Hong Kong can boast a raft of attractions – and the good thing is that many of them are free, or cost no more than a couple of dollars. The Star Ferry – which connects Hong Kong Island with Kowloon, and vice versa – is the prime example. The trams (streetcars) that trundle along Hong Kong Island are another super-cheap method of transport that are an attraction in themselves. Add in the city's many museums, look-out points like Victoria Peak, and the Avenue of Stars and you've got enough to keep you entertained for a week or more. Most attractions can by reached by MTR, which is also a very inexpensive ride.
Ed Peters has been based in Asia for most of his adult life, and counts Hong Kong as his second home. While he lives in a farming village on one of the outlying islands, getting to the city center takes only half-an-hour by ferry. And it's only 30 minutes by taxi to Hong Kong's futuristic international airport. These are just two of Hong Kong's many attractions –... Read More