In the land of skyscrapers the future is a frequent visitor. Between majestic, tall buildings and traditional cuisine, you feel like if you have just visited another planet. Hong Kong was a first stop in my intercontinental trip. Frankly speaking, sometimes it seemed like a tour in a different universe. Since it wasn’t my first trip to Hong Kong, I knew exactly what to expect. The settings were familiar and determining what I would like to see was relatively easy. What did I see in Hong Kong and why the food scene there is one to due for? More about it below!
My big adventure started in Hong Kong and I had a solid plan of all places I wanted to visit. I have been to Hong Kong before, so I knew 4 days would be definitely enough to explore the city and soak up the atmosphere. I definitely managed not only to soak up the atmosphere but also get soaked by heavy rain. In Asia when it rains, it pours heavily from the skies. Just as if somebody suddenly started pouring baskets of water on your head.
I am not a great fan of sightseeing in a pouring rain, so I had to opt for something else. Normally, with my Blumil electric wheelchair, I could easily hold an umbrella in my hands. However, Blumil electric wheelchair actually stayed home for this trip. With so many airplanes changes, taxis and trains to take, I thought it would be easier to take my manual wheelchair. I needed my hands for navifation, so an umbrella wasn’t really an option.
The swimming pool in my hotel was located outside, so I was looking for another alternative. My friends suggested I should indulge myself in a wonderful cuisine scene of the city, and I did. It was a wonderful travel decision! Hong Kong is a fine place when it comes to food. The cuisine there caters to every taste and budget. Street stalls offer amazing dishes of all kinds. Some examples: seafood, vegetables, stir-fries, curries and a wide selection of sweet desserts. They are all wallet-friendly and absolutely delicious. The abundance of fresh, exotic fruit is also wonderful. Not to mention amazingly refreshing coconut water and fresh juices – they are simply out of this world!
For those, who would like to keep things a little bit more sophisticated, Hong Kong has an amazing offer: haute cuisine restaurants. Highly qualified chefs serve the most exquisite dishes, often made with mind-blowing techniques. Such restaurants take you for a culinary trip that you will never forget. I had my fair share of amazing food there and let me tell you… Drinking a juice in a spot, where you could see the entire city in motion and from above is definitely a nice experience!
Shopping malls in Hong Kong are definitely nice places for relaxation, eating and shopping.
Filled with numerous great restaurants, luxurious shops, and viewpoints, they allure tourists with Hong Kong’s futuristic vibe and promises of fun.
Hong Kong at night makes a wonderful view. It illuminates with hundreds of lights and greets you with streets filled with joyful, late night noise. The city never sleeps, it is too busy racing towards the future, and that’s its charm.
Accessibility in Hong Kong
Generally, Hong Kong is an accessible city, but only when it comes to shopping malls and hotels. They are perfectly accessible, unlike streets which require much more caution if you are a wheelchair user. Navigating Hong Kong on a manual wheelchair is possible, but you need to stay alert. A stitch in time saves nine! Many shops and restaurants have entrances with at least one step, but it is possible to find something more accessible. Thankfully hotels, restaurants, and shops come in a variety of prices in Hong Kong and accessibility can be wallet-friendly. There is a long way to go, but Hong Kong and accessibility go together well enough.
- Lights always ignite in Hong Kong, and skyscrapers continue climbing up to the sky. If you are looking for good cuisine, futuristic vibes, and big-city activities, Hong Kong is right for you. It is difficult to get bored in the city, which never stops to burn brighLights always ignite in Hong Kong, and skyscrapers continue climbing up to the sky. If you are looking for good cuisine, futuristic vibes and big-city activities, Hong Kong is right for you. It is difficult to get bored in the city, which never stops to burn brightly.
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