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Malaysia: a day in Hong Kong

Malaysia: a day in Hong Kong

On trips to Asia it often makes sense to spend a long layover in Hong Kong on the way back (much like we do for London on return trips from Europe) so we don't have to catch crazy early flights for...

NZ 2015: Return to the USA

NZ 2015: Return to the USA

Our return to the US from New Zealand was rather leisurely, with a two-night stopover in Sydney and one night in Hong Kong. It was an interesting change to go from the sparsely populated South...

One night in Hong Kong

One night in Hong Kong

Thankfully immigration wasn't too crowded, so we cleared customs and hopped into a taxi within an hour of landing. After checking in, we grabbed a metro across the water so I could show Eric where I...

Hong Kong mileage run: departure

Hong Kong mileage run: departure

By now I was much more adept at navigating my way around the Sheung Wan and Central Stations, so finding my way back to the airport express train was a breeze. I had a little cash left over from my...

Hong Kong mileage run: day 2

Hong Kong mileage run: day 2

I didn't sleep well the night before, so I awoke early and made myself a list of things to do before I headed out tomorrow afternoon. 1. Buy French macarons I had researched a famous place before I...

Hong Kong mileage run: day 1

Hong Kong mileage run: day 1

Saturday I woke up early after a restful night's sleep and got some computer work done after breakfast and before heading out to two different gardens. Hong Kong Park — This is a lovely greenspace...

Hong Kong mileage run: arrival

Hong Kong mileage run: arrival

Technically this trip started on Wednesday evening as I flew to Dallas and spent the night before continuing on to Hong Kong on Thursday morning. I am glad I did this because the middle seat was...

Asia/Australia 2013: a day in Hong Kong

Asia/Australia 2013: a day in Hong Kong

We'd been in Hong Kong on our first trip to Asia (Dec 2011), so we were excited to return during our long layover and try out some new spots while revisiting some of our previous favorites. From the...

Asia/Australia 2013: travel overview

Asia/Australia 2013: travel overview

We recently returned from an two week adventure that saw us in Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, and Sonoma County. Wine, koalas, Grand Slam tennis, tropical storms, and orchids were just a few of...

Asian adventure 2011: dining in Hong Kong

Asian adventure 2011: dining in Hong Kong

In our search for meals in Hong Kong, our culinary sampling ran the gamut from mall food court take-out to fine dining. After a mediocre scrambled eggs and hot dog(!) breakfast our first morning at...

Asian adventure 2011: where we stayed in Hong Kong

Asian adventure 2011: where we stayed in Hong Kong

While reviewing hotel options for Hong Kong we quickly narrowed our search to Kowloon, but had a hard time deciding between a hotel with a harbor view or one located along the metro line. Since it...

Asian adventure 2011: First class on Cathay Pacific

Asian adventure 2011: First class on Cathay Pacific

Our Asia trip started in style with first class seats from New York's JFK to Hong Kong on Cathay Pacific. While we enjoyed flying international business class on our way to Amsterdam on Delta, the...

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