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Top 5 Lesser-Known Hipster Cafes In Hong Kong To Explore This Summer

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Top 5 Lesser-Known Hipster Cafes In Hong Kong To Explore This Summer

Hipster cafes are aplenty in Hong Kong, but the best ones are usually the lesser-known cafes tucked away in the most unexpected places. While tourists flock to the usual coffee chains for a cup of coffee, trendy locals and long-time expat residents park themselves at the mushrooming independent cafes that allow them to spend a quiet yet pleasant afternoon without breaking the bank. Here’s a peek into the top 5 best-kept hipster secrets:   Café Hillywood Blink and you might just miss it! This hearty little café is so hidden that only eagle-eyed hipsters would be able to chance upon it. Located just across the street from Hong Kong Bowling Green Club, Café Hillywood quickly became a favourite hangout spot for locals […]

The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong To Host The City’s First Naam Yoga Weekend Retreat  Led By Renowned Specialist Anastasia Williams

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The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong To Host The City’s First Naam Yoga Weekend Retreat Led By Renowned Specialist Anastasia Williams

Hong Kong, 13 July 2016 – This October, in a first for the city, The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong will host exclusive classes, one-to-one private therapy sessions, and a weekend retreat package, led by the renowned Naam Yoga pioneer, Anastasia Williams. The first to introduce Naam and Harmonyum Healing to Australia and now to Asia, Williams brings twenty years of extensive knowledge, practice and study to this unique style of yoga that involves a synthesis of yogic asana (movement), mudra (hand postures), breath, rhythm, stretching, acupressure and vocal vibration infused with Universal Kabbalah. “Benefits of this style of yoga include balancing brain, glandular, digestive and nervous system functions, reducing emotional and mental disturbances, relieving anxiety and depression and slowing down the aging process. After all, happiness is […]

Disney Pixar’s ‘Finding Dory’ swims its way to Hong Kong’s Time Square

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Disney Pixar’s ‘Finding Dory’ swims its way to Hong Kong’s Time Square

A majestic underworld awaits visitors for an exciting 3D deep sea adventure at various locations in Causeway Bay Summer’s most anticipated Disney Pixar sequel, ‘Finding Dory’, makes its way to Hong Kong from 1st – 31st July 2016! Join Dory, Marlin and Nemo as they take you on a thrilling adventure to various spots at Times Square in Causeway Bay that have been transformed into a 3D deep sea world. Visitors will be able to immerse themselves in a beautiful sea world and experience the massive exhibition that showcases 32 tailor-made 3D models of Dory, Marlin, Nemo, the ‘septopus’ Hank (who is 4 metres long!) and other characters such as stingrays and sea turtles. There is definitely something for everyone to explore […]

LMHKG Launches Exclusive Porsche x Landmark Staycation

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LMHKG Launches Exclusive Porsche x Landmark Staycation

Hong Kong, 12 July 2016 –The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong is offering guests a once-in-a-life time opportunity to discover Hong Kong in a brand new Porsche and stay in one of the hotel’s newly designed rooms. Guests who book the Porsche x Landmark Staycation accommodation package can enjoy an exclusive three-hour driving experience in one of Porsche’s three newest sports cars, including the Porsche 911 Carrera S. Whether taking a relaxing cruise to Hong Kong International Airport or driving the dynamic, challenging Route Twisk, guests have an Amber picnic hamper filled with sumptuous delicacies. Created by two Michelin Star Chef Richard Ekkebus, these are the first picnic hampers ever prepared by Amber. Other treats on offer to Porsche x Landmark Staycation package guests include indulging in one of […]

Everyone’s Favourite Smurfs Embark on Asian Art Tour

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Everyone’s Favourite Smurfs Embark on Asian Art Tour

Classic Belgian cartoon and comic-strip take over Hong Kong’s Harbour City with thrilling activities such as the “We’re All Smurfs!” Art Exhibition, an Enormous “We’re All Smurfs” Village and the World Premiere of Peyo’s original artworks. This summer, get transported into the world of The Smurfs as they embark on an Asian Art Tour to convey their belief in harmony without boundaries. Created by Belgian comic artist Peyo in 1958, The Smurfs are making their first port of call in Hong Kong’s Harbour City! From 13th July to 9th August 2016, get transformed by Papa Smurf’s unique magic potion and transport yourselves to the wonderful world of The Smurfs! Welcome to the Enormous “We’re All Smurfs” Village and Visit the 6-Metre Tall […]

Halal Culinary Delights in Hong Kong

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Halal Culinary Delights in Hong Kong

For Malaysians, food usually makes up a huge part of every travel adventure. Visitors to Hong Kong should not miss out on the wonderful array of local cuisine when visiting the city best known for authentic Cantonese dishes with distinct flavours not found anywhere else. Muslim travelers, don’t fret as Hong Kong offers a great variety of halal-certified, mouth-watering offerings so you will still get to enjoy the local cuisine when you visit. Here’s a peek to some of the top halal-certified restaurants in Hong Kong! Aladin Mess Hands down, best Indian takeaway in Hong Kong has to be from Aladin Mess in Causeway Bay. This restaurant is popular with the lunchtime crowd drawn in by the rich and authentic flavors of […]

5 outdoor attractions to check out in Hong Kong

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5 outdoor attractions to check out in Hong Kong

Known for its vast cityscapes and exciting city life, Hong Kong is full of natural landscapes that will thrill nature seekers. Whether you’re visiting Hong Kong for the first or tenth time, there are always new and exciting experiences to be discovered. Take a break from the hustle and bustle of Hong Kong and explore the other side of Asia’s World City for some experiences that simply shouldn’t be missed!   Hong Kong Global Geopark of China The Hong Kong Global Geopark of China is a dramatic rock landscape in the New Territories that was formed by volcanic eruptions millions of years ago. Explore its vast natural landscapes by walking tours provided by operators around the area, or by boat, starting at […]

Hong Kong Celebrates Dragon Boat Festival with 3-Day Races and Parties 40th Anniversary of International Dragon Boat Races Promises Excitement and Laughter!

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Hong Kong Celebrates Dragon Boat Festival with 3-Day Races and Parties 40th Anniversary of International Dragon Boat Races Promises Excitement and Laughter!

The Dragon Boat Festival, also known as Tuen Ng Festival, is a traditional Chinese festival which memorizes Qu Yuan, a great poet from the Zhou Dynasty. It is celebrated across the globe on every 5th day of the 5th month of the Lunar calendar. Hong Kong, as Asia’s World City with well-kept Chinese traditions, once again promises visitors with an exciting and fun Festival. Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the International Dragon Boat Races, the Dragon Boat Carnival which takes place from 10-12 June, will welcome over 4,000 passionate paddlers around the world, competing in races in the famous Victoria Harbour. These energetic races will be joined by all day parties where music further elevate the summer heat! Highlights of this year include: […]

Embrace genuine childhood happiness, feel the adrenaline rush with Arnold Schwarzenegger and shop till you drop in the “Pearl of the Orient” this summer

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Embrace genuine childhood happiness, feel the adrenaline rush with Arnold Schwarzenegger and shop till you drop in the “Pearl of the Orient” this summer

Summer is finally here and no one does it better than Hong Kong. With longer days and cooler nights, the ‘Pearl of the Orient’ entices its visitors with an endless variety of activities during its hottest season of the year. Get excited for a memorable summer with our comprehensive roundup of fun things to do in Hong Kong.   Embrace genuine childhood happiness at Lai Yuen Super Summer 2016 It is never too old to be young again! Embrace the genuine childhood happiness and relieve the good old memories with your family and friends at Lai Yuen Super Summer 2016 from 15 July to 7 August. Formerly known as Lai Chi Kok Amusement Park, the family entertainment venue was closed in 1997 […]

Hong Kong Tourism Board Launches “Hong Kong Family Fun” Campaign to Coincide with Malaysia’s School Holidays

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Hong Kong Tourism Board Launches “Hong Kong Family Fun” Campaign to Coincide with Malaysia’s School Holidays

In its largest scale yet, the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) embarked on collaborations with 11 Hong Kong popular attractions, and over 100 Hong Kong hotels to welcome Malaysian travellers to Hong Kong during the school holidays. These jaw-dropping family deals are available immediately through partner travel agents, from 28 May until 12 June 2016. “Malaysia is an important source market for Hong Kong with over 544,000 visitors in 2015; making up 19% of the total Southeast Asia arrivals last year,” says Simon Wong, Regional Director, Southeast Asia of HKTB. Wong further shares, “Rewarding your children this school holiday period has never been easier with our tailor made promotions in Hong Kong this June. With a wide range of edutainment activities and attractions, […]

Hong Kong to Chengdu, A Life Well Travelled

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Hong Kong to Chengdu, A Life Well Travelled

Last January, my colleague and I had the pleasure of flying with Cathay Pacific Airways to Hong Kong and Chengdu. The flight from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong took four hours. From there, it took another three hours to fly to Chengdu. I must say that I agree with Cathay Pacific Airways’ philosophy, ‘A Life Well Travelled’; when you travel well, the trip becomes more memorable, more meaningful and more rewarding. You see, travelling well is an essential part of living well. The experience of flying from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong was great. The breakfast meal was delicious and uplifted my senses, which have not yet awoken for the early morning flight. I was glad that Cathay Pacific Airways offers halal […]

The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong and Dior Jointly Present An Indulgent Getaway

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The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong and Dior Jointly Present An Indulgent Getaway

The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong and Dior invite you to take advantage of an exclusive offer as you experience a luxury stay in the heart of Hong Kong. This urban chic hotel is situated on top of The Landmark shopping mall, offering the most extensive luxury shopping including Dior.

Tourism Malaysia Hong Kong (TMHK) Office “Most Popular Social Media – Tourism Board” award at U Magazine Travel Award 2014

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Tourism Malaysia Hong Kong (TMHK) Office “Most Popular Social Media – Tourism Board” award at U Magazine Travel Award 2014

Arrivals from Hong Kong boosted after Tourism Malaysia Hong Kong shared about the Malaysian durian craze, Penang street art and stage photos of TV Drama “Outbound Love” on its Facebook page

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