Among the many destinations in the East one that attracts quite the number of tourists is Hong Kong. Hotels in Wan Chai Hong Kong are a great example as they often are at their full occupancy level. Wan Chai was a lesser known bay in the northern part of Hong Kong Island. The name Wan Chai translates to, ‘small bay.’ Some 150 years ago the street was home to a power station, named after the three luminaries from the Chinese classic verses, the sun, the moon and the stars. The power station was closed down in 1922 and the streets began to evolve later into residential districts and then as one of the city’s most vibrant neighbourhoods. Starstreet today is regarded as the home to a quirky cultural community. There is a blend of both old and new. So if you are looking for accommodation close to this famous neighbourhood, there are quite a few options available such as Cosmo Hotel Wan Chai Hong Kong.
The areas around Starstreet form the Starstreet precinct which features an array of cafes, galleries, chic furniture outlets and renowned restaurants. This area draws a close comparison to London’s Covent Garden. There are also the nightclubs that come to life at dusk and which liven up the streets of Wan Chai. The Starstreet precinct is known to be a blossoming neighbourhood with famous retail brands as well as lifestyle boutiques.
Some of the famous spots to stop by in the street include Leek store, which is a local crafts store. The store has quite an interesting atmosphere as it has what you usually find in a convenience store such as cup noodles, toilet paper, etc. and at the same time some of the local arts and crafts. Other interesting places to check out are, Le Labo selling exotic fragrance, over the moon – Cocktail Jo Jo. A stroll around here is a not to be missed experience if you are in Hong Kong.
Filled with wanderlust that seeks to explore distant shores and captivated by the colors and vibrancy of exotic cultures, Kanya Mae writes on the beautiful, exciting, and enchanting wonders of the world. She is a writer who not only has a passion for travel, but also has a background in fashion, art and media. Google+