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 YearCel...

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. Odd...

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 t...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

Interesting facts about HK

 

One of the world's most significant financial centers, Hong Kong is renowned for its skyline, with a high density of skyscrapers. Modern, vibrant and cosmopolitan as this Chinese region may be, there's more to Hong Kong that meets the eye. Here are some interesting facts you probably didn't know ...

Feng Shui in Hong Kong

 

Feng Shui is a Chinese philosophical system of harmonizing everyone with the surrounding environment. This practice discusses architecture in metaphoric terms of “invisible forces” that bind the universe, earth and humanity together, known as qi.An ancient Chinese system of summoning ...

HK Urbex: Hong Kong’s explorers

 

From abandoned houses to haunted prisons, local explorers HK Urbex scout the city of Hong Kong to immortalise forsaken places before they are lost forever. Their excursions regularly uncover corners of Hong Kong rarely seen by locals.“One minute you're in the heart of the city, with a milli...

Hello Kitty dim sum restaurant opens

 

World's first Hello Kitty dim sum restaurant opens in Hong KongFrom Hello Kitty cafes to Hello Kitty hotels and even Hello Kitty trains, there doesn't seem to be an end to the Hello Kitty cultural empire. Far from becoming obsolete, getting played out or old, this fictionilised character keeps co...

Hong Kong happenings to mark in your calendar

 

Hong Kong's cultural calendar is jammed to bursting with wonderful events and festivals for you to enjoy. There is truly no end of things to do in this city, regardless of when you happen to be passing through town. Here are a few of the most famous and popular examples.Chinese New YearWhere else...

Greatest film-makers

 

Hong Kong continues to be a city obsessed with cinema. Over the years this exceptionally fertile and exciting Asian outpost of film-making has created some of the world's most startling, innovative and influential motion pictures. It has also been the spawning ground for many of the world's most ...

Glenlivet celebrates in HK

 

The Glenlivet, the world's No.1 single malt Scotch whisky, has launched The Glenlivet Blethermen Single Cask Edition in Hong Kong at the recently opened Seafood Room to appeal to whisky aficionados looking for a rare expression steeped in the heritage of the renowned distillery from the Speyside ...

Family friendly Hong Kong events and attractions

 

The always busy and buzzing city of Hong Kong packs a near endless list of family oriented events into its calendar. Regardless of when you visit or what you come for, there is sure to be something happening in Hong Kong that will provide Mum, Dad and the kids with lavish entertainment. Here we r...

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