Category How to Hong Kong

How to Hong Kong: Graffiti walls and PMQ

Dear Taipei, If I had NT$100 for every time I heard someone say, “So, I’m going to Hong Kong next week…”, I would be a very rich woman. You see, Hong Kong is one of, if not the most popular destination for expats living in Taiwan to do a visa run. For those lucky folk who don’t […]

How to Hong Kong: A trip to Stanley with Me, Myself and I

Dear Taipei, I think if you could speak, you’d try to dispel the assumptions made about you. One of the biggest which comes to mind is that you’re not a worthy holiday destination in yourself. A good proportion of people only visit you for a brief trip, often on a stopover on the way to […]

How to Hong Kong: Victoria Peak, Mangos, Wontons, Tarts and Cider

Dear Taipei, It’s a question that has always plagued travelers since the dawn of time- to buy the ticket to the top, or to find a view for free? In certain locations, I think it’s probably worth the price to pay. I’d imagine going up to the Empire State Building would be incredible, if only […]

How to Hong Kong: Making Food Babies At Tim Ho Wan

Dear Taipei, I will let you in on something that makes me sounds hilariously hipster in a shameful “I saw an indie band by myself and killed them so I’d be the only one who knew about them” type of way. I vehemently dislike going to international branches of famous restaurants. From my experience, going to […]

How to Hong Kong: Part 1

Dear Taipei, I hope you don’t mind, but over the next couple of entries I would like to share with you my “How to Hong Kong” guide. Yes, I am expressing extreme and controversial creative license by conjugating Hong Kong into a verb, but I believe in order to make the most of Hong Kong […]