Kong is the gateway of China and one of the best
places to start your exploration of the Greater
China region. Excellent international cuisine, great
shopping and a fun night scene are part of the charms
of glamorous Hong Kong.
One of Hong Kong's most pleasant aspects is the
surprising amount of green space in this famously sky-rise city.
Country Parks cover 40% of the region and with the outlying
islands, provide plenty of walks, trails and beaches for those
who wish to experience the greener calmer side of Hong Kong.
If shopping ever became an Olympic sport, then Hong Kong is
guaranteed gold. The range of goods is endless, from designer
gear in shiny new malls to dusty "antiques" in street
markets and stalls. Still a good source of electronic gear and
there are plenty of fashion bargains to be had in factory outlets
and night markets.
Kong's arts scene is thriving. With sell-out international
shows and high quality local arts festivals and events.
To check out what's happening, visit the Hong Kong Arts
Centre in Wanchai.
the latest exhibition, collect brochures for current events
and then stop off at the excellent 6/F restaurant, the Open
Kitchen. With one of the best harbor views in Hong Kong, it's
perfect for perusing Hong Kong's happenings.