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A private pool with a view of the Hong Kong Harbour? Yes, please!

Review of the InterContinental Hong Kong

Wow. Is all you can say when you walk into the huge living room complete with grand piano and double-height, floor-to-ceiling windows. And through the windows you can spy the room’s private, infinity-edge pool against the 180-degree uninterrupted backdrop of Hong Kong’s famous city skyline. This is the Presidential Suite at the InterContinental, and at […]

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The Five Best Hikes in Hong Kong

You wouldn’t know it from your first glimpse at its famous glass and steel skyline, but nearly three-quarters of Hong Kong is undeveloped countryside – a patchwork of windswept ridgelines and overgrown valleys that covers the length and breadth of the territory. Many urbanites head to the hills to hike on the weekend to escape […]

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The Five Best Temples in Hong Kong

Ditch the shopping malls and skyscrapers and delve into the city’s rich cultural heritage with a visit to one of Hong Kong’s top five temples. Nowhere is better to learn all there is to know about the hopes, dreams, fears and superstitions of this city’s industrious urbanites – especially true during Chinese New Year and […]

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24 Hours in Hong Kong

A single day in Hong Kong is definitely not long enough to do this great city justice. But, if you’re on a layover on your way to Bali or you just want to go big on your first day in Hong Kong, we’ll show you how to hit up all the major tourist hot spots […]

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Restaurant Review: Yan Toh Heen, Intercontinental Hong Kong

The newly renovated Yan Toh Heen is even more elegant and sophisticated than ever. And bear in mind that this cultural gem of a hotel restaurant is actually a one-star Michelin-rated venue – an accolade that it has enjoyed for five years in a row. Famed for its exquisite Cantonese food and not-so-shabby harbor view […]

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The Ten Best Street Markets in Hong Kong

Everybody knows Hong Kong is a shopping paradise, and even a hyperbolic overview would be hard-pressed to exaggerate what a local shopping spree has to offer. It’s also sinfully cheap to stock up on gifts at the markets (but let’s get real, you’ll end up keeping most of the purchases for yourself). From knock-offs to […]

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A Taste of Hotel ICON’s Above & Beyond Restaurant in Hong Kong

On a sunny afternoon the view from Hotel ICON’s 28th floor restaurant Above & Beyond is picture postcard perfect. Boats of every shape and size hurry through the harbor, and frenzied Hong Kong city life carries on below. Up here, however, time seems to be moving at a much more relaxed pace. Muted colors, dark […]

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Stars Aligned for Young Chef of The Principal in Hong Kong

Within less than a year of opening, The Principal, a relatively new entrant to Hong Kong’s dining scene, earned a Michelin star for its fresh take on international cuisine. Tucked away in a corner on Star Street, it is located on the hipster side of the Wan Chai district where chic eateries and boutiques are […]

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The Peninsula Spa by ESPA

The Peninsula is undoubtedly Hong Kong’s most luxurious and extravagant hotel. It exudes colonial-era elegance in every way, from its world-famous afternoon tea presentation in the lobby to its numerous esteemed restaurants. So it should come as no surprise that the hotel’s spa, The Peninsula Spa by Espa, is one of the best in Hong […]

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A rooftop pool on the 77th floor? Yes please!

Hotel Review: The W Hong Kong

Our Review: “Cool” is the first word that comes to mind when entering the W Hong Kong’s lobby, as the lighting is dim and the electronic music is very loud. But the fear that the hotel might be more fashionable than functional will dissipate as soon as one reaches the rooms, which are immaculate in […]

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