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Hong Kong, China

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Like fireworks against Victoria Bay's night sky, Hong Kong is a sensory explosion of dazzling contrasts. This is an international powerhouse of a city: smog-filled, crowded, cacophonous, rich with odours and rampantly consumerist. Street markets, shopping malls, designer brands, the latest gadgets, great culinary experiences – Hong Kong has them in abundance.

Still rooted in tradition, old Hong Kong lives on beside new Hong Kong: ultra-modern developments are aligned with care according to the advice of feng-shui masters, a few steps away from traffic jams oases of peace can be found in neighbourhood temples, and historic trams rumble above one of the world's most advanced subway systems. Chinese culture mixes with the West: Have dim sum followed by afternoon tea to a soundtrack by this weeks Cantopop sensation.

7 million people make their buzzy way in the metropolitan area, but over 70% of the territory - made up of Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, the New Territories and outlying isl…

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“Hong Kong in three days”

The weather was perfect at a balmy 28?C, the sun was shining through the smog and we could almost see completely blue skies.  Yes, I think that we could live in Hong Kong. Now if only we had jobs suited to the high lifestyle that so many people seem… Read more...

Written by  Dave and Deb. Read more on theplanetd

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