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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 #2175 on: January 06, 2019, 01:33:12 PM »
definitely not. Night flights are always better
ex-HKG? Meh.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2176 on: January 06, 2019, 01:54:32 PM »
There is nothing at all exciting about the buffet. It's a decent meal if you're in town, that's all.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2177 on: January 06, 2019, 02:23:44 PM »
I enjoyed the buffet a lot. Though I did sacrifice too much for it based on the hype. Oh well.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2178 on: January 06, 2019, 02:45:22 PM »
There is nothing at all exciting about the buffet. It's a decent meal if you're in town, that's all.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2179 on: January 06, 2019, 04:42:42 PM »
definitely not. Night flights are always better
Its just a short flight to ICN so it doesn't make such a big difference but I guess I wont spend another night in Hong Kong just for the buffet

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2180 on: January 06, 2019, 04:48:05 PM »
Its just a short flight to ICN so it doesn't make such a big difference but I guess I wont spend another night in Hong Kong just for the buffet
I'd do the buffet and then head to Macau for the night.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2181 on: January 06, 2019, 09:46:06 PM »
 Mising the buffet as I arrive Monday morning. Where's the best place to eat for dairy/meat?

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2182 on: January 06, 2019, 10:06:47 PM »
Mising the buffet as I arrive Monday morning. Where's the best place to eat for dairy/meat?
Dairy, 7 Zero, Meat, Mul Hayam.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2183 on: January 07, 2019, 12:34:49 AM »
Dairy, 7 Zero, Meat, Mul Hayam.
Keep in mind 7 Zero is on HKI and Mul Hayam is in Kalwoon. If you need breakfast Mul Hayam is a great option as well
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2184 on: January 07, 2019, 12:37:01 AM »
Keep in mind 7 Zero is on HKI and Mul Hayam is in Kalwoon. If you need breakfast Mul Hayam is a great option as well
Mul Hayam is an option for breakfast, but IME it's overpriced and not good.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2185 on: January 07, 2019, 06:14:04 AM »
For now this is the plan. Makes sense?

Arrival 6:00 am
Take airport express to Kowloon
Try and make 7:15 Shachris
Daven eat breakfast at Mul Hayam
Leave luggage at hotel in Kowloon
Head to HKI (ferry)
Victoria Peak, cable car, downtown
Lunch at seven zero
Return to Kowloon
Ave of Stars, various hotel lobbies
Mincha/marriv
Dinner at Mul Hayam
Light show
Ladies/night markets
Hotel

What am I missing?

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2186 on: January 07, 2019, 09:22:27 AM »
For now this is the plan. Makes sense?

Arrival 6:00 am
Take airport express to Kowloon
Try and make 7:15 Shachris
Daven eat breakfast at Mul Hayam
Leave luggage at hotel in Kowloon
Head to HKI (ferry)
Victoria Peak, cable car, downtown
Lunch at seven zero
Return to Kowloon
Ave of Stars, various hotel lobbies
Mincha/marriv
Dinner at Mul Hayam
Light show
Ladies/night markets
Hotel

What am I missing?
Consideration that it may be raining or otherwise bad weather, inhibiting your peak visit and general ability to get around easily. Rain isn't fun.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2187 on: January 07, 2019, 09:39:17 AM »
For now this is the plan. Makes sense?

Arrival 6:00 am
Take airport express to Kowloon
Try and make 7:15 Shachris
Daven eat breakfast at Mul Hayam
Leave luggage at hotel in Kowloon
Head to HKI (ferry)
Victoria Peak, cable car, downtown
Lunch at seven zero
Return to Kowloon
Ave of Stars, various hotel lobbies
Mincha/marriv
Dinner at Mul Hayam
Light show
Ladies/night markets
Hotel

What am I missing?
Check online whether Ave of Stars is still open as they were closed for construction.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2188 on: January 07, 2019, 09:40:56 AM »
Lantau cable car?
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2189 on: January 07, 2019, 09:59:22 PM »
Lantau cable car?
You think he has time to go all the way there in that short of a time? Sure it's doable, but at the expense of HKI or the night markets. I'd go over the night markets, I just don't know if they're open at night and how nice the cable car ride will be if you can't see anything.