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Date Ideas

Impress your date with Valentine’s Day Date Activities

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Posted on February 13, 2017 at 19:04 PM

Are you looking for an activity to impress your date for Valentine’s Day? We reached out to 2 of our Locals for their recommendations on date places. Here, they share their favorite places with you! Sophia W.’s Top Pick: Board Game Cafe Being together in new situations can reveal many new and unexpected facets of your [...]

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Hong Kong Tips for New Arrivals

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Posted on October 20, 2016 at 16:26 PM

When you first get to Hong Kong, whether you are traveling or just moved here, sometimes you just don't know what you don't know. Curious what those things are? Here are some tips that we'd like to share with you. Double-yellow lines If you are aiming to catch a taxi/mini-bus or get off from one, [...]

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Prince Edward Shopping

Shopping in Prince Edward

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Posted on May 06, 2016 at 16:06 PM

Sam the Local Co-Founder, Anita, shares about shopping in Hong Kong in the Prince Edward district! Sam the Local allows people to have access to word-of-mouth knowledge that can't be found on forums or Top 10 lists. Our Locals build an itinerary based on your interests and then take you to see the things based [...]

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8 Must-Eat Street Foods of Hong Kong

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Posted on February 26, 2016 at 20:29 PM

Sam the Local Co-Founders, Maggie and Anita, introduce the 8 Must-Eat Street Foods of Hong Kong. Sam the Local connects people for customized Outings to explore Hong Kong. Our Locals build an itinerary based on your interests and then take you to see the things based on the itinerary. Pick a Local to book for [...]

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Oi Man Estate

Photogenic Hong Kong: Housing Estates

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Posted on February 11, 2016 at 17:42 PM

Photogenic Hong Kong is a series for all of the Instagrammers and Facebook users out there! Impress your friends around the world with pictures from these eye-catching spots of Hong Kong. This is a good looking city and we’re here to show you where to find these incredible sights. Today, I’ll feature five surprisingly photogenic [...]

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5 Things I’m Glad Hong Kong Kept (Part 2)

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Posted on February 02, 2016 at 16:35 PM

5 Things I'm Glad Hong Kong Kept (Part 1) can be found here. Walled Villages What is the biggest pain of living in Hong Kong? Well, that’s a no brainer: the cost of land, of course! This city, for 6 years straight, was ranked the “least affordable housing market” in the world. What if I [...]

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Pig crosses the road!

4 Ways to Experience Wildlife in Hong Kong

by Marketeer at Sam the Local

Posted on January 19, 2016 at 15:21 PM

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think about Hong Kong? Skyscrapers? Rolls-Royces? Millions and millions of people crammed on a small island? Probably. However, have you ever associated Hong Kong with “Wildlife?” Well, believe it or not, according to the GovHK website, 40% of the land in Hong Kong is protected [...]

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5 Niche Museums to Visit in Hong Kong

by Marketeer at Sam the Local

Posted on January 12, 2016 at 16:37 PM

Off the top of your head, how many museums are there in Hong Kong? Go on, take a guess! How many can you name - if you’re familiar with the city you might say Space, History, Science, Art, and Heritage? Okay, that’s five, let’s double that to be safe - 10 maybe? Well, my friend, [...]

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Gray C.’s Perfect Day

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Posted on October 19, 2015 at 00:10 AM

Perfect days in Hong Kong are a dime a dozen. With so many great things to do in endless combinations, you’re well on your way the moment you step out the door. What I present here is one example of mine, but there are millions more – enough to fill many lifetimes.

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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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Maggie L.’s perfect day

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Posted on April 09, 2015 at 00:31 AM

My perfect day would involve as much food as my stomach could house. And in order for me to maximize the short 24 hours in a day, I would have to start by going on an early morning hike with the end goal of dim sum. Starting in Tsuen Wan, there is a relatively easy, one [...]

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Top 4 Reasons You Need to Go “Wet” Yourself

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Posted on March 14, 2015 at 14:31 PM

Imagine rows and rows of stalls with colorful fruits and veggies – some you’ve never even seen before, lively fish and other seafood splashing around in tanks and buckets, fresh cuts of meat hanging on bars for display, and ample amounts of chaos and shouting. This is what wet markets are like. Nestled inside a […]

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