Collected by Jody Sha
8-10/F, Hysan Place, 500 Hennessy Rd, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Bookworms will be happy to know that the Eslite Bookstore is open until 11pm on most nights and 2am on Fridays and Saturdays. Arriving from Taiwan, this megashop of reading materials and designer stationery fills up the 8th to 10th floor at Hysan...
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...
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...
Hong Kong, Tsim Sha Tsui, 尖沙咀廣東道3號連卡佛地下層
Tsim Sha Tsui is shopping heaven for those searching for the latest trends, and this café, located in the back corner of Lane Crawford department store between the side entrances to the Harbourside mall, is the perfect respite to rest your feet...
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...
Pacific Place, 88, Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong
Envisioned by Hong Kong-based architect Andre Fu, the Upper House was designed to give guests the experience of staying in a luxury residence within easy reach of the design stores, markets, and nightlife of the Wan Chai neighborhood. Every detail...
7/F Pedder Building, 12 Pedder Street, Central, Hong Kong
The American art dealer Larry Gagosian’s light- filled space exhibits both international and Chinese art stars.7/F, Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St., Central, 852/2151-0555 This appeared in the October 2014 issue. Writer Tony Perrottet's dove into ...
401, Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St, Central, Hong Kong
Johnson Chang opened this pioneering gallery in 1983 as a place to showcase emerging contemporary Chinese artists. 401 Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St., Central, 852/2526-9019 In 2010, Johnson opened a second gallery in a large warehouse space that...
3/F, Blue Box Factory Building, 25 Hing Wo St, Aberdeen, Hong Kong
When Exit opened in 2008, its goal was to present shock-inducing art. Exhibitions have included Angela Su’s video installation of her tattooed back. 3/F, 25 Hing Wo St., Tin Wan, Aberdeen, 852/2541-1299 This appeared in the October 2014 issue. ...
Hong Kong, Shek Tong Tsui, Po Tuck St, 6-20號Shop 5, G/F Poga Bulding, Sai Ying Pun,
Tucked away on a dead-end road in the Sai Ying Pun district, 2P supports experimental art, with an emphasis on mixed media and performance. Shop 5, GF, Poga Building, 6-20 Po Tuck St., Sai Ying Pun, 852/2803-2151 This appeared in the October 2014...
70 Peel St, Central, Hong Kong
I love finding places where I can slip into my regular routine. While on Sunday mornings in LA you can often catch me hanging out at Aroma Cafe in Studio City, in Hong Kong it’s Brunch Club Central. This is the spot to hit up when you need a great...
Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
Join throngs of locals on the five-minute ferry ride across Victoria Harbour between the Tsim Sha Tsui cruise pier in Kowloon, on the mainland side, and the Central Pier on Hong Kong Island (a slightly longer ride goes to Wan Chai on Hong Kong...
88 Stanley Main St, Stanley, Hong Kong
Stanley can get crowded on the weekends, so we opted for a midweek trek to this expat hangout. The vibe was laid back and relaxed and the bay was calm with fishing boats neatly docked. The Boathouse is perfectly situated to take in all the sights...
20 Nathan Road Kowloon Hong Kong CN-91, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Hong Kong is a city with spectacular views from almost every vantage point. Following a morning of elbow shoving and bargain hunting in the Mon Kok market, a passerby overheard my friend and I frantically communicating with a taxi driver of our...
1-9 Bridges St, Central, Hong Kong
Oolaa is a favorite of mine for meeting friends in Soho for brunch. The Breakfast Bruschetta is excellent, and their lattes are strong enough to kick the jet lag haze. The space is lovely and open, and good for a solo stop at a cafe table or grab...
Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
Hong Kong will blow your mind. There are few places in the world like it. By far the best (and cheapest) way to see Hong Kong Island is by riding one of the many double-decker trams. For as little as HK$2.30, you can surf your way through a...
Hong Kong, Mong Kok, Flat 8, Ground Floor, Phase 2, Tsui Yuen Mansion, 2-20 Kwong Wa St, 廣華街2-20號翠園大樓2期地下8號舖, Mong Kok, Hong Kong
They are most famed for their mouth-watering BBQ pork buns and the queues of people that congregate outside their blink-and-you’ll-miss-it canteen. Welcome to Tim Ho Wan, the one of the world’s cheapest Michelin star restaurants. This is Yum Cha...
International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West Hong Kong CN-91, Yau Ma Tei, Hong Kong
The highest hotel in the world exists in Hong Kong at the newish ICC tower in Kowloon. The day that we stayed at the hotel, it was quite foggy, but added to the ambiance of the dark interiors of the suite. The fog cleared just enough to see down...
Hong Kong, Admiralty, Shop 126, 88 Queensway,
Herein lies the expert of all things chic. Lane Crawford is the city's fashion and lifestyle expert, bringing in the best in designer clothing, housewares, beauty items and accessories from the top brands in the world. Pacific Place also houses...
51 Gough St, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
2 Gage St, Central, Hong Kong
Lan Fong Yuen claims to have invented Hong Kong–style milk tea: a blend of black teas and evaporated milk that is filtered through a sackcloth bag (the look of which after sustained use gives rise to the tea's nickname: "silk stocking" milk tea)....
International Finance Centre, Central, Hong Kong
Located in the very heart of Central, IFC has two buildings called IFC1 and IFC2. The latter, standing 88 stories tall, is the second tallest building in HK. The IFC mall is located above Hong Kong station and packs in over 200 stores, a cinema,...
1 Matheson St, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
This Iconic grand scale shopping mall has over 230 stores from the mid-tier to the luxury brands of fashion and beauty including two department stores, a supermarket and a wide variety of food options. It is right above the Causeway bay MTR so it...
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