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Oi Man Estate

Photogenic Hong Kong: Housing Estates

by Marketeer at Sam the Local

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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Qianlong the Prankster

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

by Marketeer at Sam the Local

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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Old KMB double deckers - Credit: SCMP

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

by Marketeer at Sam the Local

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)

by Marketeer at Sam the Local

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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