In Hong Kong, or HK for short,
you can find breath-taking natural sceneries within half an hour drive from the
skyscraper-studded skyline; you can find the traditional fishing community with
a few subway stops from the vibrant financial center; you can find the bustling
outdoor markets and modern bars on the same street; you can find the best restaurants
of different cuisines located in the same building. Be flexible and
open-minded, one will find wonder through the amazing clash of the west and
LANDMARK SITES / SCENERIES
Get a tranquil break from the fast-paced urban life and enjoy the
different side of HK.
- Avenue of Stars: Take Star Ferry from HK island
to Kow Loon, then enjoy the skyline at night.
- The Peak: Take tram uphill and enjoy a bird
view of Hong Kong.
- Big Buddha: Hike or take cable car on
Lantau Island to this magnificent site.
- Stanley: Hike over the Twin-Peak
Mountain to Stanley, enjoy the sunset at sea while sipping on a glass of
- Ocean Park/Disney Land: But obviously not as good as the theme parks in Florida.
- Hiking Trails w/ ocean view: Dragon’s Back, Sai Kung, Lantau
Trail, Shek O, and Hong Kong Trail.
- Fishing villages: Tai O and Aberdeen.
- PMQ / Art galleries: Located in Mid-levels.
- Islands district: Lamma Island, Po Tai Island,
Grass Island, and Cheung Chau Island.
Hong Kong is a food heaven. The list below only highlights the tip
of the iceberg. Just search on Openrice – HK version of Yelp – for more food options.
- Dim Sum: Maxim’s Palace (Central), Fu
Sing Shark Fin Seafood (Wanchai), Fook Lam Moon (Wanchai)
- Spicy Cuisine: San Xi Lou (Central), Sijie
(Causeway Bay / Wanchai), Café Hunan (Wanchai)
- Cantonese: The Square (Central), Mott 32
(Central), Yung Kee (Central)
- Ramen: Ippudo (Admiralty), Ichiran
(Causeway Bay), Butao Ramen (Central/Causeway Bay)
- Spanish: Fofo by el Willy (Central), 22
- Seafood: Under Bridge Spicy Crab
(Wanchai), Harbour Restaurant (Sai Wan)
- Hot Pot: San Xi Lou (Central), Far Gor Seafood (Wanchai), Megan’s
- Dessert: Hui Lau Shan, Honeymoon
Dessert, Lab Made
Other really local places – recommend to go with someone who knows
- HK-style Tea House: Tsui Wah, Kau Kee Restaurant,
Wong Chi Kei, Lin Heung Tea House
- Street food: Temple Street (Jordan), Ladies’
Market (Mong Kok)
Hong Kong is definitely one of the most vibrant cities at night
around the world.
- Lan Kwai Fong: Home of over 90 restaurants and
bars. It is THE place for bar hopping and partying till late at night. Popular
nightclubs include Bungalow, Zentral, Levels, Dragon-i, and Magnum.
- Soho: Fancy wine-and-dine places
along the mid-level escalator.
- Ozone Bar: Highest bar in the world with an
amazing view of the skyscraper-dubbed skyline.
- Red MR: You’ll be amazed by how modern
and fun a karaoke place can be!
- Billidart: A bar where you can enjoy pool,
darts and American’s favorite drinking games.
Hong Kong is never short of places to shop as modern shopping malls
and stand-alone brand stores exist everywhere.
- Near Central station: IFC Mall, The Landmark, Pacific
- Near Causeway Bay: Sogo, Times Square, Lee Garden
- Near Tsim Sha Tsui Station: iSquare, Harbour City, K11