept their Portuguese name (doubled with the Chinese name), which makes things much easier. - Good to know: some streets in Macao sometimes have the same name around […]

Culture and Arts Tibet

Culture and Arts Tibet

Culture and Arts Tibet Adventurers and explorers The “roof of the world” has always fascinated explorers. It remained a mythical country until the XNUMXth century, when a report addressed to Pope Eugene III evokes the mysterious “kingdom of the priest […]

Hotels and accommodation China

Hotels and accommodation China

Hotels and accommodation China Youth hostels and hostels Many in big cities like Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Xi'an and tourist places populated by "backpackers", such as Yangshuo, Dali, Lijiang, Pingyao ... As with us, they have private rooms (with or without […]

Climate, seasons and weather Taiwan

Climate, seasons and weather Taiwan

Climate, seasons and weather Taiwan Taiwan enjoys a subtropical climate, hot and rainy most of the year. From October to October, it is 35 ° C, especially in large cities which suffer from atmospheric pollution (crowd density, traffic jams during rush hour, […]

Gastronomy, where to eat Shanghai

Gastronomy, where to eat Shanghai

Gastronomy, where to eat Shanghai Shanghai cuisine In Shanghai, the proximity to the sea gives pride of place to sea ​​food : crabs, shrimps, shellfish, crustaceans, mandarin fish (guiyu), eel fry that are sautéed with garlic ... The locals also greatly […]

Shanghai: 10 favorite experiences

Shanghai: 10 favorite experiences

Climb to the top of the tallest tower in China, have a drink in a cocktail bar, taste traditional noodles, say hello to Mickey Mouse or simply ride a bike… Here […]

Macau food and drink

Macau food and drink

Macau food and drink Kitchen In Hong Kong and Macau, the proximity to the sea gives pride of place to sea ​​food : crabs, shrimps, shellfish, crustaceans, mandarin fish (guiyu), eel fry that are sautéed with garlic ... The locals also greatly appreciate […]

Climate and weather China

Climate and weather China

Climate and weather China The vast territory of the country is influenced by almost all climates (except Siberian), from the hottest to the most icy. In Beijing, in July, during the day, the sky is never really blue, it is often obscured by heat mists and […]

Practical life Hong Kong

Practical life Hong Kong

Practical life Hong Kong Time difference Compared to France: + 6h in summer, + 7h in winter. So when it's noon in France, it's 18 p.m. in Hong Kong, Macau and Canton in summer and 19 p.m. in winter. Electricity The current is 200-220 volts. There are different […]

Climate and weather Hong Kong

Climate and weather Hong Kong

Climate and weather Hong Kong Hong Kong enjoys a subtropical climate, with relatively little edeshirt. It is also the seasons when the lights are the most beautiful. - Spring (end of April-beginning of June) : capricious, with a few heat waves. Humidity […]

Hong Kong food, food and drink

Hong Kong food, food and drink

Hong Kong food, food and drink In Hong Kong and Macau, the proximity to the sea gives pride of place to sea ​​food : crabs, shrimps, shellfish, crustaceans, mandarin fish (guiyu), eel fry that are sautéed with garlic ... The locals also greatly appreciate […]

Shanghai transport and travel

Shanghai transport and travel

Shanghai transport and travel Walking We walk a lot in Shanghai. This is the best way, and obviously the most economical, to explore the neighborhoods one by one while avoiding the traps of automobile traffic. The old center, between Place du Peuple and […]

Hong Kong, the shopping empire

Hong Kong, the shopping empire

Hong Kong, the shopping capital of the world? If we believe the density of markets and shops, it is possible. This hub of world trade passes for the city where shops […]

Recommended itineraries Shanghai

Recommended itineraries Shanghai

Recommended itineraries Shanghai A day in Shanghai Shanghai museum People's Square Stroll through the French Concession (the oldest houses in Shanghai scattered around the city's greenest district) City sidecar ride and nightcap on the Bund, with superb […]

Traditions and customs China

Traditions and customs China

Traditions and customs China Know-how and customs The Chinese adventure is a game where patience, observation and discernment are the key words of a country whose logic is recomposed with each step. Getting angry, fighting, persisting can be a solution. […]

Three days in Shanghai

Three days in Shanghai

你好 上海! Hello Shanghai! On the occasion of the release of the first Routard Shanghai, here are some ideas for walks and discoveries through the fascinating economic, cultural and intellectual megalopolis […]

Transport and travel Beijing (Beijing)

Transport and travel Beijing (Beijing)

Transport and travel Beijing (Beijing) Péville. It may also be wise to obtain a detailed map of the city with the lines of public transport, as well as the streets in ideograms (to be understood by taxis) and in pinyin (to find your way there!). Getting […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Tibet

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Tibet

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Tibet In Tibet, comfort and cleanliness are rare. There are three types of accommodation in Tibet. The caravanserais Caravanserais for truckers can be found in practically all the villages: thermos of hot water and […]

Arts and culture China

Arts and culture China

Arts and culture China Martial Arts China is unquestionably le focus d & rsquofu) are considered to be a true way of life aimed at improving body and mind. First the prerogative of the monks, who then transmitted them to the warriors, then to the people […]

Sports and recreation China

Sports and recreation China

Sports and recreation China Games Goûjong, races, cricket fights ... Almost everything is subject to entertainment, and it is not uncommon to see tables of respectable customers playing dying after a few toasts in the restaurant. Here is a small overview […]

Money and budget Tibet

Money and budget Tibet

Money and budget Tibet Money, banks, exchange The currency is the yuan, also called renminbi (RMB, abbreviated ¥). It is divided into 10 jiao. In January 2020, € 1 = ¥ 7,60 and ¥ 10 = € 1,30. Preferably, change your cash at bank counters. Otherwise, […]

Recommended itineraries Tibet

Recommended itineraries Tibet

Recommended itineraries Tibet One week Lhasa Visit of the Potala Visit the Jokhang temple Stroll on the pilgrimage site of Barkhor Stroll in the Muslim Quarter Around Lhasa Dépung Monastery Sera Monastery Ganden monastery Tsurphu Monastery Samye Monastery Visit […]

Money and budget Hong Kong

Money and budget Hong Kong

Money and budget Hong Kong Money, banks, exchange - Currency and the Hong Kong dollar (HK $). Its price is significantly lower than that of the US dollar, even though it is pegged to the greenback. 1 HK $ equals approximately € 0,10. So € 1 = HK $ 9,20. - […]

Geography and landscapes Tibet

Geography and landscapes Tibet

Geography and landscapes Tibet In addition to the region under Chinese control, geographical, cultural and ethnic Tibet includes on the one hand Ladakh, Zanskar, Spiti and Lahoul (regions attached to India) and, on the other hand, the regions of Kham and […]

Climate, seasons and weather Tibet

Climate, seasons and weather Tibet

Climate, seasons and weather Tibet In Tibet, it hardly snows, except on the Himalayan borders. Likewise, contrary to another widely held myth, the Himalayas do not stop the monsoon in summer. They mitigate it, of course, but July and August see a good half […]

Shanghai World Expo 2010

Shanghai World Expo 2010

70 million visitors. 242 participants. 184 days. $ 4 billion in investments. The Shanghai World Expo, which will take place from May 1 to October 31, presents itself […]

Where to eat, food and drink Tibet

Where to eat, food and drink Tibet

Where to eat, food and drink Tibet Kitchen Traveling in Tibet is by no means a gastronomic stroll. We would have to be content with the usual khampa fashion, these fierce nomads from eastern Tibet: dried yak meat under the saddle, a bag of tsampa (grilled […]

Money and budget China

Money and budget China

Money and budget China Money, banks, exchange Currency Chinese currency is renminbi ("People's currency", official name) or yuan. End of 2018, 1 yuan (元) was worth around € 0,14 (we would therefore have about 7,20 yuan for 1 €). The yuan is divided […]

Entry formalities and useful contacts Tibet

Entry formalities and useful contacts Tibet

Entry formalities and useful contacts Tibet How to go to Tibet? One enters Tibet officially either by the Nepalese border, or from China, by train, plane or road. Controls have been tightened to reduce the free movement of tourists. Depending on the […]

Practical life on site China

Practical life on site China

Practical life on site China Time difference Compared to France: + 6h in summer, + 7h in winter. Although the country extends over 60 degrees of longitude (which corresponds to 4 solar hours), the Chinese provinces are aligned with the official time, namely […]

Health and Safety Tibet

Health and Safety Tibet

Health and Safety Tibet Health For a worry-free trip to Tibet, it is essential to be in good health. Those who have doubts must have a medical check-up before departure. Vaccinations All the universal vaccinations are indeed polio-pertussis, MMR, hepatitis […]

Accommodation and hotels Hong Kong

Accommodation and hotels Hong Kong

Accommodation and hotels Hong Kong Hong Kong is an expensive city for small budgets. Pay attention to high season periods (roughly, from early September to early December). Kowloon is the most backpacker district. - Good to know: During the first week of […]

Dali and its surroundings, the pearl of Yunnan

Dali and its surroundings, the pearl of Yunnan

Beauty of the panoramas and traditional architecture, variety of walks, tasty cuisine, interesting shopping ... Dali and its region make up undoubtedly one of the […]

History and key dates Beijing (Beijing)

History and key dates Beijing (Beijing)

History and key dates Beijing (Beijing) The first traces of settlement in the Beijing region date back 3 years. Urban history begins when the small Yan kingdom established its capital there, a millennium BC. AD, annexed in 000 BC. AD by the first emperor […]

Transport and travel China

Transport and travel China

Transport and travel China Roads China has long had the privilege of elephants, landslides, alternating movements and other strolling herds. While city maps and tourist maps are easy to obtain, English or pinyin (Chinese phonetic transcription) road maps […]

Entry formalities, visa and useful contacts China

Entry formalities, visa and useful contacts China

Entry formalities, visa and useful contacts China Entry formalities Un visa is required to go to China (but not to Hong Kong for stays of less than 90 days). There are several types of visas, including tourist visa and business visa. - Minors must […]

Beijing Identity Card (Beijing)

Beijing Identity Card (Beijing)

Beijing Identity Card (Beijing) - Population: 21,5 million inhabitants. - Area: 16  Density Languages: the Chinese. - Mayor: Chen Jining. Find your way around Beijing The distances in Beijing are considerable. Don't be fooled by the scale of the plans. […]

Macao, a pearl in Asia

Macao, a pearl in Asia

Beyond its image of Asian Las Vegas, Macau has many surprises in store for the curious traveler. Located on a peninsula in the Chinese province of Guangdong, […]

Activities and outings Beijing (Beijing)

Activities and outings Beijing (Beijing)

Activities and outings Beijing (Beijing) Beijing shopping and souvenirs At the flea market and in the markets, bargaining is essential under penalty of paying a high price and passing, incidentally, for an idiot! Do not buy anything more than 50% of the […]

Health and Safety China

Health and Safety China

Health and Safety China Health China is almost a continent on its own, with many major climatic and therefore sanitary contrasts. Overall, as soon as you leave the luxury hotels of large cities, it is (again) a countries with poor hygiene. The same goes […]

Entry formalities and useful contacts Taiwan

Entry formalities and useful contacts Taiwan

Entry formalities and useful contacts Taiwan Entry formalities - For a stay of less than 90 days, nationals of the European Union, Swiss and Canadians are exempt from visa. A passport valid at least 6 months after the return date is required. It is […]

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