Hong Kong

An autonomous territory in Southeast Asia, known for its skyline, deep natural harbor, and dynamic blend of Eastern and Western cultures.

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Never one to do things by halves, Hong Kong puts on an epic New Year’s Eve party with a matching fireworks display on Victoria Harbor that’ll blow your socks right off. The key is a prime vantage point here and, being the fabulously stylish city it is, Hong Kong offers plenty of options. Join a junk boat cruise on the night to sail the harbor like an ancient trader or head to one of the many stunning, world-renowned rooftop bars for which the city is known for. Our money is on the Ritz-Carlton’s Ozone Bar, set on the 118th floor (yes, you read that right) of the ICC building in Tsim ShaTsui. Because if you’re gonna pay top dollar for a glass of bubbly on NYE, it may as well come with top views. Celebrating NYE in style in a standout city doesn’t come much better than this.

laurastraveltales 2 years ago

Hong Kong goes all out for new year with floats, the classic dragon parade, and a Lunar New Year fair. The harbour lights up with a huge fireworks display and international and local performers take the stage to sing. One of the most unusual and world-famous parts of Hong Kong’s festivities, however, takes place at the Sha Tin Racecourse on the third day of the New Year. Here, people take a chance on their new year’s luck and place bets on the horses. Hong Kong Disney throws its own events too, making a for a truly unique new year experience.

booksandbao 2 years ago

Hong Kong is a dynamic destination that has been heavily influenced by both Chinese and British culture. This sprawling metropolis is vast in experiences, including a vibrant nightlife, gorgeous climate, high-end shopping boutiques, and plenty of multicultural influence that affects all aspects of the city. The city is incredibly well maintained with an incredibly reliable public transportation system, and many locals speak both English and Cantonese. An international hub of innovation and culture, Hong Kong is perfect for those seeking to expand their horizons with amazing food and fascinating history. Attracting tourists from every continent, you are sure to make interesting friends throughout your journey and soak in the sunlight along with picturesque city views.

seeker 3 years ago

Hong Kong is a bustling city that never sleeps and is known as one of the top 50 cities around the world. With its incredible skyline, bustling streets, and world-renowned food scene, it's no surprise that Hong Kong is a beloved destination for visitors from around the globe. From shopping in markets like Mong Kok, to taking in the views from Victoria Peak, there's something for everyone in this vibrant city.

seeker 1 year ago

Hong Kong is a dynamic city that perfectly blends ancient traditions and modern advancements. This bustling metropolis is a melting pot of cultures, offering visitors a rich culinary scene, fascinating street markets, and stunning views of Victoria Harbour. Forbes' Top 50 in Travel recognizes the city's vibrant energy and highlights its many attractions, making it a must-see destination for any traveler.

seeker 1 year ago

Hong Kong is a bustling metropolis known for its skyscrapers, diverse food scene, and stunning harbor. Visitors can take in panoramic views from Victoria Peak, indulge in the city's famous dim sum, and explore the vibrant neighborhoods of Central and Kowloon. Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, Hong Kong promises an exciting and unforgettable experience.

seeker 1 year ago

Hong Kong is a dream for photographers, with iconic films and photobooks being based in the city. A cultural haven of eclectic enery and visual feast, the endless electricity, hustle and bustle, and multicultural history has resulted in Hong Kong being one of the most aesthetically dynamic cities on the planet.

madeleineray 2 years ago

Average flight time 2 hrs 34 mins

jeanlouise 3 years ago

traveleaterjohanna 3 years ago

Hong Kong Guides

  • 15 Coolest Bars in Hong Kong

    onestep4ward (Johnny Ward)
    Hong Kong is one of the best places in the world for cool bars. It is home to some of the swankiest places I’ve had a drink and it also has some quality places which won’t break the bank. If you find yourself in Hong Kong and you’re looking for a bar then pick one of the following.
  • Places I want to see

    shammell12 (Samantha Hammell)
  • My Favorite Hotels that Make Me Feel at Home

    laurenmack (Lauren Mack)
    For destinations I repeatedly visit, here are my favorite accommodations that make me feel at home.
  • Destiation Dog Parks Around the World

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    Traveling with your dog is easier than ever, and the love we have for our pets is universal. Whether your dog prefers swimming at the beach or endless sprawls of fresh grass to run through, there is a destination dog park for you. We love showing our dogs brand new terrain where they can freely run, sniff, and make new friends, here is a selection of the best dog destinations from around the world.
  • My Favorite Hikes

    laurenmack (Lauren Mack)
    These easy hikes are perfect, even for those who don't like to hike.
  • Places I’ve Loved

    finnwrites (Amanda Finn)
    Gorgeous places I’ve been to that took my breath away.
  • Places around the World Where Mother Earth Really Outdid Herself

    laurenmack (Lauren Mack)
    Check out these mesmerizing places created by Mother Nature you won't believe. 🌎
  • Theme & Amusement Parks

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    Grab your favorite snack and get ready for the epic highs and lows that come with a good coaster. We are obsessed with sampling amazing theme parks during our travels, whether you want cutesy rides for the entire family or are seeking to scream your face off- we know a place! Check out this awesome list of crazy parks across the globe for your next exciting adventure.
  • Top Museums in Asia

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    Across the continent, there is no end to interesting museums to visit during your travels to Asia. We absolutely love discovering unique and specialized museums, and here are some of our personal favorites. From quirky hidden gems like the poop museum in Tokyo to massive world-renowned establishments including the Design Museum Holon in Israel, we guarantee you will add a few of these outstanding museums to your travel bucket list.
  • Island Getaways

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    Escape mundane daily life to these slices of actual paradise, everyone needs an island getaway at least once a year. The crystal clear turquoise waters, endlessly sunny climate, fresh local cuisine, islands are consistently the most popular tourist destinations on the planet. Whether you seek a tropical paradise in Tahiti or the vast mountainous landscapes of Kauai, we know that these gorgeous islands are calling your name.
  • Where #VoyageDiva Has Traveled - Outside the US

    laurenmack (Lauren Mack)
    The places Lauren Mack has explored outside the U.S.
  • Discover the World's Best Kept Secret Speakeasy Bars

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    Everyone has a fantasy of pushing a bookcase to uncover a hidden world. Speakeasies are our childhood dreams true — with some fancy cocktails included. We chose these destinations based on the ambiance created through moody lighting and carefully chosen interior design, the quality of the beverages and dishes served, and, naturally, the exclusivity provided by how well hidden they are. Follow us, Seekers, as we explore the world's best-kept secrets.
  • The Most Amazing Swimming Pools in the World

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    There is nothing that quite matches the feeling of taking a dip in clear swimming pool waters to cool off on a hot day. We are here to help you beat the heat with some of the most luxurious pools across the globe. From the infinity pool on the roof of Marina Bay Sands in Singapore to pristine mountain views at The Cambrian Adelboden in Switzerland, dive into our list of *the* most amazing swimming pools in the world.
  • Cheap Flights From the Philippines

    jeanlouise (Jean Tiston)
    Philippines is an archipelago in Southeast Asia and so the best way to and from here is through air travel. Here are some destinations in our neighboring countries you can get for cheap. (Especially during seat sales of local airlines). Note: International travel in my part of the world is still restricted but I can still dream and plan for the future. With the vaccine roll out already in progress, I'm optimistic that the time for travel is already in sight. Always check with local travel guidelines. Travel safely and responsibly. Flight durations are from SkyScanner.
  • Best Cities For Street Photography

    madeleineray (Madeleine Ray)
    These cities are known globally for being some of the most impactful on fashion, art, and design- let's just say this list is for the photographers who might be having some "writer's block" per se. With an artsy atmosphere brimming throughout the streets, dynamic architecture, and an inspiring population- these destinations are easily some of the most visually stunning on the planet. Be sure to pack extra film, and have plenty of space on your memory card.
  • Top 50 Cities Around the World

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    In case you need inspo for your next big vacay we put together a list of the most popular and iconic tourist destinations around the world. Including the lush streets of Singapore, the ancient ruins in Athens, the always sunny paradise of Miami, and everything you can imagine in between. As professional travelers, we know that these destinations are sure to provide whatever it is you seek in your excursions.
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  • The Best Destinations for Solo Travellers

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    Stuck trying to find inspo for your next solo adventure? Or are you brand new and looking to wet your feet? Don't worry seeker, we have you covered. Across the world, we have chosen our favorite destinations complete with safety, excellent public transportation, and endless activities to fill up a dynamic itinerary. Enjoy a cafe au lait along the Seine river in Paris or embrace solitude in the tranquil rainforests of Costa Rica, the opportunities are endless. Whether you would like to meet like-minded folks in an eclectic hostel and party the night away beachside or eat, pray, love yourself through a transformative escape into the culture of unexplored terrains, we have selected the top destinations for solo travelers around the world so that you can relax and finally start planning your adventure.
  • Countries

    traveleaterjohanna (Johanna Read)
    My list of visited countries (broadly defined)
  • Forbes' Top 50 in Travel

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    Across all continents, Forbes has selected their pick for the top 50 travel destinations. Explore the gorgeous hues of Jaipur or the bustling neon glow of Seoul, relax beachside after partying all night in Ibiza or try on eclectic Harajuku fashion in Tokyo. Across our planet there is so much to see and discover, so come on seekers as we explore this awe-inspiring list of destinations.

Hong Kong Articles

  • 41 of the Best Things to Do in China

    China: a dizzying mix of ancient culture, modern museums, vibrant festivals, delicious food, and breathtaking natural wonder. From crimson red beaches and soaring castles made of ice to authentic bao and bustling breweries, there’s something for every type of traveler. Here are 42 must-see temples, museums, castles, activities, restaurants that will blow your mind on […]

  • The Best Unconventional Beaches For Your Non-Tropical Vacation

    Pina Colada in hand, toes in the sand, serenity increasing with each wave as it quietly laps onto the shore and then disappears. There’s no denying a vacation on the beach is often just what we need to hit the reset button. More often than not, this idyllic beach destination belongs in the tropical family […]

  • The Best Places to Celebrate Chinese New Year 2022

    Ready to celebrate the Year of the Tiger? Here’s your ultimate guide to the biggest Chinese New Year celebrations around the world. Chinese New Year (also known as Lunar New Year and Spring Festival) means a lot of different things to folks across the globe, but one thing holds true no matter where you’re from: […]

  • The Best Cities To Ring in New Year’s Eve 2023

    There’s no denying that some cities around the world have a thing for NYE. Usually, a sensational backdrop and tons of fireworks do the trick, but there’s more to it than that. The best cities to celebrate NYE in style offer that little something extra, be it the brightest fireworks display, the most unusual traditions, […]