Category: General

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Download These Apps To Make The Most Out Of Your Travels

One of the ways in which you can shrug off all the stress work or school has invited into your life is traveling. There is something about being in a foreign place that just makes us feel more comfortable than we have ever been. It is probably because...

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Hilarious Looney Tunes & other announcements on Southwest Airlines

Came across this hilarious video recently, though it was taken back in September 2016. Upon arrival (presumably from Salt Lake City, Utah to Chicago) Southwest Airlines flight attendant Zach Haumesser goes on his normal arrival announcements, using voices of various Looney Tunes characters.  He impersonated Elmer Fudd, Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Foghorn Leghorn, Porky...

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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

Update Feb 21, 2017: Ivacy is offering a winter sale now 86% off! 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...

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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...

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HK Express to Guam and Saipan

Two new interesting routes to announce. In 2015, when HK Express asked its social media followers to vote for their dream destination, Guam topped the charts on Facebook, Weibo and WeChat. There’s some promos to both new destinations, one here shown in the photo for $66 USD one way,...

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Bloggers and Contributor Wanted

Calling all prospective bloggers & contributors. HK Travel Blog is looking for guest bloggers to help contribute articles of varying topics. Guest Blogger Trip Reports Best of…series Latest events and activities (+ seasonal items) Flight / Hotel / Experience Reviews (we can help organize) Travel Deals Tips and...

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Getting a Russian Visa in Hong Kong

For those travelling to Russia on a Hong Kong passport, you can get fourteen days of visa free access (though if staying more than seven you are required to register at the local branch of the Federal Migration Sevice). In other situations, where a visa is needed, the...

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Uber Insurance Claims Process through James River

While in the US I was driving as a Uber driver in Los Angeles to make some extra dough. It’s a pretty fun experience, you meet lots of interesting people and see various parts of the city you probably would never ever go to. Unfortunately one night I...