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10 Things You Must Know Before Moving To Hong Kong

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Hong Kong is one of the most expensive cities in the world, especially in terms of accommodation. If you can negotiate with your employer, ask them to provide an accommodation allowance. If you can’t and are on a budget don’t despair as there are ways to spend less if you are willing to make some concessions: approach landlords directly, choose areas that are less popular with expats, rely more on estate agencies that target local Hong Kongers, don’t limit your online searches to just English sites.

Expat shopping Hong Kong: tips for saving a bundle

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Let's face it, Hong Kong is not a cheap city in which to live.For an Italian, a lack of inspiration - or a lack of time - for preparing the evening meal isn't usually a problem. Pasta always saves the day. Simply toss the cooked pasta with tomato sauce or pesto and sprinkle with cheese, and you're done.

Six top ways to experience Chinese New Year in Hong Kong

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Chinese New Year is fast approaching and for those that have decided not to jump on a plane or ferry out of Hong Kong, it is time to start thinking about the best way to spend your festive days off. We have put together a short guide of things to do during the New Year break. So Happy Chinese New Year. Kung het fat choi. Welcome to the Year of The Dog.


Where to drink on a budget in Hong Kong

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Even coming from London - where the cost of beer is already very high - you will be astonished at how much it costs to go out for a drink in Hong Kong.The typical price of a pint of beer in many central locations is 70 HKD. That's nearly seven quid, folks!

Bike sharing in Hong Kong

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Believe it or not, there are many spots in Hong Kong that are perfectly suited to cycling. And now some bright spark has seen fit to introduce a bike sharing scheme. What better way to enjoy those summer week-ends?

The best islands in Hong Kong

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Most travelers visit only Hong Kong island but you will be surprised to know that Hong Kong has no fewer than 261 islands! Many of them are still inhabited, but plenty are not - and these are great places to seek some peace and quiet, away from all the hustle-and-bustle of city life. Many of these islands are terrific for hiking. Some are easy to get to, others are more remote.