Hong Kong

Three Mornings, Three Airports

Three Mornings, Three Airports

“Going to Italy.” Three little words but it actually took me three mornings — three flights heading for three different airports — to do it. First, I flew from Cebu to Hong Kong. I chose a Hong Kong departure over one from Manila because fares to Europe tend to be […]

9 Ways to Hack a Hong Kong Layover

9 Ways to Hack a Hong Kong Layover

♥ ♥ There are many good reasons why one might be spending a couple of hours at Hong Kong International Airport. In my case, a Hong Kong layover was in the cards even before my actual destination had been decided. International flights are almost always […]

Second Impressions

Second Impressions

SGMT | Hong Kong —  It’s been more than 10 years since my last (and only previous) visit to Hong Kong and my sole memory of the airport was the moment we left it. We’d thought, wrongly, that Hong Kong would have the same weather as the […]

The best Hong Kong hotels under P8,000 for families

The best Hong Kong hotels under P8,000 for families

Hong Kong is a perennial favorite among families because of its proximity, visa-free entry, and of course: Disneyland. Its status as a tourism hotspot means that Hong Kong has a lot of hotels to choose from, for every type of budget and traveler, but sometimes the overwhelming number […]

Fancy favorites: Treat yourself and your family to these top Hong Kong hotels

Fancy favorites: Treat yourself and your family to these top Hong Kong hotels

A special occasion. A job well done. A milestone moment. Or simply a way to say: I treasure you more than anything. Whatever the reason, it’s nice sometimes to just forget our frugal ways for a while and treat ourselves and our loved ones to a fancy vacation…or […]

Firsts

Firsts

* The old passports got dusted off yesterday because the UK visa application form asked for a list of countries I’d visited in the last 10 years. I’d promised myself I wouldn’t count the number of countries I’d been to — I just don’t want to feel, […]