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First Time Hong Kong Survival Guide

Hong Kong is my adopted home. I love it here! It’s a thriving metropolis with 7.3 million people crammed into high-rises as far as the eye can see. It is fast paced, hectic and often overwhelming for the first time ...
Expat Getaways First Time Hong Kong Survival Guide - Chinese Food.

First Time Hong Kong Survival Guide – Hong Kong Chinese Food

Eating and drinking could be considered a national sport in Hong Kong. The city revolves around food. I wouldn’t blame you if you planned your whole trip in the city based around food – that’s what I do on a ...
Expat Getaways, First Time Hong Kong Survival Guide - Accommodation.

First Time Hong Kong Survival Guide – Accommodation

The question on where to stay in Hong Kong often comes down to Hong Kong Island or Kowloon. It’s a BIG city so the best place to stay in Hong Kong will depend on where you need to be. If you ...
Expat Getaways, First Time Hong Kong Survival Guide - weather and seasons.

First Time Hong Kong Survival Guide – Weather and Seasons

The weather can make or break your holiday. Hong Kong can be enjoyed all year round, but some times of year are certainly better than others. Hong Kong has a tropical, hot humid summer, a short, cool, damp winter with ...

Hi, I’m Jess and I am a tour guide living and working in Hong Kong. Travelling the world whenever I can...

Expat Getaways is a travel blog full of itineraries for trips that we have taken from our base here in Hong Kong and travel hacks to make your trip easier.

This blog has been written with busy expats in mind. So many of my friends work the Monday to Friday grind and want to make the most of all the of long weekends on offer in Asia, but struggle to find the time to plan trips away. At Expat Getaways I’ve done that for you.

It’s a trip that I’ve tried and tested, plus what I would do differently if I had the chance again.

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