IFC Mall has a rooftop garden where you can escape the hustle-and-bustle of shop assistants, checkout lines and wall to wall people – to step back and enjoy the view of Victoria Harbour.
It might be hard to believe when you look at Hong Kong’s vibrant cityscape, but Hong Kong is still more than fifty percent country parkland. Hong Kong has some of the best natural country parks in Asia.
If you’re interested in getting off the footpaths and into the greenery, Hong Kong’s country parks offer forests and jungles, as well as sandy beaches and water falls. The hiking trails are very good with some country parks offering campgrounds where you can stay for free – which could be a uniqueand cost effective alternative to some of Hong Kong’s more expensive luxury hotels.
In Chinese (Cantonese to be specific) Sai Ying Pun means west camp. Sai Ying Pun is located on the western side of Hong Kong Island, still visible to neighbouring Kowloon.
It’s built on the steep sloping Victoria Peak, shy of Kennedy town. The area has in 2015 been opened up by MTR driving an influx of interest from locals and expatriates alike, flocking for the temporary rental reprieve and the advantage of close proximity to Central.
Queen’s Road has always meandered through Sai Ying Pun, but the introduction of MTR (Hong Kong’s elite mass rapid train system) has brought a degree of gentrification and along with it a plethora of new dining experiences. Bars, delis and restaurant’s attracted by SYP’s lower rents.
Ma Wan was once a fishing village famous amongst Hong Kong's tourists who would flock for seafood meals in the local restaurants. Shrimp paste was a staple product.
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Ngong Ping Village is found on Lantau Island, it's a cultural themed village sitting in the shadow of Lantau's big Buddha statue.
So you're visiting Hong Kong and a Typhoon Signal is hoisted. Strange term, but between July and November each year, such warnings are common. Here's what you need to know:
In Hong Kong time is money and Hong Kong’s airport train is fast, clean, super-efficient and straightforward!
There’s one essential for travelling like a local in Hong Kong and that’s an Octopus card.
Whether you're planning the day in Hong Kong Disneyland or planning a family trip to Hong Kong's historic Ocean Park, we have insider tips on where to get your tickets without having to queue.