Ten Cool Things to Do in Hong Kong this Summer 2018

Are you likely to find yourself at a loose end this summer? If you are in search of cool things to do in Hong Kong this summer, here are our picks. 1. Bounce your Stress Away at XXL Playground SummerFest is back at the Central Harbourfront Event Space this summer and we are excited about the XXL Playground. For almost the whole of August (check listings for special event days when XXL Playground will be closed), giant inflatables are going to make this the most fun place to be in Hong Kong. Five XXL inflatable games have been set up: Twist your Body, Attack on Bowling, Kick Shot, Dart Ball Hero and Basket Tall, so whichever game is your favourite, there’s ...

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Seven Hong Kong Restaurants to Check Out Summer 2018

When you are trying to find somewhere to eat in Hong Kong, the choice can be overwhelming. Normally, we’d recommend you take one of our excellent Foodie Tours, but since we are closing for our summer holiday from July 29th to August 23rd, we figured we should offer this pick of the Hong Kong restaurants you should try this summer instead. They aren’t the family-run local businesses we feature on our Foodie Tours, but we think they are great eateries and highly recommend you try them. 1. Old Bailey We are excited about Old Bailey. It recently opened at Tai Kwun, Hong Kong’s new heritage centre for the arts in the reimagined Central Police Station compound. The subtle, well balanced flavours of ...

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Eight Interesting Things to do in Central in 2018

If you are looking for things to do in Central, we can help. This vibrant Hong Kong Island neighborhood has a diverse mix of architecture, eateries and interesting ways to spend your leisure time. Here are our picks for things to do in Central. 1. Immerse in Hong Kong heritage and arts at historic Tai Kwun  The Tai Kwun Centre for Heritage and Arts is a new hub for contemporary art installations, history and performing arts, located in the painstakingly restored Central Police Station compound. You will learn about the role of law and order in Hong Kong, appreciate the heritage architecture and enjoy interactive tours and storytelling in this unique space. Venues such as JC Cube, the Laundry Steps, ...

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Early Bird Summer Sale is Back! Book Tickets Now!

Hong Kong Foodie is bringing back our Early Bird Summer Sale this year. Are you planning an upcoming trip to Hong Kong later this year? Looking for things to do in Hong Kong? Eating your way throughout the city, while learning about our cuisine, history and culture sounds fun, doesn’t it? Get 15% off any Foodie Tour from now till November 30th, 2018. Book your tickets using promo code “SUMMER18” on or before July 31st, 2018.  Did you know that the perfect season to visit Hong Kong is in the autumn/fall between October and November? The rainy season will be over then with great weather for outdoor lovers to go on hikes in some of the most beautiful country parks ...

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Hong Kong Foodie Makes TripAdvisor Hall of Fame!

Hong Kong Foodie is thrilled to announce that we have been awarded the 2018 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and also inducted into the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame. For each of the six years since our Central & Sheung Wan Foodie Tour was first launched in 2012, Hong Kong Foodie has been awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. 2018 is no exception. In addition, recognizing consistent positive reviews and popularity with travelers, with Certificates of Excellence from five consecutive years, Hong Kong Foodie has also been nominated to the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame! This is no small feat! Aside from being proud, we are also thankful for different teams who have made this possible! Foodie Participants Thank you for joining us ...

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12 Best 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. 1. 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 ...

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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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