Despite Hong Kong's development into an international city, its historical culture and traditions traverse business dealings, etiquette and personal values. Articles in this section will help you better communicate and appreciate what HK has to offer.
Dubbed as Asia’s world city, local Hong Kongers still adhere to certain Chinese superstitions and customs in everyday life. These superstitions are rooted deeply in Chinese history, with people constantly tiptoeing around them to avoid the curse of bad luck. Here are some popular Chinese superstitions and beliefs still held to be true by many in the city: Lucky Numbers In Chinese culture, numbers have always played an important role, from choosing build
In recent years, Hong Kong’s art scene has been firmly establishing its place on the global stage. For aspiring art lovers and collectors, this translates into a packed schedule of annual festivals, exhibitions and gallery events with pieces that delight, shock and stimulate the mind – sometimes simultaneously! This article aims to help you get started with a list of places to satiate your appetite for all things “artworthy”. As a starting point, The Hong Kong Museum o
Encompassing Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and the New Territories (including Outlying Islands), Hong Kong is a haven for cultural attractions. Be it functional brick-and-mortar landmarks reflective of colonial history or Chinese heritage sites which allude to the clan settler days of yore, apart from existing as a unique confluence between East and West, Hong Kong seamlessly blends contemporary culture with tradition. Discover Hong Kong through the following recommendations and kick-
Hong Kong has long acted as the confluence between East and West, uniquely blending the best of both worlds. One item particularly worth celebrating is the city’s recognition of a wide range of exciting holidays from cultures across the World, as well as its preservation of the more traditional Chinese festivals that still compose an important part of Hongkongers’ life and culture. This article will walk you through the major Chinese festivals celebrated in Hong Kong. As Chinese festiva
More than a cosmopolitan city, Hong Kong has long been praised as a food paradise. The cuisine in Hong Kong reflects its rich blend of cultures and is as wide in variety, ranging from sweet French pastries, English breakfasts, to spicy Thai food. From local flavours to international menus, the city offers countless culinary delights. No matter what budget, you will definitely find something you will enjoy in Hong Kong. Take a journey with us as we sample local treats in our search for t