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  • City Guide Hong Kong

    Getting around Hong Kong

    Background Hong Kong in Cantonese means ‘fragrant harbour’. The poetic name that is said to have been inspired by the heady scent of agarwood, as the Qing dynasty’s original trading port exported fragrant incense.…

    February 15, 2017
  • City Guide Hong Kong

    What to do in Hong Kong

     Catch the Star Ferry The most economical and charming way to explore Hong Kong, be amongst the twenty million passengers that journey across the harbour on the Star Ferry each year. Star Ferries are a…

    February 15, 2017
  • City Guide Hong Kong

    What to see in Hong Kong

    The Peak If it’s the one and only thing you do in Hong Kong, let it be this. For the proper experience ride the world’s steepest funicular railway the Peak Tram. The 7-minute nail-biting…

    February 15, 2017
  • City Guide Hong Kong

    Where to drink in Hong Kong

    Ozone Bar Rooftop bars are all the rage in Hong Kong. At this altitude, on the top floor of Hong Kong’s tallest building, Ozone Bar is the pinnacle. For extravagant cocktails, luxe interior design…

    February 15, 2017
  • City Guide Hong Kong

    Where to shop in Hong Kong

    Temple Street Night Market Arguably Hong Kong’s best market is the vibrant Temple Street Night Market in Tsim Sha Tsui. Traders set up shop as the sun starts to set and before long festivities…

    February 15, 2017
  • City Guide Hong Kong

    Where to stay in Hong Kong

    The infinity pool at The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong $$$ Luxe  The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong This 5-star hotel is the height of luxury. One of the perks of having the title of the ‘highest hotel…

    February 15, 2017
  • City Guide Hidden Gems Spain

    A quick guide to Girona

    Girona is more than just the setting for the latest season of cult television series Game of Thrones. This old Spanish city is a treasure trove to explore – a picturesque riverside, striking gothic…

    September 27, 2016
  • City Guide Tasmania Weekender

    Leisurely Launceston

    Settled in 1806, it’s one of Australia’s oldest cities. Launceston retains its quaint character with small town vibes and a suitably slow paced lifestyle, making it ideal for a relaxing weekender.…

    April 12, 2016
  • Boston Like a Local Weekender

    Top ten things to do in Boston

    History, culture and New England clam chowder can be found around every corner of this quaint city. Boston is the epicentre of America’s revolutionary history and boasts the world’s highest concentration of colleges and universities. There’s a…

    August 20, 2015
  • City Guide Copenhagen Like a Local

    Copenhagen City Guide

    A comprehensive and beautiful guide to Copenhagen. Copenhagen is a Scandinavian crown jewel; an effortlessly trendy, cosmopolitan city overflowing with culture, cafes and industrial-style bars.…

    August 4, 2015