HK Travel Blog

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I’m looking for a job in tech or travel media

I’m going to try something new here and leverage my blog to see if any readers have any opportunities here in Hong Kong or California, USA in either tech or media. I’m fairly open to the type of role as long as it’s challenging and suits my interest in analysis and...

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IHG Point Breaks and CX Fanfares

Want a really cheap hotel room? IHG has released their new list of point breaks, which are hotel rooms for only 5,000 IHG Priority Club points, per night. This is an absolute steal, especially for something like the Crowne Plaza Istanbul. While the locations this quarter generally aren’t...

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Melbourne Zoo Review

The Melbourne Zoo is really nice! It’s part of the Zoos Victoria which comprises of the Melbourne Zoo, Healesville Sanctuary, and Werribee Open Range Zoo. I had the chance to enjoy the Melbourne Zoo on a brisk sunny day earlier this month. The Melbourne Zoo is open 9am-5pm...

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Sydney Eye Skywalk and Observation Deck Review

SKYWALK at the Sydney Tower Eye was a super high outdoor walk around the famous Sydney Tower. Actually, it’s more than that. Before going to the observation deck, there’s also a cool 4D movie, with wind, light, water, and more. The movie itself is about 5 minutes long...

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McDonalds Menu Pricing…look before buying

    Have you taken a look at McDonald’s menu pricing lately? It’s so out of whack I have absolutely no explanation for it. I’ll try to decipher and offer tips for next time you go, so you don’t get swindled. There is some really nice $9.00 pricing on...

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BridgeClimb Sydney Review @ Harbour Bridge

Wow, this is one of the coolest and most unique tourist activities you can do anywhere on earth. I enjoyed experiencing BridgeClimb Sydney on a beautiful Friday morning and partook in the BridgeClimb Express. In case you aren’t familiar, this activity allows you to climb up to the top...

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fanfares by Cathay Pacific

Want to head to New York before Chinese New Year’s? Today’s fanfares by Cathay Pacific has Newark EWR as the best value long-haul fanfare destination this week. Maldives are also a steal, but you’ll need to basically start packing your bags now and leave by the end of...

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10 Year China Visa: US Citizens

China is now offering 10 year tourist and business mainland China visas to US Citizens. This should be rolled out world-wide by now in all of the Chinese Embassies and Consulates. It follows the same application procedure as before, except that you can now request 10 years length...

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50% off Scoot Fares to Singapore

Scoot has officially been flying to HKG from Singapore SIN for a year now. And to celebrate their anniversary, they are offering a nice 50% off selected fares from HKG to Singapore. All-in promo fares are as low as $448 HKD. In case you never heard of Scoot,...

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London Transport: Two Free Days of Travel

Share this with all of your London and UK friends! Pretty straightforward promotion, on November 14 and 28, you can ride TFL (Transport for London) services for FREE. This is valid on tube, train, bus, Overground or DLR service across the whole transport network! The main way to get...

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Arts in the Park Mardi Gras 2014

Looking for a fun activity to take the whole family this week? Check out Victoria Park in Causeway Bay where Standard Chartered is sponsoring Arts in the Park Mardi Gras. Best of all, this activity is FREE! Saturday Nov 15: 10am – 5pm Sunday Nov 16: 10am –...