Hong Kong tea culture pulls from both its Chinese and British sides. In most Chinese restaurants, you’ll find tea served with nearly every meal, while British-style afternoon teas are extremely popular in Hong Kong as well.
When planning a trip to certain destinations, especially ones like Hong Kong, it’s important to familiarize yourself with the local holidays and beliefs, especially those that may affect your travel plans. The Chinese calendar includes some unique holidays that many people outside of Asia have never heard of. It wasn’t until I lived in Taiwan […]
Experiencing the local cuisine is one of the “must do’s” for many tourists planning a trip Hong Kong. The city is home to not only some of the best Cantonese cuisine around, but the dining scene is increasingly influenced by other cultures, creating a gourmet dining paradise. If you’re planning a trip to Hong Kong, […]
Despite its large population and small geographic size, it might surprise you to know Hong Kong has a lot of open space – wetlands, beaches and mountains. If you’re looking to explore Hong Kong’s more peaceful side, consider spending half a day on Dragon’s Back Hiking Trail. It’s called Dragon’s Back due to the trail’s […]
While Hong Kong is one of the most fascinating destinations to visit in itself, it’s not a bad spot for doing some day trips from either. Day trips to Macau are among the most popular, but what if you want to see more of mainland China? Consider a day trip to Guangzhou. It might surprise […]
Harbin Ice Festival in Northern China is one of the top ice and snow festivals in the world. It was established back in 1983 and visitors from all over the world brave the below freezing temperatures to see the masterful ice sculptures. This year, you can experience Hong Kong’s version of the Harbin Ice Festival […]