Tag Archives: Hong Kong

Hung Hom Train Station, Kowloon, Hong Kong


Here at Starbucks in Kowloon´s Hung Hom train station I am getting a good wireless signal but not sure if it is Starbucks or not. Things here seem to be named in complicated ways with some overlap.  This is the … Continue reading

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Victoria Peak Tram, Hong Kong


Here on Victoria Peak the view is legendary….but we can’t see due to fog right now.   The tram was a fun and cool short ride up extremely steep slope to the top where there is a nice “Pacific Coffee” shop … Continue reading

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Hong Kong: Island Pacific Hotel


Made it to Hong Kong after a 6 movie flight on United from SFO.   Things are slower here than I expected but maybe downtown will be more hectic. No pictures up yet, but soon

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World’s largest cities


Largest city is hard to define, but I think metro area population is the best measure and according to Wikipedia these are the top ten: 1 Tokyo Japan 32,450,000 8,014 4,049 2 Seoul South Korea 20,550,000 5,076 4,048 3 Mexico … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Travel Tips


Thanks to some advice from Matt at Cutler Investments I’ve started a great list of things to do in Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Beijing.     I’m also reading guidebooks and surfing but it’s always best to talk to experience travelers (or … Continue reading

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Island Pacific Hotel, Hong Kong


We are booked for three nights at the Island Pacific Hotel in Hong Kong and I’m looking forward to enjoying what looks like a great hotel very near the waterfront along Hong Kong’s spectacular Victoria Harbor.  We appear to be about … Continue reading

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Hong Kong to Shanghai by Train


With less than a week to go on the China trip I’m trying to pin down some trip details.   We have our China Visas Passport attachments, which my friend picked up for us at the Chinese Embassy in San Francisco.   We’ve got our Medford to … Continue reading

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