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Fruit Jamming is Back

You may remember that last Summer we mentioned a “fruit jamming” event at PMQ. It was a sort of artisanal market with a lot of activities, mostly around a fruit theme. Well, fruit jamming seems to have struck a chord because it will soon return to PMQ. Entrance...

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How to get to Guangzhou/Canton Fair guide

Canton, as Guangzhou 廣州 was referred to by foreigners in imperial times, is home of the great Canton Fair. This is the world’s largest import / export fair, and you’ll find anything and everything that is made in China. It spans over 3 weeks (3 Phases), with different categories...

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Thanks for joining our March meetup!

It was great to meet those who came and joined us in Central last night. It was fantastic to hear from the community and learn a bit about each of you and how you use HKTravelBlog. Some of the things we heard readers were doing were; maximizing mile and...

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HKTravelBlog In-Person Meetup/User Group

Update March 15: Don’t forget our meet-up tomorrow. 6-7 pm. Feel free to drop by and meet other travelers. Venue: Cafe Habitu: 10 Harcourt Rd, Central On Thursday March 16, 2017 at 6pm HKTravelBlog will be hosting our first meet and greet! Join us and meet your fellow travelers!...

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Agoda Hotel Booking & PointsMAX Review

Agoda has been around in the Asian OTA (online travel agent) space for years and years now. I’ve used it on a handful of occasions and it’s reliable and reputable. In fact, Priceline bought them way back in 2007 so they fall under the Priceline Group umbrella. The...

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HK Rugby Sevens Guide and where to party

The 7s in Hong Kong is one of the busiest times of the year, with tourists and rugby players flocking in from all over the world, in particular Australia. (And we all know the Aussie’s do like a good party!) For 2017 the Hong Kong Sevens will run...

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Airmule: Sell luggage space for $300US & promo code

Airmule is a start-up I discovered wandering the web, and they’ve got an awesome concept. Sell your checked luggage space to them, and Airmule will pay $150US/checked bag flying between Beijing (PEK)/Shanghai (PVG) and Los Angeles (LAX), 2 bags max for $300US. I reached out to them to see...

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TPE Airport Train to Taipei Main Station via MRT

Taipei finally has a train between the city and Taoyuan Taipei airport. It opened on March 2, 2017 and they have introductory fares of 50% off until April 1, 2017. There are two types of trains, the express or commuter train. The express train takes 38 minutes while the...