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Review: Qantas Lounge, Hong Kong Airport

People often talk about the passing of the golden age of glamorous travel. However, Qantas’ lounge in Hong Kong airport goes a long way to restoring some of that. The lounge is situated above the area beside Gate 15 and can be accessed from the stairs and lift...

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Travelling between Hong Kong and Singapore

There is no shortage of ways to travel between Hong Kong and Singapore. Here we outline some direct ones. Air For direct air services it is basically a duopoly between Cathay and Singapore Airlines, both of whom offer multiple daily services. We previously reviewed the Cathay flight here...

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Shama Central HK Service Apartment Review

Shama operates five service apartments in Hong Kong. And others in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Bangkok and Chiang Mai. I had the pleasure of staying two nights at Shama Central on Peel Street, and was pleasantly surprised, particularly at the size of the 1 bedroom units. Rates are very competitive with...

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The Trans-Siberian Express from Hong Kong

For many travellers, taking the Trans-Siberian Express train across Russia is a lifelong dream. I recently took the train between Moscow and Vladivostok. Below are some tips on planning such a trip. Planning your trip The best resource for long distance train travel like this is the website...

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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...