4 Days in Hong Kong

4 Days in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong (B)

When someone mentions to you “Hong Kong” do you conjure up images of the famous harbour skyline, world-class shopping or do you associate it as having the highest number of skyscrapers in the world? For us, Hong Kong was about Bruce Lee. Both of us are Bruce Lee fans so when we visited China, we had to take a trip here - also known as the "Pearl of the Orient".

With a population of 25 million, Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated places in the world and by jove, doesn’t it feel like it?!! Sooooo many people ev-er-y-where!!

If Bruce Lee is not of interest to you, don’t stop reading here! Let us show you that we saw and did a lot more than just search for Bruce Lee related references, after all, we were in Hong Kong – a place I had personally wanted to visit for many years, I mean, who doesn’t want to go to Hong Kong?!

We flew from Shanghai to Hong Kong and, upon arrival at the airport, we immediately went to the information counter and a helpful volunteer advised us to buy an Octopus travel card which could be used on all buses, metro and ferries. The Metro or MTR (Mass Transit Railway) system is super efficient and comparable to the London Underground... but on steroids! Travel is cheap, trains are frequent and punctual plus all stations are spotlessly clean and safe. The Hong-Kongese apparently don’t walk anywhere! Because HongKong used to be a British colony, all the train stations are read out in English first so travelling via train for us was not very difficult at all. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 4 Days in Hong Kong
Guide Location: Hong Kong » Hong Kong
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Angie Briggs
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.feetdotravel.com/the-blog/4-days-in-hong-kong
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • City View Hotel
  • Victoria Harbour Waterfront
  • The Avenue of Stars
  • Bruce Lee's Statue
  • Victoria Peak
  • Bubba Gump’s
  • Monastery of 10,000 Buddhas
  • Hong Kong Heritage Museum

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