Hong Kong is a truly cosmopolitan city in Asia, attracting people from every continent to its busy and bustling streets. Lively, exciting and striking from any angle, the contrasts of Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and New Territories could not be starker. Hong Kong might be a full-on working town, but its entertainment options are as wild as they are diverse.

    Hong Kong is also one of the largest shopping hubs in the world, which might present you with a challenge: just how to fit in all the best retail outlets in time – the same goes for the fabulous choice of dining. City-wide, you'll be amazed at the nightlife options and how the city transforms once the sun sets. There are so many things to see and do, so take enough time to get to know this fascinating destination before planning a vacation at one of Asia’s most vibrant cities.

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    The list of things to do in Hong Kong is almost endless – the island offers a wide range of unique sightseeing opportunities, natural and manmade alike. Its intriguing history means that walking through the streets of Wan Chai or Kowloon feels like a step back in time. There are fantastic natural landscapes to admire, from pristine islands to epic mountain hikes. Due to Hong Kong’s highly seasonal weather, make sure... Read more

    Where & what to eat in Hong Kong SAR

    Dining in Hong Kong is an experience you might not find elsewhere in the world. Foodies can revel in the broad scope of international fare within such a compact island. Visitors from overseas can feel right at home, thanks to the countless restaurants serving delicacies from just about every continent, but don’t skip out on Hong Kong's native cuisine. Distinctly different from Szechuan and Shanghai taste, Cantonese fare reflects the... Read more

    Where to shop & what to buy in Hong Kong SAR

    Shopping in Hong Kong is part of why the city is among the most popular tourist destinations in Asia. Sales in and around Central on Hong Kong Island, as well as limitless bargains in Mongkok, take place year-round. Hong Kong's summer sales last from July until the end of August, which include as much as 70% discount on previous season’s collections, and even discounts on selected items of the... Read more

    Where to go & what to do at night in Hong Kong SAR

    Hong Kong nightlife ranges from contemporary art and after-dark shopping, to all-night clubbing and high-octane entertainment. Fans of performance arts will be mesmerized by the moves of the Hong Kong Ballet, the Hong Kong Dance Company, and the City Contemporary Dance Company. You can enjoy traditional Chinese melodies performed by the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra. For a change of pace, make your way to bustling bars and... Read more

    Useful information

    Our Hong Kong information guide includes useful things you may or may not know about the city. As one of the Four Asian Tigers (Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan), English is commonly spoken in Hong Kong, along with Cantonese – its official national language. Hong Kong is known as one of the safest cities in the world, but taking time to familiarize yourself with basic facts definitely goes a long way... Read more

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