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|Tips for Travelers Who are Going to Hong Kong
Hong Kong is a key destination for many travelers. It has a
population of more than seven million, scattered all throughout
its more than 200 islands. It is located in Eastern Asia, near
China and the South China Sea. Formerly, leased to Great
Britain, Hong Kong was officially returned to China in 1997.
Hong Kong offers diversity in: culture, religion, and lifestyles.
Chinese, (Cantonese) and English are both the official language
here. So foreigners, who are planning to visit, should not have
any problems exploring, and experiencing the culture of this
vibrant place; since English is widely spoken here.
Hong Kong dollar is the currency in use here. One American
dollar roughly equals around 7 Hong Kong dollars.
Hong Kong is known for: its unique energetic vibe, its wonderful
food, and beautiful skylines. It's best to always bring a camera
when roaming around in the city, so travelers can capture the
essence of this place, and will always have a memento of their
Hong Kong offers many great upscale shopping districts that
rival the high end streets of: Shanghai, London and Paris. But
the best places to shop here are the unique shops, and street
markets that exhibit the charm and uniqueness of the locality.
It is wise to look around at the various stores to compare
prices before buying anything. The best part of all is that
sales tax is exempted on everything in Hong Kong.
The best way to get around
Hong Kong is to purchase an Octopus
payment card. This card takes you everywhere. It can also be
used on any public transportation system, except taxis. It can
even be used in vending machines, restaurants, and convenient
stores, fast food places, etc.
Some of the key places in Hong Kong are:
- Hong Kong Island is the most urbanized district. It's the
heart and soul of the city.
- Kowloon is one of, if not, the most populated cities in the
world. It also offers the best view of the skyline.
- Disney Land Hong Kong which is located in Lantau Island. This
is only the third International sight for a main Disney them
park. It is best to make reservations ahead of time for lodging.
It tends to be packed, especially during the holidays.
Hong Kong also has a great natural landscape that can be seen by
riding a train that goes all the way up to the higher part of
Hong Kong Island. With so many things to do and sights to be
seen Hong Kong is truly a must see for any traveler.
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