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  • Top 20 culinary specialties from China

    Voyage en Chine

    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 [...]

  • Discover the most beautiful beaches in Thailand

    Thailande

    Thailand, the destination that dream for years and regularly attracts thousands of tourists to discover the magic of this exotic country and especially its kilometers of sandy beaches often uncrowded and relaxing. We selected five of the most magical beaches of Thailand. Mai Khao Beach in Phuket Phuket certainly identifies the best beaches in the world, north, calm and quiet beaches in the south of the tourist places and seaside activities. Phuket's beaches are incomparable with a turquoise body of water and sand. Among its wonders Phuket account a haven of peace: Mai Khao Beach, located [...]

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

    More and more visitors come to Cambodia to visit temples and relax on pristine beaches. Siem Reap, the gateway to Angkor, now has a solid tourist infrastructure, though travel outside the main tourist destinations is still an adventure. History in brief: Cambodia has not had much luck in the last half millennium. Since the fall of the Kingdom of Angkor in 1431, the once mighty Khmer Empire has been plundered by all its neighbors, colonized by the French in the 19th century, and bombed by the US in the 70s As if this was not enough, the Cambodian people then endured in the mid 70s one [...]

  • Cambodia practice, know

    & 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 Phnom Penh People elective constitutional monarchy Constitution: Approximately 15 million inhabitants . Language : Khmer Religion Buddhism Express entry: Visa : A tourist visa is required for return to Cambodia, this one can be obtained from an embassy or consulate of Cambodia abroad, or to arrival at both international [...]

  • China practice, know

    Voyage en Chine

    & 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 ...

    Voyage en Chine

    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, [...]

  • India practice, know

    Vacances en Inde

    & 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 New Delhi Largest city: Mumbai (Bombay) People : 1210193422 hab . Constitution : Federal Parliamentary Republic Language Hindi, English Religion : Hinduism, Islam Entry requirements: Visa : A tourist visa is required to return to India, it must be obtained before arriving at an Indian embassy [...]

  • Our tips for a beautiful motorcycle trip to India

    Vacances en Inde

    Difficult to summarize India as adjectives are scrambling to describe; India is the country of the greatest contrasts rather than breathtaking landscapes and cultural richness as that & lsquo; human, we can retain only the misery of big cities such as campaigns and the ongoing chaos seems to reign there 7th largest world countries, not considering any view of India in one trip so if you're the type to favor the time and meeting, here are our tips for enjoy a travel package that will change your vision of the road trip with a motorcycle trip the heart of India, Madhya Pradesh. [...]

  • The history of Japan ... in outline

    Le mont Fuji

    Not easy to summarize the history of Japan 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. Antiquity and the Middle Ages: The first occupants of Japan are the Ainu a Paleo-Siberian people present in northern Japan for 12 000 years. They remained isolated until the XXth century. The modern migration date from the VIIth century BC from China and Korea. The Yamato period (250-710) marks the beginning of a real state with a prince, [...]

  • 10 sites to check before leaving Japan

    Le mont Fuji

    Japan, with its unique traditional culture and cities ultramodern world, is a destination that thrills and intrigue many of us. Here are 10 sites to prepare your stay and learn more about this country unconventional: Discover Japan 1. Tourist Office of Japan Tourisme-japon.fr is the official website of the Office of the Japanese tourism. The site provides many practical and tourist information Japan: monuments and museums, history and culture, maps and guides, transportation, outings and events, shopping, excursions and walks, sports, weather, hotels, restaurants and cafes, etc. .. the [...]

  • Malaysia practice, know

    Farniente, soleil et plages en Malaisie

    & 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 Kuala Lumpur People 28,250,000 hab . Constitution : Constitutional Monarchy Language Malay Religion Islam Entry requirements: Visa No visa required for a tourist stay of less than three months . Passport : Your passport must be valid at least 6 months after your return date . Silver [...]

  • I tested for you ... paragliding in Nepal!

    Trek au Népal?

    If hiking is widely reputed (and rightly so) in the Nepalese mountains, extreme sports are no exception. Because they are primarily a hectic and original way to discover the beautiful scenery. Last night, for me, was shorter. Not that I relentlessly paced one of the many bars in the city, but rather because it took me the idea to prove that I could do it. Pokhara, near the mountains of the Annapurna and its majestic lake are for a paragliding jump, an idyllic setting. Accompanied by a road boyfriend is around 10 hours that a 4x4 car gets us close to the agency to lead us to the top of a [...]

  • Nepal practice, know

    Trek au Népal?

    & 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 Kathmandu People 30 million inhabitants. (2012) Constitution: Federal Republic Language Nepali Religion Hinduism (85%), Buddhism Entry requirements: Visa : Nepal has a tourist visa on arrival for about 30 euros. It is also possible to get to the Embassy of Nepal in France for 40 euros. Passport [...]

  • The history of Singapore ... broadly

    La bouillonnante Singapour

    Not easy to summarize the history of Singapor 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. Up XIX: The island of Singapore is sparsely populated before the XIXth century. In 1685, she joined the Dutch colonial empire and from 1810 to 1811 it was occupied by Britain at the same time as Malaysia and Indonesia. With the Treaty of Vienna, Singapore and Malaysia came under British control. The nineteenth: The island of Singapore [...]

  • Singapore practice, know

    La bouillonnante Singapour

    & 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 Singapore People : 5312400 hab. (2012) Constitution Republic Language : English, Mandarin, Malay, Tamil Religion : Buddhist, Catholic, Muslim, Taoist ... Entry requirements: Visa : You'll get your tourist visa valid three months on-site at the airport in Singapore or at land and sea border crossings [...]

  • From Thailand: convenient, seeing, organization, accommodation, transport ....

    Thailande

    Thailand is the most popular tourist destination in South Asia, and for good reason, you can find there almost everything: jungle, crystal clear waters , tropical climate, great beaches, modern comfort, good food, the cost of living low, nightlife ... if you go in Thailand it is not sure that you come back in. to see and do in Thailand: the must In Bangkok, most sights are concentrated on Rattanakosin Island, often called the "Old Town". In addition, the Grand Palace, Wat Pho and Wat Arun, Rattanakosin understand hundreds of temples. Such as Wat Pho, which houses the largest reclining [...]

  • Find a hotel in Thailand.

    Thailande

    Accommodation and tourist season in Thailand. Thailand plethora of accommodation in every price range. In smaller institutions, it is advisable to always visit the room before agreeing a price. The best rates and discounts (30% -50%) can be found in the low season, ie between May and August during the monsoon. The high season for its lasts from December to February. So hotel prices vary according to the season but depending on the region, you certainly will find a small budget hotel in the small provincial towns, while in resorts it will certainly be more difficult. In Bangkok, there is no need [...]

  • Vietnam practice, know

    Viêtnam

    & 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 Hanoi Largest city: Ho Chi Minh City People : Approximately 90 million inhabitants . Constitution : Board to Communist one-party . Language : Vietnamese Religion : Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism Entry requirements: Visa : A tourist visa is required to stay in Vietnam, this one is obtained from the Vietnamese Embassy in Paris [...]

  • I tested for you ... live a sumo training in Tokyo!

    Tokyo, entre culture, tradition et modernité

    If there is one, Tokyo is a city of experiences, each more exotic than each other. And in this large list, attend a sumo occupies a place of choice! If you visit Japan outside of the regular season, you can always attend a training. The problem is that it is far from easy to find a room between those that remain closed, those that do not open to the public, those that charge an entrance fee. You have to have luck, and it was my case! sumo Trainings are held early in the morning. We decide to go for a location scouting the night, without more information than the name of a subway station [...]

  • Living Buddhism in India

    Vacances en Inde

    Would you like to live at least once in your life a unique experience? Then choose a Buddhist living in India. Upon arrival in Kathmandu city, follow the path of Pashupatinath, the symbol of the Hindu religion, where the main cremations take place. A little further, go to Boudhanath, the picturesque Buddhist monument, the opportunity to attend the Tibetan prayers. At the heart of the city of Lumbini, the main center of Hindu pilgrimage, you will have the chance to discover the column of Ashoka and the famous temple of Mayadevi, Buddha's mother. Your journey continues to the city of Balrampur, [...]

  • The size of Japanese architecture

    Le mont Fuji

    Contemplate the Japanese architecture during your stay in Japan! The slogan will be greatness and innovation. From the capital Tokyo, head to the city center. Experience the picturesque Meiji Shrine Basilica. A religious building where you can admire a magnificent unusual floral display at the bottom of an impressive architecture. On the same road, go explore the Imperial Palace. It is built of wood, in attractive Chinese style. Marvel Nijubashi mainly by a double bridge built in stone in the form of a semicircle, forming the old main entrance of the palace. Further, do not miss the visit of the [...]

  • The best stops in Malaysia Islands

    Farniente, soleil et plages en Malaisie

    You prepare your stay in Malaysia and you do not know where to stop first? More hesitation, because from that moment you will know that the first stop will be in Kuala Lumpur! Upon arrival, take the hundreds of walking leading to his famous Batu caves and marvel at the splendor of the Hindu golden statue nestled up. Then treat yourself to a nice necklace of flowers with captivating perfumes. Reach inside and allow the food you offer to the signs. They greet you as you pass. Afterwards, do not forget to go to the city center. An opportunity to contemplate the legendary twin Petronas Towers with [...]

  • Thailand practice, know

    Thailande

    & 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 Bangkok People 66 million inhab. (2011) Constitution Constitutional Monarchy Language : Thai, English Religion Buddhist Entry requirements: Visa : You do not need tourist visa if you stay less than 30 days in Thailand (15 days if arriving by land) Passport : A valid passport is required. [...]

  • Circuit exotic Rajasthan

    Circuits entre les palais de Maharadjahs...au Rajasthan

    You need a change of scenery? Directorate Rajasthan, the land of kings, northwest India. Discover the splendid architecture of the various cultures floating in a landscape more beautiful. Upon arrival at the airport in New Delhi, take the road from Agra to admire his phenomenal turn Fourgeon before following the road to Jaipur. Here you will be dazzled by the huge Amber Fort as you explore the back of an elephant, before joining the City Palace and Hawa Mahal. Especially do not miss visiting the mausoleum of Pushkar and the Palace of Akbar, two monuments of the most famous in the world. Pushkar [...]

  • Find a hotel in Bangkok.

    Bangkok

    Accommodation and tourist seasons in Bangkok. Bangkok offers a wide range of hotels in all price ranges, though Bangkok is slightly more expensive than the rest of Thailand, but you can still find very cheap addresses. Cheap hotels in Bangkok are many, for less than 10 euros you can find a double room in a guesthouse or small hotel. There is no need to book in advance, except during major holidays such as Chinese New Year, (in fact more than 300 000 Chinese living in Bangkok). Seasonal price changes may be significant, prices rise during the holiday periods and in December and January. There [...]

  • India: The 20 best culinary specialties to savor urgently

    Vacances en Inde

    India is reputed to be the land of spices. These are the spices and the way that have Indian cooking them and incorporate them into dishes that make them so tasty, if unavoidable. It is they that enable Indian dishes to thrill your taste buds. We offer you a list of the largest Indian cuisine. Enjoy it urgently! 1. The cheese naans The naan is a kind of pancake that can give Nature or cheese. To prepare Naans must flour, an egg, a yogurt, olive oil, yeast, and salt. Melted butter and Laughing Cow must be filled in naan to make a cheese naan. A pure delight! 2. Tandoori chicken The [...]

  • The history of Laos ... in outline

    Circuit au Laos

    Not easy to summarize the Lao history 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. Up XII: The first traces of human occupation in Laos date from the Vth century BC in the south, especially in the Plain of Jars. A nearby civilization primitive Khmer develop in the country. From the twelfth to the nineteenth: The real Laos foundation dates of the XII century with the arrival of the Tai people of China. The land of a million [...]

  • Top 20 culinary specialties Thailand

    Thailande

    Thailand is a country frequently visited by tourists for its beauty and its wealth. But Thailand is also renowned for its refined and very tasty food. There are indeed many meat and fish dishes that visitors really appreciate for their originality and presentation. The Tom Yam Kung Traditional dish of Thailand, the Tom Yam Kung is a sweet and sour soup that is served hot and with shrimp but also spices. It has a very special red color that made it famous. The Tom Ka Gay The Tom Ka Gay is also a Thai soup that subtly blend coconut milk with lemongrass, chili, chicken and lime. This [...]

  • Hong Kong's history ... in outline

    Escale à Hong-Kong

    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 [...]

  • Where to go in Southeast Asia?

    expatriation Earth all levels, Southeast Asia is a region of incredible wealth of cultural, natural and human. Many countries make up this vast geographic area: some already in the hit parade of world tourist destinations, others are more discreet, others emerge as the destinations of tomorrow . To take stock, go to discover the countries of Southeast Asia and potential travel: The Thailand The classic in the region, Thailand is none the less a country of contrasting manners, offering much more than simply combining inclusive cocktail-beach-all. Of course, lovers of relaxation will always [...]

  • 10 sites to check before leaving China

    Voyage en Chine

    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 [...]

  • 10 sites to check before leaving for India

    Vacances en Inde

    A trip to India takes planning, given the vastness of the country and its rich culture it is sure that you will not see everything there understand India in one trip. So we have to make choices and target you better what you are looking for help in this difficult task here is a selection of 10 informative and sights on India, take some time to consult each Entre them. Discover India 1. Tourist office of India With Incredible India find a substantial range of practical and tourist information to better organize your stay in India. You will find on the website of ideas and walking routes [...]

  • 10 sites to check before leaving for Thailand

    Thailande

    To help you plan your trip in Thailand here a selection of sites to see absolutely; the official website of the Thailand tourist office first, then two very complete sites of tourist information and personal blogs and offset, and finally the sites of the Thai railways and the national airline, Thai Airways. Discover Thailand 1. Tourist Office of Thailand The official website of the tourist office in Thailand, find all the useful information for preparing your trip, all in French: Current Events, festivals, activities , practical information, recipes, zoom on regions and cities thai .... [...]

  • Find a hotel in Hong Kong.

    Escale à Hong-Kong

    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, [...]

  • The path of philosophy

    Kyoto

    Practical information on the Path of Philosophy This walk is one of the nicest you can do in Kyoto. It starts at Ginkaku-ji temple and ends at the temple Nanzen-ji. It is also very popular with the Japanese who especially frequent in spring, during the period when the cherry trees are in bloom. The Path of Philosophy: Introduction This very bucolic walk, almost in the heart of the city, leads you along a small canal lined with cherry and maple. This small canal, called "Shishigatani" meanders at the foot of beautiful mountains "Higashiyama"; ie the "Eastern Mountains", "yama" meaning "mountain"; [...]

  • Discovery of Minato-ku

    Tokyo, entre culture, tradition et modernité

    Practical information about the discovery of Minato-ku Our walk starts at the Tsukiji subway station SHIJO (Tsoukidji Shijo). It is located on the line Toei OEDO (Toèille Oedo) and is indicated by E18 on the new plans of the metropolitan. You are advised to arrive early (6:30 would be ideal!). Because the market-one of the highlights of this visit- is open from 5 hours to 13 hours. But beware, it remains closed on Sundays, public holidays and irregularly one day a month for cleaning and maintenance of facilities. Discover Minato-ku: Introduction So what are we to discover in this area of [...]

  • specialized travel agencies in Asia

    Top destinations in Asia To the east of Asia are China, Japan, Mongolia, North Korea, South Korea and Taiwan. In the West , Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. In the South , Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Burma, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam. Asia is a territory so vast and varied that it would take several lifetimes to grasp all facets. Ultra-modern cities like Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore, and millennia cities like Beijing, Bangkok or older, the remains of the capital of the Khmer empire, Angkor. [...]

  • I tested for you ... visit the Angkor temples

    Considered by many observers as the Eighth Wonder of the World, the Angkor temples are an architectural marvel as fascinating as mysterious. The problem is that everyone knows that your stay will be more enjoyable that you will avoid the flow of tourists and some not very wicked traps. Operating instructions. practical information: from Paris, 11-hour flight to Bangkok and 1:30 flight to Siem Reap negotiate a package with a tuk-tuk from 5 and $ 10 per day Duration: Between 1 and 7 days at 4 to 6 hours per day, depending on your fatigue and heat. If you choose 3 or 7 days, know that it [...]

  • A new train line in China

    Voyage en Chine

    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

    Voyage en Chine

    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 [...]