Things to Do in Hong Kong at Night

Like all great cities, Hong Kong still shines long after the sun goes down. If you are planning a night on the town, here are some ideas for the best things to do at night in Hong Kong. Enjoy Spectacular Views from The Peak Photo Credit: Hong Kong Tourism Board Let us start with the quintessential Hong Kong experience – an ascent by Peak Tram. On a clear night, there is no place better to savour the sight of the city lit beneath you while a gentle breeze teases your cheek. Developers have shoehorned more skyscrapers than you ever thought possible between the busy waters of Victoria Harbor and the forested hill of the Peak itself. While this iconic sight ...

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Cheung Chau Bun Festival 2018

Happy Birthday to the Buddha! Not only do we celebrate Buddha’s birthday today, this week is also the time for the annual Cheung Chau Bun Festival! History & Background of Cheung Chau Bun Festival The Cheung Chau Bun Festival dates back to Qing Dynasty, more than a century ago. At that time, Cheung Chau was badly affected by a big plague. Hoping to drive evil spirits away, villagers prayed to the gods and performed a parade along the island’s narrow streets, holding the statues of the deities. Miraculously, the plague ended shortly after the parade. Since then, Cheung Chau residents have come together as a strong community to celebrate the Bun Festival every year from the firth to the ninth ...

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Sham Shui Po Foodie Tour Turns Five

Celebrate Sham Shui Po Foodie Tour’s Fifth Anniversary with us! Our Sham Shui Po Foodie Tour would not have been successful without your participation and support. We would like to take this opportunity to thank the thousands of Foodies who have joined us on this tour since our launch five years ago. In addition, we would like to thank the Hong Kong Tourism Board as we are honored to be selected as one of the winners of the New Tour Product Development Scheme during the first round back in 2013! Over the last five years, we have witnessed the slow transformation of Sham Shui Po. Two of our six original tasting locations shut down. While it was sad to see ...

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Top 18 Hotels in Hong Kong

If you’re planning a trip, choosing the right one from the many Hong Kong hotels on offer can seem a daunting task. To help, we have narrowed down the choice for you. Whether you are seeking value or luxury, city center or countryside, we know where to recommend. Here are our top picks (arranged by area and not by order of preference): Hotels on Hong Kong Island Mandarin Oriental Luxury travellers are truly spoilt for choice when seeking a Hong Kong hotel, with a host of big names fighting it out to be the best. Mandarin Oriental is a reliable classic that effortlessly blends quality, service and style, fully deserving of its reputation as one of the leading hotels in ...

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Taste Hong Kong Festival

Taste of Hong Kong Foodies in Hong Kong, get ready for the long-awaited Taste of Hong Kong Festival! From March 22nd to 25th, this scrumptious event brings together the latest, greatest and hottest of Hong Kong’s dining scene for four days of foodie heaven. Feast on a variety of special menus, sampling dishes from Hong Kong’s best restaurants including BlackSalt, Bo Innovation, Caprice, Chachawan, Duddell’s, Frantzen’s Kitchen, Haku, Little Bao, New Punjab Club, OKRA, One Harbour Road, Pici, Poem Patisserie, Yardbird, Zuma and more. Take advantage of the culinary attractions as well as an array of live entertainment! Sip, sample and shop in the Gourmet Market with over 60 artisan producers providing a bounty of delicious food and beverages. Exclusive Ticket ...

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Top 11 Markets in Hong Kong

If, like us, you are a fan of markets, then Hong Kong’s many and varied offerings will be music to your ears. Here is the lowdown on eleven markets in Hong Kong that you should not miss. Let’s start with Kowloon. 1. Temple Street Night Market We love the Temple Street Night Market so much we designed one of the best Hong Kong food tours around it, the Temple Street Night Foodie Tour. This night bazaar really comes into its own once the sun has set. The traders set out their trinkets, tea sets, watches, and antiques. Nearby, the area is abuzz with fortune tellers and opera singers which only serves to ramp up the atmosphere. Check out the Tin ...

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Eight Exciting Things to do in Hong Kong in March 2018

March is Hong Kong Arts Month and we cannot wait. There is a raft of events planned across the territory and we have put together a handy summary of the main festivals and performances to look out for. Get out your diaries – you do not want to miss these! 1. Art Basel Returning to Hong Kong for the sixth time, Art Basel leads the way when it comes to art fairs. Whether you consider yourself a serious investor or an interested observer, you’ll delight in the range and quality of the art on display. We recommend you take one of the excellent guided tours to get the most out of your visit. There is also a clutch of shops, ...

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Top Things to Do In Hong Kong During Chinese New Year 2018

Chinese New Year is a very special time of year and if you are looking for things to do in Hong Kong during Chinese New Year, there are plenty of ways to mark the occasion.  Our Foodie Tours are closed for the holidays, resuming on February 26th, but if you are stuck for ideas, here are our suggestions for top things to do during Chinese New Year. 1. Eat many fabulous dishes with names sounding like good fortune Superstition and tradition are closely connected – even with the food that is consumed for Chinese New Year. Many of the foods that people eat during the holiday are not only delicious, they also have symbolic meaning. Some believe that they are ...

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Five Favorite Chinese New Year Pudding

Chinese New Year is only two days away and many of us Foodies have already hand made or stocked up on our Chinese New Year Pudding. Along with the tradition of wearing new clothes to symbolize a new start and fresh hopes for the coming year, we also look forward to eating some yummy traditional Chinese New Year food. Several of the favorite Chinese New Year dishes are puddings or cakes of some kind, since the Cantonese word for “cake” has a similar pronunciation as the word “high” and is symbolic of prosperity and “rising” fortunes. Most westerners anticipate sweet and sticky confections when they hear the word cake or pudding, so it will come as a bit of a ...

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Hong Kong Foodie Unveils Temple Street Night Foodie Tour

PRESS RELEASE                                           HONG KONG, February 12, 2018, Hong Kong Foodie today unveiled the exciting Temple Street Night Foodie Tour. On its newest culinary adventure, Hong Kong Foodie whisks food lovers through the backstreets of Hong Kong’s most colorful and food-obsessed neighborhoods in the Yau Tsim Mong district, in search of Hong Kong’s best evening fare. In this city that never sleeps, this evening Foodie Tour also showcases life in Hong Kong after dark — local entertainment, market vending and fortune telling. From street food to seafood, the new Temple Street Night Foodie Tour introduces Foodie participants to a wide ...

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