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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 #420 on: February 05, 2014, 09:16:46 PM »
Gonna be half the price in CNX.

But may not be quite the quality.

Either way, it'll be cheaper than 5th Ave :P
CNX isn't known for high quality goods but it will be cheaper.
In 5 days in HKG I had an awesome super 150s kapota made and altered.
I'm going to be in CNX from a Sunday afternoon - Thursday morning and in HKG Thursday afternoon - Sunday morning. If somehow i can get it done on HKG during that time, i would prefer the higher quality. If it doesn't seem feasible, i'll just get it in CNX.


Any recommendations of tailors in either place?
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #421 on: February 05, 2014, 09:26:11 PM »
There's a lot more to the quality of wool than the supers #.
Of this I'm well aware.
I've had several and nine compare to the HKG one made on the spot.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #422 on: February 05, 2014, 09:27:09 PM »
Tai Pan in HKGs admiralty center.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #423 on: February 05, 2014, 09:29:41 PM »
Tai Pan in HKGs admiralty center.
Thanks. They even have a website! Says they can make stuff ~48 hours.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #424 on: February 05, 2014, 09:32:19 PM »
Nice thing about staying tues-sun is you have time to tailor something and get it altered as well.

With Macau you can keep busy.

If you don't mind staying in your room all shabbos you'll be fine. Rooms are 70 floors up.
But shabbos is very nice at KZ and at Chabad HKI
Someone will be pretty insulted if I start shopping elsewhere ;)

Seems like the W won't be an option for Shabbos.

So probably better to just go to CNX Thursday night/Friday morning and being there for Shabbos, then switching hotels in HKG and going to CNX on Sunday.

I remember somewhere here a debate about where to spend Shabbos, was that HKG/CNX or something totally different.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #425 on: February 06, 2014, 07:02:54 AM »
Tai Pan in HKGs admiralty center.
Anyone know the approx prices for a suit and shirt here?

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #426 on: February 06, 2014, 09:22:44 AM »
Thanks. They even have a website! Says they can make stuff ~48 hours.
You can have a suit made in 24 hours. Issue is you will need to go back and forth with alterations afterwards.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #427 on: February 06, 2014, 09:23:37 AM »
You can have a suit made in 24 hours. Issue is you will need to go back and forth with alterations afterwards.
Did you get one made there?  Do you know the pricing?
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #428 on: February 06, 2014, 01:33:52 PM »
Anyone know the approx prices for a suit and shirt here?
3 years ago my Kapota was $490, no idea about other prices.
Wool quality and stitching is leaps and bounds better everything that the CH stores sell. Came with choice of hundreds of silk linings, etc.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #429 on: February 06, 2014, 02:45:58 PM »
His prices have gone up since I think suits start at 650 now but great quality

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #430 on: February 06, 2014, 03:07:17 PM »
I went to Sams Tailors.. Am very happy with the suit quality and shirts.. I ordered one shirt to see how it would be and after ended up ordering two more which he mailed to me for free. I was there for about a week so we had plenty of time to go back and forth.

Suits around $550., Shirts around $55.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #431 on: February 06, 2014, 03:22:18 PM »
3 years ago my Kapota was $490, no idea about other prices.
Wool quality and stitching is leaps and bounds better everything that the CH stores sell. Came with choice of hundreds of silk linings, etc.
how much are they regularly?

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Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #432 on: February 06, 2014, 03:31:46 PM »
I went to Sams Tailors.. Am very happy with the suit quality and shirts.. I ordered one shirt to see how it would be and after ended up ordering two more which he mailed to me for free. I was there for about a week so we had plenty of time to go back and forth.

Suits around $550., Shirts around $55.

The reviews on Sams are awful.  It would also be helpful to describe what other companies you are comparing it to. Apples to apples.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #433 on: February 06, 2014, 03:33:52 PM »
Too bad if Tai Pan went up that much. Guess they've been discovered.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #434 on: February 06, 2014, 03:58:46 PM »
The reviews on Sams are awful.  It would also be helpful to describe what other companies you are comparing it to. Apples to apples.

Well I was happy. Everything fit great.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #435 on: February 06, 2014, 06:04:32 PM »
Too bad if Tai Pan went up that much. Guess they've been discovered.

Been more than discovered... he visits the US regularly now

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Re: Hyatt Awards And Upgrades Master Thread
« Reply #436 on: February 18, 2014, 11:37:29 PM »
You're going for shabbos?
Davening at Chabad of HKI?
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Re: Re: Hyatt Awards And Upgrades Master Thread
« Reply #437 on: February 18, 2014, 11:42:46 PM »
You're going for shabbos?
Davening at Chabad of HKI?
April 3-6. Stopping on the way back from Thailand.

Haven't figured that out yet. Heard something about a sephardic shul... Though probably will go with what is closer.
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Re: Re: Hyatt Awards And Upgrades Master Thread
« Reply #438 on: February 18, 2014, 11:50:02 PM »
April 3-6. Stopping on the way back from Thailand.

Haven't figured that out yet. Heard something about a sephardic shul... Though probably will go with what is closer.
I believe Shuva is closest to GH
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Re: Re: Hyatt Awards And Upgrades Master Thread
« Reply #439 on: February 18, 2014, 11:51:27 PM »
I believe Shuva is closest to GH
I'll look into it. Thanks.
I have not done much research yet as what to do there and what my options are. Maybe the next week or so i'll get around to it.
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