All posts tagged: Hong Kong

Trip to Hong Kong

I was excited to finally make it to Hong Kong. I had been to China years ago while I was teaching English in South Korea but only visited Beijing. On my second visit to China, Noodle and I decided to keep Hong Kong for the last leg of our trip. Once you arrive in Hong Kong all traces of old traditional China are gone. Hong Kong is a modern bustling city that combines beautifully the best of the East and the West. We stayed atĀ Hotel Bonaparte by RhombusĀ in WanChai area, a charming boutique hotel with a tiny room of about 100 square feet. On our first day we took the tram to the top of Victoria Peak. The peak is right in the middle of the city, surrounded by beautiful parks and luscious vegetation and spectacular views of the city. We made the challenging climb down and rested on Stanley beach in the afternoon. In the evening we took the ferry from the Star Ferry Pier to Kowloon and watched Hong Kong harbor and the …