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Ngong Ping Rd, Lantau Island, Hong Kong
It was humid and hot when we finally arrived Tung Chung train station of Hong Kong to take the cable car as a last step to reach Big Buddha. After a beautiful trip in the cable car finally he appeared slowly in front of us through the thick fog...
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Ping Shan Heritage Trail, Ping Shan, Hong Kong
I live and work in Hong Kong, and although I live in the New Territories, I had no idea this kind of village existed. Like many other expats that live in Hong Kong, it's easy to get into the routine life of spending your leisure time in the city....
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West Kowloon, Hong Kong
Still in the nascent stages of building (at this writing), the West Kowloon Cultural District puts on occasional shows. This was a Cantonese opera stage over a week in 2012.
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41 Spring Garden Ln, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
There are those ubiquitous egg tarts on every dim sum menu in every city in the world, and then there are the egg tarts at Kam Fung Cafe, off a "blink and you'll miss it" side street in Wanchai. This Hong Kong coffeehouse, straight out of a Wong...
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Ping Shan, Hong Kong
Standing on this walking trail among all this greenery it feels like I'm on some remote tropical island. After just coming from Central, it's hard to believe I'm still in Hong Kong. In the end of the trail there is a small place of worship with...
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Hong Kong, 九龍城龍崗道19號G
When a Hong Kong foodie friend agreed to take us on a tour of Kowloon restaurants, we jumped at the chance. Dodging a downpour, we ducked into Chao Phraya Thai restaurant. "I don't care what else you order," he said, "but we must get the...
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Sha Tin, Hong Kong
It's tricky to find, tucked behind a Chinese cemetery, and a long climb (431 stairs!) to the top. But it's well worth the effort. Despite the name, the Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery, or Man Fat Tsz, isn’t actually a monastery. No monks live on...
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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...
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Lamma Island, Hong Kong
Some of the best seafood and hiking can be found after a short boat ride from Hong Kong harbor to Yung Shue Wan. The Peak trail winds visitors from Yung Shue Wan, the island's main pier, to Sok Kwu Wan where a variety of seafood restaurants can be...
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Sha Tin, Hong Kong
We took so many pictures here, as well as on the short hike to the temple. Such an inspiring place. Shortly after, a baboon chased us off.
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131 Tseung Tau Village, Shap Sze Heung, Sai Kung, Hong Kong
Venture out to beautiful Sai Kung in the New Territories for memorable meal at this three-storey Mediterranean-style house. On a sunny day, you can be seated out on the lawn to enjoy your meal while enjoying the views of Sai Kung's clear waters....
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Hong Kong
While in Hong Kong be sure to make the journey out of town to see the Tian Tan Buddha, also known as the Big Buddha. Take the cable car there for an added experience. Be warned, the cable car is not a fast journey, about a 35 minute ride, and will...
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Mai Po, Hong Kong
Hong Kong is home to many species of birds and animals and allows you to get close to them in their natural habitat. In autumn or spring, trek out to Yuen Long in the New Territories for a day at the Mai Po Nature Reserve. These tranquil wetlands...
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Ngong Ping Rd, Lantau Island, Hong Kong
The colorful Po Lin Monastery was built more than a century ago in the secluded mountains of Lantau Island. In 1993, the 112-foot-high bronze Tian Tan Buddha, also known as the Big Buddha, was erected to face the monastery and north toward the...
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Sai Kung, Hong Kong
Summer in Hong Kong is the "Junk Boat Season" a term locals use—locals who know what the summer junk boat parties are all about!
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Ham Tin Wan, Hong Kong
This is my favourite place in Hong Kong, perhaps even in the world. This beach is part of the MacLehose Trail that winds in and out of the coast of the New Territories for about 100 kilometres. You can catch a bus from Sai Kung town to Pak Tam Au...
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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...