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Practical information Washington DC

Practical information Washington DC

Practical information Washington DC Tourist information  - Destination DC: 901 7th St NW, 4th e 16pm end. It is the promotion body of the district; you can pick up the Visitors Guide (biannual), order it or download it from the site. - DC Chamber […]

Practical information and useful contacts Mexico City

Practical information and useful contacts Mexico City

Practical information and useful contacts Mexico City Tourist info points and services Strangely enough, in Mexico City there is no real tourist office open to the public. There are just a few gatehouses or tourist info points (open every day from […]

Quebec: Charlevoix or the magic of winter

Quebec: Charlevoix or the magic of winter

Stretching along the St. Lawrence between Quebec City and the Saguenay Fjord, Charlevoix is ​​one of the most beautiful regions of the Belle Province. Designated […]

Where to sleep, hotels and lodging California

Where to sleep, hotels and lodging California

Where to sleep, hotels and lodging California Youth hostels EspèUnis, young Americans preferring couchsurfing (free accommodation with private individuals)! However, there are still around XNUMX affiliated to the network. Hostelling International in the […]

Everglades, Florida naturally

Everglades, Florida naturally

Located in South Florida, an hour's drive from Miami Beach, Everglades National Park forms a vast swamp that is lush, wild and partly untamed, yet easily accessible. […]

Money and budget United States

Money and budget United States

Money and budget United States Money, banks, exchange Currency In 2019, the dollar ($) was worth around € 0,90. So we had about $ 1,15 for € 1. Cash and change - To immediately havecash, for example to take the bus or pay the taxi when leaving the […]

Shopping in New York

Shopping in New York

There are all kinds of reasons to spend a great weekend in New York. If you already know the main tourist attractions in the city, take the opportunity to shop. […]

Hawaii Health and Safety

Hawaii Health and Safety

Hawaii Health and Safety Health He is not repatriation. On a daily basis, pay attention to Sun burn and use a high index cream (even on an overcast day). For minor ailments, you will find everything you need in pharmacies and supermarkets. There are no […]

Health and Safety Mexico

Health and Safety Mexico

Health and Safety Mexico Health Mévous consultations (generally Monday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 21 p.m.) and inexpensive. The practices generally bring together 2 doctors, hence the fairly wide time slot. Price of the consultation: from 30 to 50 US $. However, […]

Miami Activities, Sports and Recreation

Miami Activities, Sports and Recreation

Miami Activities, Sports and Recreation Miami neighborhood by neighborhood - Miami Beach bling. It is obviously the number one attraction in Miami and the must-see area for night owls. - Sunny Isles: the northern extension of Miami Beach. Seaside and family […]

Practical life on site United States

Practical life on site United States

Practical life on site United States Time difference The continental United States has 4 time zones (6 with Alaska and Hawaii). - All the coast On the other hand, the whole New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Utah and Wyoming are located California and Nevada […]

Practical life on site National parks of the American West

Practical life on site National parks of the American West

Practical life on site National parks of the American West Time difference New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Utah and Wyoming are located in the "Mountain Time" time zone. There is a time difference of 8 hours less compared to France. For example, when it is […]

Quebec, a summer of festivals

Quebec, a summer of festivals

Jazz, cinema, song, theater, dance… In Quebec, summer is festival season. The weather is nice and warm, so you might as well go out in the streets or in the parks […]

French Quarter Festival: music festival in New Orleans

French Quarter Festival: music festival in New Orleans

From April 13th to 15th, take the pulse of old New Orleans with the French Quarter Festival. On the program, many free concerts, in the streets or in bars: gospel, […]

Geography and landscapes Mexico

Geography and landscapes Mexico

Geography and landscapes Mexico Mexico is a big country. Almost 4 times the area of ​​France. Approximately 3 km as the crow flies between Tijuana, on the US border, and Tapachula, on the Guatemalan border. It is also the country of transition between […]

Practical information and useful addresses Chicago

Practical information and useful addresses Chicago

Practical information and useful addresses Chicago Tourist information In France - US Tourist Office (c / o Visit USA Committee): té702-470 (3 United and ESTA (travel authorization), as well as thematic files ... - 44-77-88-06. Email: bostonusa@ecltd.com. […]

Culture, Music and Plantations Louisiana

Culture, Music and Plantations Louisiana

Culture, Music and Plantations Louisiana Cajun and zydeco music When for his Great disturbance, the Cajuns could not take with them the instruments which they played in Canada. Only a few violins survived the trip. Despite the lack of accessories, music […]

Louisiana Health and Safety

Louisiana Health and Safety

Louisiana Health and Safety Health United, but extremely expensive, even to Americans. No consultation me200 $ and we do not speak to you even patriation. > Find out about Routard Assurance travel insurance. > Consult our practical file: How to […]

Practical life in Alaska

Practical life in Alaska

Practical life in Alaska Time difference Most of Alaska is 10 hours behind mainland Western Europe. Thus, when it is 12 p.m. in Paris, it is 2 a.m. the same day in Anchorage. The West Aleutian Islands, for their part, belong to the same time zone as Hawaii, […]

Food, Food & Drink National Parks of the American West

Food, Food & Drink National Parks of the American West

Food, Food & Drink National Parks of the American West Kitchen American cuisine has long been primarily about food ... But to say that the average American eats poorly and too much is a bit simplistic. Of course, no food hygiene is learned at school […]

Thematic itineraries Canada

Thematic itineraries Canada

Thematic itineraries Canada With family, with children Vancouver (bike rides in the beautiful Stanley Park) The parks of the Rockies and their multitude of wild animals that we meet without even looking for them In Calgary, the fake town of the Far West […]

Montreal cuisine, gastronomy and drinks

Montreal cuisine, gastronomy and drinks

Montreal cuisine, gastronomy and drinks Quebec cuisine today Gone are the days when Quebec cuisine was limited to a few traditional dishes that were very nourishing and invigorating. Since the beginning of the 2000s, we have witnessed the emergence ofa new […]

Toronto, the world city

Toronto, the world city

In Toronto, the journey begins around the corner. A metropolis with a remarkable quality of life, the capital of Ontario rightly claims the title of the most cosmopolitan city in the world. The […]

Miami Food, Food & Drink

Miami Food, Food & Drink

Miami Food, Food & Drink You can be from the country or California, but still ... Le "locavore" phenomenon is more and more part of manners. This eating behavior, born in San Francisco, favors the consumption of local ingredients, produced in a limited […]

Teotihuacán, the mysterious city

Teotihuacán, the mysterious city

About fifty kilometers north of Mexico City, stretches the first large pre-Columbian city in the Americas and one of the most impressive of all: Teotihuacán - "the place where the gods are created", as […]

Space tourism, the new frontier for backpackers?

Space tourism, the new frontier for backpackers?

Have you been amazed by the Earth seen from space in Gravity? Did the misadventures of George Clooney and Sandra Bullock dampen your enthusiasm? Be aware that there are several space tourism projects around […]

The best hotels and accommodations in New York

The best hotels and accommodations in New York

The best hotels and accommodations in New York Accommodations in New York Hotels (+ pensions and Bed & Breakfast) - Wyndham Garden Chinatown (Chinatown and Little Italy): In a small glass tower on the ground floor. - Pod 39 (Union Square and Flatiron […]

San Francisco: 50 years of Summer of Love

San Francisco: 50 years of Summer of Love

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, the city of San Francisco, California (United States), holds a string of festive and cultural events throughout the year. Pack the essentials in […]

New York Family Vacation

New York Family Vacation

New York Family Vacation What are the best things to do in New York with the family? Many parents arriving in New York with their offspring of all ages are overwhelmed by the vastness of the city and the variety of sightseeing possibilities. Without giving […]

Practical information and useful contacts Vancouver

Practical information and useful contacts Vancouver

Practical information and useful contacts Vancouver Tourist information - Tourism Vancouver Visitor Center : Waterfront Center, Plaza Level, 200 683-2000. Every day 9 am-17pm. Lots of self-service docs on the city and surrounding area. For more specific […]

Where to eat, food and drink Hawaii

Where to eat, food and drink Hawaii

Where to eat, food and drink Hawaii Kitchen The influences of all the peoples who came to colonize Hawaii are found at the island table. Japanese sushi, Portuguese sausages, Chinese chow mein, Vietnamese saimin, good old American burgers, there is something […]

Hawaii ID Card

Hawaii ID Card

Hawaii ID Card - Area: 28 337 km² Population:  Capital city : Honolulu, on the Ethnicities: the proportion of Hawaïpot, Hawaii experienced a Reunited since the re Head of state : Donald Trump (Republican), elected in November 2016, invested in […]

Montreal transportation and travel

Montreal transportation and travel

Montreal transportation and travel Subway and bus You can get around Montreal quickly and easily by combining these 2 means of public transport. Bus and metro networks are fully interconnected ; we go from one to the other for free (remember to keep […]

Florida Health and Safety

Florida Health and Safety

Florida Health and Safety Health The United, but it is costing the eyes of the head, even for Americans. No consultation me200 $, and we do not even talk to you abouta visit to the emergency room, which, without insurance, can cost (with the care it entails) […]

Quebec by bike

Quebec by bike

Quebec has a vast network of cycle routes. Emblematic of this profusion, the Route verte is a long journey that takes you to all the regions of this province of Canada. Mountain bikers have many trails […]

Florida thematic routes

Florida thematic routes

Florida thematic routes For two, in love Miami and the Keys! At least one cocktail in a sublime design hotel in the Art Deco District, then rent a convertible to descend into the Keys. A little daring, but nothing shocking, go take a look at the Erotica […]

Activities, sports and leisure Mexico

Activities, sports and leisure Mexico

Activities, sports and leisure Mexico Catch - Lucha libre Introduced through deromaine during the French occupation in 1863, Mexican wrestling has now achieved its acclaim. After a few years of neglect, the lucha libre, a great popular tradition par excellence, […]

Alaska traditions and customs

Alaska traditions and customs

Alaska traditions and customs Blanket toss In other words, the "Cover jump". About twenty, up to thirty people support a walrus skin hanging, on which a jumper bounces. The ancestor of the trampoline, sort of. Funny, no doubt, but not only: originally, […]

Transportation and travel Vancouver

Transportation and travel Vancouver

Transportation and travel Vancouver Car The car is absolutely to be avoided in the center, where parking is expensive (minimum $ 3 / h) and generally limited to ranges of 2 to 4 hours, or even shorter. In addition, the pound is incredibly efficient (the […]

Alaska transportation and travel

Alaska transportation and travel

Alaska transportation and travel Plane The extent of the road network being very modest, the distances very large, it is often the ideal solution. Moreover, many Alaskans (1/80) have their own Cessna or Otter, parked or moored right in front of their homes […]

Mexico, below the Popocatépetl volcano

Mexico, below the Popocatépetl volcano

By renting a car from Mexico City, you can set off for a few days to explore the countryside and the Baroque towns that grew up in the shadow of the Popocatépetl. […]

Alaska money and budget

Alaska money and budget

Alaska money and budget Money, traveller's checks and cards Currency In January 2020, € 1 = US $ 1,10 and US $ 1 = US $ 0,90. Currency exchange and payment methods - You can take dear Bank cards There is no need to burden yourself with euros and look […]

Toronto Activities, Sports and Recreation

Toronto Activities, Sports and Recreation

Toronto Activities, Sports and Recreation Visits and museums Important : the Toronto CityPass, sold for around $ 92 ($ 63 for 4-12 year olds), provides access for 9 consecutive days to 5 major museums and sites: CN Tower, Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, Casa […]

Geography and landscapes National parks of the American West

Geography and landscapes National parks of the American West

Geography and landscapes National parks of the American West The parks of l & rsquoaméci is the result of the collision, which began in the south. Wind and water forces then intervene in a long process of erosion. From east to west, we meet: The Rocky […]

Money and budget Mexico

Money and budget Mexico

Money and budget Mexico Money, banks, exchange - The Mexican currency is the weight ($ Me or MXN). Its price is almost indexed to the American dollar, which amounts to saying, when the dollar rises, that Mexico is more expensive for Europeans. Warning, […]

Hawaii recommended itineraries

Hawaii recommended itineraries

Hawaii recommended itineraries The islands are close but their beauty and diversity invites you to linger. In our opinion, difficult to get a good overview in less than two weeks. One week : bet on the great classics, O'ahu and the Big Island, a story of […]

California themed itineraries

California themed itineraries

California themed itineraries See also thematic routes in National Parks of the American West. With family, with children In San Francisco Golden Gate Park (and California Academy of Sciences) Cable car trip and visit to the Cable Car Museum Chinatown The […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodations Miami

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodations Miami

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodations Miami Several types of accommodation, fromyouth hostel au palace design and B & B and the essential motel. If you go in high season, it is strongly recommended to book as long as possible in advance. The easiest […]

Culture and Arts Canada

Culture and Arts Canada

Culture and Arts Canada The Inuits Different natives Inuit means "West."The Inuit are not covered by the Indian Act. At the last census, approximately 50 people identified themselves as Inuit, almost a third of the world's Inuit (and 000% of the Aboriginal […]

National Parks of the American West Identity Card

National Parks of the American West Identity Card

National Parks of the American West Identity Card California - Area: 424 000 km² Nickname: Golden State.- Capital city : Sacramento (500 inhabitants).- Population: 39,5 million d & rsquo Time zone: Pacific Time.- Adhered Minority Official language : […]

Washington DC recommended itineraries

Washington DC recommended itineraries

Washington DC recommended itineraries 3 days in Washington This is the minimum to discover the American capital, by going at a run and making choices ... 1er day The Mall: White House Washington Monument Memorials circuit US Holocaust Memorial Museum National […]

Okanagan: on the wine route in Western Canada

Okanagan: on the wine route in Western Canada

Sun-bathed hills, vineyards as far as the eye can see… Welcome to Canada, to the Okanagan Valley! Located in British Columbia, 300 km east of Vancouver, this land of plenty, rich in lakes and […]

Hawaii Activities, Sports and Recreation

Hawaii Activities, Sports and Recreation

Hawaii Activities, Sports and Recreation The image of Épinal would like Hawaii to be all beaches and coconut palms, warm waters and surf rollers. The reality is a little different. The beaches are there, often splendid, sometimes deserted, there is no shortage […]

Culture and Media United States

Culture and Media United States

Culture and Media United States Media: television There are 5 national networks: ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX and PBS (the public channel funded by the State and individuals, without ads, offering the best shows but not the most watched). Each state has a plethora […]

Washington DC Identity Card

Washington DC Identity Card

Washington DC Identity Card - Area: 177 km² Population: 694 inhabitants (000 million with the suburbs). - Density Mayor: Muriel Bowser (since 2015; member of the Democratic Party). Washington neighborhoods The Mall The backbone of the city, it is a huge […]

Practical life in California

Practical life in California

Practical life in California Time difference The continental United States has 4 time zones (6 with Alaska and Hawaii), and there are 9h difference between Paris and California (and Nevada). When it is noon in France, it is 12 am in California. L & rsquo […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation United States

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation United States

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation United States Whatever the type of year-round. You will always be asked for your payment card number. Please note, if you change your mind and do not cancel your reservation at least several days in advance (check […]

Visiting National Parks National Parks of the American West

Visiting National Parks National Parks of the American West

Visiting National Parks National Parks of the American West National parks and monuments The national parks and parks of United States. Only the landfill areas, the soil authorities (shale gas), or to authorize hunting in the bordering areas. In short, what […]

Louisiana Purchase

Louisiana Purchase

In 2003, it will be two hundred years since Louisiana is no longer French, and yet, between the most French of the American states and the “sacred French” is […]

History and key dates Los Angeles

History and key dates Los Angeles

History and key dates Los Angeles The riots of 1992 On April 29, 1992, a white jury in Simi Valley, a reactionary white county of LA (Reagan's), scandalously acquits 4 white police officers accused of having beaten up Rodney King, a black motorist. South […]

United States: National parks are 100 years old

United States: National parks are 100 years old

For a century, Unis has supported the preservation of major natural sites across the country. Among these parks are destinations that make you dream all over the […]

Three days in Chicago

Three days in Chicago

Chicago has the wind in its sails! The city, nicknamed "Windy City", embodies an industrious and trendy America. The Loop teaches an architecture lesson with skyscrapers competing for originality. At the […]

Money and budget National parks of the American West

Money and budget National parks of the American West

Money and budget National parks of the American West Money, banks, exchange Currency In 2019, the dollar ($) was worth around € 0,90. So we had about $ 1,15 for € 1. Cash, and change - For immediate disposal $ 3) is deducted from each transaction, […]

Vancouver, a city open to the Pacific

Vancouver, a city open to the Pacific

Vancouver is often ranked on the world podium for best cities to live in. Its first asset? A mild climate all year round. This city of 631.000 inhabitants - 2,3 million with its agglomeration - […]

Washington DC Activities, Leisure and Outings

Washington DC Activities, Leisure and Outings

Washington DC Activities, Leisure and Outings Shopping In the shops of major museums Tshirts, you will often find original objects and gadgets. A catalog or a work of art for lovers of painting, a colorful garment in the American Indian, a remote-controlled […]

Transport and Travel Canada

Transport and Travel Canada

Transport and Travel Canada Car rental The car is the ideal means of transport to travel across Western Canada (especially for parks, some of which are not accessible by bus). Contrary to popular belief, large car rental companies are not always the most […]

Food, Food and Beverage Canada

Food, Food and Beverage Canada

Food, Food and Beverage Canada Canadian cuisine and gastronomy Even if in recent years, efforts in the field of cooking have been clearly visible, and “healthy” food is more relevant than ever in Canada, do not expect gastronomic feasts in the parks. On […]

Canada: three

Canada: three "ends of the world" in digital detox mode

Goodbye computer, TV, laptop. In theory, vacations are made for that. In reality, there are few places where you can really cut yourself off from social networks, forget the office emails and do […]

Where to go out New York

Where to go out New York

Where to go out New York An important part of the Quoyorkaise, the nightlife of the "Yorker" has even been supplanted by Williamsburg, in Brooklyn. From now on, it is Bushwick or Greenpoint which are the new frontiers of the night! And what about the rebirth […]

Chiapas, Indian Mexico

Chiapas, Indian Mexico

Adjacent to Guatemala, Chiapas, a half-tropical, half-mountainous region, has an identity that is as unique as it is marked. Here, over 20% of the population is […]

San Francisco thematic routes

San Francisco thematic routes

San Francisco thematic routes With family, with children The Golden Gate Bridge Golden Gate Park (and California Academy of Sciences) A cable car trip with a visit to the Cable Car Museum Chinatown The old boats of Fisherman's Wharf The mechanical museum The […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation San Francisco

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation San Francisco

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation San Francisco The accommodation is particularly, even more in July-August, or when important conferences are held in town. Conversely, the minimum prices are observed during the week, out of season; you will then […]

Recommended itineraries New York

Recommended itineraries New York

Recommended itineraries New York A day in New York New York cannot be visited in 1 day, but as part of a short stopover, here are 3 different thematic routes to choose from, each focused on a restricted geographical area. The southern tip of Manhattan Climb […]

Transportation and travel New York

Transportation and travel New York

Transportation and travel New York There are 3 main modes of transportation in New York: the Metro, L 'bus and taxi, but the boat is gaining ground and the feet are also in high demand! You can also get around by bike (more and more cycle paths) and rollerblades. […]

Culture and Arts Mexico

Culture and Arts Mexico

Culture and Arts Mexico Pre-Columbian civilizations Mexico has one of the densest and most magnificent concentrations of civilizations. The Olmecs The OlmeC civilization. The so-called "classic" civilizations La civilization of TeotihuacáC., when many villages […]

Where to go out Montreal

Where to go out Montreal

Where to go out Montreal Cultural outings Parties and festivals Montreal, a large cosmopolitan metropolis with a passion for culture, vibrates all year round to the rhythm of various events. The festival culture is so inscribed in the personality of the […]

Traditions and customs United States

Traditions and customs United States

Traditions and customs United States Religions and beliefs Americans continue to accord religion an essential role in the social and political life of their country. Since the presidential oath school on the Bible, religion has interfered in all aspects […]

Mexico thematic routes

Mexico thematic routes

Mexico thematic routes Culture and "old stones" This is one of the strengths of the country. Featured: the archaeological site of Teotihuacán, for its imposing pyramids (the one known as "of the Sun" is the largest on the continent) the fortified city […]

Hawaii geography and landscapes

Hawaii geography and landscapes

Hawaii geography and landscapes Volcanic origins and activity The Hawaiian Islands are all colossal volcanoes peaks born in the depths of the Pacific Ocean, above a crack in the earth's crust. For 70 million years, this "hot spot", as geologists call it, […]

Practical information and useful addresses Boston

Practical information and useful addresses Boston

Practical information and useful addresses Boston Tourist information - end) -17pm. Quite a few brochures, including the one on the Black Heritage Trail which starts at 20 p.m. (18 p.m. on Sundays). - 242-5642. Wed 18 p.m. It is the information office […]

Culture and Arts Alaska

Culture and Arts Alaska

Culture and Arts Alaska Tribal sovereignty U.S. federal law recognizes specific rights to the natives grouped together as tribes. This is how the Navajo, the Apaches, the Cherokees and all the Native American peoples of the continental United States can […]

Toronto ID Card

Toronto ID Card

Toronto ID Card - Location: capital of the Canadian province of Ontario.-  Population: 2 inhabitants.- Density Mayor: John Tory (Conservative), since 2014. Orientation Toronto is very large and its areas of interest may be quite distant from each other. The […]

Practical information and useful addresses New York

Practical information and useful addresses New York

Practical information and useful addresses New York Tourist information - NYC & Company: Private tourist office (closed to the public), but information online on their site. - NYC Information Center at Macy's Floor Level Department Store (Mezzanine). - […]

Gourmet Quebec, on the Route des Saveurs

Gourmet Quebec, on the Route des Saveurs

Quebec gastronomy is not just about poutine, far from it! Local products, delicious cheeses, organic meats… La Belle Province is undoubtedly the most epicurean […]

Three days in Miami

Three days in Miami

Miami, its sun, its beach, its glamor and its bling-bling… Of course, the postcard speaks volumes, especially in South Beach, kingdom of show-off against a backdrop of Art Deco buildings. But Miami has […]

Transportation and travel National parks of the American West

Transportation and travel National parks of the American West

Transportation and travel National parks of the American West The car What a joy to drive in the United States! Obviously, we ignore the big cities and their surroundings where heading into the heart of the traffic is sometimes a nightmare. THEgasoline remains […]

Florida transportation and travel

Florida transportation and travel

Florida transportation and travel The plane The companies serving the United States remain numerous and the delays almost banal theft, as the traffic is dense. Be careful with long delays in crossing the border police, during a correspondence on American […]

New York thematic itineraries

New York thematic itineraries

New York thematic itineraries As a family in New York, with children or adolescents One of the 3 "summits": Empire State Building, Top of the Rock or possibly One World Observatory (less central vision and through windows) A Broadway Musical A basketball […]

Vancouver Activities, Sports and Recreation

Vancouver Activities, Sports and Recreation

Vancouver Activities, Sports and Recreation Comedy shows and plays Nullos in English, s & rsquo17h). Té684-2787 (list of half-price shows only). Purchase of tickets in advance and 50% reduction on certain shows for the same evening. festivals There […]

Hawaii money and budget

Hawaii money and budget

Hawaii money and budget Sterling silver Currency - Hawaii United States, the currency is American dollar. In April 2018, € 1 = US $ 1,20 and US $ 1 = US $ 0,84. - Rooms : 1 cent (penny), 5 cents (nickel), 10 cents (dime), 25 cents (quarter) and 1 dollar, […]

Transportation and Travel United States

Transportation and Travel United States

Transportation and Travel United States The plane The companies serving the United States are numerous and delays flight almost banal as the traffic is dense. Be careful with long delays in crossing the border police, during a correspondence on American […]

Cheap United States United States

Cheap United States United States

Cheap United States United States Discounts In supermarkets, Visitor Centers or even in the street, you will find free newspapers crammed with pubs and coupons,. A lot of pubs also for motels which practice, for example, free accommodation or meals for children, […]

Montreal's 375 years

Montreal's 375 years

In May 1642, around forty pioneers from France landed on the shores of what was to become Montreal. 375 years later, the city has become one of the most attractive […]

Practical information and useful addresses Toronto

Practical information and useful addresses Toronto

Practical information and useful addresses Toronto Tourist information - Tourist Information Center in Toronto and Ontario: 65 Front Street W. Toronto: Wed 18pm. Toronto Ontario. Entry formalities See the formalities for entering Canada Sterling […]

Practical life on site Quebec

Practical life on site Quebec

Practical life on site Quebec Time difference When it is 18 p.m. in France, it is 12 p.m. in Quebec; so 6h. Electricity If your device is American (110 V) are 2 flat pins. So you will need a adapter. If you forget, you can get one at airports, at the reception […]

Recommended itineraries Los Angeles

Recommended itineraries Los Angeles

Recommended itineraries Los Angeles In Los Angeles, the notion of an itinerary should be taken with some reservations ... First, nothing (or almost) can be done on foot, LA was designed for the automobile! So before you get behind the wheel, download a good […]

Posadas in Mexico: heaven, my piñata!

Posadas in Mexico: heaven, my piñata!

In Mexico, Christmas begins on December 16. For nine days, in the villages and neighborhoods, posadas are organized, neighborhood parties reconstituting scenes of the Nativity. Mixture of religious faith […]

United States: Washington, capital city

United States: Washington, capital city

Washington, seat of power? Washington is of course the White House and the Capitol, where American policy is made and unmade. Washington is also the showcase of […]

Las Vegas celebrates XNUMX years

Las Vegas celebrates XNUMX years

Who has never dreamed of blazing the Strip, hair blowing in a sparkling convertible? Vice titillates you and Las Vegas leaves you dreaming, so do not wait any longer […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Alaska

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Alaska

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Alaska Camp Sites There are trècars, which line the main roads (including the Alcan, Alaska Highway). The grounds are gay to the south-east of the coach, toilets and more showers. However, most have potable water. […]

Chicago transportation and travel

Chicago transportation and travel

Chicago transportation and travel Public transport (metro, bus ...) Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) : This organization manages the bus and metro network (underground and overhead). - Indispensable to navigate: a public transport map, to be picked up in […]

Los Angeles thematic routes

Los Angeles thematic routes

Los Angeles thematic routes Culture, art museums, architecture LACMA The exceptional museum of contemporary art The Broad The Arts District (murals and art galleries) The Getty Center and Getty Villa The Norton Simon Museum The Huntington Library in Pasadena In […]

Jazz in Savannah, it looks like the South ...

Jazz in Savannah, it looks like the South ...

Founded in 1733, Savannah has not moved (or almost). The Georgian city has kept its old-fashioned charm, which evokes the deep and timeless South, that of Gone with […]

Louisiana traditions and customs

Louisiana traditions and customs

Louisiana traditions and customs Cajuns and the party Louisiana is the country where the weather is good " let the good times roll ". Traditions are marked bya certain joy of living, we eat well, we dance a lot. At the slightest opportunity, the Cajuns take […]

Montreal, the alternative

Montreal, the alternative

Montreal celebrates its 375 years in 2017. And yet, the beauty of Quebec has never looked so young! On each trip, Montreal reveals to the visitor multiple and unexpected […]

Miami themed itineraries

Miami themed itineraries

Miami themed itineraries For two, in love The beach of course, with why not a session of surfing, rollerblading or streetboarding on the beachwalk in Miami Beach To change from the sea, a dip in the Venetian Pool of Coral Gables, a retro swimming pool inspired […]

Road trips in the United States: 10 dream roads

Road trips in the United States: 10 dream roads

What if we started dreaming about America again? The United States is the land of mythical roads. Route 66, Pacific Coast Highway, Great River Road, Blues Road… […]

Recommended San Francisco routes

Recommended San Francisco routes

Recommended San Francisco routes A day in San Francisco We rarely come to you professionals, what advice? Go see the Golden Gate Bridge, superb if it emerges from the morning fog. Then come back to Downtown for a very American breakfast, before doing some […]

Activities, sports and recreation Alaska

Activities, sports and recreation Alaska

Activities, sports and recreation Alaska Alaska's unspoiled vastness attracts many lovers of the great outdoors. Exploring them is even one of the primary motivations of the trip. Those who don't fish, hike, kayak or raft will miss the soul of Alaska and […]

Road trips in Canada: 5 dream roads

Road trips in Canada: 5 dream roads

From the Atlantic to the Pacific, via the Rockies, here are 5 itineraries for anthology road trips in Canada. Lighthouses in Quebec, glaciers in Alberta and whales […]

Practical life in Mexico

Practical life in Mexico

Practical life in Mexico Time difference We count 4 time zones in Mexico. Fortunately, most of the country is stalled 6), 7am behind in continental Western Europe (when it is 12pm in Mexico City, it is 19pm in Paris). The Quintana Roo (with Cancú 5 in […]

Traditions and customs Canada

Traditions and customs Canada

Traditions and customs Canada Religions and beliefs - Christian religions are in the strong majority, but all other major religions are represented in Canada. Unlike their American neighbors, there is a very clear separation between religion and political […]

Climate and weather Florida

Climate and weather Florida

Climate and weather Florida In the United States, Florida benefits from a subtropical climate : it is the only state in the country where you bathe all year round. - L & rsquo L & rsquoUnis and Canada. - In spring and autumn, softness and humidity. Cyclones […]

Activities, Sports and Recreation Canada

Activities, Sports and Recreation Canada

Activities, Sports and Recreation Canada Sports © Shutterstock - Ice hockey game, Canada vs USA The national sport par excellence is the ice Hockey. The 1st match codified only for the atmosphere. In the other sports department, the baseball arrives […]

Hawaii Culture and Arts

Hawaii Culture and Arts

Hawaii Culture and Arts Mythology of Hawaii One legend, among the most evocative of the rich Hawaiian pantheon, tells of the birth of the islands. It features two enemy sisters: Skin, goddess of fire, and Na Maka o 'Kahai, her sister, sovereign of the sea. […]

Nova Scotia, the other Acadia

Nova Scotia, the other Acadia

We speak French in Canada, it is well known. In Quebec, of course, as well as in New Brunswick, where Acadian culture remains alive. Less well known are these islands of Francophonie that we find […]

Sweet home Chicago

Sweet home Chicago

Notice to fans of blues and good music, Chicago invites you to June 9 to 12 to celebrate the most popular of black American music. Well fixed in the calendar between […]

Los Angeles ID Card

Los Angeles ID Card

Los Angeles ID Card - Area: 88 000 km² Population: 3 inhabitants (990 million for the county Density Mayor: Eric Garcetti (1971), Democratic mayor elected in June 2013, re-elected in 2017. Neighborhoods and ethnic groups In this Babel tournésaxon and Protestant […]

Recommended routes Alaska

Recommended routes Alaska

Recommended routes Alaska The cost is and its myriad of which necessarily takes more time and organization. Add to this that many places of interest can only be reached by boat, kayak, seaplane or bush plane. The cost of such operations will necessarily […]

Mexico ID card

Mexico ID card

Mexico ID card - Area: 1 485 km² Population: about 22 million including the agglomerate Density Mayor (head of government of Mexico City): Claudia Sheinbaum, since December 2018. Mexico City neighborhoods (colonias) Mexico City is a greedy octopus that […]

California Traditions and Customs

California Traditions and Customs

California Traditions and Customs Indians today The Amé including 229 in Alaska - which means that some have no territory. The Amerindian population is now growing quite rapidly, reaching between 2,5 and 5,2 million individuals, depending on whether one […]

Louisiana accommodations and hotels

Louisiana accommodations and hotels

Louisiana accommodations and hotels Several types of hotel and, of course, the essential motel along the highway, so emblematic of American roadtrips.In tourist places and if you go in high season, it is strongly advised to book as long as possible in advance. […]

Quebec cuisine, gastronomy and drinks

Quebec cuisine, gastronomy and drinks

Quebec cuisine, gastronomy and drinks Traditional Quebec cuisine - Breakfast ("Lunch" in Quebecois) : very generous, it is readily taken outside (at least for those who do not stay in a gîte). Like the American breakfast, this is a real meal, with […]

Three days in Montreal

Three days in Montreal

The Americans find it European, the French have made it "their" America of heart. The fruit of a successful alchemy, Montreal combines the dynamism of the New World with the art of living of the old. More […]

California, on Route 1

California, on Route 1

Stretching just over 1 km between Dana Point and Leggett, the California State Route 1 (or Highway 1) is part of the very select club of the most beautiful roads […]

Miami Beach 100 years

Miami Beach 100 years

With its long white sand beach, multicolored lifeguard huts and pastel facades, Miami Beach has been seducing tourists for exactly a century. A centenary in great shape, who will celebrate it with music… […]

Three days in Vancouver

Three days in Vancouver

Cosmopolitan and dynamic, Vancouver embodies the West Coast spirit, made up of a relaxed pace of life, tolerance and respect for nature. Beautifully located between the Pacific and the mountains, it is […]

Culture National Parks of the American West

Culture National Parks of the American West

Culture National Parks of the American West Indians Who is Native American? The people respect American treaties. In the long run, these marriages are not easy to manage: generation after generation, who can still be considered Indian? Some tribes rely exclusively […]

Food, Food and Drink Mexico

Food, Food and Drink Mexico

Food, Food and Drink Mexico Kitchen Mexicans are the pros of breakfast from 13 p.m. in most restaurants ... in a continental version (fruit juice, coffee, rolls or toast and marmalade), Americano (same thing with eggs - al gusto - in addition) or mexicano […]

Canada, a hiker's paradise

Canada, a hiker's paradise

With its wide open spaces and unspoiled nature, Canada is one of the most beautiful destinations in the world for hiking enthusiasts, with a major itinerary since the end of August: the “Great […]

Transportation and travel Boston

Transportation and travel Boston

Transportation and travel Boston The Metro We call 0:30 (1 hour Saturday-Sunday). Difféville. On sale in all metro stations (terminals with cash payment or payment card) and even at the airport. Finally, children under 11 travel for free if they are accompanied […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodations Hawaii

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodations Hawaii

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodations Hawaii The choice is vast and the options range from the smallest to the most substantial, from free campsites to suites at over $ 10 a night! Keep in mind, however, that prices vary widely depending on the season […]

Florida geography and landscapes

Florida geography and landscapes

Florida geography and landscapes Florida forms a long stretch of the United States, bordered on the east by the Atlantic Ocean and on the west by the Gulf of Mexico. Its coastline, stretching over nearly 2 km, has no less than 900 km of beaches! Formerly, […]

Where to sleep, accommodation and hotels New York

Where to sleep, accommodation and hotels New York

Where to sleep, accommodation and hotels New York Price is better. Like everywhere in the United States and increasingly in the rest of the world, prices in New York vary a lot depending on hotel occupancy rates - and therefore, roughly, depending on the […]

Practical life on site Canada

Practical life on site Canada

Practical life on site Canada Time difference There are 6 time zones on Canadian territory. When it is 18 p.m. in France, it is 12 p.m. in Quebec 6 a.m.) Brunswick and British New West. Small subtlety New!Be careful, some parks in British Columbia (Glacier, […]

Food and drink, where to eat Washington DC

Food and drink, where to eat Washington DC

Food and drink, where to eat Washington DC Like Philadelphia, Washington prides itself on title of gastronomic capital. It is true that all kitchens of the world are represented there, the Ethiopian in the spotlight, and good restaurants are legion ... but […]

Road trip in Alaska: exceptional roads around Anchorage

Road trip in Alaska: exceptional roads around Anchorage

End of the world three times the size of France, Alaska offers the traveler wild landscapes at will! If the distances remain very long - be careful, here we are […]

California money and budget

California money and budget

California money and budget Money, banks, exchange See the money and the budget in the United States. Budget in California A trip to California, n & rsquoburgers-salads, doesn't help ... especially if you have wine! The same goes for recreation or […]

Louisiana geography and landscapes

Louisiana geography and landscapes

Louisiana geography and landscapes The State of Louisiana covers an area of ​​125 km² (nearly a quarter of France). Baton Rouge, founded by the French in the XNUMXth century, is its capital. The face it presents is above all that of an industrial city, […]

Do you speak American French?

Do you speak American French?

Do you speak French ? Yes ? So, no major linguistic problem to stay in Quebec and in the Canadian provinces and territories where one speaks in the language of Molière. However, it is better to […]

Florida money and budget

Florida money and budget

Florida money and budget Currency and exchange See the money and the budget in the United States. Budget in Florida Florida is the United. It is the French Riviera for Americans. However, some items like gasoline are less expensive. It all depends a little […]

Chicago Identity Card

Chicago Identity Card

Chicago Identity Card - Location: 3rd largest city in the United States (behind Population: 2,7 million inhabitants (9,7 million with the suburbs). Chicago is the United Area: 606 km² Density Mayor: soul City symbol: the b & oelig1971) (see Chicago […]

Chicago culture and blues

Chicago culture and blues

Chicago culture and blues Chicago, city of the blues Le Chicago blues is a form of blues that developed in Chicago by adding instruments like electric guitar, bass guitar, drums, piano, even brass, to the classic instrumental base of Delta Blues, namely […]

Bruce, the peninsula with two national parks

Bruce, the peninsula with two national parks

Less than 4 hours drive from Toronto, the Bruce Peninsula is home to two national parks, one on land, the other underwater. The Bruce Peninsula National Park […]

Louisiana Money and Budget

Louisiana Money and Budget

Louisiana Money and Budget Money, banks, exchange See the money and the budget in the United States. Budget in Louisiana The prices displayed (in restaurants, hotels, shops, etc.) are always without TAX, which varies from 6 to 14% in the hotel industry […]

Montreal identity card

Montreal identity card

Montreal identity card - Location: I Area: 365 km² Population: 2 million d & rsquo Density Languages: the franc Change : Canadian dollar.- Mayoress: Valé Number of annual visitors: 11 millions. Economy The strength of Montreal Americans like San Francisco, […]

Los Angeles, in the footsteps of movie stars

Los Angeles, in the footsteps of movie stars

On the occasion of the Oscars ceremony, let's explore the territory of the 7th Art in Hollywood, the promised land of stars and their admirers. Studio tours, walks […]

Entry formalities and useful contacts Mexico

Entry formalities and useful contacts Mexico

Entry formalities and useful contacts Mexico Entry formalities - For Europeans and Canadians, no visa is necessary. you just have to be in possession of a passport, the validity of which must cover at least the duration of the stay. You will complete […]

Philadelphia, the birthplace of the United States

Philadelphia, the birthplace of the United States

What was the first capital of the United States? Philadelphia. Where did the delegates from the 13 colonies that chose to proclaim the country's independence in […]

Recommended Florida itineraries

Recommended Florida itineraries

Recommended Florida itineraries Like everywhere in the United States, the distances are long. A week, honestly, is too short, you will be hungry for more, unless of course you focus on a small part. Ten days is the minimum to get a glimpse of Florida, the […]

Recommended itineraries Montreal

Recommended itineraries Montreal

Recommended itineraries Montreal A day in Montreal If you are just passing by in a gust of wind, concentrate on MontréàCallièGeorge-ÉCartier will give you the keys to understanding the founding of the city. Then wander off. A quick jump in méUQAM, […]

Three days in New York

Three days in New York

See the essentials of New York in three days? It is possible, provided you show endurance. You will have to limit yourself to Manhattan, where there is a lot to […]

Boston recommended itineraries

Boston recommended itineraries

Boston recommended itineraries Two days in Boston The Freedom Trail To know the history of the city through its monuments and alleys for 3 and a half centuries, you just need to follow a red line (painted or brick) of 4 km, which begins at the corner of […]

Florida Activities, Sports and Recreation

Florida Activities, Sports and Recreation

Florida Activities, Sports and Recreation National parks The national parks (National Parks) and the national monuments (National Monuments) are places rigorously protectedUnis himself. They are managed by the same administration, and very strict regulations […]

Cheyenne Frontier Days: Rodeo in Wyoming

Cheyenne Frontier Days: Rodeo in Wyoming

July 19-28, 2018 stands at boy, armed with his lasso, does not run after his mount only in the John Wayne films, but also in the great plains! Close-up on a national […]

Climate, seasons and weather National parks of the American West

Climate, seasons and weather National parks of the American West

Climate, seasons and weather National parks of the American West Because of the except when the chinook blows, a hot and dry wind. Summer Summers everywhere are hot and often stormy. In California, in recent years, drought has become a real scourge. Monstrous […]

What to do, sports and recreation California

What to do, sports and recreation California

What to do, sports and recreation California National parks and monuments The national and rsquoUnis parks. Very strict regulations protect the parks from any degradation ($ 50 fine if you collect dead wood, $ 500 for a basket full of mushrooms, $ 1 if you […]

Winter carnival

Winter carnival

From January 31 to February 16, the snow-covered streets of Québec will give way to the party and the joy of living. During the traditional city ​​carnival, […]

Jazz Fest in New Orleans

Jazz Fest in New Orleans

Le New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, "Jazz fest" for close friends, is one of the great gatherings of popular culture in the United States. For ten days, from […]

Nova Scotia: Canada on the high seas

Nova Scotia: Canada on the high seas

Located in the far east of Canada, Nova Scotia is a bit of an unknown land for French travelers. However, this province of the Maritimes combines assets with superb […]

California ID Card

California ID Card

California ID Card - Area: 424 002 km² Capital city : Sacramento (509 inhabitants). - Population: 39,6 million inhabitants (2014 census Population of large cities: Los Angeles, 4 million inhabitants (approximately 18,5 million for Greater Los Angeles); San […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodations Florida

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodations Florida

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodations Florida Whatever type of accommodation you choose, it is strongly recommended to book as long as possible in advance. Prices vary depending on the fill rate, and therefore, roughly, depending on the tourist season […]

A colorful bacchanalia

A colorful bacchanalia

That's it ! The festive period of carnivals has started all over the world. AT New Orleans, best known for its jazz clubs and its unparalleled festival, we celebrate […]

Theme routes National parks of the American West

Theme routes National parks of the American West

Theme routes National parks of the American West With family, with children Las Vegas (delirious hôcasinos and anthology shows) Route 66, Bodie (ghost town frozen in time) All major national parks (small hikes accessible from 5 years old) Half-Day Easy […]

San Francisco activities, shopping and entertainment

San Francisco activities, shopping and entertainment

San Francisco activities, shopping and entertainment Shopping San Francisco is assured to carry American (Levi's, Victoria's Secret, Gap, Old Navy, Abercrombie, Vans, Timberland, Ralph Lauren ...) are grouped in the Downtown, on Market Street and around […]

Acadian festivals in Lafayette, in the land of the Cajuns

Acadian festivals in Lafayette, in the land of the Cajuns

To take the pulse of the astonishing vibrancy of Cajun music and culture, you have to go to the Acadian Festivals, which are being held this year from October 13 […]

Los Angeles, in the City of Angels

Los Angeles, in the City of Angels

How far away are the days when 44 colonists from the San Gabriel Arcangel mission founded the “City of Angels”! It was in 1781. Two centuries and some later, […]

Hawaii, from island to island

Hawaii, from island to island

Waikiki, Honolulu, surfers, volcanoes and dream beaches… So many clichés that have made Hawaii's reputation as an earthly paradise in the heart of the ocean. […]

Transportation and transportation San Francisco

Transportation and transportation San Francisco

Transportation and transportation San Francisco Car rental and parking - To drive on American soil: the national driver's license is sufficient. Difficult to park in downtown San Francisco, and the car parks are overpriced (see below). Our advice: only rent […]

When to go to Quebec

When to go to Quebec

When to go to Quebec When to go to Quebec based on winter activities? In Qué 20 ° C. It will therefore be necessary to cover up well, but the winter activities are worth it! When to go to Quebec to see animals? En October, it's Laurent. At Cap Tourmente, […]

Opening of the National Museum of American Indians in Washington

Opening of the National Museum of American Indians in Washington

Tuesday September 21, Washington will inaugurate the youngest of the Smithsonian Institution's prestigious museums, the National Museum of the American Indian. A […]

Geography and landscapes Quebec

Geography and landscapes Quebec

Geography and landscapes Quebec Three factors are deLaurent. It takes its source in the Great Lakes and flows into the Atlantic. In the meantime, it crosses Canada for 1 km! This extraordinary watercourse, whose start in the north ... its width reaches 140 […]

Cinco de Mayo: Mexican Pride in LA

Cinco de Mayo: Mexican Pride in LA

On May 5 of each year, Cinco de Mayo brings together hundreds of thousands of people in the streets of major American cities. But it is in Los Angeles, the Hispanic […]

Star Wars, the filming locations of the saga

Star Wars, the filming locations of the saga

Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker releases on December 18th to the delight of fans of a seemingly endless futuristic saga, like the universe! If many scenes […]

Alaska Identity Card

Alaska Identity Card

Alaska Identity Card - Area: 1 km² Population: 737 inhabitants (000 estimate), of which more than half in particular in the valleys Language : english. - Reunited, incorporated President : Donald Trump (Republican), elected in November 2016, invested in […]

Florida: Orlando, leisure capital of the world

Florida: Orlando, leisure capital of the world

The statistics are clear: in Orlando, there are more amusement parks per square kilometer than anywhere else in the world. In half a century, the city has made it […]

Acadia in celebration

Acadia in celebration

On August 15, the Acadians celebrate their national holiday, even if they do not have a “country” strictly speaking. In the Atlantic provinces of Canada (New […]

Washington DC History

Washington DC History

Washington DC History ConçCharles L'Enfant, a military engineer, son of a painter at the French court, hired in 1777 at the age of 23 alongside the American insurgents during the War of Independence, who is responsible for drawing his plans. “United in […]

Culture Quebec

Culture Quebec

Culture Quebec Literature MêfrançFrance, c & rsquocoureur of the cultural awakening of the province at the end of the clerical and authoritarian regime of the "Great blackness". La Littéfrançaise, she does not hesitate to use the “joual” (popular […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Los Angeles

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Los Angeles

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Los Angeles It is highly recommended all year round. In the United States, prices vary according to the filling rate, which partly depends on the tourist season. See also the United States. Where to sleep in Los […]

Practical information and useful addresses San Francisco

Practical information and useful addresses San Francisco

Practical information and useful addresses San Francisco Tourist information - Official representation of San Francisco: c / o Expression Group. Email: sanfrancisco@groupexpression.fr. Information and digital documentation on request by email. - Visitor […]

Louisiana: New Orleans celebrates its 300th anniversary

Louisiana: New Orleans celebrates its 300th anniversary

New Orleans is celebrating, from January and throughout 2018, its tercentenary with many festivities on the program. It is also the opportunity to take advantage […]

The traveller's festival in Winnipeg

The traveller's festival in Winnipeg

Every winter for 35 years, Winnipeg, the capital of Manitoba in Canada, has organized a great celebration inspired by its French-Canadian founders, the pioneers […]

What to eat, food and drink California

What to eat, food and drink California

What to eat, food and drink California Organic, vegetarian and locavore cuisine Californians, who have always had the cult of the body, practice the diet with conviction eating healthy (Eat healthy). Fans of bio (organic), they are also more and more adept […]

Recommended itineraries United States

Recommended itineraries United States

Recommended itineraries United States Here are suggested itineraries on the East coast. See also the recommended itineraries in regions which are the subject of specific destination guides: in the national parks of the American West in California in Florida in […]

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