Hong Kong is a city like no other in the world. For a century and a half West and East have joined here, sometimes blending, sometimes clashing, but always producing many dazzling contrasts that make it unique. It is a city which has shown an incredible mastery of modern finance and commerce, yet one which can seen lost in a world of ancient Chinese traditions. The impressive combination of western and eastern culture in Hong Kong will make a visit here unforgettable.
Dining and entertainment –¨Cthe core of most traveling to Hong Kong, are mixed with eastern and western styles. One prefers eastern food can try crispy Beijing duck, spicy Sichuan dishes, noodles and sweet food from Shanghai, or he can taste authentic Thai, Malaysian and Singaporean cuisines served by those Southeast Asian restaurants. One can also easily find the best of American and European fare in some of the world¡¯ grandest hotels .At sundown, having a rest in one of Hong Kong¡¯ clubs , ranging from Australian pubs to French bars , is a rather good choice.
Sightseeing tour in Hong Kong can also experience strong contrasts between West and East. The old streets and colonial buildings contrast strikingly with the skyscrapers and glorious shopping malls. It¡¯s possible to visit an ancient temple, a traditional fishing village and a modern shopping complex in one day. Man-made shoes by those old ladies and fine fashions are all available to the sightseers.
Living in such a special environment, people in Hong Kong are influenced by both western and eastern culture. A stockbroker in a modern office tower might light incense at a shrine while preparing for the Tokyo market to open. An elderly man carrying a songbird will stop to chat at a tea house whereas his son not far away is faxing Brussels from his Benz.
Hong Kong, British dependency in eastern Asia, on the South China Sea, bordered by China on the north. It is made up of many islands, a portion of the mainland, and a considerable expanse of water surface. It has a land area of 1076 sq km (415 sq mi). Despite its small size, Hong Kong plays an important role in the world economy. The dependency can be divided into three main regions-Hong Kong ...
Obviously, Hong Kong is a miracle that has combined West and East and has made up its own rules. Traveling in Hong Kong is really an exciting trip. You will nerve fell boring and tedious on seeing the strong contrasts between two sides and experiencing two completely different life styles just on one small island.