Hong Kong’s dense city structures are punctuated with mountains and hills. Learn more about the five most famous hikes in Hong Kong, all of which are free!
Dave’s list of the top 10 things to do in Hong Kong, including the skyline, laser light show, shopping, and visiting the Tian Tan Buddha.
Hong Kong features one of the world’s most impressive skylines, as well as a nightly laser light show set to music.
Taking a trip to Hong Kong can come as a serious shock from a traveler that originates from Southeast Asia. A brief 3 day visit to one of the most famous cities in the world can easily cost as much as a month of frugal living expenses in Thailand. That to say, when I visited […]
Our last day in Macau was rather low key. We ran into some Nepali guys who were vacationing in China. They were quite friendly, and spoke fairly good English between them all. I exchanged e-mails with one of them, hoping a little insider help could benefit me in a few weeks. I ducked my […]
If Kuta in Bali felt like a culture shock at first, then Hong Kong felt like a culture A-bomb. After a day or two, I started to feel comfortable. If you’ve been to a few big cities (NYC, London, Paris, Rome, etc) then it’s not too hard to get the hang of finding your way […]
I returned to the Indian consulate Friday morning to pay my Visa fee and drop off my passport. It was brought to my attention that I could only obtain a 3-month (versus 6-month) Visa abroad which went into effect immediately, thus limiting my time in India until May 29. I was offered the option of […]
Day 5 in Hong Kong was dedicated to taking the MTR to Lantau Island, home of Po Lin, a Buddhist monastery containing Tian Tan Buddha statue, the world’s largest outdoor seated bronze Buddha (apparently there is a bigger one indoors somewhere). Adam and I took the MTR to Lantau Island, and then waited in a […]
After our shopping spree the previous day, Adam and I headed to Hong Kong Island for some touristy sightseeing. First on my list was the Mid-Levels Escalator, the world’s longest, transporting people 800 meters uphill past restaurants, bars and shops in the SoHo district. After 20 minutes of riding the series of escalators, we were […]
Adam had offered to help me find and buy an Asus laptop, so we headed north on Nathan Road in a taxi to The Golden Computer Center, a giant collection of electronics shops. The lower floor was dedicated to video games, while the upper contained computers and TV’s. The Center was not the place […]