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Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Hotel Guide: InterContinental Hong Kong

Hotel: InterContinental Hong Kong  香港洲際酒店
Address: 18 Salisbury Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Telephone: (852) 2721 1211

Looking for a five-star grand hotel right at Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront? InterContinental Hong Kong offers stunning panoramic night view and skyline of the world-famous Victoria Harbour of Hong Kong, directly from its spectacular lobby lounge and luxurious hotel guest rooms!

InterContinental Hong Kong

Welcome to Hong Kong Travel Blog Hotel Guide! Our hotel guide share facts and photos of great hotels. We go beyond the hotel rooms, we use a FLAG approach to present hotels by their Features, Location, Attractions and Gossips. Together with the main stream review and critics, we'd hope you can build a 360 degrees perspective of your desired hotel. Feel free to utilize our hotel guide before you make your hotel reservations!

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Hotel Guide: The Peninsula Hong Kong

Hotel: The Peninsula Hong Kong  香港半島酒店
Address: Salisbury Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Telephone: (852) 2920 2888

Located at Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront, the 5-star The Peninsula Hong Kong is the gateway to Hong Kong's golden mile on Kowloon! It is an ideal place to stay if the purpose of your Hong Kong trip is to shop and experience a 180 degrees panoramic view and skyline of the World-famous Victoria Harbour!

The Peninsula Hong Kong

Welcome to Hong Kong Travel Blog Hotel Guide! Our hotel guide share facts and photos of great hotels. We go beyond the hotel rooms, we use a FLAG approach to present hotels by their Features, Location, Attractions and Gossips. Together with the main stream review and critics, we'd hope you can build a 360 degrees perspective of your desired hotel. Feel free to utilize our hotel guide before you make your hotel reservations!

Monday, December 23, 2013

Swarovski Christmas Tree at Hong Kong International Airport

Every Christmas, the international crystal jewellery and accessories marker Swarovski set up Christmas trees around the world. This Christmas, Swarovski brought a 15m tall Christmas tree to the Hong Kong International Airport!

Swarovski Christmas Tree at Hong Kong International Airport

Inspired by the design of a bracelet, this Swarovski crystal Christmas tree introduced a doze of special charm to the Hong Kong International Airport. It is a special gift for all Hong Kong visitors as it is perfectly located in between the two A & B arrival halls.

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Wishes on the Wind

With a mission to promote Hong Kong's tourism, the Hong Kong Tourism Board works with different parties to lighten up Hong Kong's festival spirit every Christmas. In recent years, the Status Square in Central has been selected as the base for their flagship Christmas event.

Wishes on the Wind at Central, Hong Kong

This year, three giant dandelions has been erected in an event named Wishes on the Wind. The idea is for these metallic dandelions to carry and spread our wishes symbolically with the wind.

Saturday, December 21, 2013

iSQUARE xmas 2013

Located on Nathan Road of Tsim Sha Tsui district, iSQUARE is a famous shopping mall in Hong Kong. In the past, iSQUARE work with sponsors to put on several eye-catching displays during the Christmas period. It was the giant Chupa Chups Machine in 2010 and the huge Ferrero Rocher Christmas Tree in 2012.

Christmas at iSQUARE 2013

This year, it is the Gingerman and Gingerbread house at iSQUARE's front door. In side the shopping mall itself, i.e. the non-sponsored area, iSQUARE do spend a bit of effort to uplift the Christmas spirit. This year, the theme is related to mail, physical mail.

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Lee Gardens On Stage at Hysan Place

Hysan Place shopping center at Causeway Bay is hosting an extraordinary fashion show this Christmas. All dresses put under the spot light are one of their kind.

Lee Gardens Fashion On Stage at Hysan Place, Causeway Bay

Hugh evening gowns are on display at the atrium of Hysan Place. The center piece is a six meters fashion Christmas tree. It is a silver gown constructed of Christmas decorations. Forget about XXL or XXXXXL, this dress was literally designed for giants. We have reported so many exhibitions in Hong Kong and are still fascinated by the obsessions of huge displays here in Hong Kong.

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Gingerman and Gingerbread house at iSQUARE

Fancy a huge gingerbread house this Christmas? Check out the home of gingerbread man at the front door of iSQUARE shopping complex at Tsim Sha Tsui.

Gingerbread House and Gingerbread Man at iSQUARE, Tsim Sha Tsui

Initiated by The Body Shop, the gingerbread house awaits our generous donations to help build 5 schools! Go check out this cool initiative for this winter. You will be rewarded with plenty of photo opportunities with gingerbread man in his gingerbread house, as well as the warm welcome of a pair of Christmas ladies.

Friday, December 13, 2013

IFC Central Christmas Park

This Christmas, International Financial Center ifc shopping mall in Hong Kong brought New York's central park to its atrium. In a small exhibition named Bike to Illuminate Central Christmas Park, visitors can ride on bikes to light up Christmas decorations in a mini-central park.

Central Christmas Park at ifc shopping mall, Central, Hong Kong

Hong Kong ifc's Central Christmas Park consists of numerous Banyan trees and lawn patches. The idea is for visitors to relax in this indoor "natural" area while shopping. Stationary bikes are available for "leisure" use.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Prince's Building 2013 Christmas Tree

Prince's Building is located at Hong Kong's prime location. Adjacent to Status Square and HSBC Hong Kong headquarters; the Prince's Building is at the financial center of Hong Kong. 

Prince's Building, Central, Hong Kong

Every year, Prince's Building decorate itself with Christmas Trees and decorations. Same as previous years, Prince's Building set up several low-profile traditional Christmas Trees at its premises this Christmas. The theme for this year is certainly white Christmas.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Exchange Square 2013 Christmas Tree

The Exchange Square in home to the world famous Hong Kong Stock Exchange. It is located at Hong Kong's business district, Central. Although Exchange Square is primarily office building and not a fascinated shopping mall like the near by IFC, it still put on Christmas Trees and lights during holiday seasons.

Christmas Tree at Exchange @ Square 2013

Three years ago we checked out the Christmas Tree at the Exchange Square that was decorated with yellow and red decorations. This year, the Exchange Square went to an illuminated white Christmas Tree. It's surely bright and lights up our hearts!

Monday, December 9, 2013

Legends of the Giant Dinosaurs at Hong Kong Science Museum

The Hong Kong Science Museum is one of Hong Kong's government operated Museums. It focus on educating the public on science and technology. Although the permanent exhibits at Hong Kong Science Museum are getting outdated, it occasionally hosts great exhibitions such as Legends of the Giant Dinosaurs that is currently on.

Legends of the Giant Dinosaurs at Hong Kong Science Museum

Dinosaurs exhibitions are not new to most of us. The Hong Kong Science Museum itself held a few in the past. What impressed me most was the effort put into setting up dinosaur models at the open area outside of the museum.

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Rilakkuma 10th Anniversary Wonderland at The One

Rilakkuma is 10 years old! Literally translate to relax bear (リラックマ), Rilakkuma is a cute little bear from Japan. People in Hong Kong, in particular ladies, loves cartoon characters from Japan. The ONE shopping mall at Tsim Sha Tsui set up a Rilakkuma Wonderland for this December.

The ONE 10th Anniversary Rilakkuma Wonderland

In the event named The ONE x Rilakkuma 輕鬆小熊10週年の星光遊樂園 (Translation: Rilakkuma 10th Anniversary @ Wonderland), The ONE show cased plenty of Rilakkuma figures at its UG2 "Upper Ground 2" Atrium.