Victoria’s Peak

This is part of my 2016 Hong Kong travel series. Nothing says you’ve really visited Hong Kong like seeing Victoria’s Peak.  The magnificent view from the top  encapsulates Hong Kong experience and  it was literally the highlight of my short visit. It probably would have been smarter if I visited at a cooler month than the […]

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Night Market Shopping in Temple Street

This is part of 2016 Hong Kong Travel series. Few weeks ago I posted about affordable delicious food in Hong Kong. I thought I’d share my shopping experience in an older but touristy of Yau Ma Tei (formerly known as Waterloo), more specifically the famous shopping area called Temple Street (or “miu gai” in Cantonese). […]

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Traveling to Hong Kong During Summer, What to Prepare

It is sweltering hot in Hong Kong during the summer. The average temperature was around upper 90 degrees fahrenheit when I visited in July, but what made it arduous humidity. I literally started sweating just minutes after stepping out the air conditioned hotel. It is no wonder why pocket battery-operated fans sell by street vendors. Majority stores, restaurants and other […]

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Rolling Donkey 驴打滚

Florida has keylime pies, Maryland has crab cakes, Philadelphia has Philly cheesesteaks and Beijing has Rolling Donkeys. Out of the many Beijing desserts, Rolling Donkey is one of the most traditional and popular dessert snack. It is the quintessential snack that any Beijing-er would recommend a foreigner try. I’ve never had Rolling Donkeys (and I can’t wait […]

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Cafe Habana

This post is part of 2012 NYC Trip series If you are in SOHO area in New York, and you are looking for great tasting Cuban food then you have got to check out Cafe Habana. A friend told me about this place months ago and highly recommended I try their grilled corn. When Miguez […]

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