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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:
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=1752.0
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=1070.0
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=3634.0
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=1548.msg22804#msg22804
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=2630.msg25855#msg25855
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=2630.msg25907#msg25907
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=2630.msg180625#msg180625
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=2630.msg264863#msg264863
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=2630.msg330403#msg330403
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=1885.msg17999#msg17999
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=25610.msg422555#msg422555
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=30766.0
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Re: Re: Hyatt Awards And Upgrades Master Thread
« Reply #440 on: February 18, 2014, 11:55:17 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.
Missing the Sunday night BBQ?

If you want to be at KZ then you need to stay in Kowloon and not the GH.  Prob an IC or Sheraton.
If you want to stay at an awesome hotel than it's the W, but it's not shabbos friendly.

We stayed next door to chabad on the island for shabbos and then moved to the W.
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Re: Re: Hyatt Awards And Upgrades Master Thread
« Reply #441 on: February 18, 2014, 11:59:56 PM »
Missing the Sunday night BBQ?

If you want to be at KZ then you need to stay in Kowloon and not the GH.  Prob an IC or Sheraton.
If you want to stay at an awesome hotel than it's the W, but it's not shabbos friendly.

We stayed next door to chabad on the island for shabbos and then moved to the W.
Flight out i think is around 3. Will have to come back another time.

Not particular where i would go to shul. The W sounds nice, but will probably also be on a different trip.

Hopefully the suite upgrades put as somewhere nice. I need to see if they can get breakfast for me while i'm there.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #442 on: March 18, 2014, 04:50:35 PM »
Can anyone offer a few things to do in HKG (already plan on going to The Peak). I will be staying on HKI and have Wednesday afternoon-Saturday night to sight see. Would be great to have some ideas for things located near each other.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #443 on: March 25, 2014, 08:58:07 PM »
Planning a trip to HKG, booked at the Sheraton for Shabbos. Has anyone stayed there over Shabbos? Were they accommodating? Any other advice?

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #444 on: March 26, 2014, 11:26:24 PM »
Anyone have any suggestions for a good tailor for custom shirts and suits?

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #445 on: March 26, 2014, 11:28:00 PM »
How much do you want to spend?
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #446 on: March 27, 2014, 08:09:58 AM »
I am looking to spend up to $500.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #447 on: March 27, 2014, 10:44:29 AM »
Jentzen might be your best bet in that price range.

Be very thorough with fittings as that's what it's all about.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #448 on: March 27, 2014, 11:37:58 AM »
Are Tai Pan, Simpson Sin, and Sams more expensive? Will I be getting a quality suit at that price?

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #449 on: March 27, 2014, 11:45:36 AM »
Are Tai Pan, Simpson Sin, and Sams more expensive? Will I be getting a quality suit at that price?

Last october i got a suit and three shirts at sams. Everything fits me perfect and is still in great shirt. The shirts i love the material and the fit, would definitely get more next time i am there. The suit as well, the fit is great and i cant complain. The suit was around 450$ and shirts were around $50. The most i ever spent on shirts but i would gladly buy more anytime i go back.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #450 on: March 27, 2014, 12:59:22 PM »
Did you find the people at Sams helpful or do I need to do my research and going in knowing about what I am looking for.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #451 on: March 27, 2014, 01:08:16 PM »
Did you find the people at Sams helpful or do I need to do my research and going in knowing about what I am looking for.

They were helpful. I knew nothing about this stuff
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #452 on: March 27, 2014, 01:16:33 PM »
I have an appointment at Sam's for next thursday morning. Can report back after.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #453 on: March 27, 2014, 02:16:38 PM »
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I have an appointment at Sam's for next thursday morning. Can report back after.

Please do as I am curious.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #454 on: March 30, 2014, 08:03:18 AM »
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Please do as I am curious.
I am not going to end up going to Sam's. Found a great tailor in CNX that i am having make some stuff for me. Sorry.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #455 on: March 30, 2014, 09:12:43 AM »
How can you know if a tailor is great until you see the finished product made for you?
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #456 on: March 30, 2014, 05:52:40 PM »
How can you know if a tailor is great until you see the finished product made for you?
True.

I guess for the time being, i am just really happy with how the initial meeting was and will comment on the finished product later. I did not get such a great vibe when emailing with Sam's and all this guy did was make me feel comfortable.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #457 on: March 30, 2014, 08:33:20 PM »
@Dan where did you have your clothes made? Would you recommend that tailor?

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« Reply #458 on: March 30, 2014, 08:43:45 PM »
Tai pan in admiralty center.
Only had a kapota made but its excellent.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #459 on: March 30, 2014, 09:57:31 PM »
Has anyone else used Tai Pan tailors for a Suit/shirts? Would you recommend them?