Referred to by some as the Oriental Pearl of Asia, Hong Kong perfectly mixes ancient Chinese cultures with a modern and westernized attitude to business. It can be a little overwhelming for the inexperienced traveler, but once you’ve scratched below the surface you will find a number of stunning hidden gems that will live long in the memory.
The Tallest Buildings in Hong Kong Island (Photo Essay) – Hong Kong’s skyline is probably one of the most recognized skylines in the world. I’ve created a photo essay to showcase the tallest buildings in Hong Kong Island. What’s your favorite part of the skyline in Hong Kong?
Promenade, originally uploaded by globetrotterI. We stayed at the Kowloon Hotel Harbor Plaza in Tsim Sha Tsui in the hub of Kowloon. Our accomodations were pricey for such small quarters, but we weren’t too disappointed. We had a great view of the city. Our room was clean and well-stocked. The staff were most helpful in […]
Scintillating Hong Kong Island, originally uploaded by globetrotterI. Hong Kong is in a class all on its own. We traveled there this summer and honestly, I’ve never been to another city like it. After spending three years in China and having recently moved to Taiwan, I knew I would be ready for the constant bombardment […]