Tag Archives : hong kong

One Day in Macau – without visiting a casino

Macau is touted as the Las Vegas of the East and for good reason.   Gambling revenue accounts for 40% of their GDP and in 2014 the gambling revenue was $US45 billion compared to just $US6.5 billion in Las Vegas. Stanley Ho’s monopoly was swept aside in 2001 big names like the Venetian, City of Dreams and newly opened Studio…

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Explore Hong Kong with Expat Geatways.

Explore Hong Kong’s Western District

You can tick off many of Hong Kong’s sights on a quick 48 Hour Layover. When you have longer really get to know a city.   Welcome to the first of Expat Getaways’ neighbourhood guides. I love Western District. For me it shows you the real Hong Kong. East meets west. Old and new. Rich and poor.   Most people will…

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Hong Kong is the gateway to Asia where east meets west. In a 48 hour layover you can see the big sights and start to get a feel for what makes this city tick.

48 Hours in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is the gateway to Asia and buzzes with a vibrant culture of east meets west, old and new. As an expat living here it is easy to get caught up in the daily grind, but with a friend visiting soon I set out to rediscover what makes this city tick.   Here are all the must see places…

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