Thailand makes the perfect base for anyone wishing to explore South East Asia. Countries such as Cambodia, Vietnam, the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Laos, Indonesia
and of course Hong Kong have long been a favorite corner of the world for globe-trotting travelers. This region of the world is well-known for its perfect beaches, tasty cuisine and reasonably low prices and is an exciting and interesting area for serious travelers to explore.
Set among beautiful natural surroundings, Hong Kong’s expansive skyline incorporates a thriving and vibrant, cosmopolitan city center. Here, east seamlessly meets west, combining the delights of modern living with the ancient culture and traditions of the city’s historic past.... READ MORE
A deep natural harbor situated between Hong Kong Island and the Kowloon Peninsula, Victoria Harbor’s sheltered waters and strategic position in the South China Sea has helped to turn what was once a small fishing village into the metropolis and major trading center that Hong Kong is today.... READ MORE
Hong Kong is truly a shopper’s paradise. From the many street markets offering a chance to barter for a bargain, to the countless high class malls filled with designer shops, there really is something for everyone. All year round, you will find stores offering sales and discounted goods, while haggling in the street markets will guarantee that you bag a bargain. What is more, because Hong Kong is a free port, most goods are sold free of tax or duty.... READ MORE
The most famous and probably the most popular way to cross Victoria Harbor is onboard one of Hong Kong’s iconic Star Ferries. The Star Ferry Company has been transporting passengers between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon for more than a hundred years. There are 12 different Star Ferries, including one that is a reproduction of a ferry from the 1920s and features a coffee shop and a deck for sunbathing.... READ MORE
Covering an area of over 30,000 square meters, the Chi Lin Nunnery in Kowloon is strikingly beautiful.
Originally founded in 1934, the Buddhist Temple complex was renovated in 1990 using the style and techniques of the Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907) - the buildings were constructed entirely from interlocking pieces of wood without using any nails!... READ MORE
One of the most famous shrines in Hong Kong, Wong Tai Sin is dedicated to the Great Immortal Wong a Chinese deity renowned for his healing powers.
Located on the southern side of Lion Rock in the north of Kowloon, the ancestral Temple was built in 1915 in the traditional Chinese style with deep red pillars, yellow latticework and multi-colored carvings.... READ MORE
A beautiful green oasis in the heart of a busy, hustling city, Nan Lian Garden can be found in Kowloon in the heart of downtown Hong Kong.
The garden was built in the classical style of the Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907) and is based upon the renowned Jiangshouju Gardens and Ponds in China.... READ MORE
With an altitude of 552 m (1,810 ft), Victoria Peak (also known as Mount Austin) is technically not tall enough to be called a mountain; however it is the highest point on Hong Kong Island and its location in the western half of the Island makes it a fantastic place to get some pretty stunning views of central Hong Kong, Victoria Harbor and the surrounding islands.... READ MORE