Travel to Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a reputable shopping haven, inspiring travellers to simply visit for the endless malls and brands. Be inspired by the soaring skyscrapers and fantastic hiking trails near the coastline of this fascinating place.

Key facts

  • Currency: Hong Kong Dollar (HKD)
  • Population: 7.5 million
  • National dish: Sweet & Sour Pork
  • Bottle of beer: 60 HKD
  • Offical language: Cantonese
  • Hello: Neih Hou
  • Capital city: -
  • Minimum wage: 34.5 HKD/hour
  • Annual temperatures: 15°C - 32°C


Culture

Hong Kong grasps onto the dual combination of Chinese tradition and western culture. Hong Kongers have adopted a ‘work hard, play hard’ attitude, with a strong emphasis on schooling and higher education.


Best time to visit

Hong Kong is a subtropical location, meaning that it’s generally ideal to visit all year round. However, we recommend travelling to Hong Kong between October - November (autumn) for superfluous sunshine, comfortable breezes and sublime temperatures.


Best places to visit

Sheung Wan

This down-to-earth district is considered one of the most liveable in Hong Kong. Discover Sheung Wan’s strong cafe culture in the many hipster bars, coffee nooks and trendy restaurants scattered in the neighbourhood. Tick vintage stores and antique stalls off your list while you’re there.

This down-to-earth district is considered one of the most liveable in Hong Kong. Discover Sheung Wan’s strong cafe culture in the many hipster bars, coffee nooks and trendy restaurants scattered in the neighbourhood. Tick vintage stores and antique stalls off your list while you’re there.