Hong Kong 2016 (18/18) : Link Collection (香港)

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First visit to Hong Kong.

I planned to go to Hong Kong for three days, but because of my flight being cancelled, I decided to leave Narita at the day before.
I got to Hong Kong international airport around 1:00 a.m. and I didn’t want to get out of the airport at midnight.
So, I spent time in the lounge until first A21 bus’ leaving time.

Hong Kong 2016 (1/18) :  First visit to Hong Kong ! (香港)
I never gave up visiting Hong Kong ! I went to Hong Kong in February. "Welcome" ? You're welcome :) I was glad to finally land on Hong Kong. This was first visit to Hong Kong. I took Vanill...

My aim of this trip was …
1. Yum cha (Both old-style yum cha and current-style yum cha)
2. Wonton noodles
3. Night view (Star of lights or Victoria Peak)
4. Egg tart
5. Hui Lau Shan
6. Star Ferry
7. Bluce Lee
Yes. I’m a beginner of Hong Kong !

The First day

I got to Tsim Sha Tsui around 7:00 a.m.
It was so early and there almost all restaurants and shops were still closed.
So I went to Kowloon Park and Garden of Stars.

Hong Kong 2016 (2/18) : Kowloon Park (九龍公園)
Hong Kong-style morning. I got to Tim Sha Tsui (尖沙咀) past 7 a.m. It was early in the morning and most of shops and restaurants weren't open yet, so I decided to walk in the park. At first, I went to...
Hong Kong 2016 (3/18) : Garden of Stars (星光庭園)
 Bruce Lee there. I examined a map for going to Avenue of Stars (星光大道), but "Avenue is closed until the end of 2018 because of repair." Though I was shocked, but it says popular statues and handpri...

My stomach was empty because I didn’t eat much in the lounge. So, I was impatient for restaurant’s opening time.
I ran into The Sweet Dynasty after the opening time !
This was my first meal in Hong Kong !

Hong Kong 2016 (4/18) : The Sweet Dynasty (糖朝)
First breakfast in Hong Kong ! My stomach was empty because I ate just a bit in the airport lounge around 5 a.m. So, I was waiting for restaurants' opening time ! It was around 10 a.m. I came to ...

Then I left my baggage in the hotel and went to Jordan to eat some 🙂

Mak man kee noodles shop

Hong Kong 2016 (5/18) : Mak Man Kee Noodle shop (麥文記麺家)
Chewy prawn wonton noodles ! My hotel's check-in time was 12 p.m, so I went into my hotel 12 p.m sharp. I was tired because I didn't sleep on the bed the previous night. So, I slept about one hour an...

Chung Kee Dessert

Hong Kong 2016 (6/18) : Soy milk pudding at Chung Kee dessert shop (松記糖水店)
 I love sesami, so there's no problem ! After I ate wonton noodles, I ate soy milk pudding at dessert shop just close to the noodles shop. Chung Kee Dessert Jordan branch (松記糖水店 佐敦店) I found...

And then I went toward Mong Kok to go to Ladies market and goldfish market.

Hong Kong 2016 (7/18) : Oden shop and Mong Kok (旺角)
From Jordan to Mong kok on foot. After I got out of the dessert shop, I went back toward Jordan station. Because one shop attracted me on my way to Mak Man Kee noodles shop. Here. I didn't know abou...

My hotel during my staying in Hong Kong was in Mirador mansion.
Pearl Premium Guest House. Though they have dormitory, I reserved a single room. That’s the old Hong Kong that I had wanted to experience !

Hong Kong 2016 (15/18) : Pearl Premium Guest House in Mirador mansion (真珠賓館)
 Hotel in the old Hong Kong building. My hotel in Hong Kong was on 16th floor of Mirador mansion close to Chengking mansions along Nathan road. Truthfully speaking, I wanted to stay in Chengking m...

Of course, I enjoyed the night view of Hong Kong !
Symphony of lights and I happened to see 3D light show !

Hong Kong 2016 (8/18) : Sympony of Lights and Pulse 3D Light Show (幻彩詠香江)
Gorgeous night view of Victoria Harbor. Just after back from Mong Kok to Tsim Sha Tsui, I went straight to Tsim Sha Tsui promnade for viewing Symphony of Lights. When I got to there 20 minutes befor...

The Second day

I got up early in the morning and went to Sheung Wan for yum cha.
I was longing for old Hong Kong style yum cha. Finally, I completed the task !
Lin Heung Tea House was one of the restaurant that have old-style yum cha.

Hong Kong 2016 (9/18) : Lin Heung Tea House (蓮香樓) - Old Yum cha restaurant in Sheung Wan
Hong Kong Old style yum cha ! I got up early on second morning of my trip and went through the still quiet station. My destination was Sheung Wan ! For having breakfast. Speaking of breakf...

And egg tart at Tai Cheong Bakery and Honolulu Coffee🙂
This was first time to eat egg tart. Splendid ! Especially, I was impressed by the taste of the egg tart of Tai Cheong Bakery. I want to eat it whenever I visit Hong Kong !

Hong Kong 2016 (10/18) : Egg tart at Tai Cheong Bakery and Honolulu Coffee (泰昌餅家, 檀島珈啡餅店)
Comparing the taste of egg tart ! Speaking of confectionery in Hong Kong, I imagine more egg tart than mango. I hadn't eaten egg tart. Just I had eaten egg tart-like confectionery sold at LAWSON :p ...

After that I walked around Sheung wan and Central.
It is a melting pot of new, old, Europe and asia.

Hong Kong 2016 (11/18) : Walked around Central and Sheung wan (上環, 中環)
Melting pot of eastern, western, old and new. After got out of Honolulu coffee shop, I walked around Central and Sheung Wan. Man Mo Temple (文武廟) along Hollywood road. It is one of the most famou...

Then I got back to Tsim Sha Tsui by Star ferry.
The view was great. I think it must be great at nighttime.http://www.ryoko-traveler.com/star-ferry-between-central-tsimshatsui1/

Hui Lau Shan is best place to cool off. They have tasty and cold drinks and sweets.

Hong kong 2016 (13/18) : Hui Lau Shan (許留山)
Hui Lau Shan wait for you everywhere in Hong Kong. It was past noon when I got to Tsim Sha Tsui. It was already hot.Fortunately, I found Hui Lau Shan (許留山) in front of Star ferry pier. Hui Lau Shan...

My dinner was at Tai hing. Roast duck on the rice.

Hong kong 2016 (14/18) : Roasted duck at Tai Hing (太興)
 Popular restaurant as roasted meat. My dinner at second night in Hong Kong was at Tai Hing. I wanted to eat roasted meat rice (焼味). Roasted meat rice is popular food in Hong Kong. I tell u...

The Third day

I got up early that morning, too. Of course, for having yum cha !
At Serenade Chinese restaurant in front of Victoria Harbor.

Hong Kong 2016 (16/18) : Serenade Chinese Restaurant (映月樓)
Yum cha and fine view of Victoria Harbor. My first trip to Hong Kong was only for three days. And, I got up early on the third day's morning and packed my baggage and then I got out for last breakfa...

My flight time to Narita was scheduled at 2:00 a.m., so I didn’t have much time and I walked around Nathan road until the very last minute.
Victoria harbor, Kowloon park, Kowloon mosque, Chengking mansion…

Hong Kong 2016 (17/18) : Walking around Nathan road (彌敦道)
I enjoyed rest of the trip in Hong Kong. After I got out of Serenade Chinese Restaurant, I walked around the town until the check-out time. But I couldn't move at first because of my full stomach.So,...

I enjoyed a lot ! I want to visit Victoria peak next time !

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