Hong Kong

So…I Fell Down a Boat in Hong Kong

So…I Fell Down a Boat in Hong Kong

Luckily, I didn’t fall *off* the boat into the water but it was still pretty embarrassing. Here’s what happened.

10 Best Hong Kong Hotels and Hostels Near a Train Station

10 Best Hong Kong Hotels and Hostels Near a Train Station

Many travellers — particularly those who anticipate having to drag suitcases and toddlers — prefer to stay in accommodations with easy access to public transportation. Luckily, there’s no shortage of hotels and hostels near an MTR (train) station in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong Airport Express: How to Get Cheaper Tickets Online

Hong Kong Airport Express: How to Get Cheaper Tickets Online

There are many reasons why you should take the Hong Kong Airport Express, even though it costs a bit more than the bus. If the price makes you hesitate, here’s a trick to get cheaper tickets.

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 […]