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8 Must-Eat Street Foods

Top 5 Videos of 2016

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Posted on January 20, 2017 at 01:33 AM

We are recounting our top 5 videos of 2016 on our YouTube channel viewed by all of you. We're excited to continue to share more videos with you! If you have ideas for other videos, leave them in the comments below. 1. 8 Must-Eat Street Foods in Hong Kong Watch as we eat our way through [...]

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5 Favorite Movie Sets in Hong Kong

5 Favorite Movie Sets in Hong Kong

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Posted on March 23, 2016 at 21:31 PM

Sam the Local Co-Founders, Maggie and Anita, share about movie sets that were filmed in 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 [...]

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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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Hong Konnovation:
Hot Pot 火鍋

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Posted on January 25, 2016 at 12:33 PM

Brrrr, it’s cold in here. There must be some ice in the atmosphere. Oh, our bad. That’s just the New Territories. Hong Kong is experiencing a major cold front and what better way to cure the winter blues than to warm up with some hot pot? In this edition of Hong Konnovation, we explore the [...]

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Fireboat Alexander Grantham

5 Niche Museums to Visit in Hong Kong

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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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Old KMB double deckers - Credit: SCMP

5 Things I Miss Most About Old Hong Kong (Part 2)

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Posted on January 05, 2016 at 19:33 PM

This is a continuation to the previous post: 5 Things I Miss Most About Old Hong Kong (Part 1). Remember to check that out as well.   3. Haw Par Mansion: Tiger Balm Gardens a.k.a. The Villa of Tigers and Jaguars In 1993, a video game called Super Street Fighter II was released. That year, [...]

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Children in Kowloon City Wall

5 Things I Miss Most About Old Hong Kong (Part 1)

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Posted on December 29, 2015 at 07:05 AM

Danny’s Take - In this series, Danny will be sharing his perspective on Hong Kong and what it was like to see a different side to Hong Kong. Hong Kong is one of the fastest growing cities in the world. What started as a modest trading post quickly transformed into a vibrant, metropolitan, finance capital [...]

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Hong Konnovation:
Eggettes 雞蛋仔

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Posted on September 22, 2015 at 17:05 PM

Background In this edition of Hong Konnovation, we explore the wonderful world of eggettes. To begin with, traditional eggettes are a sweet, crispy-on-the-outside-and-gooey-on-the-inside treat that’s one of the most popular snacks in Hong Kong. Although their origins are unknown, this street food became popular in the 1950s and has since captured the hearts of the [...]

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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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