Hong Kong city apartment and streets at night

Tips for a Stress-Free Move to Hong Kong

by nicole on February 7, 2013

Moving, whether from one neighbourhood to another or from one state to another, is never an easy feat, let alone trying to move across continents. Hong Kong has been a popular destination for many Americans and Europeans looking to make an international move. Here are some ways to cut down on the stress as you make the [...]

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What to do during the holidays in Hong Kong

Things to Do in Hong Kong Around the Holidays

by nicole on December 13, 2012

If you and yours are looking for a holiday celebration this year that mixes the Western traditions you know with Eastern spectacle, Hong Kong just may be right up your alley. Many people in the West would never even think about Hong Kong when making Christmas travel plans but it’s actually one of the top [...]

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A 20-Something’s Guide to Beijing

Beijing China's skyline at night

From Tiananmen Square and the Great Wall to the Forbidden City, Beijing explodes with culturally and historically significant sites. However, as a 20-something hipster, you might not be particularly interested in exploring any of these time-honoured, touristy locations. It’s possible to enjoy a unique modern holiday in this ancient city, and if you’re not initially [...]

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First time in Hong Kong? 13 Sites Worth Seeing

Junk on Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong

Experiencing a new city for the first time can be a fun process – researching each of the locations and devising your perfect itinerary; but where do you start the research? What is a must see site and where are overrated tourist traps. Here are my top suggestions for first time travellers to Hong Kong! [...]

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How to get a Frequent Visitor e-Channel Card for Hong Kong

The Hong Kong International Airport Frequent Visitor Barcode is put on the back of your passport

As the biggest airport hub in Asia Hong Kong International Airports immigration lines can be long for visitors holding a foreign passport; however there is a way around these long lines if you have visited the country at least three-times in one-year – you can obtain a frequent visitor eChannel card which allows you to [...]

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Avenue of Stars – a tribute to Hong Kong’s Film Industry

The Avenue of Stars in Kowloon, Hong Kong which celebrates Hong Kong cinema

As the city dubbed the Hollywood of the East, the Avenue of Stars pays tribute to Hong Kong‘s rich cinema history through a free open air display along the Tsim Tsa Tsui waterfront. Complete with Sunset Boulevard style hand prints, 100-years of Hong Kong film history, and a statue of one of China’s most celebrated Kung Fu [...]

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How to get to Macau from Hong Kong

Map of how to get from Hong Kong to Macau

As an emerging tourist destination people have begun to flock to Macau. With it’s Portuguese influenced architecture, Macanese food, and now it’s growing empire of Casinos. But what so many people ask me is how do you get to Macau from Hong Kong? Below are just some of the ways which you can. Ferry The easiest, [...]

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A Symphony of Lights

Just before A Symphony of Lights - A view of Hong Kong Island and Central over Victoria Harbour by night

As the crowds “ohh” and “ahh” the coloured lights and lazer beams flash on top of 45 of the buildings along the Hong Kong skyline as each becomes ablaze with energy and celebration. Using only sound and lighting the producers take you through the story of Hong Kong from it’s history through to it’s future. The [...]

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‘Toy to the World’ Christmas display at Harbour City

Toy to the World Christmas display at Harbour City, Hong Kong for the opening of Disneyland Hong Kongs new Toy Story park

Located along the waters edge next to the Star Ferry terminal one of Hong Kong‘s most popular shopping centres Harbour City. But it isn’t just the great shopping which gets visitors and locals flocking to the Kowloon-based shopping centre during December and the early weeks of January; no it’s the impressive Christmas displays which they [...]

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