This destination has sub-tropical climates nearly year round and one of the best airports anywhere in the world! You’ll be delighted with all of the activity that Hong Kong has to offer regardless of what you enjoy doing!
Hong Kong offers a wide variety of museums from the Sheung Yiu Folk Museum offering displays that reflect villages from rural life of Sheung Yiu Village while the Hong Kong Museum of Art offers a wide collection of Chinese Antiquities & Fine Art, Historical Pictures and Hong Kong Art. Don’t forget to check out the breathtakingly beautiful KS Lo Collection of Teawares while you are there! For a blend of history, archaeology, ethnography and local history you will not want to miss the Hong Kong Museum of History with more than 90,000 items on display!
Hong Kong is a delight for lovers of the outdoors, offering a rich mix of agriculture, fisheries, country and marine parks, hiking trails, camping sites and mountain bike areas. With more than twenty park grounds, you’re sure to find one that meets your needs! Lion Rock Country Park dates back to the upper Jurassic period and sights to see include an impressive peak, a variety of hiking trails, and some incredible plants and animals. What makes this area so delightful for walking is the nearly level walking ground.
If you love film, you’ll love taking a walk along the Avenue of Stars, the tribute to the Hong Kong film industry with more than eighty stars and handprints and the breathtaking sculpture ‘She’ at the entrance. There are two large parks for families in Hong Kong, Disney Hong Kong which needs no explanation as well as Ocean Park which offers Lowland Gardens, Kids World, Marine Land, Bird World and a host of rides sure to delight the oldest of kids!
No matter where you go in Hong Kong you’ll find shopping all around you. From custom made clothing to off the rack trendy clothes you’ll find a wide variety of them. Don’t forget to check out the Duty Free Shops while you’re there – allowing you to purchase luxury items without the burden of taxes. Streetmarkets offer everything from grocers to electronics and you will enjoy haggling with the vendors at all of them. Always ask for discounts or gifts when shopping in Hong Kong – many stores offer discounts if you pay cash versus using a credit card.
Eating is an adventure everywhere in Hong Kong. Costs are typically reasonable and you can find everything from traditional Asian cuisine to Cantonese as well as Western style restaurants. Don’t forget that tipping is not a tradition in Hong Kong but if you wish to tip, it is acceptable to leave a few coins.
Hong Kong offers a variety of night spots – Ned Kelly’s Last Stand is a jazz bar with good live music and Blues by the Bay offers an opportunity to view the Symphonie of Lights.