The ultimate Hong Kong mall guide
From luxury brands, markets to Hong Kong's very own independent boutiques, there's a lot of shopping to do through in our city. Some might say Hong Kong is literally comprised of malls after malls, however no matter how numerous, each mall is unique in its own way just waiting to be shopped and explored.
The best nail salons in Hong Kong for nail art and mani pedis
Our resident nail experts, Elizabeth Choi and Kaila Imada, explore the streets of Hong Kong to uncover the chic nail salons upping their game with crazy cool nail art you won’t find anywhere else. Anyone who does their nails on the regular knows there’s no city that does them quite like Hong Kong. From expert manicures and pedicures to indestructible gel nails, this city’s got it covered. Want something next level? The city’s salons can design nail art that will keep your fingers looking exceptionally unique and stylish. Here are our top five choices for places to pimp your tips…
10 must-visit Hong Kong shopping streets
Hong Kong is home to many a specialist market and shopping streets. Whether you’re after birds, gadgets, textiles or sneakers, our city is rightly famous as a shopper’s paradise. 1. Flower MarketTake the flower market in Mong Kok. It's perfect for the green fingered or those who have a date to please, the flower market is filled with exotic flowers, potted plants, and seeds. The choices are endless in this beautiful floral jungle. 2. Pet StreetHere’s one for our four-legged furry friends. Despite being ethically suspect, Mong Kok’s Tung Choi Street is disarmingly charming. Full of precious puppies, kittens, rabbits, goldfish, turtles and frogs, the urge to ‘aww’ in adoration is unstoppable. 3. Sneaker StreetNew sneakers don’t always have to be expensive or hard to find. On Fa Yuen Street, also in Mong Kok, if the shoe fits, take it home. With a whole host of shoes from different brands, in various colours and styles, all at an affordable price, you’re bound to find something to fit your fancy. Time to upgrade your kicks. 4. Bird Street A quiet gem in ever-busy Mong Kok, Yuen Po Street, aka Bird Street, is decorated in the form of a traditional Chinese garden. Admired for its traditional décor and the delightful chirps of its many songbirds, the area is a blissful escape from the surrounding concrete jungle. And don’t miss the nearby Ladies Market. An outdoor bargain paradise selling anything and everything from houseware to hair accessories, it’s the perfect place for thr