Collected by Svetlana Mogileva
2A-2P Tung Choi St, Mong Kok, Hong Kong
During my recent trip to Hong Kong I was on a quest for local culinary adventure, as I always do when traveling. After an exciting morning in the busy area of Mongkok, the smell of greatness took me to a little restaurant called D.i.F. The fact...
Ping Shan Heritage Trail, Ping Shan, Hong Kong
162 Wellington St, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Seeking a Cantonese pastry with an attractive almond-scented brown crust and a heart of golden lotus seed paste. Melty kisses with a post-doctorate degree in pork lard shortening a must. The courtship begins in front of Lin Heung's pastry case...
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...
Rawlinson House (cotton Tree Drive Marriage Registry), Cotton Tree Dr, Central, Hong Kong
I found Hong Kong Park to be both peaceful and beautiful. It is a great place to escape the hustle and bustle. Insiders tip: be sure to visit the aviary within the park. Many beautiful tropical birds to admire!
Stanley Market Rd, Stanley, Hong Kong
When I lived in Hong Kong my apartment was in Aberdeen, so I wasn't too far from Stanley Market. I absolutely loved popping down here to browse the streets, get seafood outside and enjoy the bay views (as well as take advantage of some great...
129 Second St, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
For those who love a gin tonic, this hidden Spanish "gintoneria" in the up-and-coming Sai Ying Pun neighbourhood is where you want to be. Perfect for "stylish sipsmiths and cocktail casualitas", this spot's introduces a nostalgic Hong Kong...
24 Lei Yue Mun Praya Road, Lei Yue Mun, Hong Kong
Lei Yue Mun ("Carp Gate") Seafood Market is a well-known place for seafood. There are endless selections of seafood, as well as restaurants along the narrow street. You can pick the seafood by yourself, and bring it to a nearby restaurant for them...
Jubilee St, Central, Hong Kong
Traveling up and down the Central-Mid Levels Escalator is a quick, efficient way to get around while at the same time immersing yourself in the urban jungle of Hong Kong. Stretching for over 800m and rising about 135m, the world's longest outdoor...
PMQ - Staunton, Central, Hong Kong
The former Police Married Quarters or PMQ has been transformed in recent years from an all-but-forgotten building complex to one of the centers of creative life in Hong Kong. A sort of maker lab meets design house, PMQ just reopened and features...
Tai Yuen St, Shek Yam, Hong Kong
Tai Yuen Street in Wan Chai is also known as Toy Market. One peek into the alley and you'll see why—toys, from seasonal to mainstream to collectors' items, fill the shopfronts. Head inside for a closer look at vintage robots, models of Hong Kong...
Yuen Po St, Prince Edward, Hong Kong
Drifting though residential alleyways topped with laundry canopies, birds tickle your ears with song as you near one of Hong Kong’s greatest marketplaces. The Bird Market is a unique cultural hobby where birds are bought and sold not for their...
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