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The Ultimate Guide to Macau

The Ultimate Guide to Macau

You have heard about Las Vegas for sure, but how well do you know Macau - the Asian gaming and gambling capital? Macau is a place of glamorous casinos, magnificent shopping arcades but also a bustling hub for contemporary culture and home to remarkable heritage sites from the Portuguese colonial times. This guide will help you navigate among Macau attractions! Plan your trip to Hong Kong Need data for your trip to Hong Kong? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to travel on a Budget? Check out our dedicated “Budget Conscious Travel Guide” Read more on Hong Kong: The Ultimate List of Things to do in Hong Kong – Beyond the Popular Attractions Where to stay in Hong Kong – a first timer’s guide Luxurious…
Where to stay in Hong Kong

Where to stay in Hong Kong – a first timer’s guide

Considered by many as being the ‘gateway’ to Asia, Hong Kong is a global cosmopolitan city. Nestled in South-Eastern China, Hong Kong used to be a former British Colony which has immense effects on the 7 million people that lives in the city. Densely populated, this ultra modern global city is a business hub as well as a major port city with an enviable skyline that is studded with skyscrapers. Since the population of Hong Kong has steadily increased over the years, space or lack of it is a major concern. Tourists have to shell out a lot more (a premium) to have access to bigger space and luxury. All the while if budget is a concern then a choice of accommodation in Hong Kong becomes necessary as the disparity in terms of cost is extremely wide. Communication is never an issue here as locals do speak English although not…
Budget travel guide for Hong Kong

Budget Travel Guide for Hong Kong

Whether Hong Kong is a part of China is confusing to many tourists. It’s understandable to wonder this, as the answer is not a simple yes or no. Up until 1997, it was actually governed by the United Kingdom. While undoubtedly Chinese in terms of culture and language, Hong Kong operates independently. Citizens need a passport to visit mainland China and vice versa. Hong Kong has its own laws, currency, flag, and unique fusion of influences. One thing is for sure, and it’s that Hong Kong is a vibrant and exciting place to travel to. Many people may assume it’s an expensive place to visit as a tourist, but that’s definitely not the case. Read through this budget travel guide for Hong Kong to learn how to have a rich and authentic experience that won’t scare your bank account. Plan your trip to Hong Kong Need data for your trip…
The Ultimate List of Things to do in Hong Kong - Beyond the Popular Attractions. there are many unique and exotic cultural experiences to be had in Hong Kong. But if the thought of traveling to Asia intimidates you because of the language barrier, reconsider Hong Kong as a destination.

The Ultimate List of Things to do in Hong Kong – Beyond the Popular Attractions

Hong Kong ranks #1 in the world for the number of skyscrapers (317, if you’re wondering!). As a former colony of the British Empire, English is widely spoken here, which makes Hong Kong a brilliant destination for first-time visitors to Asia. Expats there have called it “Asia Lite” due to the ease of assimilation. Don’t be mistaken, there are many unique and exotic cultural experiences to be had in Hong Kong. But if the thought of traveling to Asia intimidates you because of the language barrier, reconsider Hong Kong as a destination. You also won’t find the stringent visa requirements like neighboring China, either. Check the latest requirements in advance, but Australian, US and Canadian passport holders do not need a visa for visits of 30 days or less. You’ll receive a slip at customs upon arrival and simply need to present that slip at immigration upon your departure. Plan…
Top 3 Cheap Meals in Hong Kong

Top 3 Cheap Meals in Hong Kong

Eating on a budget can be difficult in Hong Kong, the city is insanely expensive. Their rents are outrageous, and unfortunately, it shows on the price tags. However after living in Hong Kong for 6 months, I’ve found that the best way to get cheap eats is to eat like a local! The best way to dine well while spending less is to eat at cha chaan tang style cafes. The food itself is affordable and none of these recommendations require a tip! Read more on Hong Kong: The Ultimate List of Things to do in Hong Kong – Beyond the Popular Attractions Where to stay in Hong Kong – a first timer’s guide Luxurious Hotels in Hong Kong Budget travel guide for Hong Kong The Ultimate Guide to Macau These are my top 3 budget meals in Hong Kong: 1. Kam Fung Restaurant WHAT TO GET: Satay beef instant…

Luxurious Hotels in Hong Kong

Our Five-Star Favourites in Hong Kong  Hong Kong is home to some of the best hotels in the world – and here are four that stand out among those. Hong Kong is one of the world's premier tourist destinations, with plenty for visitors to see and do. You'll find shopping malls filled with designer boutiques, some of the most impressive nightclubs in the world and of course, some of the most luxurious places to stay on the planet. So if you're travelling to Hong Kong and want to do things in style, then where should you stay? Well, any of our picks would fit the bill perfectly. Plan your trip to Hong Kong Need data for your trip to Hong Kong? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to…