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When 7-Eleven turns into a souvenir shop on the Peak

When 7-Eleven turns into a souvenir shop on the Peak May 14, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
When you get off the Peak Tram on your way, the first shops that greet you are the souvenir shops, you’ll see wax or fiberglass molding of baby’s hands, Chinese chops and Chinese calligraphy,toys, massage products, miniature fridge magnet dim sum, postcards, shirts, Chinese shoes and glitzy...

Top 5 Places in Hong Kong to Take Photos

Top 5 Places in Hong Kong to Take Photos May 11, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
5. Tai O Tai O, located on Lantau Island, is nicknamed the “Venice of Hong Kong.” The near-derelict fishing village is divided by a river into a Y shape and the main mode of transport are still the man powered ferry crossings and villagers rely on small boats to get to places. Its secluded...

What to do during Easter holidays

What to do during Easter holidays April 13, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Last minute plans for this Easter in Hong Kong doesn’t have to mean paying an exorbitant amount of money to go spend a holiday in Thailand or Bali. Or perhaps you are simply wondering what to do during Easter holidays in Hong Kong for this year. Both the Mira Hong Kong and the Langham in Tsim Sha...

Where to Celebrate Hong Kong St Patrick’s Day

Where to Celebrate Hong Kong St Patrick’s Day March 11, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
The St Patrick’s Society Ball which remains one of Hong Kong’s biggest black tie events of the year and St Patrick’s Day in Hong Kong is more than just about celebrating the luck of the Irish, commemorating the patron saint and Guinness stouts; If you happen to be around the Cenotaph...

Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival

Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival July 23, 2010 | Events, free, Things to Do | Read More
For a sizzling summer full of fun and excitement, East Tsim Sha Tsui is the place to be as Asia’s world city celebrates its vibrant living culture with the three day Dragon boat carnival, the biggest event of the Hong Kong summer spectacular. Dragon boats in action are sponsored by the Hong Kong...

Lan Kwai Fong Beer Fest: What You Missed

Lan Kwai Fong Beer Fest: What You Missed July 19, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Not even a spot of torrential rain could dampen the spirits of the party goers to the 7th annual Lan Kwai Fong Beer Fest. The party, which kicked off at 1pm on Saturday, lasted the entire weekend. LKF Beer Fest by Phillippa Stewart Activities on offer included beer pong, arm wrestling, an eating competition,...

Lan Kwai Fong Beer Fest: 17-18th July

Lan Kwai Fong Beer Fest: 17-18th July July 16, 2010 | Events, Food, free, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Pack your pint glasses, don your dirndl, grab those lederhosen – the Lan Kwai Fong beer festival is back. The two-day party starts at 1pm on Saturday. For all those with post World Cup blues this could be the perfect antidote. Sample food from around the world, listen to live music, get your groove...

Best Hong Kong Beaches

Best Hong Kong Beaches June 25, 2010 | free, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Soak up some rays at the best and most secluded beaches Hong Kong has to offer. Pui O Beach and Silvermine Bay are both on Lantau Island, but Pui O Beach with its pristine countryside and Kwun Yam Bay Beach on Cheung Chau are really the true hidden gems that offer the best of Hong Kong beaches for 2010. The...

The $5 Lunch Challenge: Tim Ho Wan

The $5 Lunch Challenge: Tim Ho Wan June 9, 2010 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/chikawatanabe/4099148301 Hong Kong is home to the world’s cheapest Michelin starred restaurant so where better to grab lunch for less than $5? Tim Ho Wan, is a small restaurant in Mongkok. It can only sit 20 people and there are always long queues to get in –...

Highlights from the Cheung Chau Bun Festival

Highlights from the Cheung Chau Bun Festival May 23, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
If you were busy celebrating the Buddha’s birthday somewhere else on Friday here are some of the highlights from the Cheung Chau Bun festival…. From 2-4pm the Cheung Chau festival took place. “Dragons”, locals and Buddha statues were paraded across the island. A real festival atmosphere was...