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Happy New Year: 2017!

Happy New Year to all of the HKTravelBlog readers! Thanks for your support through the years and we hope 2017 turns out to be one of the best for you. Enjoy the time with your friends and family before you turn back to setting all your travels plans...

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Becoming a certified diver in Hong Kong

Guest Blogger Julia F. One of the coolest activities you can do in many places across Asia is diving. With so many stunning beaches, you can imagine that the scenery under the water is equally impressive – and it really is! Sometimes, snorkeling is simply not enough to...

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Hokkaido Snow Storm and Weather Delays

Hope everyone is having a great holiday season. Wanted to write a few of my comments about the whole Hokkaido snow storm flight cancellation debacle and recommendations on how to handle similar situations in the future. In case you haven’t heard, due to 96cm of snow, flights were understandably...

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Ivacy VPN Review & Coupon

Hope everyone is having a Merry Christmas Occasionally I will review VPN services, usually on a yearly basis when it comes time to renew. This year I decided to go with Ivacy VPN. It’s a great service that lets you change your IP address to anywhere in the...

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Tsz Shan Monastery Visit Review

Guest post from Olivia C. Date of Visit:- 15th November 2016 Few would make their way over to Tai Po or the eastern part unless you’re a local or fancy grabbing a bite to eat in Tai Mei Tuk after a long bike ride.  Tsz Shan Monastery a...

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Getting an Indian e-Visa in Hong Kong

Getting an Indian visa used to entail long queues and large amounts of bureaucracy but the good news is that in recent years it has become a lot easier. The easiest way is through the e-visa programme. Eligibility The electronic tourist visa programme is eligible for those travelling...