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fine dining • cocktail bars • viewpoints • beaches • asian food • italian food • underground
What are the Hong Kong spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?
The Peak, The Star Ferry, Walk around Sheung Wan, try as many different kind of international food as you can.
Do’s and don’ts in Hong Kong: (Ex: Tipping: yes/ no, public transport tips, safety tips etc.):
Get an octopus card at the subway station, you can use it for public transportation and at convenience stores, small shops and restaurant. Public transportation + walking can easily get you anywhere and taxis are quite cheap (but they only take cash!). Tipping not required as service charge is included already. English is widely spoken.
What do you do and why do you do it?
I work for a travel publisher, and I spend time with my lovely family
How much do you spend on an average night out on the town?
HK$ 300 to HK$ 1,000+ if with dinner
Which Hong Kong shops do you hit up when you’re itching for something new?
PMQ, Goods of Desire
Your all-time favorite musicians:
Which neighborhood is it best to experience during the day / night?
Sheung Wan, Central
What’s the area in town you’ll never be caught dead in?
Central and Wan Chai
What’s the one place in Hong Kong you think is underrated?
Where would you take a date for a romantic night out?
Pirata in Wan Chai, Repulse Bay beach, Aqua in TST
Drunk and hungry - where do you go in Hong Kong?
Wan Chai or Lan Kwai Fong
It's freeeeezing out - what should a visitor do?
It's never freezing in Hong Kong!!
Where do you take your guest when you want to impress?
Ozone bar at 400+m, The Peak
Your go-to brunch spots:
Aqua, Waggyu in Wyndham Street
Your perfect night out in Hong Kong includes:
Dinner at Sahara, Couple of beers around Lan Kwai Fong, a nice bar, clubbing at Oma or Social Room, and Wan Chai to finish.
Which local creators do you admire?
Special views that mainstream tourists don't know about:
Hung Hom promenade, Dragon's Back hiking
Best place for a cheap bite on-the-go:
Din Tai Fung
Tomorrow’s your last day in Hong Kong. How do you spend it?
The Peak, Repulse Bay, Drinks in Soho