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Sunday, December 28, 2014

Hong Kong Observation Wheel

Finally, Hong Kong has its own Observation Wheel! For now anyway! Every modern-tradition city somehow has it's own tower, observation deck and/or observation wheel for tourists to look out from the top. Although Hong Kong already has three famous observation decks (at IFC, ICC & the Peak), the pearl of orient has been waiting for its "Hong Kong Eye" right at Central waterfront!

Hong Kong Observation Wheel

After months of regulatory approval, this temporary structure is at last open to the general public. Visitors of Hong Kong's Ferris wheel can enjoy the stunning view of World Famous Victoria Harbour over looking Kowloon side on Hong Kong. It's "only" HKD $100 per ride!

Friday, December 26, 2014

Cityplaza Christmas 2014

Event: Christmas at Cityplaza
Location: Cityplaza, Taikoo
Address: 18 Taikoo Shing Road, Taikoo Shing, Hong Kong

The Stage at Cityplaza is ready for this Christmas

Joy to the world! It's time for some Christmas tunes. Cityplaza, also known as "Taikoo Shing" shopping center, is just the right place to be at this Holiday Season. From December 2014 to January 2015, Cityplaza has organized a full program of performances at the 2/F Atrium.

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Frozen Elsa at Maritime Square Let it Go

Event: Disney Frozen "My Extraodinary Christmas Experience" <<魔雪奇緣‧冰臨青衣城>>
Location: Maritime Square, Tsing Yi
Address: MTR Tsing Yi Station, Tsing Yi, Hong Kong

Frozen Elsa at Tsing Yi Maritime Square

Queen Elsa from Disney's motion picture Frozen is at Maritime Square. Standing in front of her ice palace with Anna, Elsa is singing "Let it Go" to celebrate Christmas with thousands of fans in Hong Kong.

Monday, December 15, 2014

IFC mall Jingle Bao

Event: Jing Bao
Location: IFC shopping mall, Central
Address: MTR Hong Kong Station, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong

Jingle Bells in Jingle Bao at ifc mall, Hong Kong

One of Hong Kong's top shopping mall, IFC shopping mall, built a 3 stories-tall "bun" like structure in its atrium to celebrate Christmas. Named after the famous Christmas song Jingle Bells, this "Jingle Bao" is a Christmas "Bao", meaning bun to local Cantonese.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

The Iceberg Christmas at Langham Place

Event: The Iceberg
Location: Langham Place Shopping Mall
Address: 8 Argyle Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon

Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? Langham Place shopping mall in Mong Kok has collected a variety of white (fluffy) animal's that you'd only find in extremely cold weather, and displayed them in/on a huge iceberg.

Saturday, December 13, 2014

1881 Heritage Enchanted Festive Forest

Event: Enchanted Festive Forest
Location: Grand Piazza, 1881 Heritage
Address: 2A Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

1881 Heritage, one of Hong Kong's refurbished historical architecture cum luxury goods shopping mall set up a enchanted forest in it's grand plaza (i.e. forecourt) this Christmas. Honestly speaking, it looks more like a huge complicated candle from a distance... but may be it IS a huge glowing candle.

Friday, December 12, 2014

Harbour City Starry Christmas 2014

Event: Harbour City Starry Christmas 2014
Location: Ocean Terminal Forecourt, Harbour City
Address: 3-27 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

Every Christmas, the forecourt of Ocean Terminal of Harbour City at Tsim Sha Tsui is a must go location for a doze of Christmas spirit and plenty of Christmas pictures. Locals and tourists look forward to the hugh Christmas decor and displays every December. This year, Harbour City has themed it as Starry Christmas.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

TST East Hello Kitty Christmas Lights

Event: Hello Kitty Christmas Lights at Tsim Sha Tsui East
Location: Tsim Sha Tsui Centre and Empire Centre
Address: 66 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

For the past 30 years, buildings at Tsim Sha Tsui East have used light bulbs to create Christmas themed collages in every December. These collages usually feature Santa Clause or Snowman, and the picture are pretty much the same every year. While these colour light bulbs were amusing some 30 years ago, seeing them for another 29 times no longer create the same excitement. This year, the Tsim Sha Tsui Centre and Empire Centre is catching up with their fellow shopping malls and key buildings in Hong Kong. They have Hello Kitty!

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Joyful Christmas in Park Lane

Event: Joyful Christmas in Park Lane
Location: Park Lane Shopper's Boulevard, Tsim Sha Tsui
Address: 111-139 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

Hong Kong's Park Lane Boulevard is a pedestrian-friendly row of shops on Nathan Road in Tsim Sha Tsui, adjacent to the famous Kowloon Park. Every Christmas, Park Lane set up moving Christmas displays that dance with playing music at regular intervals.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Grand Plaza Molly's Christmas Magic

Event: Molly's Christmas Magic
Location: Grand Plaza, Mongkok
Address: 625 & 639 Nathan Road, Mongkok, Kowloon

Molly the magician is at Mong Kok Grand Plaza this Christmas! "Who is Molly?" one may ask. Molly is a cartoon character created by a local artist here in Hong Kong, with blue ocean eyes and a pair of unusual lips... Well, at least Molly is uniquely colourful!

Christmas 2014 @ Hong Kong Travel Blog

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

All Aboard at Elements Christmas Trains

This Christmas, Elements shopping mall built a miniature Christmas wonderland with model trains running through it! Whether you are a model fan, go visit and admire this massive collection of model in Elements above Kowloon MTR Station.

Elements shopping mall is known for setting up huge declarations every Christmas. In place like Hong Kong where a simple Christmas Tree doesn't do the trick (of attracting media attention), shopping malls need to come up with all these unique designs every year.

Monday, December 1, 2014

Christmas Hearts at Discovery Bay

Discovery Bay, one of the most famous residential area on the Lantau Island amongst expats who are living in Hong Kong, has put up a corridor of heart-shaped lights of Christmas and probably till St. Valentine's Day.

These LED structures sparkles at night and offered plenty of photo opportunities for visitors, Discovery Bay residence and lovers.