The most beautiful buildings in Hong Kong
Our city has no shortage of impressive buildings – after all, what do you think makes up that world-famous skyline? In a concrete jungle that boasts everything from traditional shophouses and neoclassical monuments to glassy skyscrapers and postmodernist towers, it’s no easy feat to find the cream of the architectural crop. Still, we've taken on the challenge to present you a list of the most beautiful buildings in Hong Kong. Enjoy.
Your fortune in the Year of the Dog
Chinese New Year is all about maximum luck and prosperity in the year, whether via auspicious meals, flowers and fruits. Learning what to expect and avoid for the new year is also a big part of the celebration, so we asked feng shui master Kellie Ng to give us her fortune predictions for the 12 zodiacs for the Year of the Dog. Scroll down to discover what’s ahead for you this Chinese New Year. Keen to make the best of the festive celebration? Follow our guide to the best things to do during Chinese New Year.
The 11 best happy hour deals in Hong Kong
Burn your gym kit, throw out the juicer and stop telling everyone how good you feel. Despite our city not always being the cheapest when it comes to having a bevvy, the savvy drinker can land a bargain if they know what they're doing. Of course, we’re referring to the hallowed happy hour. Here are 11 of the best right now.And if you’re going to be spending a lot of time in a bar, you better scrub up on how to hang out in one like a true Hongkonger.
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The 50 best bars in Hong Kong
We’re spoilt for choice in Hong Kong. Our famously crowded city is stacked and packed with great bars, especially in bustling neighbourhoods like Central and Wan Chai. Whether you prefer to relax over a craft brew, a single malt, a glass of red or a classic cocktail, Hong Kong has an amazing bar guaranteed to have you ordering ‘just one more round’.Let’s get started. And if we miss your favourite, let us know in the comments.
Hong Kong’s best beer bars
Hong Kong’s beer scene has gone from first to fifth gear in no time at all. Hongkongers are no longer beer averse and solely interested in fancy cocktails or whisky bars. In fact, it’s fair to say that no matter where you are in the city, you’re never too far from a good beer bar. As such, here are our top picks for the best places around to grab a brew. Cheers!
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Secret islands in Hong Kong
Lukewarm towards Lamma? Cheesed off with Cheung Chau? Hong Kong is blessed with hundreds of islands, so it’s time to stop going back to the same old tourist traps. Looking to combine gorgeous sandy beaches, picturesque hikes and free things to do? These islands have got it all. Follow our guide and find out all the hidden gems and activities to do on our territory's outlying islands.
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Wan Chai may be notorious for its red light district but it has so much more to offer. The district houses some of the most interesting architecture, as well as some of the best restaurants and bars in the city. Home to locals and expats alike, there’s not much you can’t find, but here’s our pick of some of the best things to do, eat and drink in this vibrant neighbourhood. The difficult part was deciding what to leave out. Sam Sinha
Pretty much everyone knows Kowloon City is Hong Kong’s Little Thailand, full of some amazing Thai restaurants. But that’s not all this neighbourhood has to offer. The area is also well-known for its spacious public parks, quirky independent shops and dessert stores, and an increasing number of themed-restaurants. Start here to discover the rich history and culture of this local neighbourhood.
Yuen Long may be notorious for parallel trading but the neighbourhood is slowly transforming into one of the more exciting areas in Hong Kong, packed with fun yet cheap things to do, quirky restaurants and seriously Instagrammable street food. Here’s why your guide to the king of the north.
There’s more to Happy Valley than just the racecourse – though, a night at the races remains one of the best things to do in Hong Kong. The area is also home to many historic buildings, notable architecture and art institutions, as well as a wealth of local and international cuisines. Looking to discover more neigbbourhoods in town? Check out our other Hong Kong neighbourhood guides to get started.