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Hailing from Aberdeen, Scotland, we had to visit while we were in HK. We took the bus from behind the library in Causeway Bay, and were there in a few minutes. The promenade was a pleasant walk along the harbourside, where a few people urged...More
...the lights from the high-rise blocks in Aberdeen, the equivalent blocks on Ap Lei Chau and the neon restaurants in between are beautiful. And despite being very built up, it seems really peaceful compared to the north of the island. Worth getting down to see.
This being the third visit since 1995, the change is dramatic. Fewer San pans and more luxury cruisers, the floating restaurant is still there but the second which is attached looks as thought it will fall apart any time. A San pan trip round the...More
They say one of the Tanka women will find you before your find them. This is absolutely accurate. We were found, we negotiated and then we had a great 30 minute ride around this busy harbor, of boats of all sizes, lots of families living...More
There wasn't as much to do as I'd expected unless you take the boat ride. The most eye catching think is the big Jumbo floating restaurant. I took the boat tour, which was interesting but fairly brief.
Travelled from Kowloon on MTR, easy jaunt, a little confusing which exit to take but this mistake lead us to a lovely park walk which lead us down to the promenade. Very interesting well signed walk with plenty of information boards to read. Watch the...More
Worth a go-see is the expanse east of Aberdeen. Get off from the Wong Chuk Hang train station (South Island line) and just walk on. The Factory, one of the edifices in the area, grabs attention with larger-than-life comic-style mural painted by Mauro Marchesi of...More
We visited Aberdeen on the Big Bus Tour and hopped off to take a sampan ride around the harbor. We saw lots of small boats in the harbor and multi million dollar yachts. We also sailed by the Jumbo Floating Restaurant a Hong Kong landmark,...More
Unlike most of Hong Kong’s other popular districts, Sheung Wan welcomes wanderers with an easy-going, relaxed atmosphere. Art galleries are plentiful and boutique cafés are tucked away in every side street in the sub district known as “PoHo.” Browse through the vintage clothing and handmade leather goods stores – it’s no surprise fashionistas flock to this area. History enthusiasts will be rewarded with sites of
beautiful architecture, reflecting Sheung Wan’s past as one of the earliest settlements by British forces. As night falls, the entertainment scene reveals itself to be just as laid back with its private kitchens, speakeasies and underground bars dotted throughout the area. When in Sheung Wan, everyday feels like the weekend.