Star Ferries scuttle across the harbour in contrast to the colourful sampans that sail unchanged for centuries under sparkling glass towers mingled with buildings showing their clear British heritage - Hong Kong is truly Asia's world city.
Hong Kong has everything from exciting nightlife to a cultural diversity that is evident in its shopping, dining, festivals and events. For much of its recent history Hong Kong was a British territory being handed back to China in 1997 and comprises of several islands and part of the adjacent mainland. Hong Kong is fantastically well organized and it's easy to find your way around to an overwhelming variety of experiences – from the simple pleasure of a $2 ferry ride to tai chi on a beach.
Hong Kong is the ideal base for a city break plus cruise
Take in the thrilling views from one of the lookouts over much of the city and harbour, or cool off in the lobby of a 5 star hotel with afternoon tea or a local beer. Most often, people are more interested in the local cuisine; you would have a thrilling experience sitting on a plastic stool enjoying a bargain bowl of soup kerbside. You would also find some of the finest restaurants in the world.
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