New Things to Do in Hong Kong in 2019

Kick your new year off the right way with new things to do in Hong Kong! Whether you’re new to the city, planning a trip here or a long-time Hong Konger just looking for something fresh to do, we have it listed here. Check out our list of up-and-coming exhibitions, activities and cultural spots for 2019. 1. Hong Kong Pulse Light Festival If you’re looking for Instagram spots in Hong Kong, then you will not be disappointed with the Hong Kong Pulse Light Festival, a spectacle of neon lights, glowing sculptures, and interactive installations. Set against the iconic Victoria Harbor skyline, these light-art pieces look all the more amazing among brilliantly lit skyscrapers. As Hong Kong’s largest open-air light festival, ...

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19 Must-eat Foods in Hong Kong

One of the best cities in Asia for foodies, Hong Kong offers a crazy 15,000 restaurants and has the highest density of restaurants in the world. The city’s cuisine is mostly Cantonese-based, but offers glimpses of its colonial past with its East-meets-West offerings. Check out our list of the 19 must-eat foods in Hong Kong. 1. Pineapple Buns Kicking off this list, we have the quintessential Hong Kong classic. Mostly served in bakeries and cha chaan tengs, the pineapple bun is a soft, fluffy roll blanketed in a crumbly, sweet craquelin-esque top. Sink your teeth into one and you will be greeted with a glorious medley of textures– think crunchy bursts of lightly caramelized sugar crust between bites of warm, ...

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11 Best Outdoor Bars in Hong Kong 2019

When it comes to outdoor bars in Hong Kong, you are spoiled for choice. Whether you are searching for a fabulous view or a convenient place to meet friends before dinner, we know just the place. Here are our picks for the 11 best outdoor bars in Hong Kong. 1. Wooloomooloo Steakhouse, Wan Chai Wooloomooloo Wan Chai does steak well, of course, but it does outdoor space even better. This contemporary dining space also features a sleek outdoor terrace and from it, you will find one of the best views in Hong Kong. From your lofty vantage point 31 floors up, you will have a bird’s eye view of Happy Valley racecourse and the city skyscrapers beyond. Popular for after ...

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Nine Things to Do In Hong Kong During Chinese New Year 2019

The Year of the Pig will be upon us soon! 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. Many of the family-run eateries are closed for the holidays to celebrate the new year and also to take a much-needed rest. As such, our Foodie Tours will also be closed, resuming on February 15th. Do not despair, however, if you will be visiting Hong Kong during this time of the year. There are lots of activities for you to experience Hong Kong and our culture with us during this fun time of the year. Here ...

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Hong Kong Food Tour — Brand Champion of 2018

2018 has been an exciting and eventful year for us at Hong Kong Foodie. This year, our Hong Kong food tours helped thousands of foodies from around the world create fond memories of Hong Kong’s favorite foods. Through wonderful stories of the neighborhoods and our 30+ eatery partners’ history, participants also got to learn about Hong Kong’s multi-faceted culture. We launched Temple Street Night Foodie Tour, our fourth route featuring Hong Kong street food to seafood. Our Sham Shui Po Foodie Tour celebrated its fifth birthday. Besides doing tours, we also filmed various TV shows, received much press coverage, including being named as one of the world’s best food experiences in 2018, and many more… Perhaps the most meaningful moment ...

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Winter Solstice Dinner: A Chinese Celebration

On December 22, countless Chinese families will gather for a hearty winter solstice dinner which serves up many delicious dishes, each bearing a different lucky meaning to its name. The winter solstice is the shortest day, or the longest night of the year. Falling in the 11th month of the lunar calendar, either on December 21, 22 or 23 of the Gregorian calendar depending on the year, this day marks one of the most significant festivals among Chinese communities worldwide. Since the Han dynasty, winter solstice has been celebrated by the Chinese with a festival named 冬至 (dungzi in Cantonese, dongzhi in Mandarin), which literally translates into “winter’s peak”. Traditionally, the winter solstice festival signified the time when farmers and ...

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Hong Kong New Year Countdown Celebrations & Fireworks 2019: Ten Free Places To Go

 2019’s almost upon us and we are getting excited about the Hong Kong New Year Countdown and fireworks display. To get the best out of this annual event takes a little preparation but we have compiled some useful tips and suggestions to ensure your night is a success. Here is what you need to know about the best places to watch fireworks in Hong Kong this New Year’s Eve. Get there early – the fun starts before midnight As always, Victoria Harbour will be the backdrop to Hong Kong’s spectacular display. Details about this and other Hong Kong events can be found on the HK Tourism Board’s website. It has become the custom to feature “Shooting Stars”. Starting at ...

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Hong Kong Holiday Gift Card Sale 2018

Christmas is around the corner! You already have the Christmas tree set up and Christmas party confirmed. What else is missing? A perfect Hong Kong holiday gift for your friends and family! How about giving them a unique and fun experience to create lasting memories! Hong Kong Foodie Gift Cards make the perfect present for your loved ones! Save 10% on Foodie Gift Cards to any of our four Foodie Tours. From our classic Central & Sheung Wan Foodie Tour, the award-winning Sham Shui Po Foodie Tour, the more adventurous Tai Po Market Foodie Tour, to the popular new Temple Street Night Foodie Tour, there is a great food tour experience for everyone. Don’t miss this opportunity to gift the ideal foodie present ...

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Activities To Do With Visitors in Hong Kong 2018

Got friends or family visiting Hong Kong soon and can’t decide where to take them? Other than the typical tourist haunts like Aqua Luna, the Peak Circle Walk, Dragon’s Back, the Star Ferry or the Peak Tram, here are our favorite activities in Hong Kong guaranteed to amaze all visitors in the city. 1. Take a free guided tour of Tai Kwun Tai Kwun in Central is one of Hong Kong’s newest and hottest spots for art and heritage. Extremely popular among Instagram influencers and photographers as a location for photoshoots, this restored historical site now offers free guided tours in English or Cantonese. The 45-minute tour serves as an introduction to Tai Kwun’s heritage as the city’s former Central ...

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Five Great Hong Kong Gifts for Holiday Season 2018

Christmas is almost upon us and if, like us, you are stuck for present ideas, help is at hand. If you are searching for the perfect foodie gift for someone based in Hong Kong or for someone who is planning to visit soon, then try these ideas. We are confident these Hong Kong gifts for foodies are just the ticket. 1. Purchase a Hong Kong Foodie Gift Card We are sure the first of our five great Hong Kong Christmas gift suggestions will be well received because that is the feedback we receive from our guests. Our Foodie Tours cover an eclectic mix of Hong Kong neighborhoods, from vibrant Sham Shui Po to bustling Central. Our Hong Kong Foodie Gift ...

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