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A Day in Kowloon Posted by on Oct 6, 2014

Explore one of the many faces of Hong Kong with this video tour of a jam-packed day in Kowloon. Take the ferry across Victoria Harbor, check out Kowloon Park, visit the Hong Kong History Museum, wander through the Chungking Mansions, stroll the Avenue of Stars, watch the Symphony of Lights show, and enjoy some good…

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What’s Going on in Hong Kong? Posted by on Oct 3, 2014

Crowds gather in Hong Kong.

We’ve been talking about Hong Kong a lot here on the blog lately – we introduced the SAR in our ongoing series, had a post about Cantonese, and took a video tour of Hong Kong island. Later this month we’ll have a few more videos, showing Kowloon and Lantau island. For now, let’s take a…

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A Day on Hong Kong Island Posted by on Sep 22, 2014

Ride the tram, the subway, the bus, and the escalator around Hong Kong island in one awesome day. Munch on dim sum, visit Victoria Park, hit some trendy shops, head up to the Peak, and party hard in LKF. All in a day’s work on Hong Kong island. 香港 – xiāng gǎng Hong Kong 点心…

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An Introduction to Cantonese Posted by on Sep 21, 2014

Earlier this month, we had a post introducing Hong Kong, a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China. There was also the “Hong Kong to Kunming Overland” post to help you plan an epic trip across southern China. As some of you may know, they speak a different kind of Chinese down there. In Hong Kong…

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Better Know a… SAR (Hong Kong) Posted by on Sep 3, 2014

In the last edition of the “Better Know a…” series here, we visited Shanxi province up in the north of China. Since there’s going to be a ton of new stuff on the blog this fall about the south given my recent Hong Kong to Kunming overland trip, I figured now is as good a…

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Hong Kong to Kunming Overland Posted by on Aug 30, 2014

For many people traveling to China, going between Hong Kong and Kunming is a great way to get in and out of the country – especially if on an extended trip around Southeast Asia. As the financial center of Asia and a huge tourist destination, Hong Kong is ideal for beginning a China adventure. Flights…

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Around China in 5 Minutes Posted by on Sep 22, 2013

Join the Grateful Gypsies as we take you on a tour around the Middle Kingdom in just five minutes! Visit some of China’s most iconic cities, climb a few mountains, float down scenic rivers, take in the culture and history of this amazing country, dig in to some delicious food, get silly at a beer…

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