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  • Top 20 culinary specialties from China

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    China is a country that is appreciated to visit for its many treasures but also for its very varied and very tasty cuisine. Many specialties are from this country and here are the top 20 you can enjoy during your stay, or even do it yourself. duck Probably the most famous dish in China and in restaurants, Peking duck is a dish of exception with its assortment of crunchy vegetables and wheat pancake. It can be enjoyed especially in the capital, Beijing. Pork, sweet and sour sauce The Chinese like mixing flavors for always surprising result in mouth. The sweet and sour pork is a popular [...]

  • China practice, know

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    & diams; Identity card & diams; Entry requirements & diams; Silver & diams; Transport & diams; Health & diams; Security & diams; Seasons & diams; Daily life & diams; Useful sites Identity Card: Capital Beijing (Peking) People 1 billion 300 million inhabitants . Constitution Socialist Republic Language : Mandarin, Cantonese, Minnan Religion : Taoism, Confucianism, Buddhism Entry requirements: Visa Getting a tourist visa is fairly easy and you do not need an invitation. The tourist visa is valid for 30 days and is not renewable. The [...]

  • From China: practice, seeing, organization, accommodation, transport ...

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    China is a vast territory. Given the size of the country's cultural and economic variations are large. Big cities like Beijing and Shanghai are modern and relatively wealthy, while rural areas or living the majority of Chinese are much less developed. China has long turned its back on the socialist model to become one of the main actors of globalization. The country is now the second largest economy, although its per capita GDP remains far behind the US and Japan. The Chinese Dragon has become the workshop of the world, or there is manufactured at lower cost thanks to abundant workforce, [...]

  • Hong Kong's history ... in outline

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    Not easy to summarize the history of Hong Kong in a few lines ... however, it is always interesting to be aware of the major events that have marked the history of the city that 'we are visiting. To us then we dive deeper into the periods that excite us. Until the nineteenth: Before 1830, the island of Hong Kong is a small territory composed of several fishing villages or producers of charcoal. The nineteenth: During the First Opium War (1839-1842), the English occupy this site to accommodate a deep water port and very close to Guangzhou, China only town authorized to trade with [...]

  • 10 sites to check before leaving China

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    A trip to China takes planning, given the vastness of the country and its rich culture it is sure that you will not see everything in one trip, a life surely does not suffice ... So we have you make choices and to better target what you are looking for help in this difficult task here is a selection of 10 informative and sights on China, take some time to consult each of between them. Discover China 1. China National Tourist Office The official tourism website in China, this one is light, full of ideas, and French. Find many practices and travel information for historical and cultural [...]

  • Find a hotel in Hong Kong.

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    Accommodation and tourist seasons in Hong Kong. Today, the former British colony is a major tourist destination for foreign tourists but also for the wealthy Chinese. It is a unique destination, a global city mixed with various cultural influences. Regarding accommodation Hong Kong offers more than 50 000 rooms. A wide range of accommodation to suit (almost) every budget: modest guest houses, hostels and hotels of all categories without forgetting the luxury hotels. Wherever you stay, the quality of the public transport system allows you to go fast in all the sights of Hong Kong. Small note, [...]

  • A new train line in China

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    Beijing-Canton, 2298km in 8h China enthusiasts travelers about will certainly noted: Wednesday, December 26, 2012 (incidentally, December 26 is the birthday of Mao Zedong), the country inaugurated with great fanfare (and with a lot of comm ') the longest line of high-speed train in the world . The news quickly circled the globe, as it is emblematic of China's economic development. The figures in this railway line are impressive indeed: 2298 km Railway, for a long journey between Beijing (Beijing) and State (Guangzhou). 35 stops are planned on the line, the train travels at high speed [...]

  • The history of Beijing ... broadly

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    Not easy to summarize the history of Beijing in a few lines ... however, it is always interesting to be aware of the major events that have marked the history of the city that we are visiting. To us then we dive deeper into the periods that excite us. Prehistory: The Beijing region is inhabited for over 250,000 years, Peking Man lived in the hills of the bone Dragon at Zhoukoudian. Many important towns dating from the first millennium BC were found near the present Beijing. From the twelfth to the XIX But Beijing became a strategic center from the ninth century, the Khitan [...]

  • The Chinese history ... in outline

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    Not easy to sum up the rich history of China in a few lines ... however, it is always interesting to be aware of the major events that have marked the history of the country that we visit. To us then we dive deeper into the periods that excite us. The dynasties: The presence of sedentary societies organized within China is attested from the Neolithic. The first dynasties (Xia, Shang, Zhou) emerging in the center of China but this is the Qin dynasty that first unify the country from its founding by Shi Huang in 221 BC. Large dynasties follow one another at the head of the country [...]

  • Top 10 Hong Kong

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    Hong Kong unavoidable Overview 10 Point: 1 .Downtown: the city center runs from Kowloon side, with concentrations outside common ! We lose almost nose in the air in this forest of modern buildings. 2 .Victoria Peak: a good ride (some do bike) towards the summit of where you can enjoy a magnificent overview of Hong Kong ... unmissable! 3 .The nightlife of Hong Kong as already busy days spin at any speed, you do not go to bed early and more! Restaurants, bars and clubs, concerts and shows enliven the always lively nightlife of Hong [...]

  • Cheap flights to a successful trip to China

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    To soothe her needs for adventure and escape, it is advisable to organize a trip to China on a cheap flight. But how do you discover this country with a small budget? First, you must first search for cheap flights to China on the Internet to get the best value for money but also to a good airline. And if the traveler is quite flexible in its departure dates, he can enjoy the "flexible dates" available on the research agenda. It allows you to view the most attractive prices on several dates and thus make savings on the trip. And to access details of all reservations must visit the My Trips space. [...]

  • Book last minute holidays for a trip to China

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    To be immersed in a different world and discover a unique country with many riches, it make more sense to opt for a last minute trip to China. This country has a unique culture and varied natural landscapes. During the trip, he would miss the landscapes bordering the longest river in China. Otherwise, do not miss visiting the famous Three Gorges Dam, but also the city of Beijing or Shanghai. How to book this type of living? First, compare the offers of the largest agencies to choose the offer that the traveler wishes. Among them are the "last minute travel" that allows for exceptional rates [...]

  • How to go to Tibet

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    Coming in Tibet flights specials means joining a region linked to China. Do not miss the opportunity offered by the promotional benefits of the major airlines to admire the level of spiritualism recognized Tibet. Indeed, the Tibetan culture draws most of its practices in Buddhism whose main promoter is called the Dalai Lama. The mountain range of the Himalayas particularize the relief of Tibet. Hikers are amply served by climbing the highest points with 14 peaks reach a height of 8000 meters. Make reservations flight + hotel to climb an altitude of 3650 meters, before reaching Lhasa which extends [...]

  • Find a hotel in China.

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    Accommodation and tourist seasons in China. The offer of accommodation in China is large and varied, from the small hostel cheap to luxury hotel through the mid-range chain hotel. In the past, Chinese laws forbidding foreign tourists to stay in the cheapest hotels, but this is slowly changing. Officially, very cheap rooms can not be rented to a stranger, unofficially renters will have absolutely nothing to wax and rent rooms to anyone. Nevertheless, some very cheap operations are still managed by the state, in this case there is little chance that you rent a room, these facilities are generally [...]

  • Best Beijing nightclubs

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    Going out partying in Beijing nightclubs Beijing nightlife, in the image of the entire capital in general, has evolved in a very short time, Chinese youth mingles with many Western populating the dance floor nightclubs trendy Beijing. Bars and clubs have proliferated, grouped in a few specific areas that one prefers to go out and party ... Some nightclubs renowned Beijing now home large heads Poster scene electros for example, but all musical styles are represented in the wide variety of addresses has the city ... it is now no doubt that even the most seasoned clubbers will have their hands [...]

  • Book a hotel Gulf of Tonkin

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    The various attractive tourist sites such as Ha Long Bay, Cat Ba Island with its national park, sports Haiphong are among the major reasons for visiting the Gulf of Tonkin. accommodation can be found in the surrounding towns when visiting these wonderful places, including Annam, Laos and Tonkin. Average prices range around 40 euros for one night. Among the luxurious resorts, there is the Novotel, a four star hotel which is located in Vientiane. Hotels around the Gulf are well equipped and usually offer free internet access. Learn more about Gulf of Tonkin before booking your hotel The Gulf [...]

  • I tested for you ... a hike on the Great Wall of China!

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    Visit the Great Wall of China is obviously a must for any stay in the country. To get there from Beijing, there are different means (train, local bus, taxi or even organized tour) but according to the used section, you can bump you to a crowd that will make the experience less enjoyable. Mine was unforgettable.