Travel Blogs from Hong Kong, China

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So Long Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China travel blog

So Long Hong Kong

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... wise to have some dollar. Mr Kim got our first stash in Mongolia. The HSBC Premier account holders have completely separate banks in Hong Kong, so in my shorts and T-shirt I was mincing around the folk in white suits and panama’s. As usual I ...

That is one Serious Slope, Hong Kong, Hong Kong travel blog

That is one Serious Slope

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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With our Xmas presents needing some attention we listened to music and got the laptop up and running. With some time to spare we caught the MRT across to Central and took a taxi up to the top of Victoria Peak. Luckily we got there just in time to see ...

Bangkok to Hong Kong via Shenzhen, Hong Kong, China travel blog

Bangkok to Hong Kong via Shenzhen

A travel blog entry by kevinmoss

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... would use the Yuan and that the Chinese border would extend to include Hong Kong such that no border control would be necessary between Hong Kong and China.  Well, that is most certainly not the case.  So, we needed a taxi to the border. ...

Hanoi & Hong Kong - Day 121, Hong kong, Hong Kong travel blog

Hanoi & Hong Kong - Day 121

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... , I'm a lucky man. I took a cab to the airport which is 30km from the centre of Hanoi to catch my evening flight to Hong Kong. Only a short 2 hour flight but I have a 12 hour wait over night in the airport before my next flight to Amsterdam. I could go ...

Travel Writing Workshop in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China travel blog

Travel Writing Workshop in Hong Kong

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... . 10am-4pm, central Hong Kong. HK$495 (HK$395 for HK Writers' Circle members), includes materials, handouts, transport around Hong Kong, and a follow-up 1-on-1 personal consultation. Venue: meet at Pacific Coffee, IFC mall, central Hong Kong. Shop ...

Get Writing - creative writing workshop in HK, Hong Kong, China travel blog

Get Writing - creative writing workshop in HK

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... written feedback on one piece of writing and follow-up 1-on-1 personal consultation. Venue: meet Pacific Coffee, IFC mall, central Hong Kong. Shop 1022, Level 1, IFC Mall, 8 Finance Street, Central More info at keithlyons.org or ...

HK  - Lantau Island, Lantau, Hong Kong travel blog

HK - Lantau Island

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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After arriving in Lantau fairly late and being exhausted from the adrenaline high Monday evening, we simply checked into the hotel (Silvermine Beach resort - PIC) and grabbed some supplies from the local supermarket before lounging in the bedroom and ...

Hong Kong shouts: where's my %&# Michelin stars?, Hong Kong, China travel blog

Hong Kong shouts: where's my %&# Michelin stars?

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... vs Hong Kong: Michelin rates Hong Kong, but with which yardstick? By Joyce Hor-Chung Lau Tuesday, December 2, 2008 HONG KONG: Until Tuesday, the scorecard for top-ranked restaurants between two Asian culinary capitals looked something like this: ...

Hong Kong, Lamma Island, Hong Kong travel blog

Hong Kong

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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... can be topped up. Very lever. We catch the bus into central Hong Kong and pick up visa forms from the Vietnamese embassy. Hong Kong is vibrant, bustling and on the surface a prosperous cty. It's a real fusion of colours, sounds and scents. Everyone ...

Christmas Lights and the Crowds, Hong Kong, Hong Kong travel blog

Christmas Lights and the Crowds

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... headed back to the hotel to ditch our bags. Hearing that there was to be a fireworks and light show at Causeway Bay across on Hong Kong island, we decided to head for a hotel on the foreshore to watch the show. Eating tapas and sipping a cocktail was a ...

Getting your China visa in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China travel blog

Getting your China visa in Hong Kong

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... :0086-891-6834313). II--For visiting relative in China Proof of kinship is required, but the applicants who were born in China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan) as shown in the passport are exempt from this proof. 2. F visa for business and ...

FAKED OUT OF MY SKIN, Hong Kong, Hong Kong travel blog

FAKED OUT OF MY SKIN

A travel blog entry by bowz

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... - something like having to go through customs on your way to Montreal. Shenzhen isn't really representative of China; its raison d'etre is to allow Hong Kong Chinese to cross the border, spend obscene amounts of money on fake clothing, fake purses, fake ...

Merry Christmas, Hong Kong, Hong Kong travel blog

Merry Christmas

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... obligatory Christmas sick feeling in our stomachs from eating far too much we decided to walk it off and go shopping. Shopping in Hong Kong never seems to end. The shops are open all the time, all throughout Christmas. We decided to give each other ...

Two for one meal deal in Hong Kong on Mondays, Hong Kong, China travel blog

Two for one meal deal in Hong Kong on Mondays

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... get this card - below - and activate it online - you and another can get two meals for the price of one in Hong Kong at selected restaurants - only on Mondays, and only til the end of this year, 2008. http://hongkong.asiaxpat.com/dining/supermondays/ ...

Week Twenty Three - Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong travel blog

Week Twenty Three - Hong Kong

A travel blog entry by petenic360

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Compensation Due to unfavorable photographic conditions in Hong Kong - ie fog - , this weeks entry will be fuller of word droppings than usual to make up for the lack of pics. It won't however be any more literate, factual or interesting. Day 154 - ...

Hong Kong and Cheap Michelin Star Restaurants, Hong Kong, China travel blog

Hong Kong and Cheap Michelin Star Restaurants

A travel blog entry by tom_hollie_2010

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... going to the cinema for 2.50 before catching the metro to the Chinese border to catch our bus to Yangshou. Hong Kong marks the start of our China Adventure, 4000 miles of it!!!!! Something we should mention about Hong Kong is the amount of rules they ...

INCREDIBLE INDIA AND SPECTACULAR SOUTH EAST ASIA, Hong Kong, China travel blog

INCREDIBLE INDIA AND SPECTACULAR SOUTH EAST ASIA

A travel blog entry by qkanch

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... one last travelogue (for the time being, at least) where I'll send all my favourite pics from my new favourite city ... good ol' Hong Kong. Hope you're entertained... Here I had a little taste of what was to come in India while I was waiting to ...

Tourist Day in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China travel blog

Tourist Day in Hong Kong

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... the place!! I am pleased to say that both eyeballs are still in tact though. After the Peak Tram, we headed off to the Hong Kong Zoological & Botanical Gardens, again for free! Now, when I say zoo, I mean about ten different variaties on monkeys and a ...

A really Chinese CITY, Hong Kong, China travel blog

A really Chinese CITY

A travel blog entry by adamandeva

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what a ...

Hong Kong pongs!!!, Hong Kong, Hong Kong travel blog

Hong Kong pongs!!!

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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... off by a 'typical' Cantonese meal, but it was no way as nice as the Chinese food my dad cooks at home!! Had to sample the Hong Kong night life so headed to some bars for some damn expensive beer - I got asked for ID in one of them, and to prove that I ...

HoKo Oh no!, Hong Kong, China travel blog

HoKo Oh no!

A travel blog entry by guavamama

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... wrong saying that Hong Kong has been a part of China since "time immemorial" and it is now a part of China proper again.  Hong Kong is a completely different country than China.  It's so developed and so Westernized and has its own sense of ...

Hong Kong.... In the Rain!, Hong Kong, Hong Kong travel blog

Hong Kong.... In the Rain!

A travel blog entry by susan_g

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... around the other side of Hong Kong Island we caught the bus to get there. A pretty impressive trip, I'm continually amazed at how Hong Kong blends everything so well - old vs new (buildings), green vs grey (parks/buidlings), hills with water. I ...

Start of Tour, Hong Kong, Hong Kong travel blog

Start of Tour

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... be disappointed like I am). Even though Boris and other people I've met have made for an enjoyable time, I cannot recommend Hong Kong as a tourist desintation (ESPECIALLY FOR BACKPACKERS)... not in March anyway. The weather has been s * * * every day ...

Chilling out in Hong Kong, Tai Mei Tuk, Hong Kong travel blog

Chilling out in Hong Kong

A travel blog entry by hils

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... nice. Haven't been up to too much, I've done most of the touristy stuff before. I've been on the star ferry over to Hong Kong Island, watched some movies and done a little bit of shopping. I've been meeting lots of Dave and Helen's friends. One of ...

Bargain hunting in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong travel blog

Bargain hunting in Hong Kong

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... least the flights were free! Before I go into what we did, here is the obligatory mini-history lesson: Hong Kong is a bit of a historical anomaly in China. It was part of the Chinese empire until the British took it over in 1841 during the First Opium ...

Peak of content, Hong Kong, China travel blog

Peak of content

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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... hotspots. An enjoyable visit to the history museum allowed Kate to read every single possible bit of information available about Hong Kong from it's geographical formation millions of years ago to it's more colourful recent history and the British ...

Visa restrictions for China lifted in October 2008, Hong Kong, China travel blog

Visa restrictions for China lifted in October 2008

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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Hong Kong China visa curbs "to go next month" Reuters, Monday September 22 2008 HONG KONG, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Visa curbs on foreigners travelling into China via Hong Kong as part of a security clampdown during the Beijing Olympics will be lifted in ...

Night Out, Hong Kong, Hong Kong travel blog

Night Out

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... this city on the cheap. As an example, a pint of beer is $HK31 during happy hour ($6) and $HK45 after happy hour ($9). Hong Kong will probably not feature as one of my favourite travel destinations, and a 'must-return' destination, but I'm trying ...

Release the Dragon, Hong Kong, Hong Kong travel blog

Release the Dragon

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... in Pirates of the Caribbean 3 (which isn't that great!!) then got a welcome shower and shave at Faresh and Lucys pad....my Hong Kong family!!! Refreshed the day after I brought a cheap PSP 2 ready for my day in transit at Delhi airport and then went ...

Sayonara, Hong Kong, Hong Kong travel blog

Sayonara

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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