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Saturday, April 30, 2011

Drew's Selections @ March

In the past six months, Simple. Travel and Show. Blog has been presenting one post per day on each and every day! The Blog has evolved from presenting technology related posts to travel related insights in the Asia-Pacific region. The blog will soon publish its 200th post and move into a new phase. Let's celebrate this achievement by reviewing some of our BEST posts.


Here are the TOP 3 POSTS presented on Simple. Travel and Show. Blog in March 2011, as selected by Drew, from the Australia and New Zealand, China Hong Kong, Shows and Expos sections.

Friday, April 29, 2011

Drew's Selections @ February

In the past six months, Simple. Travel and Show. Blog has been presenting one post per day on each and every day! The Blog has evolved from presenting technology related posts to travel related insights in the Asia-Pacific region. The blog will soon publish its 200th post and move into a new phase. Let's celebrate this achievement by reviewing some of our BEST posts.


Here are the TOP 3 POSTS presented on Simple. Travel and Show. Blog in February 2011, as selected by Drew, from the Australia and New Zealand, China Hong Kong, Shows and Expos sections.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Drew's Selections @ January

In the past six months, Simple. Travel and Show. Blog has been presenting one post per day on each and every day! The Blog has evolved from presenting technology related posts to travel related insights in the Asia-Pacific region. The blog will soon publish its 200th post and move into a new phase. Let's celebrate this achievement by reviewing some of our BEST posts.


Here are the TOP 3 POSTS presented on Simple. Travel and Show. Blog in January 2011, as selected by Drew, from the Australia and New Zealand, China Hong Kong, Shows and Expos sections.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Drew's Selections @ December

In the past six months, Simple. Travel and Show. Blog has been presenting one post per day on each and every day! The Blog has evolved from presenting technology related posts to travel related insights in the Asia-Pacific region. The blog will soon publish its 200th post and move into a new phase. Let's celebrate this achievement by reviewing some of our BEST posts.


Here are the TOP 3 POSTS presented on Simple. Travel and Show. Blog in December 2010, as selected by Drew, from the Australia and New Zealand, China Hong Kong, Shows and Expos sections.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Drew's Selections @ November

In the past six months, Simple. Travel and Show. Blog has been presenting one post per day on each and every day! The Blog has evolved from presenting technology related posts to travel related insights in the Asia-Pacific region. The blog will soon publish its 200th post and move into a new phase. Let's celebrate this achievement by reviewing some of our BEST posts.


Here are the TOP 3 POSTS presented on Simple. Travel and Show. Blog in November 2010, as selected by Drew, from the Australia and New Zealand, China Hong Kong, Shows and Expos sections.

Monday, April 25, 2011

Hong Kong Correctional Services Museum

Hong Kong Correctional Services Museum reveals the history behind mental bars. Located just outside of the Stanley Prison, the air-conditioned museum presents the development of Hong Kong's correctional services and the challenged faced by HKCS at different stages.

Hong Kong Correctional Services Museum

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Stanley Market

Stanley Market is a tourist attraction in Hong Kong. The official tour books refer visitors of Hong Kong to bargain shop at an array of shops before relaxing on the Stanley beach, hang out at a bar or a cafe.

Stanley Market, Stanley, Hong Kong

Tourist can perhaps find a collection of "cheap" clothing, accessories, painting and souvenirs. It is a market set up for, targeted to and promoted to tourist!

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Stanley Main Beach

The Stanley main beach is famous for hosting the annual Stanley Dragon Boat Championships in June. It is also a popular location for other water sports including surfing, wind surfing, kayaking and of course swimming.

Stanley Beach, Stanley, Hong Kong

It is perhaps it is not as spacious as the beach on Repulse Bay, the Stanley Beach has its unique charms.

Friday, April 22, 2011

Murray House @ Stanley

Murray House at Stanley is one of the oldest surviving buildings in Hong Kong. Built in 1846, this Victorian style building was the officers' quarters of the Murray Barracks.

Murray House, Stanley, Hong Kong

In 1982, the building was dismantled with the blocks labelled and stored for future restoration. The original site in Central became home to the new Bank of China Tower.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Stanley @ Hong Kong

According to some, the shape of the Hong Kong Island looks like a giant frog. A small district on one of the frog's back legs, Stanley, is a popular tourist attraction in Hong Kong.

Stanley, Hong Kong

Stanley is also a quiet residential area; home to a correctional complex, historic buildings and declared monuments. The Stanley Market is a famous bargain shopping area for souvenirs, clothes and snacks; where the Stanley beach is a well known wind surfing and dragon boating beach.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Megabox @ Kowloon Bay

Megabox is a shopping complex at a district called Kowloon Bay. Kowloon Bay has been an industrial area in Hong Kong. With most factories and production plants shifted to mainland China, Kowloon Bay has been transforming into an office and shopping area.

Megabox, Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Wishing Tree @ Lam Tsuen

A "wishing tree" put a rural village called Lam Tsuen (Lam's Village) on Hong Kong's tourism map. The practice was to write a wish on a piece of joss paper that is tied to an orange, face the opposite direction of the tree, and perform a backward throw. It was believed that the wish will come true if the wishing pack successfully hang to a branch of a tree.

Wishing Tree at Lam Tsuen, Tai Po, Hong Kong

Monday, April 18, 2011

Tsing Ma Bridge @ Ma Wan

An Island named Ma Wan is located between the Lantau Island and Tsing Yi Island. Together with Tsing Yi, Ma Wan gave a famous bridge that connects the Hong Kong International Airport with the town, the "Tsing Ma Bridge", its name.

Ma Wan and Tsing Ma Bridge, Hong Kong

Ma Wan is a residential area, a popular Wedding photography location, as well as home to Ma Wan Park and Hong Kong's Noah's Ark exhibition center.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Noah's Ark @ Hong Kong

Noah's Ark Hong Kong
33 Pak Yan Road, Ma Wan, New Territories, Hong Kong

Noah's Ark, the famous vessel from the story in the Book of Genesis, has launched in Hong Kong. Built like a giant wooden ark, the facility is a park, exhibition centre, restaurant, outdoor adventure playground and classroom facilities all in one; Hong Kong's Noah's Ark promotes love and care to other human beings and the nature.

Noah's Ark, Ma Wan, Hong Kong

Saturday, April 16, 2011

iPhone4 Cases Vending Machine

Have an urge to purchase a new protective case for your iPhone4 before hopping on Hong Kong's communal transportation system? Wave your proximity card to pay by electronic money and collect a fashionable iPhone4 case at this vending machine.

iPhone4 Cases Vending Machine in Hong Kong

These iPhone4 cases vending machines can be found at various MTR (subway) stations. These photos were taken at the Austin Station, a station that would only get short bursts of foot traffic during rush hours.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Highlights of Yu Kai's Donation

An exhibitions "Highlights of Yu Kai's Donation" is currently being held from 16 Jan to 18 Apr 2011 at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum in Sha Tin. It is an opportunity to see some of the finest exhibits of Cantonese Opera.

Yu Kai's Donation at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum

Yu Kai, who is famous for play the principal male role in Cantonese opera, has donated his collection of over 2000 exhibits to the Hong Kong Heritage Museum.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Hong Kong Creative Ecologies Show

In an effort to showcase the iconic work of the Hong Kong designers, the Hong Kong Heritage Museum hosts the "Hong Kong: Creative Ecologies - Business, Living, Creativity" exhibition from 5 Feb to 11 May 2010.

Hong Kong: Creative Ecologies - Business, Living, Creativity

As stated in the "Preface", this project is to provide a "premier platform for displaying the energy, style, innovation and branding power of Hong Kong design".

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Hong Kong International Poster Triennial 2010

An exhibition named "Act. Live - Hong Kong International Poster Triennial" is currently being held at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum in Sha Tin from 28 Nov 2010 to 23 May 2011.

The Theater, That's Me
Designers from 43 countries or regions, as well as local designers, competed and showcased their talents in the forth annual event.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Pixar: 25 Years of Animation - Sketches

Pixar Animation Studios, the company behind famous characters such as Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Nemo and the Incredible family, is showcasing their original art works at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum in Sha Tin from 28 Mar to 11 Jul 2011.


The promotional posters and tickets of Pixar: 25 Years of Animation features original sketches of Pixar's famous animation characters.

Monday, April 11, 2011

Pixar: 25 Years of Animation @ Hong Kong

Pixar Animation Studios, the company behind famous characters such as Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Nemo and the Incredible family, is on a global tour to showcase their original art works. Hong Kong is its first stop outside of the United States.

Pixar: 25 Years of Animation in Hong Kong
The Hong Kong Heritage Museum in Sha Tin is currently hosting the "Pixar: 25 Years of Animation" from 28 Mar to 11 Jul 2011.

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Hong Kong Wetland Park

A natural wetland reserve between the mainland China Shen Zhen border and Hong Kong's Tin Shui Wei District has been reserved for conservation purpose. Home to wildlife animals, the Hong Kong Wetland Park is an education, tourism and conservation center all-in-one.

Hong Kong Wetland Park

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Tin Hau Temple @ Tin Hau

Tin Hau, the Goddess of the sea is a well respected goddess of the indigenous Hong Kong fishermen. The locals built many Tin Hau Temple at different corners of Hong Kong, which is once a fishing port.


The Tin Hau Temple on Tin Hau Temple Road in Causeway Bay gave its name to a nearby MTR (subway) railway station: Tin Hau. It is also a Declared Monument of Hong Kong.

Friday, April 8, 2011

Beach @ Repulse Bay

Fancy a relaxing afternoon on a beach when you are in Hong Kong? Take a bus trip to the Repulse Bay on Southern Hong Kong Island.


It's big, it's flat, and it's (relatively) safe. Repulse Bay attracts thousands of swimmers during summer months. It gets extremely crowded during school Summer breaks in July and August.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Centenary of China's 1911 Revolution Comics

A collection of interesting comics are on displayed at the lobby of the Hong Kong Museum of History, just outside of the Centenary of China's 1911 Revolution Exhibition area.


These comics were published in foreign newspapers during that period: a time when the Qing Dynasty was too corrupted to protect its territories; and European countries all tried to get a slice of China.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Centenary of China's 1911 Revolution Exhibition

This year marks the centenary of China's 1911 Revolution, a series of events that brought an end to imperial rule in China. The Hong Kong Museum of History in Kowloon currently holds a short-term exhibition (2 March to 16 May 2011) to showcase 140 sets of exhibits from the Hubei Provincial Museum.


The Dr Sun Yat-Sen Museum on the Hong Kong Island holds permanent exhibition on these 1911 events with the focus on the leader behind the revolution.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Bruce Lee Statue in Hong Kong

In recent years, several Asian movie stars have made to the international stage. NONE of them is as iconic as the master of martial arts, Mr. Bruce Lee.


A statue of Bruce Lee stands strong on the Avenue of Stars, a place that honours local celebrities, at the Tsim Sha Tsui of Kowloon. On a fine day, the statue has created a magnificent scene at the waterfront of the Victoria Harbour.

Monday, April 4, 2011

iPhone Case n Packaging Exhibition @ K11

iPhone4, the popular cell phone that is owned by millions, is perhaps a fashion statement. Owners would often create or purchase iPhone cases that best describes their character. 

Thumbs up iPhone4 Case

The World's First Fine Arts shopping mall, K11 in Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, is currently holding a small "iPhone Case n Packaging Exhibition" to sparkles new ideas to decorate your iPhone.

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Paris Fashion Week @ K11

K11, a shopping mall in Kowloon of Hong Kong, called itself the World's First Fine Arts shopping mall. It strives every effort to incorporate different types of contemporary arts into the shopping complex. It has also brought us the Sweet Delight Mona Lisa Mosaic and iPhone Case n Packaging Exhibition.

Paris Fashion Week Exhibition at K11, Kowloon, Hong Kong

The recent Paris Fashion Week Exhibition displays the work of three designers at the entrance and on every floor of the artistic shopping mall.

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Leslie Cheung in Asia 2011 Memorial

An evening memorial dedicated to Asian superstar Leslie Cheung was held on yesterday at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Piazza. In addition, posters of Cheung from the movie Days of Being Wild were displayed on the Avenue of Stars

Leslie Cheung in Asia, Avenue of Stars

Being one of Hong Kong and Asia's pop-icon, Leslie Cheung placed third in CNN's Top Five Most Iconic Musician of All Time, placing behind Michael Jackson and The Beatles.

Friday, April 1, 2011

Turtle, Egg and Egg holder

We would like to take advantage of the April Fool's Day to share an interesting story with YOU. It is story related to the fortune or "feng shui" of Hong Kong that we cannot verify its authenticity. It is however so intriguing that we must post it on our blog.
Turtle, Egg and Egg holder, Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong