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February 16, 2011

China: Hong Kong and Macau, Our Top Ten Food Experiences

Filed under: China, Food, Hong Kong, Kowloon, Macau, Travel — anotherheader @ 10:38 pm

Century Eggs, shown here on sale at a market, were our least favorite South China food experience

We don’t rank these.  Do you rank your children? (more…)

February 12, 2011

China: Lantau Island, a BIG Buddha

Filed under: China, Hong Kong, Kowloon, Travel — anotherheader @ 6:36 pm

The Po Lin Monastery

From Kowloon it is a short trip by Hong Kong’s efficient Mass Transit Railway or MTR to Lantau Island.  Lantau Island is near (more…)

February 5, 2011

China: Hong Kong and Kowloon, On the Hunt for Spicy Crab

Filed under: China, Food, Hong Kong, Kowloon — anotherheader @ 9:01 pm





In general the Cantonese food in Hong Kong is mild.  It is fresh and astonishingly good, for sure, but after a while we started to crave a spicy (more…)

January 26, 2011

China: Hong Kong Island, the Food

Filed under: China, Food, Hong Kong, The List, Travel — anotherheader @ 11:24 pm

Crabs in the street market

It is true.  Our primary motivation for visiting Hong Kong was the food.  Some lists rank Hong Kong as one of the best cities in the world for food.  Who knows how those list things work really, but there was little doubt that we would eat well in Hong Kong.  And indeed we did.  Our favorites from the trip are listed below.


China: Hong Kong Island

Filed under: China, Food, Hong Kong, Space Invader, The List, Travel — anotherheader @ 7:22 pm

Fixed Window: Inside the Star Ferry

Weather related flight delays put us into Hong Kong late in the evening.  After 26 hours of traveling, sleep in our comfortable room at Lanson Place Hotel was easy.  The (more…)

China: Hong Kong

Filed under: China, Food, Hong Kong, The List, Travel — anotherheader @ 8:29 am

Hong Kong viewed from the top of the Peak Tramway on a smoggy day

Upon reflection, it is true.  Our stomachs conspired to design another trip.  Sometimes it seems that our gastrointestinal systems are perfectly capable of planning a trip on their own.  We’re just along for the ride.  Before long our stomachs may be applying for their own frequent flyer accounts.


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