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Hong Kong Uncovered: Must-Do Experiences in Asia’s Vibrant Metropolis

20 Dec, 2023

Get ready for a unique adventure where East meets West in the vibrant city of Hong Kong. From traditional customs to modern marvels, Hong Kong offers a blend of cultures and experiences unlike anywhere else.

​​So, pack your bags and get ready to dive into the cultural kaleidoscope of Hong Kong. Let’s explore together and discover the endless wonders that await in this fascinating metropolis.

Discover the Heart of the city

Enter Hong Kong’s pulsing heart, where you can feel the city’s energy everywhere you look. As you make your way through Central’s winding streets and beyond, you’ll be absorbed in the colorful vibrancy and activity that define this vibrant city. 

Unquestionably, the best place to start your investigation is the Central district, giving you the ideal opportunity to learn more about Hong Kong’s essence. Among the plenty of activities and places that you can visit here, we would recommend you to start with the following ones…

Central District

This is the place where you can dive into the heart of Hong Kong’s financial and commercial hub. Discover the lively streets of Central, where luxury shops, lively markets, and top-notch restaurants await you around every corner. Don’t miss iconic locations like the historic Mid-Levels Escalator – the world’s longest outdoor covered escalator system, and Statue Square, where residents gather for leisurely strolls. We think we’ve already convinced you – Central offers an endless array of attractions to explore and delights to discover.


Victoria peak 

Whether they decide to travel via the historic Peak Tram or take a picturesque trek – reaching the peak is an essential experience for any visitor to Hong Kong. Admire the sparkling skyscrapers, lush hillsides, and bustling harbour below, and make priceless memories against the striking backdrop of this iconic scene. You’ll be rewarded with breathtaking panoramic views of the city skyline.


Eating Like a Local

Whether you’re a food enthusiast eager to explore Michelin-starred restaurants or an adventurous eater seeking out hidden gems in local markets, Hong Kong promises to satisfy every craving.

Central district is brimming with award-winning bars, world-class establishments and cutting-edge restaurants offering cuisine from all over the world. 

Have you ever heard of Dim Sum before? It is a traditional Chinese cuisine, consisting of a wide variety of bite-sized dishes served alongside tea, making it popular for breakfast, brunch, or lunch. In Chinese, Dim sum means touch the heart. Even if Hong Kong has already touched your heart, you cannot visit this city without tasting Dim Sum.

Here are some locations where you can try it: Luk Yu Tea House, Duen Kee Chinese Restaurant, Kam Wah Cafe and Sun Hing in Kennedy Town, especially for the night owls.

Dim Sum

Michelin-starred Experience

From the elegant ambiance of Lung King Heen, the world’s first Chinese restaurant to be awarded three Michelin stars, to the innovative fusion cuisine at Bo Innovation, helmed by celebrated chef Alvin Leung, each Michelin-starred venue promises a feast for the senses.

But it’s not just about the food; dining at a Michelin-starred restaurant in Hong Kong is an experience in itself. The meal turns into an unforgettable event that leaves a lasting impression because of  the impeccable service, exquisite presentation, and meticulous attention to every detail.

Michelin-starred Experience

Escape to nature

There is something in Hong Kong for every kind of traveller. We want to draw attention to 2 locations that you should not miss.

Hong Kong Park

Nestled amidst the towering skyscrapers of Central, Hong Kong Park offers a serene oasis in the heart of the bustling city.  Wander through the calm Tai Chi Garden, where locals practice the age-old art of Tai Chi in a serene setting, or take in the majestic architecture of the Edward Youde Aviary, which is home to a wide variety of bird species from all over the world. Hong Kong Park gives a calming haven for tourists of all ages, whether they’re searching for a peaceful getaway from the bustle of the city or just a chance to get back in touch with nature.

Dragon’s Back Trail

Located on the southeastern coast of Hong Kong Island, this picturesque trail winds its way through lush forests, offering breathtaking panoramic views of the island’s coastline and the sparkling South China Sea below. Along the walk,  pay attention to the natural plants and animals, including butterflies, wild orchids, and towering bamboo trees.  The Dragon’s Back Trail offers an amazing outdoor experience for all types of hikers, from experienced trekkers seeking a hard journey to nature lovers wanting to fully immerse themselves in Hong Kong’s breathtaking natural splendour.

Parks nature

Vibrant nightlife

Every night at 8pm, there is a spectacular light and sound show at Victoria Harbour which incorporates a dazzling array of colorful lights synchronised to music. For the best seat in the house, visitors can opt to take a river cruise as 44 buildings erupt in colored lights and laser beams.

NightLife experience

Here are some more recommendations…

Rooftop Bar Experience

Embark on an unforgettable journey high above the bustling streets of Hong Kong with the rooftop bar experience. Perched atop the city’s iconic skyscrapers, these elevated havens offer more than just stunning views – they provide a sensory escape like no other. Sugar at EAST Hong Kong, Taikoo Shing offers the best sunset view and a great atmosphere. At Popinjays at The Murray, Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel, Central, you can have the best dining experience with a menu crafted by the British-born chef Lexine Hepworth. In addition to that, they have an exceptional terrace where you can relax and savour Popinjay’s Aviary Collection featuring bird-themed cocktails. 

Themed Cafes
From the adorable Hello Kitty Cafe, themed locals offer a unique dining experience that combines delicious food with playful ambiance. Whether you’re a lover of pop culture stars or just searching for something different, themed cafés in Hong Kong assure you of an unforgettable dining experience!

Traditional Fishing Village Life 

Travel to Hong Kong’s outer islands, where traditional fishing village life still exists, to get away from the bustle of the city. Discover picturesque towns with lively seafood markets and wooden stilt houses, such as Cheung Chau and Lamma Island, where it feels like time has stopped.

locals Hong Kong

So, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags, book your tickets, and get ready to experience the magic of Hong Kong for yourself. Your next great adventure awaits in this extraordinary city!

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