Category: Local

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Clockenflap Review 2016

  Clockenflap, a unique name for a festival and is unique in the fact that it is touted as the largest arts and music festival in Hong Kong. Taking place between 25th and 27th of November, and now in its 9 year, Clockenflap promised to give the audience...

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Getting Between Mui Wo and Hong Kong Airport

Although Mui Wo is on the same island as the airport (Lantau), the transport connections can be a bit spotty. Bus There is an airport bus, the A35. However it has a limited and sporadic frequency. There is also a nighttime service N35. Here is the timetable for...

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A Hike Near Hong Kong Airport

Although many imagine Hong Kong is a high rise concrete jungle, most of the territory is countryside and offers excellent hiking with beautiful views. There are even some hikes which are close to the airport, so if you have enough time between flights, you could get out, stretch...

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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...