Holiday & Travel Guide For Hong Kong

Holiday & Travel Guide For Hong Kong

Look around

With its extraordinary history and culture, there are plenty of tours to help you discover all that Hong Kong has to offer. Stunning views of the area to see new luxury buildings among the traditional ones and visit St John’s Cathedral which is said to be the oldest Christian church in the Far East. There are more than 20 museums including those for space, railroad and science, along with culture and history for you to get around and see artifacts from its colorful history: Hong Kong truly serves everyone. Hong Kong has its own Madame Tussaud track and horse racing for an exciting day.

The Chin Lin Nunnery is a stunning elegant complex, with beautiful lotus ponds and rooms full of religious relics and treasures, this place must not be missed. Nian Lin garden is a magnificent park to visit, built in Tang Dynasty style, the building is stunning and the landscape is beautiful. After a day’s excursions take tea in the magnificent and elegant hotel called the Peninsular, or locally known as “The Pen”. This historic hotel will serve you cucumber sandwiches and afternoon tea in its beautiful surroundings. After a long day visiting the sights visit Victoria Harbour and watch the nightly show of lights and sound. This truly amazing show brings tourists flocking to it from around the world and has themes of Awakening, Energy, Heritage, Partnership and the finale Celebration, it truly is a sight to be seen.

Shopping

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A Guide to the Best Christmas Markets in Europe

A Guide to the Best Christmas Markets in Europe

If you are yearning for all things festive then take a look at our guide. Whether you are hankering after the ultimate Christmas tree topper or have just developed a strong liking for mulled wine and Christmas cake you are sure to find something here to your taste. Many markets offer many goods at discounted prices in December so shop around for the best price.

Best for atmosphere

Cologne’s market is actually six markets in one town, the four largest and the most impressive are located right outside the town’s beautiful Gothic cathedral. The markets are a huge event and every year they regularly attract 2 million visitors. The half-timber stalls, the temporary ice-rink, the floating market and the Medieval market outside the Chocolate museum are particularly attractive to visitors and are just a few of the reasons why this market has charmed so many to keep returning in huge numbers year after year. In fact nobody does a Christmas market quite like Germany and Nuremberg, Dresden and Munich are also considered some of the most beautiful and atmospheric.

* Cologne market – 27th November – 23rd December 2009

* Nuremberg market – 27th November – 24th December 2009

* Dresden market – 26th November-24th December 2009

* Munich market – 27th November – 24th December 2009

Best for Children

There is a strong emphasis on fairy tales and folk-lore at the The Prague market and the organisers really go that extra mile in creating a true “Winter Wonderland” setting. …

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