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Bay Bridge Hotel Tsuen Wan Review

Tsuen Wan sits at the end of the eponymous MTR line, which can make it sound a bit far. In fact it is fairly easily accessible from the city centre as well as from the airport. This hotel has a good shuttle bus service to a couple of...

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Cantonese Opera in Hong Kong

Chinese opera is an old part of Chinese culture. Hong Kong historically sat in southern China, where the predominant form is Cantonese opera. This is still the leading opera form in Hong Kong today. Cantonese opera is a spectacle, with elaborate costumes and makeup, skilled singing and stories...

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How to rent a car in Hawaii

It’s very easy to rent a car here, most tourists do and it’s very easy to get around Hawaii with a car. My experiences were at the airports in Honolulu, Oahu and Kahului, Maui. Coming from big cities, I didn’t find parking too particularly difficult. They’re fairly lax in Hawaii...

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Cathay Reintroduces Fuel Surcharges for Some Flights

Cathay Pacific’s economics seem to have been under pressure of late, judging by cost cutting moves from the reduction in food quality to the consideration of higher seat density. Recently there has been mixed news on this front. On one hand, Cathay is increasing passengers’ checked baggage allowance,...