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Hong Kong Public Holiday Calendar 2025

Hong Kong Public Holiday Calendar 2025

Hong Kong has an interesting mix of public holidays and festivals that reflect its rich history as an ex-British colony that has s strong Chinese traditional influence. Some of the notable holidays and festivals include... 1. Chinese New Year: Falling on the first day...

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Cheung Chau Bun Festival 2025

Cheung Chau Bun Festival 2025

This year the Cheung Chau Bun Festival promises to be more vibrant than ever, with an array of colourful parades, traditional bun scrambling competitions, and cultural performances that highlight the rich heritage of this unique event. Although the parade and bun...

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Hotels in Hong Kong areas and Suburbs

Home > List of Hong Kong Suburbs [List of Cities] [List of Hotels by hotel name] List of Suburbs / Areas in Hong Kong When planning a trip to Hong Kong, choosing the right accommodation is key to having a great experience. Luckily, there is no shortage of...

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Hotels in Hong Kong

Home > Hotels in Hong Kong by name [List of Cities]  [List of Suburbs] List of Hotels in Hong Kong Here is a list of hotels in Hong Kong by hotel name. Hotel NameRegionDistrictStarMy review4 Seasons HotelHong Kong IslandCauseway Bay5 Best Western...

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Hong Kong Public Holidays and Festivals for 2021

Hong Kong Public Holidays and Festivals for 2021

The Chinese New Year 2021 Hong Kong will be the start of The Chinese Year of the Ox or Bull. So 2021 might be good time for stockmarkets that could be “bullish”, or it night be a good year to eat more beef. Or if it is a good year for Ox then maybe people will eat less beef and there could be an upsurge of veganism! All options are opening for this exciting year which is the second in the 12 year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. In Chinese the symbol 丑 implies something earthy, so happy year of the 牛年 !

Note that this is not the buffalo or the cow, though those animals are used in other countries they are not done so in Hong Kong for this year.

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Camel Paint Building: Advice for shoppers

Camel Paint Building: Advice for shoppers

The entrance to Camel Paint Building (block 3) is in a small alley. This is a very good place to buy shoes in Hong Kong. Camel Paint Building has lots of different shops if you look upstairs but it is most famous for its cheap shoes. You can get very good prices on...

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Featured Hotels

Excelsior Hotel in HK island is close to shops, restaurants and offices so whatever is your reason to visit HK the Excelsior is a good choice.

Eaton Hotel in Kowloon next to shopping malls and local restaurants.

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Featured Festivals

Cheung Chau Bun Festival – It’s only a few years ago they decided to have the procession on the Buddhist’s Birthday so that it always falls on a public holiday and everybody can enjoy.
Dragon Boat Festivaldragon boat race is not only a Chinese festival activity more.  There are international dragon boat races all over the wo

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More Festivals

Seventh Goddess’ Day is on the 7th day of the 7th lunar month. It’s a sad love story about the 7th princess of Emperor and a cowherd.

Chinese Mid Autumn Festival / Chinese Moon Festival is on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month.  It’s one of the most celebrated festivals in HK. Moon cakes, moon gazing with lanterns are the major events. Several legends are associated with it.

Picture of Fireworks in Hong KongChinese New Year – Don’t plan any shopping on the first 3 days of Chinese New Year.  It’s the most celebrated festival in Hong Kong and most shops are closed for 3 to 7 days.

Chinese Ching Ming Festival – Public transport will be busy on this grave-sweeping day.

Outlying Island Hotels

The Silvermine Beach Resort is located on Lantau and offers a touch of the island life just 30 minutes fast ferry from the big city!

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