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Hong Kong is a beautiful island city where dreams come true. With its extravagant malls, colossal casinos, sweeping city views from 338m high Macao tower, it is a fusion of Chinese and Portuguese influences. There is no better place to savor both the Eastern and Western culture than Hong Kong. Hong Kong is a must-see for every traveler at least once in a lifetime. There are breathtaking and fascinating cityscapes, awe-inspiring attractions, shopping malls, and amusement parks. As night falls, hundreds of skyscrapers light up across the Victoria Harbour. The skyline of Hong Kong makes you think that you have been transported to dreamland. It is a perfect amalgamation of culture, tradition, nature, and modernity.
The city of Hong Kong never sleeps. The nightlife is vibrant throughout the week. Night birds have options galore for eating, drinking and partying. Lan Kwai Fong and SoHo are the two most popular hotspots to enjoy the nightlife. They offer an array of bars, restaurants, and night clubs. There is so much that you can experience in this insanely beautiful city and of course you won't be able to do it all in one visit but whatever you choose to do and go with will be the right choice because you chose this city and that is the most important choice to make.
Hong Kong is a one-stop destination for all your shopping needs and desires, bringing all the international brands together. Shopping malls, boutiques, departmental stores are all spread around the island. The Temple Street Night Market located in Kowloon is the most vibrant and liveliest spot for shopping for cheap clothing, fake international brands and a lot of other items.
Hong Kong is a paradise for food buffs. Because of the mix of different ethnicities, the food you get here is so diverse. There is something to suit every taste and budget. From dim sums, roast goose, roast pork, roast chicken, soy sauce braised pigeon, brisket noodles, fish ball noodles to street foods like egg tarts, pineapple buns, grilled squid tentacles, fried chestnuts. There is something to satiate every palate.
There are umpteen things to do and to see in Hongkong. Your visit to Hongkong is incomplete without a visit to the Victoria Peak onboard the 125-year-old Peak tram. Once on top of the Victoria Peak enjoy the most iconic views of the towering skyline of Hong Kong. In the evening ride a ferry to immerse yourself in the picturesque views of Victoria harbor.
Enjoy thrilling rides at the world-famous Hong Kong Disneyland or take the kids to Ocean Park, Hong Kong's most popular theme park. Ocean Park focuses on merging entertainment and education including conservation advocacy. Tian Tan Buddha, the world's largest seated bronze Buddha statue is also in Hong Kong. The grueling steep climb of 268 steps takes you up for a closer look of the statue, sitting on a giant lotus. Opposite the statue is Po Lin Monastery. This monastery is home to a lot of pious monks. Enjoy the colorful manifestations of Buddhist iconography here. You can also dig in some delicious vegetarian meal at a restaurant here.
All that walking and hiking in Hong Kong can make you frazzled. Don't worry, you can escape into an all-indulgent massage by stepping inside the wonderful world of Hong Kong massage. From budget-friendly experiences to luxurious splurges, you certainly won't be short of options. Thai massage, luxurious oil massage, Zen massage, aromatherapy, foot reflexology, head, and shoulder massage - the list is endless.
Hong Kong is indeed a beautiful, vibrant, exciting, dream destination and a perfect getaway for you and your family. It's a city that will forever be engrained in your memory as a place where you had the time of your life.
Ella Ava is a financial expert and a renowned blogger. She has more than 5 years of experience in writing as well as in working for various loan companies. Currently, she is working at Finance.