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Despite Hong Kong is very much oriental in character, it offers a taste of a cosmopolitan, truly a melting pot of worldwide influences. Growing as a global city, this means the entry into the country is very much hassle free. If you are unsure on entry permit or requirement for your nationality, look up here for visiting pass or visitor’s visa requirement into Hong Kong. With that in mind, you can start to book for your flight and accommodation.

Welcome to HK homestay
Welcome to HK homestay

Homestay – Truly!

Unlike the massive countries like United States or Australia, land prices skyrocket because every square foot in Hong Kong is very precious. Hence, lodging in four or five-star hotels can start from HK$1000-3000 (US$130-390) particularly in town areas or top attraction zones. For the home-stay kind of accommodation, it means you give up luxury and the usual comfort. There are many variety, the one I am referring to is budget hostel that occupied usually more than a decade old buildings. The ground floors are usually happening zone, commercial street and bustling, come with convenience stores less than 10 feet away. Prevalence backpackers areas are Tsim Sha Tsui, Mong Kong and even Yau Ma Tei or Jordon and Austin. Price is inexpensive, space however is tiny, you also have to bear the discomfort feeling when sharing an elevator or lift. It can be suffocating, as it is rather small and slow! But, it offers the real life experience of Hong Kong folks! They cramp into this kind of space, right here day in and day out. No jokes. So, promise you a truly homestead (for Britons) experience! Of course, this is not for faint-hearted!!

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10 Free Things To Do in Hong Kong | Insider’s Secret

10 Free Things To Do in Hong Kong

Avenue of The Stars
Why and why..people keep talking about this place? This the only place in the world that one can see Bruce Lee in action. I am not joking – you would see the scene of this iconic kung fu master movie star is perpetually in action, rain or shine plus the craze of crowd. Forget about selfie-ing only you and Bruce Lee!

As its name per say, it is the avenue to pay tribute to the stars of the silver screen and the people who made the magic happen. Similar to Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, there are plaques, handprints of the stars and sculptures found along the promenade in addition to panoramic view of Victoria Harbour and the comforting breeze.

Avenue Of The Stars
Avenue Of The Stars

Aside from a pleasant walk, reviewing the line-up bronze statues, the must see is metropolitan landscape across the sea. Tall sky scrappers that made homes in Central or Wan Chai on Hong Kong island.
Bruce Lee
Bruce Lee

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Top 5 Most Incredible Things To Do in Hong Kong

Let’s not beat around the bushes, I am up for the atypical highlights of Hong Kong hence do not expect much on food and shopping or stories of bustling metropolitan. Instead, this post will bring you to uncover the best kept secrets that nobody had told you before upon their return from Hong Kong!

Iconic Hong Kong Junk Boat
Iconic Hong Kong Junk Boat

Wilderness indulgence – Lantau Peak Sunrise

If hiking or jungle trail adventure is your cup of tea, then head to Lantau Island, the fitness enthusiasts favorite weekend gate-away. With more than a dozen of hiking trails to offer, the famous and the most popular ones are Lantau Trail itself. Made out of 6 marked sections, it’s rewarding to explore Lantau Trail Section 3 that takes one from Ngong Ping to Pak Kung Au. Starting from the point near Wisdom Path at Ngong Ping is much easier for visitors as the clues is pretty clear. Not too far after, one would reach a tiny lookout platform on the right, giving a panoramic view of Wisdom Path. As you progress on the trail, green is abundance. If you look up and ahead, the view of Lantau Peak that is clearly visible with a tinged of mist capping its summit. Stands at 934 m above sea level, Lantau Peak is the 2nd highest peak in Hong Kong. Don’t forget to turn back, you’re likely to catch zig-zagged mountainous line, Wisdom Path, a graceful seated Big Buddha and even the blue sea, spanning from across from west to south.
Green Green Lantau Island
Green Green Lantau Island

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