Also known as ‘Pearl of the Orient’, Hong Kong is a thriving metropolis like any other. Visit this fascinating city and see how their culture is shaped by a unique mix of Western and Eastern influences.
Happy Valley Racecourse
Whether you are visiting for business or pleasure; do make a point to experience the heady excitement of one the weekly races down at the Happy Valley Racecourse. Grab a beer and watch as the horse and jockeys battle it out in Hong Kong’s most loved sport. If you’re based at a Soho hotel Hong Kong close to the racecourse, such as Lan Kwai Fong Hotel, you should definitely visit this place to share the thrills of an incredible event.
Visit outdoor markets
Hong Kong has dozens of outdoor markets, and you’ll most likely find yourself in the middle of one without even looking for it. The best example of these is the night markets – a firm favourite among many. This marketplace is bursting with vendors, selling everything from electronics, clothing, accessories, and of course, delicious street food.
An absolute must when you visit the city, the star ferry is an institution that is loved by locals, and priceless to travellers! The ferries transport people between the Kowloon Peninsula and Hong Kong Island, whilst providing stunning panoramic views of Victoria Harbour and the city’s famous skyline for photos.
If you want to catch the best views over the city, Victoria Peak is a must visit attraction. Being the highest point on the Island, the peak offers visitors the best panoramic view over the glittering skyscrapers and the city’s beautiful blue harbour front.
Auburn Silver is a travel writer who has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world. Google+