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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 #180 on: August 07, 2012, 06:03:49 PM »
Is there anywhere to spend a night on a laptop, without sleeping?

Hanging out at a pub is not an option.

Lounge?

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #181 on: August 07, 2012, 06:08:39 PM »
Lounge?
I guess, but won't be coming to/from airport, so a nice hotel with a 24 hour bar would be best
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #182 on: August 07, 2012, 10:18:40 PM »
TX. but how dpes the turbojet help me. if the reg ferry leaves at 7 and takes an hr, that would get me in at 8. is that enough time? is there somewhere to leave my luggage?
like i said:
U wont have time with the regular ferry as the service starts at 7am (and the ride is 1 hr)

Therefore:
take the turbojet that leaves at 7:30am and arrives at 8:20am...
did u open the link? the turbojet leaves from macau and goes directly to the HK airport. If your flight is at 10am, that leaves u plenty of time IMHO.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #183 on: August 08, 2012, 01:15:02 AM »
ok got it. so  see they pick up luggage but only from macau, any ideas what i can do with my luggage overnight? i have a nice a mount as with wife and baby ( like 3 big and some couple of small plus stroller)

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #184 on: August 08, 2012, 08:44:04 AM »
ok got it. so  see they pick up luggage but only from macau, any ideas what i can do with my luggage overnight? i have a nice a mount as with wife and baby ( like 3 big and some couple of small plus stroller)
Maybe u can put them in storage at the airport before your night in macau...

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #185 on: November 02, 2012, 09:34:56 AM »
Just did my first HK trip... Quick thoughts:
1) Great city. Kosher food at Mul Hayam restaurant is fantastic, give yourself an hour from airport to get to Kowloon.
2) Hotels are fabulous - stayed in the Intercontinental Junior Suite, great views and outdoor pool a boon. Close to shul
Also spent a sleepless night (jetlag) in the Hyatt Regency Tsim Tsa Tsui. Great hotel, in a great Kowloon location. Not for shabbat because of elevator, height issues.
3) HKG is a great airport and Cathay great service even in economy. Get extra legroom seat, or if you have status with AA or OW, ask them to block off an extra seat for you if economy is not full. If econ is full push hard for an upgrade to prem econ or biz. Kosher meals a disaster.
4) Cathay wing lounge at HKG is ok, couldn't find anything with hasgacha to eat so come with food for flight home. BA lounge at JFK is loaded with goodies and kosher wine is available at the terminal 7 duty free shop. Good if you want to make sure you have a bottle for kiddush/havdala and not sure if you can pick up in HKG.
5) Mainland china is booming, but expect customs to look at your food.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #186 on: November 02, 2012, 10:17:58 AM »
Kosher meals a disaster.
depends on what you get. if hermolis, its a winner

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #187 on: November 21, 2012, 09:01:28 AM »
I gotta b in China next week in beginning of week can anyone fill me in since its my first time traveling there.  Wht do I need re visa how fast can I get one. 
Can I get a translater there go help me communicate with a local business  . Which is best hotel

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #188 on: November 21, 2012, 09:04:26 AM »
You definitely need a visa, but I don't recall how fast you can get one.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #189 on: November 21, 2012, 09:53:13 AM »
I gotta b in China next week in beginning of week can anyone fill me in since its my first time traveling there.  Wht do I need re visa how fast can I get one. 
Can I get a translater there go help me communicate with a local business  . Which is best hotel
Wrong thread.
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 #190 on: November 21, 2012, 10:01:14 AM »
Dan wrote wrong thread can u direct me to the right one

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #191 on: November 21, 2012, 10:09:11 AM »
That would depend on where exactly you're going to.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #192 on: November 21, 2012, 11:54:47 AM »
You definitely need a visa, but I don't recall how fast you can get one.
Since when do u need a visa to enter HK? I didn't need one

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #193 on: November 21, 2012, 11:59:01 AM »
Since when do u need a visa to enter HK? I didn't need one

Needed in 2007. Could be that I also went into China proper (as OP seems to be doing).
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #194 on: November 21, 2012, 11:59:34 AM »
Since when do u need a visa to enter HK? I didn't need one


I gotta b in China next week in beginning of week can anyone fill me in since its my first time traveling there.  Wht do I need re visa how fast can I get one.