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Raquel Apr 9th, 2002 09:13 AM

Shandhai/ Hong Kong/ tokio
 
Message: Hi:<BR><BR>My boyfriend and I are planning to travel to Shanghai/Hong kong/tokio at the end of june for about 10 days. We are in our middle 30's and we would like to know your sugerences about:<BR>1. how many days we should spend in each place?<BR>2. Are the marriot's hotels good and wich one is the best located?<BR>3. Places of interest in each city,<BR>4. the weather during this time of the year.<BR>Thanks,<BR>Raquel<BR><BR><BR>

jenny Apr 25th, 2002 02:48 AM

I think 5 days should be enough for Hong Kong. After all, it's a rather small place. The Marriot Hotel is in Admiralty, above the Pacific Place (major up-market shopping centre) and Hong Kong Park. Location-wise, it's quite central. <BR>If you love shopping, then go to Tsim Sha Tsui, Mong Kok, Central and Admiralty. The Peak is a must as the view from there is breath-taking. I quite like Stanley, in the Southern part of the Hong Kong Island. It has a market and some great restaurants there.<BR>June in Hong Kong should be quite warm/hot and humid. Bring a thin jacket just in case as the shopping malls are all air-conditioned and can get quite cold.

Florence Apr 25th, 2002 03:11 AM

Bonjour Raquel,<BR><BR>China and Tokyo is a bit too much for only 10 days. I suggest you concentrate on China - plenty of great advice on this board.<BR><BR>Furthermore, Japan this June might well be in turmoil due to the soccer World-cup in process.

McH Apr 28th, 2002 08:19 PM

Raquel,<BR><BR>Definitely Japan will be quite crazy, full and probably even expensier than normal due to the World Cup (good luck Mexico!!)<BR><BR>I think 4 to 5 days in Shanghai and probably 3 in HK would be enough. Any way you could fly out from Beijing for the extra 3 days you have?<BR><BR>Good luck,<BR><BR>McH

Peter N-H Apr 28th, 2002 08:25 PM

I'm afraid neither the posting above, nor several others today posted around the same time (nor many earlier one-line posts), came from me<BR>I'm sorry other readers and contributors to this site have to be bothered by this childishness.<BR><BR>Peter N-H<BR>http://members.axion.net/~pnh/China.html


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