Hong Kong

Four days in Hong Kong; part two

Our Hong Kong adventures continued—see part one here—with an early morning walk through the empty streets of Central and Wan Chai. The streets are so very different without the crowds of people. They look neither better nor…

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Four days in Hong Kong, part one

Hong Kong was actioned packed, comprising four days walking the streets of Central, Sheung Wan and Tia Ping Shan; hiking Hong Kong style along the Dragon’s Back trail; shopping at the Ralph Lauren flagship store; eating…

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Architecture, Hong Kong

Hong Kong, while justifiably famous for its food and shopping, is also an awe-inspiring city for architecture buffs. The money that flows from its place as the financial hub of Asia has brought a cluster of…

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Star Ferry, Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s iconic Star Ferry is one of those rare functional aspects of a city that also becomes an attraction in its own right. Similar to the Sydney Ferries from Circular Quay to Manly, the Star…

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Guide to a weekend in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a marvellous place being hectic, prosperous and now, increasingly creative. First impressions of Hong Kong are always ‘busy’; so very, very busy. Construction is taking place everywhere and the port is a veritable…

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22 Ships, Hong Kong

22 Ships is Michelin-starred chef Jason Atherton’s buzzy tapas bar on Ship Street in Wan Chai. Offering imaginative and reasonably priced food, ‘Ships’ is a hit with queues at 9pm even on a Tuesday night. The wait,…

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Hong Kong at night

Hong Kong is a city that dazzles and delights. It is also a city that looks its best at night. The streets and buildings look their crispest when basking in the reflection of the city’s neon…

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The Coffee Academics, Hong Kong

The Coffee Academics is a series of focused coffee houses featuring Slayer espresso machines and a wide selection of filter brewing methods. Their Clever Coffee Dripper (see our guide to making the perfect CCD here), Aeropress and V60 pour…

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