Collected by Fiona Lai
Aberdeen, Hong Kong
There's no better way to chase the sweltering Hong Kong summer heat than at the homegrown Ocean Park. At the Waterfront is Aqua City, where you'll find an Old Hong Kong town, perfect for capturing those holiday photos. By night, cool down with the...
Dragon's Back, Shek O, Hong Kong
On this day, we discovered there's way more to Hong Kong than high-end shopping and dining. I'll never forget these views and the sense of tranquility we found up here. We also spent some time at the lovely little Shek O beach, which you'll find...
Tai Po, Hong Kong
Roughly three-quarters of Hong Kong is undeveloped land. The prime hike is the New Territories’ 62-mile MacLehose Trail, which skims gorgeous beaches and climbs to Hong Kong’s highest peak, Tai Mo Shan (3,140 feet). The trail is divided into 10...
43 Tung St, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
by Patrick Brzeski Pili Wu, a 25-year-old Taiwanese designer, staked his claim as a rising star in 2011 with his Loop chair. A clever tribute to two classics of Chinese furniture design, the Loop fuses the aristocratic yoke-back huanghuali ...
2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
A whimsical little store run by four young local designers showcases clothing, jewelry, and shoes. The space in the Hong Kong Arts Centre is just as playful as the design aesthetic. Check out the silk and cotton blouses printed with bright,...
Man Mo Temple, 124-126 Hollywood Rd, Tai Ping Shan, Hong Kong
Man Mo Temple was built by wealthy Chinese merchants between 1847 and 1862 as a tribute to the God of Literature (man) and the God of War (mo). Both deities were worshiped by ambitious students eager to succeed in the rigorous civil examinations...
Wan Cham Shan, Hong Kong
I take the MTR to Shau Kei Wan Station, and exit at A3. I’m a little anxious about catching the bus from here, but the station is immediately within view and the #9 bus is not difficult to find. The entrance to Dragon’s Back Trail, a path along...
31 Lugard Rd, The Peak, Hong Kong
Ping Shan Heritage Trail, Ping Shan, Hong Kong
Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, Hong Kong
You can’t escape a trip to the newly expanded Hong Kong Disneyland if you have little ones in tow. Don’t forget your Fast Pass for popular rides to manage your time wisely, and stay late for the fireworks and parades. Book a stay overnight at the...
Macao, Avenida da Republica, Fortaleza de Sao Tiago da Barra
Located a little further away from the bling and adreneline rush of the casinos, the only Relais Chateaux in Macau was built in 1629, and served as a former fortress for the Portuguese. Sunday brunches on the terrace over looking the sea are...
St. Lawrence's Parish, Macao
I wasn't deterred by the queue of mainland Chinese tourists waiting outside the store and got in line to get up to L3 to catch Zhang Huan's exhibition. Not sure who curates the work there, but they always have an interesting collection of...
Unit S511 5/F. Block A PMQ, 35 Aberdeen St, Central, Hong Kong
The art scene in Hong Kong is booming, with more and more galleries opening around town showcasing everything from contemporary pieces to abstract installations. While there are plenty of galleries to visit, the best way to introduce art to your...
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