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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...

How I learnt Common Cantonese phrases that made me stand out from the crowd.

April 16, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Its a lifesaver to have a few common Cantonese phrases handy when you are in Hong Kong: Hello – ‘Nei Ho’ Yes – ‘Hai’ No- ‘Mm Hai’ I know- ‘Zhi Dough’ Don’t know – ‘Mm Zhi Dough’ Thank you – ‘Mm Goi’ Sorry...

What to do when you are given Chopsticks in Hong Kong

What to do when you are given Chopsticks in Hong Kong April 2, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
You go to a Cha Chaan Teng in Hong Kong and the waiter approaches and plops down a plastic up of tea on the table as you sit down for lunch. You are thirsty and tired and – though you’d like a lemon with the tea, you gulp the tea but wait… there is something wrong because the local...

Disneyland Fifth Anniversary Deals and Danny Elfman

Disneyland Fifth Anniversary Deals and Danny Elfman March 10, 2011 | Kid Friendly, Travel Tips | Read More
Hong Kong Disneyland is celebrating its fifth anniversary so you can save a bunch with park tickets. Families of four can get 10 percent off four 1-day park admission tickets at the main gate but you have to pay with a Visa credit card to enjoy the offers. The anniversary deal isn’t just limited...

Hong Kong Toilets and Hong Kong bathrooms

Hong Kong Toilets and Hong Kong bathrooms November 2, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Hong Kong toilets and where to find them? Just to show you how easy it is to find a public toilet in Hong Kong What should visitors do when they get caught up sightseeing and can’t make it back to the hotel? Just remember that you never need to pay for a toilet in Hong Kong and you don’t...

Stuck in Hong Kong airport during the holidays? Enjoy it!

Stuck in Hong Kong airport during the holidays? Enjoy it! November 2, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Assuming that you have six plus hours to burn at the Hong Kong airport, one of the best airports in the world as voted by Passengers from all round the globe, there really isn’t much that you can bitch about here. The Hong Kong airport has so much to do that you might not even want to leave here...

What to wear in Hong Kong

What to wear in Hong Kong October 20, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Packing for Hong Kong during the winter months shouldn’t at all be too much trouble because Hong Kong locals are extremely into fashion’s fickle whims and most people find that what they wear is suitable for fitting into the Hong Kong scenes. The climate is mild during Autumn and Winter and...

Hong Kong Transport

Hong Kong Transport August 25, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
What kind of transport does Hong Kong have? Hong Kong transport can be described in three words: Efficient, Convenient and Cheap. Getting around in Hong Kong is easy since Hong Kong isn’t that big and the signs are clear, tourists will find it extremely easy to find their way around Kowloon, Hong...

Hong Kong On A Shoestring

Hong Kong On A Shoestring July 30, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
We all know how depressingly expensive Hong Kong can be sometimes. If you’re looking to get under the skin of the city but are on a budget we may have the solution. In the last few months a series of websites have sprung up giving you access to some of Hong Kong’s best restaurants, activities,...