Category: Local

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Free Tram and Star Ferry Rides on Tuesday, 29th November

Fancy a free ride on one of Hong Kong’s iconic trams or Star Ferry? The General Chamber of Commerce is again kindly sponsoring a free ride day, to mark its 155th anniversary. On 29th November there will be no charge for rides on the trams, or two Star...

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Using the Hong Kong Frequent Visitor Scheme

If you visit Hong Kong regularly and would prefer not to wait in the queue at passport control, consider joining the Frequent Visitor Scheme. Benefits                 If you join the scheme, you will have a barcode stuck on your passport cover which will allow you to use the...

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Smartone $88 ($106) Unlimited Data Plan

We previously featured this data plan and it remains a popular one despite price increases far in excess of inflation. The price is now advertised as $88 but Smartone adds a gratuitous “admin fee” of $18 (sneakily buried in the terms and conditions on its website) so the...

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Review: Trick Eye Museum, Hong Kong

The Peak is a real tourist hub in Hong Kong. Not only are there lots of tourists there, but there is an agglomeration of shops and attractions squarely aimed at tourists. One of the attractions is the Trick Eye Museum, an offshoot of an attraction in South Korea....

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Chill your food and drinks on an airport bus!

Have you ever wanted to bring back cheese, ice cream, chocolate or something similarly heat sensitive from a flight abroad but been worried it might not survive the journey? Local bus operator Long Win operates the orange and white buses which plough some of the airport bus routes....

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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...