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Hong Kong street markets

 

Hong Kong street market culture attracts visitors from everywhere. Here are some of the best markets in the region:Cat Street antique marketDespite its name, there's more to Cat Street (Upper Lascar Row) than just antiques. During the colonial period, the street was a market for stolen items whic...

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Kickass Facts about Hong Kong

 

Hong Kong is an outstanding city in many ways, and the interesting facts about it never end.Did you know that Hong King has one of the world's most efficient subway systems with a 99.9% on-time rate? Apart from this surprising system, it is relevant to mention that the whole subway system is mana...

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Road to Ultra - electronic dance festival

 

The world's premier electronic dance music festival arrives in Hong Kong. Set in West Kowloon Nursery Park, Road to Ultra Hong Kong is a multi-sensory music extravaganza with a vibrant, energetic atmosphere, an unparalleled mind-melding blend of audio and visual stage production and a line-up sat...

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Most memorable quotes by HK films

 

“The jianghu underworld filled with crouching tigers and hidden dragons, but so are human feelings.” - Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)“From now on, we're friends of one minute.” - Days of Being Wild“If I were a girl, would you want to marry me?” - The Lo...

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HK Tycoon offered $65m marry off his daughter

 

A well-known Hong Kong billionaire has offered $65m to any man able to woo and marry his lesbian daughter. Property and shipping tycoon Cecil Chao initiated his husband recruitment after reports emerged that his daughter had wed her long-term girlfriend. However, Mr Chao has contradicted this rum...

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Top Films set in Hong Kong

 

Hong Kong is a city like no other. It's the place where the most modern skyscrapers stand tall next to historic temples. It's the place where east meets west in an interesting clash of civilizations. These singularities about Hong Kong have also attracted filmmakers interested in capturing the ci...

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Paul Theroux, Kowloon Tong: A Novel of Hong Kong

 

With an intoxicating cultural clash like no other, Hong Kong is a unique city and this special character about the city has seduced many notable writers who have attempted to convey this distinctive character. Taking into account its complex history and evolving present, these works of both ficti...

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Books set in Hong Kong

 

From Paul Theroux to Jan Morris, famous authors from all walks of life have been fascinated by the vibrant city of Hong Kong and have chosen the island as the setting for their successful books. Here are the books that have best captured Hong Kong's in all its colorful and vibrant glory.The first...

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Festivals in Hong Kong

 

Tradition meets modernity and the East blends with the West all year in Hong Kong throughout its festivals. From the officially supported Mega Events Fund and “M” Mark Events to ancient and quirky local festivals, there's something for everyone in this vibrant city.Chinese New YearCelebrations st...

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Pop culture and Hong Kong

 

Hong Kong is a great city that has been mentioned in books by authors from different nationalities. Here are some of the books where Hong Kong features:“The Mologai. The sun shines less in the Mologai, but heat gathers there in the shade and smoke. Steep cramped dwellings, shops oldish. Oddly, sm...

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Quotes about Hong Kong

 

With its breathtaking parks and a Chinese cultural influenced by years of British colonial rule, Hong Kong is a city full of surprises. Here are some quotes that honor this intriguing city.“You can leave Hong Kong, but it will never leave you.” Nury Vittachi“Life in Hong Kong transcends cultural...

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A traveler’s guide to Hong Kong

 

Caught up between History and modernity, Hong Kong offers extreme contrasts to the eyes of avid travelers. While the city prides itself in its modern skyscrapers, Hong Kong also treasures its historical temples.An unmissable attraction in Hong Kong is watching the sunset from Victoria Peak, the h...

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Bruce Lee

 

Hong Kong and American actor, Bruce Lee was also a martial artist, philosopher, filmmaker and founder of the martial art Jeet Kune Do. A pop culture icon of the 20th century, Lee is widely considered by commentators, critics, media and other martial artists to be one of the most influential marti...

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Where to eat in Hong Kong

 

From dim sum to shark fin soup, dishes in Hong Kong suit every palate. You are equally likely to find the most delectable food either at a high-end restaurant or at a street stall.Hong Kong's most popular food is, naturally, Cantonese, consisting of fast cooking at very high temperatures with abu...

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Moomin Cafe: Anti-loneliness restaurant in HK

 

Solo diners have a place to dine in Hong Kong now that Japan's Moomin cafe opened in the Chinese region. Instead of sharing a meal with other fellow humans, your companion in this cafe are stuffed animals.The stuffed dining companions are there to sit next to solo travelers and help banish their ...

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