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Spotlight on Hong Kong’s Star Ferry

February 5, 2021

Amy Overy live on ITV's This Morning from the Star Ferry on Victoria Harbour

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7 Cool and Quirky Hong Kong Wedding Venues

December 11, 2020

Hong Kong has so many stunning and classic wedding venue options, but if you’re looking for something a little more unique and unusual, here’s our pick of 7 cool or quirky venues for you to consider. These wedding venues range from the breathlessly chic to the uniquely bonkers. Options include a bohemian beach wedding, slightly […]

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Ride a Magic Carpet: Hong Kong Children’s Books

December 9, 2020

These Hong Kong children’s books will transport your kids, as if by magic carpet, to the hustle and bustle of our great city from wherever in the world you are. Read on for our top pick of Hong Kong books for little readers. This post contains affiliate links. Should you click through and make a […]

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Take a Virtual Tour of Hong Kong with Us

November 25, 2020

Yes, you read that right. It’s now possible to take a virtual tour of Hong Kong with Hong Kong Greeters. We always like to think we’re ahead of the curve and in this case we’ve been working on getting this up and running since last year, pre-pandemic. Moreover, we’re thrilled to be offering this top […]

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Top Tips for Visiting Victoria Peak

November 20, 2020

Victoria Peak (or just “The Peak”) is one of Hong Kong’s most prominent tourist highlights, and a must-visit destination for visitors and locals alike. Towering over Hong Kong at 552 metres above sea level, people have been flocking to its summit for decades to capture one of the world’s most awe-inspiring cityscapes from Hong Kong […]

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The Best Hong Kong Christmas Events 2020

November 16, 2020

Here’s our pick of 2020’s Hong Kong Christmas Festive Fun and Events. Our list is a little different to last year’s as many of the usual events have been cancelled or scaled back. Nevertheless, we have family friendly events, Christmas markets, charity fundraisers and also tips on where to buy your all important Christmas tree. […]

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Armchair Travel: Macau Bookshelf

November 3, 2020

If you’re looking for books about, or set in Macau, you’ve come to the right place. We’ll be honest, this has been a tough list to pull together as relatively little has been written about Macau in English. Nevertheless, here are our top recommendations. This post contains some affiliate links. Should you click through and […]

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Armchair Travel: Hong Kong Coffee Table Books

October 20, 2020

Although we’d prefer to show you around Hong Kong in person, it’s simply not possible right now. For the moment, the only way to travel to here is from your armchair. So, if you are hankering for Hong Kong, why not treat yourself, or gift a friend one of these ‘tickets’ to our fair city. […]

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How to Count on one Hand in Hong Kong

October 14, 2020

When you’re abroad and don’t speak a language, you may have to rely on pointing, smiling, body language and gestures to get by. Although not foolproof, pantomiming can be a surprisingly effective way of communicating. Nevertheless, even innocent gestures can get lost in translation causing confusion, embarrassment or even offense. Can you imagine that  something […]

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How To Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival In Hong Kong

September 25, 2020

You may have heard of Mid-Autumn Festival, but what exactly is it and how is it celebrated in Hong Kong? In this guide, we’ll take a look at the origins of the festival and why it continues to be important to this day. When is Mid-Autumn Festival? Always coinciding with the full moon on the […]

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