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Hong Kong Island:
Things to do:
-Victoria Peak (tram),
-Ngong Ping 360 Glass bottom cable car (big Buddha),
-Downtown area
-Pink dolphin watching
-Ozone  Bar
-Tailors (Jantzen, tai panin admiraltyi cntr)
-Big Bus Tour
-Star ferry to Kowloon

Kosher Grocery Stores:
KosherMart On Hong Kong Island in the JCC
Kosher Original in Kowloon

Where to eat:
JCC Sunday night buffet can't be missed.
JCC Pizza - (Not open in the Summer)
Seven Zero - Dairy Resturant in the JCC
JCC Chinese
Shalom grill restaurant reported permanently closed by Mech
Shalom grill kosher market

Places to stay:
Grand Hyatt hotel
Mandarin Oriental Hotel
Four Seasons

Kowloon:
Things to do:
-8:00pm Laser show
-Ladies market
-Ave. of stars- pier
-Museums (science, space)
-Diamond hill- nan lian garden/chi Lin nunnery
-Big Bus Tour
-Star ferry to Hong Kong Island
-Drinks at Felix (Peninsula Hotel)
-Drinks in the Lobby (Intercontinental Hotel)


Only place to eat:
Mul Hayam Restaurant at Kehilat Zion (Breakfast is now $100 HKD)

Places to stay:
The W Hotel - Great Hotel but far from Synagogues
Grand Stamford Intercontinental Hotel - next to Chabad (for Shabbos),
Intercontinental Hong Kong, Sheraton, Shangri la , Peninsula, Hyatt regency. (All these hotels are in great locations if you would like to be near KZ. You can also walk through the TST subway station to KZ from all these except IC Grand Stamford and Shangri La which is next door) 

Shuls
Kehilat Zion -Location: Unit 105, 1/F Wing On Plaza 62 Mody Road East Tsim Sha Tsui Kowloon kzionhk@yahoo.com, or call: (852) 2366 6364 (office) or (852) 2368 0061
Chabad - Location:  67-71 Chatham Road, Oriental Centre 1/F Unit D, Tsim Sha Tsui  Telephone:  (852) 2366 5770  Mobile Tel.: (852) 9674 4450  Email: kowloon@chabadhk.org

Macau: (Ferry from hkg)
-Casinos (las Vegas style hotels),
-Curque like water show
-aj hachet tower (bungi)

-Disney

Lhasa:
Lake, pilgrims , culture

Airline Checkin Counters: Kowloon Station (below the W Hotel) to check your bags in. You then take the MRT straight to the airport (with just a couple of stops). It's super convenient and quick. You don't have to stay at the W to check in at Kowloon station though (and FWIW you can check in at Hong Kong station on HKI, too).


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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2055 on: February 28, 2018, 12:14:07 PM »
No one said you can't do that still

I'm not talking about going 1 time
but going 2ce could work in a pinch

obviously 3 times is the best
Just curious, where do you get your suits made?
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2056 on: February 28, 2018, 12:19:08 PM »
Just curious, where do you get your suits made?
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2057 on: February 28, 2018, 12:20:26 PM »
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I had thought better of you
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2058 on: February 28, 2018, 12:26:49 PM »
I had thought better of you
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You know what your getting.....
ps. I can Say I share a Tailor with James Bond
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2059 on: March 18, 2018, 09:23:00 PM »
Need advice experts:

Landing in Hong Kong at 6:50 PM on Wednesday and flying out on Saturday at 2 PM. Not planning to get suits stitched. Hoping to do Macau also in this time frame. Is this a enough time to cover main things?

If yes, would you recommend going to Macau on Wednesday right after we land or later? Any advice you can give is appreciated.

Thanks.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2060 on: March 18, 2018, 09:28:05 PM »
Need advice experts:

Landing in Hong Kong at 6:50 PM on Wednesday and flying out on Saturday at 2 PM. Not planning to get suits stitched. Hoping to do Macau also in this time frame. Is this a enough time to cover main things?

If yes, would you recommend going to Macau on Wednesday right after we land or later? Any advice you can give is appreciated.

Thanks.

If you have been to Vegas then no need to go to Macau.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2061 on: March 18, 2018, 09:29:01 PM »
We saw a great show in Macau some 7 years ago at a fraction of Vegas prices.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2062 on: March 19, 2018, 09:21:06 AM »
Thanks for the replies. Haven't been to Vegas yet, so Macau seems like a good place to get a taste of Vegas.

Suggestions on things to do in Macau please. Will have my nephew (16 yrs) with me.

And would you recommend going to Macau on Wednesday right after we land or later?


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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2063 on: March 19, 2018, 02:24:13 PM »
One more question, should we make Macau a day trip or plan to spend a night there?? Thanks.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2064 on: March 20, 2018, 08:49:01 AM »
Need advice for upcoming trip:

1. Landing Hong Kong at 7 AM Monday with 5-hour layover before connecting flight to Bangkok. Is there something we can do in this time or should just stay in airport?

2. Hotel recommendation for Macau and Hong Kong? Closer to main activity centers is better, prefer nicer hotels :)

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2065 on: March 20, 2018, 11:23:48 AM »
Need advice experts:

Landing in Hong Kong at 6:50 PM on Wednesday and flying out on Saturday at 2 PM. Not planning to get suits stitched. Hoping to do Macau also in this time frame. Is this a enough time to cover main things?

If yes, would you recommend going to Macau on Wednesday right after we land or later? Any advice you can give is appreciated.

Thanks.
you could go straight to Macau and return Thurs night to HK  but then you only have Friday and sat morning for HK

really depends on how much you want to see Macau
if you do your losing half your HK time
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2066 on: March 20, 2018, 11:59:40 AM »
you could go straight to Macau and return Thurs night to HK  but then you only have Friday and sat morning for HK

really depends on how much you want to see Macau
if you do your losing half your HK time

Thanks for the reply. Changed flight earlier today, now leaving from Hong Kong on Saturday at 6 PM. So, that gives extra 4 hours.

How early do we need to reach airport to catch our return flight to US?

What are the main attractions in Macau? I was thinking like if we go directly to Macau from airport, stay overnight, do some main activities (or shows) that night, and leave for HK on Thursday around 2-4 PM, it will give us Thursday morning also for doing some activities in Macau. It will Gove us almost 2-days in HK. Is that decent time for HK? Or, should we just skip Macau and focus on HK?

Thanks for your help, everyone.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2067 on: March 20, 2018, 01:51:40 PM »
Thanks for the reply. Changed flight earlier today, now leaving from Hong Kong on Saturday at 6 PM. So, that gives extra 4 hours.

How early do we need to reach airport to catch our return flight to US?

Arrive at 4pm
Airport is big, Customs, and if your flying to USA Security line
& leave some time for the lounge or shopping.

I usually drink some very nice free scotch tastings's in HK Duty Free
for example last trip I had Glenfiddich 25, 21 & 18
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2068 on: March 20, 2018, 02:00:29 PM »
Arrive at 4pm
I usually drink some very nice free scotch tastings's in HK Duty Free
for example last trip I had Glenfiddich 25, 21 & 18
Wow! In a duty free?!
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2069 on: March 20, 2018, 02:13:46 PM »
Wow! In a duty free?!











They had more but I limit myself to drinking only 10 bottles at a time
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ps. every time they have something new
many times hk exclusives
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