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Moevenpick Hotel, Mactan Island, Cebu, Philippines

A five-star Mediterranean-inspired beachfront hotel that combines a true lifestyle experience, cool vibe and relaxed chill out spaces.

Manhattan, New York City, USA

Traveler's Couch shares to you the top tourist attractions in this concrete jungle where dreams are made of - New York City!

New 7 Wonders of Nature: Underground River and Puerto Princesa City's Other Wonders

The Cleanest and Safest City in the Philippines, behold the beauty of Puerto Princesa City with it's Undergound River proclaimed as one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature. Experience Honda Bay Island Hopping, Balayong Festival, City Tour and more!

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia - Truly Asia!

Formerly known as Jesselton and now often referred as 'KK' within the country and internationally, Kota Kinabalu is a popular destination for most travelers visiting Sabah and Borneo region, offering so much of Malaysian attractions...

FUNtastic Gibitngil Island, Medellin, Cebu, Philippines

Cliff Diving? Beach Zipline? Kayaking? Well, you can experience these in this newly discovered Tourist Destination in Northern Cebu - Funtastic Island in Gibitngil Island, Medellin, Cebu, Philippines! Read my review about the place, the rates, how to get there, etc.

Boracay Island Escapade

Get some sun-kissed skin within this beautiful paradise found in Aklan, Philippines. Named as one of the Best Beach and Island Destination in the World by known Travel Magazines and Sites, Boracay Island's White Beach tops on my list!

Discover the Beauty of Bohol

Chocolate Hills, Tarsier, Prony the Python, Loboc River, Panglao Island - everything in one place, Bohol, Philippines! Discover the beauty of one of Central Visayas' top tourist destination with lots of eco-adventure as well. See my shots!

Sinulog Festival, Cebu City, Philippines

One of the Grandest Festival not just in the Philippines but in South East Asia - Cebu City's Sinulog Festival! The Queen City of the South welcomed thousands of visitors from different parts of the world just to experience this one-of-a-kind event in the Philippines!

February 17, 2014

Hong Kong Transit Tour: Discover "Asia's World City" in 9 Hours!

Hong Kong is one of the major hubs in East Asia, having global connections to many of world's cities. When visiting Asia, one may have some couple of transit hours or short stop over in HK. As per Hong Kong Tourism Board: "It is no excuse to sit around the airport missing out on a taste of local culture".

Traveler's Couch will show to you some of the amazing points in the city that you can visit while in transit and escape being stuck in the airport for couple of hours!

PHOTO: Hong Kong Tourism Board in Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA)

Upon arriving in Hong kong International Airport (HKIA), you may proceed to the "Hong Kong Tourism Board" booth (outside the arrival area) for some guide and tips on how to explore some parts of the city with convenience. (maps and other references will be provided in the booth).

PHOTO: Hong Kong Airport Express - "Same Day Return" HK MTR Ticket

The easiest way to get to the city center from the airport is to take the Hong Kong Airport Express - Same Day Return Ticket (HK MTR). This includes roundtrip transfer from HKIA to Hong Kong City Center and return trip within same day - 100HK$ (Adult) and 50HK$ (Child aged 3 to 11). Journey time from HK Airport to HK City Center is around 25 minutes, train is available every 12 minutes.

Here are some of the points you can possibly visit at the city center. Simply click the photos to enlarge and see high resolution copy.

PHOTO: Hong Kong's International Finance Centre (IFC) Mall
PHOTO: Hong Kong's Star Ferry Terminal
PHOTO: Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour
PHOTO: Hong Kong's Avenue of the Stars
PHOTO: Bruce Lee - Hong Kong's Avenue of the Stars
PHOTO: Hong Kong's Avenue of the Stars
PHOTO: The Clock Tower - Hong Kong

PHOTO: Hong Kong City Skyline at night
PHOTO: Hong Kong Symphony of Lights at night

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