Asia - North-East Asia
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I am planning to visit South Korea in the lunar new year period and I have a few questions.
Is the Korean new year same as the Chinese lunar new year?
During this period, how's things like in the whole country? Is it as dead as in China, and are the prices for hotel and ski resorts higher than usual? Is it fairly big celebration country-wide or everyone gets a break for 2 days and that's it?
Hi, i will be staying in To Kwa Wan Road in Hong Kong and need to know the nearest MTR station from the area.
I know it's kinda far from any MTR station so...
Would you suggest that I take a bus instead? I need a bus from To Kwa Wan that stops on the nearest MTR Station. It would be easier for me to go around HK in the MTR. If so, what bus would you suggest and what's the nearest MTR station will it be stopping at?
Or would it be better if I ride the taxi since I have 3 more friends travelling with me to split the cost?
I plan to do a daytrip to Hangzhou from Shanghai... Can I do it in a day? Just explore the West Lake area?
If so, any suggestions on how to get from the Hangzhou railway station to the West Lake? thanks!
I'm going to be in Hong kong between the 9th December till the 16 December.
Would be good if anyone can give me an idea or places to go in Hong kong for good clubs and bars.
I've looked into a few clubs and the club Dragon looks really good.
Anyone got any other suggestions or ideas or experiences they want to share?
Appreicate your time and thanks in advance!
I'm Traveling to Korea between the 28th November till the 9th of December.
Im going to be staying in Insadong.
Just wondering if anyone can give me some insight on the Nightlife/Partying scene.
Just looking for some good clubs and bars to hit up.
I've looked into Club ellui and Club Heaven.. anyone been there? Looks like a crazy super club.
care to tell me about your experience?
Thanks in advance!
I have a flight at 10:30 am on the 30th of November from Hong Kong to the Philippines which I can't miss nor change .
I'm at Yunnan right now and I will be around Kunming before that date.
I know there are 2 trains from Kunming to Guangzhou where the first arrives at 13:49 and the second arrives at 19:16.
The only train I found from Guangzhou to Kowloon is from 11:03 to 12:56, which means a loss of 2 more days and an expansive stay at Hong Kong (last time I was there it was 50$ for a 6 people dorm).
I know that there are Ferris that go to Hong Kong and maybe buses but I am not sure in which times they go out or arrive and how much they cost. And maybe there are Ferris that arrive faster from a different location and might be cheaper.
Please tell me some suggestions on other options I have which would be cheaper and more time saving.
Hi everyone, I just want to confirm something. My girlfriend will be flying from China to USA via Tokyo. She is traveling on a Peru passport but if she isn't planning on leaving the international terminal, no need for a transit visa correct? I believe she doesn't but don't want any surprises either.
I recall going through Tokyo myself that you go through a security check but not customs, do they even ask to see your passport?
I'm planning to head up to Harbin for the 2013 Ice Festival. Anyone have advice on how long to visit for? 2 nights? 3 nights? Also does anyone have any opinions on when to go? Early January? Late January? Middle of the week vs the weekend? I'm an American expat living in Shanghai so timing doesn't really matter as to which day(s) I go but I have no idea what to plan for.
I am wondering about the availability of 4 medications in Taiwan :
Seroquel (quetiapine as fumarate)
Largactil (Chlorpromazine hydrochloride)
and Valium (diazepam)
Please let me know if and where these medications may be available (with local doctors
prescription) in Taipei City.
Thank you for any information
Are there any of these available at the airport?
I'm working in Taiwan briefly and plan to go to Taipei and stay a few extra days during CNY before I have to return to the states. I will be on my own from Saturday, Feb. 9th, Sunday and Monday. Tuesday, my plane leaves early and I don't plan on doing anything.
I've never been to Taiwan, don't speak Mandarin and my budget is around 11,150 NT for the 3 days. I plan to stay in a hostel or B&B.
Here is my itinerary. It's sort of vague because I like to wander and sort of play things by ear.
Saturday: See Shilin nightmarket, Taipei 101 fireworks, check out the nightlife and bars (Can anyone suggest some fun ones that aren't expensive or way sketchy for a girl?)
Sunday: Breakfast, Longshan temple. Then, go to Jiufen to stay a night. Go to a teahouse, wander, etc.
Monday: Breakfast, go back to Taipei and check in at hostel. Go to Beitou and check out a public hot spring... more »
I have a stopover in Taipei for about 7 hours on my return from Burma, mid-Dec. Of course I'll need to be back at the airport in time for my international flight back out, but I am hoping I will have enough time to see something while I am there.
All of my research for my trip has been for Burma, so would appreciate any tips on how best to use my limited time in Taipei.
I'm planing to travel to Japan for the first time in this December! I'm very excited about it, but I'm also a little bit worried because I can't speak Japanese at all.
I heard that it's not always easy to comunicate with Japanese people in English.
Could somebody recommend me a good iPhone app of Japanese for travelers or survival Japanese?
I'd like to use it of course in case of emergency, but I'd like to try to talk to Japanese people a little bit in their own language, too!
Thank you very much for your advice in advance!
I am traveling on business trip in january but would like to spent few days privately to see the country. I know it is not the best time of the year but still would you give me some hints what to do, where to go, how to dress up ?
We will be spending a few nights in Shenzhen next month (Dec 2012) and then travelling to Zuhai to spend a few more days before heading into Macau.
We will be staying in Luhou (near the Railway station) in Shenzhen.
It seems from what we can find there are two modes of transport available - either bus or ferry.
We have heard that while the ferry (from Shekou) is quicker it can be a bit of a hassle getting to the ferry terminal from Luhou (this could be a myth!).
Does anyone have any recent experience getting from Shenzhen to Zuhai? If so, is the ferry the better option and if so how does one get to the ferry terminal from Luhou.
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