Hong Kong Street Food – 3 Days of Feeding the Addiction

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There’s no denying my street food addiction. Hong Kong is a city loaded with culinary street food delights – from the greasy grinds of Mongkok to the international recipes surrounding the Chungking Mansion, Hong Kong has it all! This is not the most in-depth guide to Hong Kong street food cuisine – the culinary roots […]

Casinos, Fortresses and Egg Tarts: 12 Hours in Macau

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Whirlwind tours of touristy destinations go against my usual snail like traveling pace, but once in a while it’s a necessary tactic. To get to Macau from Hong Kong I hopped on the Turbo Jet ferry. It took an hour to reach Macau and the journey will set you back about $300 HKD round-trip, depending […]

Photo Story: Walking Through the Streets of Hong Kong

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Between the bookends of the world’s most breathtaking skyline lies a throbbing abundance of life on the streets and a multitude of human beings routinely ensuring the city continues to churn.  My second trip of 3 days in Hong Kong, and I am still amazed at this city of sky-rise buildings on an island.  How […]

A Night at Hong Kong’s Notorious Chungking Mansions

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Picture a group of muscular Nigerians in tank-tops and flip-flops, a Sikh man in a freshly wrapped turban, an entire Filipino family, a group of African mama’s dressed in traditional West African dresses and dragging blue and red plaid gunny sacks, a couple of Japanese tourists sporting “Hello Kitty” with rolling suitcases, Indians in overly […]

Dim Sum Dining at Lin Heung Restaurant in Hong Kong

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Arriving in Hong Kong, I really don’t care, or even think about anything else other than “Dim Sum.” I dream about it for weeks in advance, think about it on the flight in, and start to get extremely anxious on the train to the city from the airport.  Getting off the train at Central Hong […]

5 Conclusions About Late Night Dim Sum in Hong Kong

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The culture of late night Hong Kong Dim Sum is a manifesting statement that appears to have developed throughout all of antiquity. It is through the lens of these ambrosial dumplings situated on bamboo steamers at uncommon hours where whole new worlds are cracked and observed from the depths of the concrete canyons of Hong […]

3 Days in Hong Kong

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A three day break from teaching English in Thailand was clearly a justifying claim for a brief excursion to Hong Kong from Bangkok.  I arrived mid afternoon to the very friendly and high tech airport.  The airport link train located literally inside of the airport was an easy ride to Hong Kong train station. Through […]