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Hong Kong Travel Tips: 11 Things to Know Before You Go

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✅4-Days HK Itinerary
✅5 Travel Tips
✅7 Tita-friendly attractions in Disneyland & 4 in Ocean Park
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Fukushima Travel Tips: 11 Things to Know Before You Go

Everything YOU need to know before you travel to Fukushima Prefecture in Japan. Fukushima, with a population of 1.8 million people, is mostly rural, with winding mountain roads, forests, rushing rivers, waterfalls, marshlands and highlands. Fukushima is known in Japan as a Fruit Kingdom”: peaches are the most famous fruit, but many other varieties are grown. Connect Fukushima with the newly promoted “Diamond Route” which includes Fukushima, Tochigi, and Ibaraki.

1 - General Information about Fukushima (Where is it.. How big, etc)
2 - Things to do: Full video here:
3 - Sake
4 - When to go (Weather)
5 - Getting in to Fukushima
6 - Getting Around Fukushima
7 - Shopping (What to buy in Fukushima?)
8 - Hotels (Where to stay?)
9 - Onsens
10 - Is it safe? Yes!
11 - I’ve got more videos!

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7 Things NOT to do in VIETNAM - MUST SEE BEFORE YOU GO!

Vietnam is an amazing country with mouth-watering food and great people. But in order to help you navigate its rich culture, here are some tips to help you out. This is 7 things not to do in Vietnam.

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25 Things to do in Hong Kong Travel Guide

Join us as we visit Hong Kong in this travel guide exploring the best 25 things to do in Hong Kong in terms of top attractions, museums worth visiting and restaurants serving up tasty food.

Our travels in Hong Kong take us to Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and Lantau Island seeking out green escapes, temples, gardens and monasteries. Some of the top highlights include nightlife in Lan Kwai Fong, a Symphony of Lights show, viewing Hong Kong from high atop Victoria Peak and eating copious amounts of Dim Sum.

From futuristic to traditional and from hectic to serene Hong Kong will surely leave a lifelong impression upon you as a visitor.

25 Things to do in Hong Kong City Guide for Foodies:

1) The Peak Tram funicular to Victoria Peak (山頂纜車) - 00:37
2) Victoria Peak on Hong Kong Island for city views (太平山 - 扯旗山) - 00:45
3) Victoria Harbour sunset views (維多利亞港) - 01:24
4) A Symphony of Lights light and sound show in Hong Kong (幻彩詠香江) - 01:35
5) Nan Lian Garden in Diamond Hill, Kowloon, Hong Kong (南蓮園池) - 02:00
6) Chi Lin Nunnery Buddhist temple in Diamond Hill, Kowloon, Hong Kong (志蓮淨苑) - 02:45
7) Dim Sum in Hong Kong at Tim Ho Wan (點心 - 点心) (添好運) - 03:01
8) Noonday Gun fired every day at noon (午炮) - 06:07
9) Hong Kong Tramways double-decker tram ride in Hong Kong (香港電車) - 08:08
10) Cat Street Antiques Market (貓街) - 08:30
11) Shopping in Hong Kong along Causeway Bay (銅鑼灣) - 09:20
12) Free views of Hong Kong at the Central Plaza on 46th floor of the sky lobby (中環廣場) - 09:32
13) Central–Mid-Levels escalator and walkway system in Hong Kong (中環至半山自動扶梯) - 10:15
14) Man Mo Temple or Man Mo Miu (文武廟) - 10:36
15) Nightlife in Hong at Lan Kwai Fong (蘭桂坊) - 11:15
16) Ngong Ping 360 cable car on Lantau Island in Hong Kong (昂坪360) - 12:20
17) Po Lin Monastery on Ngong Ping Plateau (寶蓮禪寺) - 12:32
18) Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha) bronze statue (天壇大佛) - 12:35
19) Star Ferry passenger service (天星小輪) - 12:55
20) Hong Kong Museum of History in Tsim Sha Tsui (香港歷史博物館) - 13:34
21) Hong Kong Park and Aviary (香港公園) - 13:46
22) Kowloon Park in Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong (九龍公園) - 14:48
23) High afternoon tea in Hong Kong at Lion Rock in the Royal Plaza Hotel - 14:58
24) Temple Street Night Market (庙街 - 廟街) - 18:44
25) Mass Transit Railway (MTR) subway system in Hong Kong (港鐵) - 19:09

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Our visit Hong Kong travel guide documentary covers some of the top attractions including a food guide (best restaurants and street food), top museums and Hong Kong at night and by day. We also cover off-the-beaten-path activities you won't find in a typical Hong Kong tourism brochure or Hong Kong city tour.

25 Things to do in Hong Kong Travel Guide Transcript:

Today we’re taking you on a tour of one of Asia’s most dynamic cities: Hong Kong (香港)! Yes, this is a city of modern skyscrapers and futuristic architecture, but if you scratch beneath the surface and spend a little time here, you’ll discover pockets of tranquility in the form of incense-filled temples and bonsai gardens, a delicious foodie scene that features budget friendly Michelin-stared restaurants, mountainous islands that are an easy day trip away, antique markets full of treasure, and a dazzling skyline you won’t soon forget. Without further ado, let us show you 25 things to do in Hong Kong.

And that’s a wrap for Hong Kong (香港). We hope that you enjoyed this travel guide and that it gave you a few ideas of things to do and places to visit on your own trip. We know we only covered a small fraction of everything Hong Kong (香港) has to offer, so if you have any other suggestions of things travellers should experience, feel free to share those in the comments below. Wishing you happy travels and until next time!

This is part of our Travel in Hong Kong video series showcasing Hong Kong food, Hong Kong culture and Hong Kong cuisine.

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CHINA TRAVEL GUIDE | Essential Tips to Know

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You can now use the ride sharing app DiDi with foreign phone number & major credit cards. Makes getting a ride so much easier!

Traveling to China can seem intimidating, I hope my #ChinaTravelGuide can help you feel more prepared and less nervous! These #ChinaTravelTips are compiled from my unique perspective as someone who once lived in China but now visits as a 'foreigner'. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask:)

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2. ATMs & How to Bargain
3. Finding Accommodation
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4. Transportation
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In bigger cities, USE the subway train! So easy and always in English.

5. Dining / Service
6. Culture Shock & What to Expect

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ITINERARY

DAY 1: ARRIVAL
7PM - ARRIVE IN HONGKONG
8PM - CHECK IN HOTEL
9PM - DINNER AND STROLL AROUND THE CITY

DAY 2: MACAU
8AM - WAKE UP / BREAKFAST
10AM - LEAVE FOR MACAU
11AM - ARRIVE IN MACAU
12NN - LUNCH
1PM-7PM - STROLL AROUND MACAU
8PM - LEAVE FOR HONKONG
9PM - ARRIVE IN HONGKONG

DAY 3: DISNEYLAND
8AM - WAKE UP/BREAKFAST
10AM - LEAVE FOR DISNEYLAND
11AM - ARRIVE IN DISNEYLAND
12NN - LUNCH
1:30PM - FIRST PARADE
4:30PM - SECOND PARADE
8:30PM - FINAL PARADE
9PM - GO BACK TO THE HOTEL

DAY 4: NGONG PING 360
8AM - WAKE UP / BREAKFAST
9AM - LEAVE FOR NGONG PING 360
9:30AM - ARRIVE AT NGONG PING 360
10-12NN - STROLL AROUND NGONG PING
12NN - LUNCH
1-4PM - STROLL AROUND LANG KWAI FONG
7PM - DINNER
8-10PM - LADIES NIGHT MARKET

DAY 5: GOING BACK TO THE PHILIPPINES!

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BUDGET

AIRFARE: PHP 4,000 (CEBU PACIFIC PROMO)
ACCOMODATION: PHP 4,000
OCTOPUS CARD: PHP 640
MACAU FERRY: PHP 2,000
DISNEYLAND: PHP 3,692
NGONG PING: PHP 791
POCKET MONEY: PHP 10,500 (1,500 HKD)

TOTAL EXPENSE: PHP 25, 623

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HOW TO TRAVEL HONG KONG (Travel Guide) - Vlog #106

Visiting Hong Kong in 2019? This is the video for you! I've shown some of the best food, places to check out, things to do out in Hong Kong for my 2nd visit! There's some notables at the end including tips so be sure to stay for the whole video and see below for links to all the companies and services I used!

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Top 20 Things to do in Hong Kong | Travel Tips

My travel guide showing you 20 of the best things you need to do on your trip to the amazing city of Hong Kong.

They are:

1 - The Star Ferry
2 - Man Mo Temple
3 - The Peak
4 - Cheung Chau
5 - Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery
6 - The Flower Market
7 - Stanley
8 - The Noon Day Gun
9 - Lamma Island
10 - Sky 100
11 - Hong Kong Disneyland
12 - The Mid-Levels Escalator
13 - Temple Street Night Market
14 - Ride the Ding Ding
15 - Wong Tai Sin Temple
16 - Avenue of Stars (Hong Kong Skyline)
17 - Nan Lian Garden
18 - Peng Chau
19 - Hike to Jardine's Lookout
20 - Hong Kong Park

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Hong Kong Travel Tips

Traveling to Hong Kong? Let me share you 20 useful tips Before Travelling to Hong Kong Travel Hacks Tips and Advice for First Time Traveller including where to stay and transportation travel guide for Hong Kong

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1.Octopus Card
The Octopus card is a reusable contactless stored value smart card for making electronic payments in online or offline systems in Hong Kong.


2.Buy SIM card
its so essential to have internet with you most especially when traveling


3.Bring Adaptor


4.Luggage Scale
Never pay for overweight fees again!


5.Envelop
Bring envelop to secure all your supporting documents if needed

6. Location/Hotel
choose hotel near Mtr station its so convenient traveling from one place to another.


7.Eco Bag
Bring your own eco bag when shopping


8.Bargain
always do haggle in shopping to save money


9.Water
always have bottle water with so that you will hydrate yourself on the entire travel.


10.Battery
bring extra battery


11.Passport


12.Power Bank


13.Snacks
bring some snacks in your bag so that when you get hungry to can eat something.

14.Medicine kit


15.Time
be on time when traveling.

16.Search
Search about the place before traveling

17.Tissue
Bring your own facial tissue or wet wipes

18.MTR App


19.Chill
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Macau Travel Tips: 10 Things to Know Before You Go

10 things YOU need to know before you go to Macau. A comprehensive travel guide to bring you up to speed on the Language, Food, Casinos, and more! First, some basic knowledge on Macau: Macau was a Colony of Portugal from 1557-1999, and now it’s a Special Administrative Region of China just like Hong Kong. Macau is small -- 30 sq km, or 11 sq miles. 640,000 people live there. In 2017 Macau had 30 million visitors… lots of people for such a tiny place. 64km (40 miles) west of Hong Kong. A great day trip from Hong Kong, but easily worth 2 nights

Macau is best known as a gambling and shopping mecca, but it also has a really neat historic portuguese center
Macau is the only place in China where you can gamble legally. It generates more revenue from gambling than anywhere else on the earth including more than about seven times the revenue generated by “The Strip” in La Vegas

4 main parts…
the main part of Macau with the historic Portuguese core. This is called the Macau Peninsula
Taipa
Cotai Strip
Colane

2. Getting In

Ferry from Hong Kong
Takes 40-60 Minutes
2 different operators
Turbojet: The Red One
Cotai Water Jet: The Blue One
4 Ferry Terminal in Hong Kong
2 Ferry Terminals in Macau -
If you’re going to the Cotai Strip, most convenient to take Cotai Water Jet
Going to the Historic Portuguese section, take Turbojet

Macau does have it’s own airport, but not many flights

There’s a new bridge from HKG to Macau, you can take a bus on it

Or cross the border by land from China.



4. Unlucky
This number omitted because it’s unlucky. 4 in Chinese sounds like the word for “Death.” Most buildings typically omit this floor.


5. Getting Around

Free Shuttle Service

Macau’s hotels offer free shuttle service from the airport, ferry terminals, and border gates.

· The Venetian Macao Free Shuttle Schedule

· The Parisian Macao Free Shuttle Schedule

· Sands Cotai Central Free Shuttle Schedule

Bus
Public buses operate frequently throughout Macau, Taipa, and Coloane. Buses have onboard stop notifications in Mandarin, Cantonese, Portuguese and English.

· Price: Within Macau or Taipa: MOP3.2, Macau-Taipa: MOP4.2, Macau-Coloane: MOP5, Airport service: MOP4.2.

Taxi
Macau’s taxis come in two color schemes: one is yellow, the other is black and cream. Both color taxis charge the same fees. Taxis stands are located near hotel lobbies.

Tips:

·Base price (first 1.6 km): MOP17, additional MOP2 for each 260 m afterwards.
Extra fees: Taxi waiting fee is MOP2 for every minute. Taxis have a MOP3 luggage storing fee. There is a MOP2 fee from Taipa to Coloane, and a MOP5 fee from Macau to Coloane. There is an MOP5 fee for taxi trips to and from the airport.

Uber operates in Macau

6. Money
Macanese Pataca (MOP)
Most shops and restaurants will accept HKG to pay, with a 1:1 exchange rate to MOP
The exchange rate is fixed at HK$1 = MOP$1.03
But you’ll typically get change back in MOP



7. Language

Portuguese (but its own dialect)
And Chinese (Cantonese)
A little less english than Hong Kong, but enough to get by


8. Shopping

In every hotel on the Cotai Strip

9. The rest of Macau outside the Casinos and Historic Districts

10. Food:
Macanese cuisine’ is a mix of southern Chinese and Portuguese ingredients and cooking techniques. With a history dating back over 400 years, the cuisine is often regarded as the world’s first fusion cuisine.

Egg Tart that is so popular in Dim Sum restaurants originated here.. Lord Stows cafe is the original located in Taipa. Most convenient location is the one in the Venetian

Bifanas - Thin breaded pork Sandwich

Really good high end Chinese food cheaper than Hong Kong. The Wynn hotel has some really good options.

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Visiting Hong Kong Travel Things To Know 2020

This is a travel guide for visiting Hong Kong headed into 2020. We discuss safety in Hong Kong, the MTR, which is one of the best subway networks in the world. we also cross Victoria Harbor on the way to Kowloon by Ferry. We also talk about the money and walk around Central Hong Kong for a bit and touch on some of the street food.

From my experience Hong Kong is safe and not as dangerous as the media may make it appear. As long as you stir clear of the Hong Kong protests you should be okay. I have not seen any protests since I have been here at the 2020 New Year in Hong Kong. Weather is very nice this time of year, but a bit overcast.

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13 Tips for an AWESOME Trip to Hong Kong

One of the most astounding cities in the world…join me as I help you decide what to do, where to go, where to stay, and what to eat in wonderful Hong Kong.

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I found my room for around $80 (which had big windows and a view). Note…there are even cheaper rooms at this hotel (around 50 dollars), but they will be even smaller and they may or may have a window…it was unclear when I was booking. I’d call the hotel to double check.

Food:
-Tim Ho Wan
-Luk Yu Tea House
-Lin Hueng Tea Room (formerly called Lin Huen Tea House)
-Mak’s Noodle
-Tsim Chai Kee
-Kam’s Roast Goose
-Joy Hing Roasted Meat
-Little Bao
-Ho Lee Fook
-Street Food (Most of my favorite stalls are in Mong Kok)
-Oddies Foodies
-Tai Cheong Bakery
-Mammy Pancake
-Hong Lin Restaurant
-Spicy Crab (Temple Night Market)
-Mankamana Nepalese Cuisine
-Lord Stow’s Bakery (Macau egg tarts)
-So Bor Kee Seafood (on Cheung Chau Island)
-Din Tai Fong (not directly featured in the video…but a few of the shots of the food are from here)

Bars/Nightlife:
-Lan Kwai Fong
-Lockhart Road (Wan Chai)
-Hollywood Road (Central/Soho)
-The Old Man (cool delicious drinks all named after Hemingway references)
-Mrs. Pound (also amazing food here)

Neighborhoods:
-Central Business district
-Wan Chai
-Tsim Cha Tsui
-Mong Kok
-Soho

Markets:
-Temple Night Street Market
-Mong Kok Ladies Market
-Upper Lascar Row Antique Market (also known as Cat Street)
-Stanly Market

Temples/Monasterys:
-Tian Tan (Giant) Buddha on Lantau Island…get here by taking the tram at Tung Chung
-Man Mo Temple (Central)
-Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery (North Kowloon)

Hong Kong Park:
(some shots of the next door botanical gardens are also included in this segment)Star Ferry: Terminal 7 in Central or in Tsim Sha Tsui on Kowloon side

Victoria Peak:
Tram up to the top (beware the lines)
Take a Taxi
Or there are buses
And of course you can always walk if you want the exercise:)

Day Trip to Macau:
Ruins of St. Paul
Senado Square
Taipa Village
Venetian Casino
Lagoon near the Wynn (for many of the aerial shots…note…I received permission from local police to fly my drone)

Nature/Hikes/etc:
-Dragon’s Back Hike
-Shek O Beach
-Big Wave Bay Beach (kind of haha)
-Lion Rock Hike
-Tai O Fishing Village (easily accessible from the Tian Tan (Giant) Buddha
-Cheung Chau Island

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7 Things NOT to do in Hong Kong - MUST SEE BEFORE YOU GO!

Hong Kong is a unique place due to its history as a British territory. Designated as a special administrative region, its relationship with China has always been tense. That being said its one of the most amazing cities in Asia with a fascinating international culture and killer street food. Here is a list of 7 things NOT to do in Hong Kong to help better navigate the city.

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10 Things NOT to Do in Hong Kong

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There are plenty of websites out there telling you what to see and do in Hong Kong. However, to experience the city at its fullest, you’ll also need to know what to avoid. Here’s a list of things NOT to do in Hong Kong.


1. Don’t Spit
Spitting is just not considered rude in China. Some believe it helps ward off evil spirits. However, cross over to Hong Kong and it is prohibited to spit in public. In fact, you can be fined up to HK$5,000 for doing so.


2. Don’t Assume Hong Kong is as Free and Open as the West
Despite it embraces more legal freedoms than the People’s Republic, some believe that e-mails are being monitored and Internet censorship is happening. Travelers should be aware of these rising tensions and be cautious about engaging in politically charged communications.


3. Don’t Overpay at Street Markets
Hong Kong offers a vast range of exciting street markets where you can buy just about any type of consumer good imaginable. Learn the art of haggling, you will often be able to buy things for little over half the asking price.


4. Don’t Take Taxis
It is an unnecessarily expensive way to get around, and it can take a long time to get anywhere through the gridlock. Instead, try using the efficient and affordable Mass Transit Railway, buy an Oyster Card if you’re going to use this several times.


5. Don’t Bother With the Sky Terrace
Instead of going to popular and overpriced tourist traps such as the Sky Terrace, consider the top of The Peak Galleria mall, it is free and the crowds are nil, also try Central Plaza, the Bank of China, Two IFC and One Island East.


6. Don’t Take the Peak Tram
The Peak is undoubtedly one of the best vantage points in Hong Kong, but taking the overpriced, over-crowded tourist tram up to the top isn’t the only way up there. Instead, if you’re fit, consider hiking up the hill using the designated footpaths.


7. Don’t Underestimate the Language Barrier
If you need to ask anyone for directions, try to find younger people to help, since they’re more likely to speak English. Taxi drivers rarely speak English, so have a map or written address on hand to convey where you want to go.


8. Don’t Forget about the Entry Requirements
Hong Kong has its own entry requirements. Citizens of the US and most western nations do not need any visa to visit Hong Kong for a period of less than 90 days. However, if you want to go to Shenzhen or other parts of mainland China, you will need a separate visa.


9. Don’t Bring Chinese Currency
While China uses the Yuan, Hong Kong still uses its own currency; the Hong Kong dollar. Although you shouldn’t have any problem changing money anywhere in the region. If you’re arriving via mainland China, you’ll need to withdraw or change some money as soon as you get to Hong Kong.


10. Don’t Neglect the Rest of Hong Kong
Venture into the New Territories and you’ll find traditional walled towns like Kat Hing Wa, fishing villages on Lamma Island, beaches in Lantau. Surf in Big Wave Bay, markets in Stanley and Repulse Bay. Visit Cheung Chau island and its Cheung Po Tsai pirate caves. There are lots of places to visit. Don't miss them!

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TOP 15 THINGS TO DO IN HONG KONG - Travel Guide | 4K

Here is my travel guide for some of the top attractions in Hong Kong. If you are looking for things to do in Hong Kong, these are 15 of my favorite things we did on our honeymoon and how much the activities cost. WATCH IN 4K!

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1.) 0:17 - Buy an Octopus Card
2.) 0:41 - Star Ferry
3.) 0:59 - Victoria Peak
4.) 1:37 - Lion Rock
5.) 2:30 - OZONE Sky Bar
6.) 2:49 - Hotel Icon
7.) 3:07 - A Symphony of Lights
8.) 3:18 - Stroll Along the Promenade
9.) 3:39 - Bargain Hunting
10.) 4:17 - Temple Street Night Market
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12.) 5:08 - Tai O Village
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Starter Kit for First timers in Hong Kong #traveltipshongkong #passingimmigration #discoverhongkong

Starter Kit for First timers in Hong Kong | Bonus Tip : Passing Immigration, Book Cheap Flights etc.

First time traveling out of the country is soooo exciting but at the same time you get to feel anxious on what to expect when you get there.
A recent post in social media about 3 girls being denied to enter Hong Kong had gone viral and gained the sympathy of netizens. Some who are planning to visit Hong Kong are beginning to be indecisive whether to push thru or not.
Hong Kong is such a magnificent place filled with futuristic innovations as well as rich ancient histories. Its also the home of Disneyland a place where you can experience a whole new world of fantasy and magic.

So guys I’ve come up with simple starter kits you need to have when you go to Hong Kong ... sa mga first timers dyan I hope you na makakatulong yung Video ko sa inyo ,,, enjooyyyy,,,,

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HONG KONG 24 Hours Travel Guide : 11 Best Things To Do

First time in Hong Kong? This is my Hong Kong 24 Hours Travel Guide on things to do and what to do in 24 Hours or one day. In this episode we will explore 11 things you must do in Hong Kong and experience. I do weekly travel and food adventure - join us ►Subscribe -

In order these are my Hong Kong Travel Guide - The 11 Things to do in Hong Kong in one day or 24 hours are my hong kong itinerary and Travel Guide for those with short time in Hong Kong and want to get the best out of their trip - these were some of the things we did too

1. Experience Cha Chaan Teng ( A Hong Kong Local Cafe)
2. Experience the view towards victoria harbour from the Star Ferry Terminal
3. Pair it up with a coffee from arabica % - as an avid coffee lover this is one of the best also in Japan
4. Take the Ferry towards central to have another vantage viewpoint towards victoria harbour aboard the ferry
5. Walk/Take The Tram/Cab towards Victoria Peak - the highest peak in Hong Kong and enjoy a breathtaking view down into Hong Kong island
6. Check Out the Mid Level Escalators - Worlds Longest Outdoor but covered escalator
7. Have a local lunch at Tsim Chai Kee for their famous Wonton Noodle (Michelin Recommended Spot)
8. Lang Fong Yuen - In hong kong you have to try their milk tea and we met a local who recommended us to try this - absolutely bliss and quite the hit too as you can see from Helmi's reaction
9. Walk around Lan Kwai Fong - you can shop / drink and enjoy an afternoon stroll - lots of expat come here on friday night for drinks
10. Head to Wan Chai - Kam's Roast Goose restaurant - a 1 michelin star restaurant for thier famous mouthwatering goose - its worth waiting in line
11. Enjoy the symphony of lights around 8pm around Hong Kong harbour

12 - Head to the tallest rooftop bar in the world Ozone and experience the aerial view of Hong Kong light show (including the symphony of lights) from level 118 of the Ritz Carlton Hotel

If we missed anything do let us know - we are sure to be back here :) and cover more fantastic food and travel experience which we hope benefits you in making your travel itinerary a lot more fun.

Other Hong Kong Playlist:
Including my Top 10 Hong Kong Street Food Essentials Episode

Hope you enjoy our Hong Kong one day travel guide / Hong Kong Overnight Guide - enjoy your time in hong kong

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Australia Dairy Company
Address: 47 Parkes St, Jordan, Hong Kong
Tips: You must try the Scrambled Egg at the Australia Dairy Company

% Arabica Hong Kong Star Ferry
Address: KP-41, Tsim Sha Tsui Star Ferry Pier, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

Star Ferry Terminal
Address: Star Ferry Pier, Tsim Sha Tsui
Cost: 2-4 HKD

The Peak Tram Station
Address: Central, Hong Kong (Corner of Garden Rd and Cotton Tree Dr)
Tram Cost: 37 HKD Single Ride, 52 HKD Return
Taxi: Approximately 55 HKD One Way
Walk/Running: Free

The Peak Sky Terrace 428
Address: Hong Kong, 1 Lugard Road, The Peak
Cost : 52 HKD

Central Mid Level Escalators
Location: Jubilee St, Central, Hong Kong

Tsim Chai Kee
Address: 98 Wellington St, Central, Hong Kong
(Michelin Guide Recommended Restaurant)
Tips: Try the Wonton Noodle & Fishball Noodle Soup

Lan Fong Yuen
2 Gage St, Central, Hong Kong
Tips: Must try the Milk Tea (voted one of the best by Hong Kong Local)

Lan Kwai Fong
Address: Central, Hong Kong
Tips: Best place to have a drink, great nightlife and also to eat and shop

Kam’s Roast Goose – Michelin Star Restaurant
Popular Cantonese restaurant drawing crowds for its signature roast goose & char siu (BBQ pork).
Address: Hong Kong, Wan Chai, Hennessy Rd, 226號地下 Po Wah Commercial Centre
Tips: Long Queue on Popular Dining Hours – but well worth it

The Symphony of Lights
Is a light and sound show that takes place every night at 8:00 pm and lasts about 10 minutes. This is a FREE show.
The stage is the entire city, which is what makes it so unique, you can watch the lights from just about anywhere in the waterfront but the best views are from the Tsim Sha Tsui side with the Hong Kong Island skyline in view.

Ozone Bar
Ozone is the Highest rooftop bar in the world and gives a spectacular view towards Victoria harbour from tsim sha tsui side.
Address: Ritz Carlton Hotel (Level 118) - 1 Austin Rd W, West Kowloon, Hong Kong

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10 Things To Know Before Travelling To HONG KONG - Travel Tips & Hacks

As a first timer we wanted to share you 10 Things you should know Before Travelling to Hong Kong. This is our Hong Kong Travel Hacks and Tips as well as advice for First Time Traveller including food suggestions, where to stay, transportation and travel guide around Hong Kong Island.

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Octopus Card
The Octopus card is a reusable contactless stored value smart card for making electronic payments in online or offline systems in Hong Kong.


Airport Express
One of the fastest and easiest way to get to Hong Kong Island, however if you are looking for the cheapest way to get to the city then busses are still the way to go. But I found Airport Express to be efficient and less of a hassle especially If you are a first time traveller
Cost: 115 HKD (approximately, see link below)


Taxi – Taxi in hong kong are starting to implement Octopus card reader as of today

Klook
Klook offers a simple way to discover activities, attractions and things to do wherever you travel.
Discover and book in-destination services at the best prices. With a few taps or clicks, you can be ready to hop aboard the Hong Kong Airport Express, set your inner child free at Tokyo Disneyland, or marvel at the breathtaking world under the waves in Bali.


Open Rice
OpenRice is Hong Kong's most popular dining guide to help people find places to eat based on the restaurant reviews written by real local people.


MTR Mobile
This is hong kong railway travel app which is a great way to check Train Lines, timetables and even which exit to take.

Citibank Debit Card
In this episode the Citibank debit card we mentioned are for Australia, our advice is for you to check your local banks to see which banks does travel card or money card that is competitive in rates.
Fortunately for us Citibank credit card has no account keeping fees and no withdrawal for withdrawing overseas and also gives you almost market exchange rate becoming one of the Best Australian Travel Card out there
For Australian Resident you can apply the Citibank transaction account here


Note: we are not endorsed in any way whatsoever with all the products mentioned in this video, this is us sharing our personal experience and giving you the best travel tips and advice.

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Hong Kong Travel Tips: 11 Things to Know Before You Go

11 things YOU need to know before you go to Hong Kong. A comprehensive travel guide to bring you up to speed on the Weather, Language, Getting Around, and more! Hong Kong was originally a British Colony founded in 1842, taken over by China in 1997. Hong Kong’s Official Name is the “Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong.” In Chinese Hong Kong Means “Fragrant Harbor.” Hong Kong is Famous for Skyscrapers (it has 8,000 of them), but 40% of it’s land is park and nature preserve
Hong Kong has 3 main areas, Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, and the New Territories
But in total it has 263 islands

2 - Weather
Hong Kong's climate is sub-tropical, with temperatures dropping below 10 degrees Celsius in winter and exceeding 31 degrees Celsius in summer
Pretty humid all year round
May to November is typhoon season
June & August are the wettest
January and December are the dryest

3. Getting In
Likely flying in to Hong Kong International Airport - HKG.

It’s on Lantau Island, and its HUGE! The size of 20 soccer fields.

You can fly to almost anywhere in the world from Hong Kong (more than 100 airlines operate 1,100 daily flights to and from 190 destinations worldwide)

Cathay Pacific is Hong Kong’s home airline and has won “World’s Best Airline” four times – more than any other.

Airport Express train to Central - Its just 24 minutes, and leaves every 10 minutes
You can buy a round trip airport Express and Octopus card for 3 days unlimited MTR for $350

Taxi one way to Hong Kong Island would be about $400 HKD and take 45 mins to an hour

4. Unlucky
This number omitted because it’s unlucky. 4 in Chinese sounds like the word for “Death.” Most buildings typically omit this floor.


5. Getting Around
By public transit—it's efficient, clean, and affordable
First things first, buy an Octopus Card -- It works on almost everything, even to get you in to the Hong Kong Horse Racetrack
MTT - Subway
Star Ferry - About $3 HKD, Upper Deck & Weekends cost a bit more.
Tram - Ding Ding - $2.60
Double Decker Bus
Mini Bus
Taxi - Relatively inexpensive, but can be hard to hail during rush hour, or a rainy day, or shift change between 3-4pm.
Don’t try to hail a cab if you see double yellow lines by the curb. Taxis can only stop if there is a single line—or none at all.
Uber


6. Money
Hong Kong Dollar
Exchange Rate fixed to the USD. 1 USD = HK$7.75–7.85
Most places take Visa/Mastercard
40% take AMEX
Lots of ATMS -- Hong Kong is a huge financial center after all
Bills: Issued by 3 different banks, so you’ll see 3 different designs for all the bills
HK$20, HK$50, HK$100, HK$500 and HK$1000
Coins:


7. Language
2 Official Languages
1.Chinese, (Spoken Cantonese)
2. English

In the major urban districts, most residents will speak English but Cantonese is the local language

If you think you’re planning to learn a little Cantonese before you go… it’s not easy… it has nine tones.

8. Shopping

Shops often stay open late… none of this European 6pm closing time… think 9 or 10pm closing times for most shops and malls

9. Food:

Cantonese Food
And it’s all about sharing, portions are big and made for big groups
Dim sum originated here in southern China and means “touch the heart”. These tiny bites of goodness were created as snack food for travellers and today are an essential part of local culture.
Dim Sum
Hong Kong Milk Tea

Dai Pai Dong, Fast Food Noodle Shops, are common sites in Hong Kong offering an inexpensive bowl of noodles for around HK$20 and free tea

Bones -- yes, lots of the local food has bones it. At the casual restaurants you can just put the bones on the table. At a fancier restaurant use the saucer plate beneath your bowl

Tea -- Need a refill for your teapot? Turn the lid upside down.

Like to avoid the crowds? Then avoid eating lunch between 1-2pm, that’s the typical Hong Kong lunch hour

10. Feng Shui
The mystical art of feng shui is still common practice in Hong Kong -- wondering why a building’s architecture looks weird? The answer usually has to do with Feng Shui… that might be why your hotel lobby has a water feature and some goldfish in it too!

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