Hong Kong Travel Articles

Hong Kong, China – November 1999
Hong Kong, China – November 1999 Po Lin Monastery is a Buddhist retreat in western Lantau Island. Built in 1921, it still functions as a place where Buddhist faithful abandon our “corrupted” world and seek enlightenment through mediations. But on weekends, it is hard to imagine that anyone can find peace and harmony within the complex. The place is jammed with […]
Hong Kong Travel Facts
The Basics City Name: Hong Kong Where is it located?: Hong Kong is in southern China on the South China Sea. Why do people go there?: Wrapped in a concrete jungle, Hong Kong is a shrine to market capitalism. It’s perhaps the only city in the world where shopping surpasses any monument or historical site […]
Copy Watch? – Hong Kong
The practice of shopping and bargining is a fine-t
South East Asia on a Hamstring – 2000
Travelogue from Marie Javin's 2 month tour of South East Asia with a tour company -
The Wild West of Asia
Mark Brasher found it easy to slip into the expat
Manila to Hong Kong on $1 (2 of 2)
After many hours of restlessly shifting around on my row of 4 plastic chairs and watching plane after plane load up and people leave, things began to quiet down. Night had fallen, and everyone seemed to accept that nothing was going to happen for a while. The airline counters were closing for the night, the […]
Manila to Hong Kong on $1 (1 of 2)
Putting the "budget" in budget travel, Nick O'Neil
Hungry in Hong Kong
Amity Mills is your guide to find the best deals a
Hong Kong
Philip Blazdell looks at the former British colony
Arriving in Hong Kong (5 of 5)
One afternoon I bumped into the guy who had directed me to my guest house, the English guy Dave. He told me he was representing a Chinese tailor’s shop and would stand on the busy street trying to lure customers into the shop. I told him my situation and he suggested I should work for […]