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Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Dragon Boat Festival Story

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Posted on June 17, 2015 at 15:23 PM

Many use the Tuen Ng Festival holiday as an excuse to hit the beach and catch some dragon boat races, but do you know the story behind it? Story time This holiday commemorates a famous and respected poet named Qu Yuan, who was also a minister of the State of Chu that supported the fight against the increasingly powerful State of Qin. [...]

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Our Top 10 Things to Do in Hong Kong

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Posted on June 12, 2015 at 18:00 PM

When people visit Hong Kong they are often told by tour books, hotel concierges, and friends that they must visit Victoria Peak, the Big Buddha on Lantau Island, Ladies Market, Temple Street and Stanley. Some of these things are nice to see, but there is more to Hong Kong than just the tourist attractions. Ready [...]

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