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: April, 2015 – 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 Chungking Mansions. This time I am […]

Flight Review: South African Airways – Johannesburg to Hong Kong

Flight: South African Airways SA 286 From: Johannesburg (JNB) To: Hong Kong (HKG) I flew with South African Airways from Hong Kong to Johannesburg, booking via airfare search site Vayama. This flight was my second flight of the day, having started in Windhoek. The flight was provided by the Namibia Tourism Board as part of […]

Flight Review: South African Airways – Hong Kong to Johannesburg

Flight: South African Airways SA 287 From: Hong Kong (HKG) To: Johannesburg (JNB) I flew with South African Airways from Hong Kong to Johannesburg O. R. Tambo International Airport, booking via airfare search site Vayama. This flight was the second of three flights I took to get from Bangkok to Windhoek in Namibia, and the […]

Flight Review: Thai Airways – Bangkok to Hong Kong

Flight: Thai Airways TG 602 From: Bangkok (BKK) To: Hong Kong (HKG) I flew with Thai Airways from Bangkok to Hong Kong, booking via airfare comparison site Vayama. This flight was one of three flights I took to get from Bangkok to Windhoek in Namibia. The flight was provided by the Namibian Tourism Board, though […]

Tips for staying at the Chungking Mansions – budget accommodation in 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 mansion with high ceilings, a […]

Hotel Review: 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 […]

Hotel Review: 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 […]

Flight Review: Cathay Pacific – Hong Kong to London Heathrow

Flight: Cathay Pacific CX 239 From: Hong Kong (HKG) To: London (LHR) I flew with Cathay Pacific from Hong Kong to London using Qantas frequent flyer points. I booked with Cathay as I was able to book a flight from Taipei to London, via Hong Kong. I was able to get a stop over in […]

Where I’m At: October, 2014 – Hong Kong

Where I’m At; a monthly update of what I’ve been up to, site news, and where I’m going next. 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 […]