When you get to a MTR station and are not sure where you need to go, you can look at the big MTR area maps on the station walls but you can also get one at the information counter. This can be useful if you want to wander around the area. MTR exits maps MTR exits maps
This one is for the HK frequent flyers. When you get on the airport express train at the airport and are getting off at Hong Kong station, get on the door #5 behind the tickets counter on the right (looking at the train). When you get to Central (Hong Kong Station) you will be in … Continued
Legally from the 1st of April 2015 all shops are required to make a charge of hkd 50 cents or more for all plastic bags or bags containing plastic when shopping. Carry your own with you. Plus going around Hong Kong markets and shops you get lots of different bag so if you have your … Continued
Tip #7- Tissue paper at Chinese restaurant A pack of tissue paper is always good to have when you go to your local Chinese restaurant as they normally do not provide a napkin of any sort. A pack, because you might need more than one or someone at the table might ask you for one.
Tip #6 For the days when you are not sure if it will rain. A small foldable umbrella is practical to have just in case. The just in case in HK can turn into very big downpours which you do not want to be caught in. Carrying one avoids you having to buy one every … Continued
Tip #5 This is for the very rainy days. Have a really big umbrella at home for days you know will have heavy downpours. It will give you better protection, and there may be a friend who does not have one so you can share without either of you getting wet.
So this post is a subjective one. I have very fair skin and burn very easily. Living in South East Asia I must be a lot more careful in the sun than in some other regions so here are some tips that can be useful for anyone. These tips and advice have been gathered through … Continued
Tip #4 For the ladies, have a nice pair of plastic ballerinas on hand. Flip flops can put dirt and muck on the back of your legs, ballerinas will not.
Tip #3 When you go shopping in HK you can end up touching a lot of things and after a few hours your hands get dusty and “icky”. Keeping a hand sanitiser or wet wipes with you solves that problem.
Tip #2 The heat is coming and Hong Kong can get really hot and stuffy. I always carry a hand fan with me, a real solace sometimes!