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Indulgent new happy hour at Dragon-i

We’ve previously shared happy hours we enjoy in Hong Kong, including good food and drink options at Morton’s and the Four Seasons. A new happy hour is at the luxurious end of the spectrum, compared even to the Four Seasons. Dragon-I, the well known bar and restaurant on...

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Hong Kong Visitor Visa Requirements: Do I need a visa?

Asking yourself, “Do I need a visa to enter Hong Kong?” The official government policy is cumbersome to view, we’ve simplified it for you. Simply look at the chart below and see if you are allowed visa-free entry. If not, refer to your local Hong Kong/China consulate or...

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TBEX North America: Good and bad of Huntsville 2017

TBEX North America 2017: Huntsville, Alabama just ended. It was my first time attending the travel blogger exchange conference and here’s my review and thoughts on the event. Location  I want to commend the Huntsville community and CVB for their hospitality and organization during the few days. Everything was...

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Comparing British Airways Economy Class to Cathay Pacific Economy Class

Cathay Pacific and British Airways are the airlines offering multiple direct flights daily between Hong Kong and the United Kingdom. Here we compare British Airways’ economy class to the more locally familiar Cathay one. Schedule, Pricing and Booking Cathay offers five flights daily to London Heathrow. It also...

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Join a Junk Trip for Free

You’ve probably seen the iconic red-sailed junk which cruises elegantly around Victoria Harbour. It’s called Aqua Luna (for details on how to sail on it you can read our piece on joining a junk trip). In recent days a junk has been sailing around with sails like Ming...

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Short HKG Layover, Things to Do in Tung Chung

Do you only have a few hours and/or want to stay near Hong Kong Airport? HKG Airport is located on Lantau Island, roughly 36km from Central to the airport via road. Certainly far by Hong Kong standards. Luckily though, Lantau has a few attractions on offer for the quick...

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Left Luggage in Hong Kong Airport

If you want to leave luggage at Hong Kong airport, there is a left luggage facility situated between terminals one and two. It is clearly signposted. Basically, from the arrivals area, follow the signs to the city buses, and take the last left before you see the doors...

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Half-day trip to Lamma Island

After a long, tiring week at work, what we all need is a laid-back place away from the crowded city. Lamma Island would be the perfect place, quiet and pleasant, for the getaway. Located to the southwest of Hong Kong Island, Lamma Island is the third largest island...

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Getting between Zhongshan and Hong Kong airport

The most convenient way to travel between Zhongshan中山 and Hong Kong airport is by ferry. (For information on how to travel between the airport and other places in Guangdong, read here). The ferry operates four or five times daily in each direction. The timetable is shown below. Note...