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Hong Kong – Travel Guide

Explore This Travel Guide to Hong Kong

One of our favorite places to visit, Hong Kong is an amazing mix of East and West.  For first-time travelers to Asia, Hong Kong is an easy place to visit, but even if you are a frequent traveler…Hong Kong never fails to disappoint.

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Easily see where top destinations in Hong Kong are located, and browse connected blog posts.

Travel Basics

Essential travel information about Hong Kong, such as currency, transportation, climate & safety.

Recommendations

Hong Kong hotel and hostel guides, top activities, as well as our own personal tips and recommendations.

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Tools & Resources

Download sample itineraries and templates, and access booking tools for flights, hotels, and popular activities in Hong Kong.

Top Hong Kong Experiences

Hong Kong really surprised me (Liz) on my first visit.  I traveled to Hong Kong on a complete whim — totally last minute…and alone!  Yet, I had one of the BEST vacations of my entire life!

Luckily, when Josh and I decided to live overseas for a few years we had the opportunity to live & teach English in Guangzhou, China — which is right near Hong Kong.  So we were able to visit Hong Kong regularly for weekend trips.  Turns out, Josh loves Hong Kong as much as I do, and we highly encourage travelers to visit this AMAZING city.

There’s more to Hong Kong than just the bustling, international city center.  Explore the many districts of Hong Kong to discover the Chinese / Cantonese culture.  Explore the many islands of Hong Kong to do some hiking and beach hopping — in fact, Hong Kong is an outdoor paradise with hiking and biking trails (you can even camp on the beach).  Don’t forget to visit the giant Buddha on Lantau Island, and possibly take a trip to Hong Kong Disneyland!

Even though accommodations in Hong Kong can be spendy, they are many cheap & unique accommodations in Hong Kong as well as plenty of free activities in Hong Kong to save money as well.  And with the awesome transportation in Hong Kong, you’ll be able to zip around the city and countryside with no problem.  So whether you decide to take in a museum, explore old fishing villages, or just relax on a Hong Kong beach – a visit to Hong Kong is always a good idea!

Downloadable Itineraries & Planning Templates

Hong Kong Blog Posts

How to Travel Between Hong Kong and Mainland China

How to Travel Between Hong Kong and Mainland China

Many people are surprised to realize just how close the main city of Hong Kong is to the mainland border of China.  In fact, you can go from Central Hong Kong to the border of the mainland in roughly a half hour. Adding to the convenience are the transportation...

Explore on a Budget – 5 FREE Things to do in Hong Kong

Explore on a Budget – 5 FREE Things to do in Hong Kong

There are so many things to do in Hong Kong and it is one of the most fascinating cities in the world, but it can also be one of the most expensive.  I recently read a story in the news that listed Hong Kong as the most unaffordable city to live in.  Mostly...

Hong Kong Big Bus Tour – Hop On / Hop Off As You Wish!

Hong Kong Big Bus Tour – Hop On / Hop Off As You Wish!

Hong Kong Big Bus Tour is a great way to see this amazing city.  I've visited Hong Kong during my own solo travels, but Josh had never been.  So I was very excited to show him around during our recent weekend trips to Hong Kong.  Since we were limited...

Christmas at Disney Parks Around the World

Christmas at Disney Parks Around the World

One holiday tradition for our family is to celebrate Christmas at Disney parks.  In particular, we usually visit Walt Disney World for Christmas because it is close to our home of Atlanta, Georgia.  However, Christmas and holiday celebrations take place at Disneyland...

Escape to Lantau Island while visiting Hong Kong

Escape to Lantau Island while visiting Hong Kong

Hong Kong is an amazing destination, and one place in particular that makes it so special is Lantau Island.  In fact, it may be one of my favorite places I've visited in the world (so far).  I love the mixture of eastern and western styles, along with the...

A Biking Adventure in the Hong Kong Countryside

A Biking Adventure in the Hong Kong Countryside

Peddling through the Hong Kong countryside I thought to myself, “Who’s dumb idea was this?” as I slowly peddled my way up a steep hill, sweating profusely, may I add, under the hot afternoon sun.  “Oh yes, duh…it was mine,” I reminded myself as cars whiz...

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Hong Kong Hotels – Explore Deals for Your Visit!

Our other go-to favorite hotel booking tool!  With one of the largest selections of accommodations from around the world (especially in Asia), we have found Agoda to be a great booking tool.

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