The insider"s guide to Hong Kong.

by Derek Maitland

Publisher: Merehurst Press in London

Written in English
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ISBN 100948075155
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Cover title: Insiders's Hong Kong guide. Folded map inside back cover. Description: pages: color illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm. Series Title: Insider's guides. Other Titles: Insider's Hong Kong guide. Responsibility: by Derek Maitland ; photographed by Nik Wheeler and Alain Evrard.

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What to know before you go. Visitors are usually drawn to two areas: the northern side of Hong Kong Island and Kowloon – the neighborhood attached to mainland China. The two areas are separated by Victoria Harbour, linked by the Star Ferry and the MTR.

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A large percentage of its land is still set aside for green spaces and parks. Inside the Tai Kwun Centre for Heritage & Arts. Shops. Founded inYuet Tung China Works was Hong Kong’s first handpainted-porcelain factory and remains a trove of plates, teapots and jars.

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Best bang-for-your-buck hotel The Peninsula Hong Kong, the grande dame of Asian hotels, is proudly located at the tip of the Kowloon Peninsula overlooking Hong Kong Island. Splurging on a Grand Deluxe Harbor View Room is definitely one of life’s little luxuries and there’s no better place from which to watch sunrise, with the Star Ferry weaving its way across the harbor right in front of you.

It’s fairly small by Hong Kong standards, running on two streets, but it has a fun, lively atmosphere and lovely restaurants and cafes by the waterfront. Getting there: Take a cab from Central Station or hop onto one of the many buses heading that way, including 6, 6X, 6A, 66,   An Insider’s Guide to LGBTQI+ Hong Kong.

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If you want to travel Hong Kong on a budget, you have to save money every chance you get. And the best chance you can get is by staying in hostels.

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A lot of people outside of Hong Kong call the city a concrete jungle, but actually about 70% of land in Hong Kong’s territories are country parks. We are blessed with amazing hiking trails, the best in the world.An Insider’s Guide to Hong Kong.

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