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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).


Trip reports:
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2265 on: September 01, 2019, 02:45:37 PM »
After reading this thread from beginning to end, there’s one thing that I know for sure: @Dan looooves the W, there’s an infinite pool there, and he can check his luggage from there straight to CLE

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2266 on: September 01, 2019, 03:50:44 PM »
After reading this thread from beginning to end, there’s one thing that I know for sure: @Dan looooves the W, there’s an infinite pool there, and he can check his luggage from there straight to CLE
Lol, sounds like you read 2011.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2267 on: September 05, 2019, 11:04:59 PM »
After reading this thread from beginning to end, there’s one thing that I know for sure: @Dan looooves the W, there’s an infinite pool there, and he can check his luggage from there straight to CLE

Woah! How many hours did it take you to read all 150+ pages?!?!

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2268 on: September 14, 2019, 10:50:17 PM »
If I have a week vacation and considering splitting the time between HK (Kowloon) and Thailand (Chiang Mai), how would you recommend? Does 2 nights in HK and 5 in CM make sense?

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2269 on: September 14, 2019, 11:19:16 PM »
If I have a week vacation and considering splitting the time between HK (Kowloon) and Thailand (Chiang Mai), how would you recommend? Does 2 nights in HK and 5 in CM make sense?
If you have a vacation now, I'd stay clear of Hong Kong. There are too many protests going on. Stick to Thailand and just do a few cities.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2270 on: September 15, 2019, 12:11:01 AM »
If you have a vacation now, I'd stay clear of Hong Kong. There are too many protests going on. Stick to Thailand and just do a few cities.

Were you in HKG recently that you are saying this? I wasn't so I wouldn't give advice but I did personally speak to a few people who were there very recently and they said it was the best time to be there because mainland Chinese are staying away so there isn't the usual crowding in tourist areas. They were also completely unaffected by any protests which are mostly on the Island so Kowloon side they didn't see any.

If someone wants to go they should do their research. As long as the protestors keep staying away from the airport my opinion is it should be fine.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2271 on: September 15, 2019, 07:45:58 AM »
If you have a vacation now, I'd stay clear of Hong Kong. There are too many protests going on. Stick to Thailand and just do a few cities.

No, December.

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« Reply #2272 on: September 15, 2019, 09:22:09 PM »