Where to stay in Hong Kong

Where to stay in Hong Kong: A guide to the best areas to stay in Hong Kong If you are visiting Hong Kong and wondering which areas are the best to stay I have listed the areas for first-time visitors to Hong Kong. Regular visitors may find places further out if it’s going to save […]

Advertising signs in Hong Kong

[Nathan Road in Kowloon, Hong Kong] One of my favourite aspects of the Hong Kong urban landscape are these giant advertising signs that hang over roads. Hong Kong Travel Resources Hong Kong travel guide Hong Kong hotels Hong Kong photo gallery

Hotel Review: Mingle in The Shai, Hong Kong

Hotel Name: Mingle in The Shai Address: 202 Shanghai Street, Jordan, Hong Kong I stayed at the Mingle in The Shai hotel in Hong Kong. I selected it for its price and location. The rate was HKD 570 for 2 nights, which works out at about 36.75 USD per night. When I’m looking for a […]

Where I’m At: Hong Kong – heading back to Saigon

[Reclamation Street Market – Hong Kong] Greetings from Hong Kong. Whenever I am here it usually means I am coming or going from a big trip. I was here last October and now I’m heading back to Saigon after a couple of months of travel. When I visit Hong Kong I often stay at the […]

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

[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)

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

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

Hotel Name: Ramada Hong Kong Hotel Address: 308 Des Voeux Road West, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong [EDIT: Ramada Hong Kong hotel is now the Best Western Plus Hotel 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 […]

Where I’m At: 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)

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 […]