Chinese Moon Cakes are an important component of Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations.

Unique Chinese Calendar Holidays

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 […]

Continue reading...

March 19, 2015 by
0 Comments

Introduction to Hong Kong Cuisine

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, […]

Continue reading...

January 29, 2015 by
0 Comments

Hiking on Hong Kong Island: Dragon’s Back Hiking Trail

Shek O Beach is at the base of Dragon's Back Hiking Trail.

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 […]

Continue reading...

January 1, 2015 by
0 Comments

Day Trips to Guangzhou

A day trip to Guangzhou is easy from Hong Kong.

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 […]

Continue reading...

December 4, 2014 by
0 Comments

Hong Kong Harbin Ice Festival

Hong Kong Harbin Ice Festival

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 […]

Continue reading...

November 6, 2014 by
0 Comments

Dim Sum in Hong Kong

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 […]

Continue reading...

October 9, 2014 by
0 Comments

Page 1 of 1112345...10...Last »