Hong Kong : The Shining Gem of Asia
Looking for a nice and pretty, yet, affordable holiday destination in Asia? Hong Kong could be a great idea. If a weekend is all you have, Hong Kong offers the famed Disneyland and great shopping experience. Here are a few things to do for a weekend in Hong Kong:
Hong Kong Disneyland
For the Disney fan, Disneyland Hong Kong offers you the magical land without having to fly too far away to Japan or the US. The park offers endless attractions to try and entertainment to see. The castle will bring your fairy tale dreams come true. This park is great for families with kids and young lover birds. Honeymoon destination?
Skyscrapers might not awe you anymore, the high-rise buildings in Kuala Lumpur and Singapore or Jakarta can make you sick of them, but Southeast Asia doesn’t have the Victoria Peak: everything you heard about the metropolitan life of Hong Kong is confirmed by the view you get from the Peak.
Temple Street Night Market
If you're up for a night walk, this market is worth a visit. Located in central Kowloon under the glaring street lights, this market offers everything from street food to fortune-tellers. This would be a great spot for you to see and learn how the locals spend their time on a night out.
Jump in a Ferry
Jump in a ferry-ride across the harbor, this little ride will take you pass through shipping vessels of all kinds and allows you to see Hong Kong coastline from Quarry Bay to Western. The ferry will stop mid-way to let passengers take pictures of Hong Kong.
Hong Kong, with the growing economy and tourism offers many places to stay, but to save some dimes you can use travel booking sites like Traveloka.com or Agoda to find the perfect hotel deals that suit your budget, here are a few options to stay in Hong Kong:
1. The Royal Pacific Hotel & Towers (4 stars)
33 Canton Road Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
This four-star accommodation offers you a ranged of nice and comfortable rooms from as low as RM450 to RM1550 for a guaranteed comforts and luxury. It’s close to the Kowloon Park, and the Temple Street Night Market to ease your trip.
2. Regal Kowloon Hotel (4 stars)
71 Mody Road Tsimshatsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Located in the heart of Kowloon, the hotel doesn’t just give you great facility with guaranteed comforts but also ease your way to the Hong Kong History Museum and shopping centre in Nathan Road. The rooms are available for just RM400 to RM800 per night.
3. Langham Place, Mongkok, Hong Kong (5 stars)
555 Shanghai Street Mongkok, Kowloon, Hong Kong
For the special occasion, or to simply add the perfection to your holiday this hotel offers high-end services and facility. It is located near to the shopping and city centre, makes it great for one who aims for a lazy, shopping holiday. The rooms are available at RM600 for the lowest to RM1200 per night.