Hong Kong Musings.

Strangely, Hong Kong is one of those cities that constantly pulls me back to it. There is something about its streets, people, culture and way of life that forms up a place of retreat; an escapade from my regular lifestyle in Singapore for me. This time round, I’m back for the 5th time, but with different company.

For those who are looking for a short getaway from Singapore or to simply indulge in endless options of food and shopping, Hong Kong will be one of those places at the top of my list. During my 4 days and 3 nights trip, I felt the need to revisit and relook at some of the worthy places of interests, considering that the previous time I was here had been a good 3-4 years ago. Travelling in the winter would also mean that you get to enjoy the standard air-con temperature of 18-20 degrees celcius, a relatively comfortable weather to be in. If you are on a budget like us, it would be helpful to keep a lookout for deal packages which allows you to have certain flexibility while making sure that your air tickets and accommodation are taken care of.

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Ready, Jet set, Go!!

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This is a must try whoever comes to HK! – The Australia Dairy Company

Giving in to the trend-setting sensation of instagram, we headed down to ADC the very next day. The verdict? Me and my other half agreed unanimously that the brunch options were served heartily, the scrambled eggs one of the best I’ve tried- a deluxe mess of smooth and creamy goodness. Do try out their homemade milk pudding when you are there too! ADC did leave me craving for more of their food, if not for the lack of time we had in HK.

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Not forgetting the tourist shots at the MTR signs you see around HK.

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And then more food happens.

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Taken shortly after our food coma the day we spent the afternoon at HK Disneyland. Food prices are highly exorbitant but we all have a lack of choice when at a theme park, right?

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My clearly terrified face after surviving the grizzly gulge railway ride while he just… smirks on

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Delicious pork cartilage noodles you can find at Tsui Wah Restaurant in HK.

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Really adore Hong Kong for its multi-faceted streets. We stumbled across quirky shops along the roadside while roaming along the streets of Tsim Sha Tsui on our last day. This Hello Kitty themed shop carries these irresistibly decorated macarons!

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Afternoon view from Victoria Harbour. Another good spot to take in the sounds and sights of HK.

A pity was that shopping wasn’t as productive as we’d have hoped for as it rained to our dismay on our 2nd day there. But nonetheless it was a good break well taken, and well needed. And not to forget, always a great respite I would never complain about going back to 🙂

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