Tips for staying at the Chungking Mansions – budget accommodation in Hong Kong

Chungking Mansions

[Chungking Mansions – Hong Kong] Do a search for cheap hotels in Hong Kong and you’ll find a list of accommodation options for the Chungking Mansions. The first time I stayed in Hong Kong I booked a place here not knowing what I was getting myself into. I had a vision of a run-down colonial […]

Where I Stayed: Hong Kong Tai Wan Hotel (Chungking Mansions)

Taiwan Hotel

Hotel Name: Hong Kong Tai Wan Hotel Address: Block A, 3rd Floor, Chungking Mansions, 36-44 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. I stayed at the Hong Kong Tai Wan Hotel which is a budget hotel/guesthouse accommodation in Hong Kong. It is one of the many cheap rooms located in the Chungking Mansions; a multi-purpose […]

Dim Sum steamers, Hong Kong

Dim Sum - Hong Kong

When I stay in Hong Kong I actually hope that where I am staying doesn’t offer breakfast. That way I don’t feel bad on skipping it because I would prefer to go out and look for breakfast dim sum. I was happy to see this pile of steamer baskets near my hotel, indicating that dim […]

Where I Stayed: Ramada Hong Kong Hotel

Ramada Hong Kong Hotel

Hotel Name: Ramada Hong Kong Hotel Address: 308 Des Voeux Road West, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong I stayed at the Ramada Hong Kong Hotel on Hong Kong Island. I booked this via Agoda at $54.50USD per night, which is a excellent deal for a 4 star hotel in Hong Kong. If you are travelling […]

Where I’m At: Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Greetings from Hong Kong International Airport. Out of all the airports I hub through HKG remains one of my favourites (up there with SIN), mainly for its clean, uncluttered layout and free wifi. And of course it is attached to one of the great cities of the world. Whenever I have a flight that is […]

In Pictures: Occupy Hong Kong Protests (29 September, 2014)

Occupy Hong Kong

I landed in Hong Kong and arrived in the middle of the biggest protests Hong Kong has seen since being handed back to China in 1997. The protests are over Beijing’s decision to screen candidates for elections. These photos were from the protest around the Central/Admiralty area of Hong Kong, on Hong Kong Island (#OccupyCentral […]

Guangzhou Travel Guide

Travel Guides english.gz.gov.cn – Official website of the People’s Government of Guangzhou Municipality. Guangzhou Travel Guide – City guide featuring attractions, shopping, markets, transport, accommodation, and a forum. Life of Guangzhou – English-language city portal of Guangzhou (also known as “Canton”) for foreigners who live, work, study and travel in Guangzhou. Blogs Singaporean in Guangzhou […]

Beijing Travel Guide

Travel Guides Visit Beijing – Beijing Travel Committee, a division of Beijing’s Municipal Government. Beijing Made Easy – Travel guide covering attractions, culture, flights, shopping, restaurants, and nightlife. The Beijinger – Beijing event and directory listings, classifieds, and the latest news and reviews about life in Beijing. Timeout Beijing – Guide to events, restaurants, bars […]

Macau Travel Guide

Travel Guides Macau Tourism – Macau Government Tourism Office. Macau Closer – A monthly, bi-lingual, living and arts magazine providing in-depth information and commentary on life and news in Macau. Macau.com – Macau hotels, dining, things to do. olamacauguide.com – Destination guide to Macau with information on maps, landmarks, churches, food and general Chinese culture. […]

Shanghai Travel Guide

Travel Guides Meet In Shanghai – The official Shanghai China travel website. Shanghai Expat – Forum and other resources for living in Shanghai (and useful for visitors as well). Shanghaiist – Shanghai news, food, arts and events. That’s Shanghai – Lifestyle magazine featuring arts, where to eat and drink, and feature stories. Shanghai Novice – […]