Dim Sum is technically Cantonese food served in small steamer baskets or plates, and is prepared as bite-size snacks. Tea is most often served with dim sum, and in Hong Kong eating dim sum is traditionally referred to as yum cha or going to “drink tea.” If you’ve never experienced dim sum in Hong Kong […]
It isn’t very often that one sees the other side of Hong Kong. The quieter, more spiritual and natural side. Through the Lantau Island Sunset Tour, I was able to spend one whole afternoon exploring this side that is so far removed from urban lfie, I often forgot I was still in Hong Kong.
Sky100 is a 360-degree indoor observation deck located on Hong Kong’s Kowloon peninsula. It is located on the 100th floor of the International Commerce Center, the tallest building in Hong Kong. It is the highest observation deck in Hong Kong and sits at nearly 1,300 feet above sea level. Sky100 Observation Deck is located just two […]
Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the most important holidays in the Chinese and Vietnamese cultures. This is the official harvest festival for these cultures, similar to Thanksgiving in other parts of the world. Events are held on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month, during a full moon. Other names for the celebration include […]
Despite hot temperatures and no shortage of humidity, Hong Kong is still a great place to visit during the summer. The city has rolled out the red carpet, inviting residents and tourists to experience the best in Hong Kong with the “Hong Kong Summer Fun” event. From now through August 31, 2014, check out a […]
Hong Kong is often regarded as the birthplace of competitive dragon boat races, with events dating back to 1976. The renowned sport is typically held in conjunction with the important Chinese Dragon Boat Festival holiday, which falls on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month. Dragon Boat Festival is one of the most important holidays in […]