Jamie Lloyd's Blog (6)

Do You Need to Learn Cantonese Phrases When Visiting Hong Kong?

Frankly, you are wasting your time

Let me make this crystal clear, these are my personal opinions and I am sure many people will disagree but it is a question I am asked a lot and I always give the same answer. That’s right you are wasting your time.…

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Added by Jamie Lloyd on May 2, 2016 at 4:15am — No Comments

Travel on the Star Ferry, a Real Hong Kong Icon

It ain’t about the cost, it’s about experiencing a slice of history.       



I have filched this quote from a very famous tour guide book which shall remain nameless:



“A buzzer sounds, you bolt for the gangplank. A whistle blows, the Star Ferry chugs forward. This vehicle carrying you belongs to a fleet of legendary ferries that plies passengers between Kowloon and Hong Kong. At only US$0.30, the ride, with its views of…

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Added by Jamie Lloyd on December 6, 2013 at 7:40am — 1 Comment

The "Avenue of Stars" in Kowloon, Hong Kong

Avenue of Stars, TST Kowloon

I have NEVER been a fan of Avenue of Stars and believe it or not the Avenue of Stars is the 2nd most visited attraction in Hong Kong (The Peak is no. 1) so I decided a more thorough visit on my part was warranted.



Guess what, I still have not changed my mind, I am still not a…

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Added by Jamie Lloyd on July 10, 2011 at 2:10pm — No Comments

In Hong Kong, How to Beat the Queues at The Peak

Hong Kong’s no. 1 Tourist Attraction has queues, bloody great big queues.       



The Peak Tram is a wonderful way to travel to The Peak for first time visitors and even for jaded old lags such as myself, I never ever get tired of it.



Which brings me to the subject of queues.

Because The Peak is the no. 1…

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Added by Jamie Lloyd on June 29, 2011 at 8:18pm — No Comments

Hong Kong Is a Safe City – I Mean, REALLY Safe

I have not had one “incident” in 35 years.       



This is a question I am often asked.



Hong Kong is one of the safest cities in the world. Fact. I really mean safe and that covers kids, young adults, single women, the elderly and just your average person.



We have in excess of 25,000 Police Officers in Hong Kong and they are very visible on our streets, they are competent and professional and the vast majority can… Continue

Added by Jamie Lloyd on June 20, 2011 at 6:11pm — 2 Comments

Personal Tours of Hong Kong - Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery

my favourite 5 photo's from this stunning attraction



images taken June 2011



Nothing to add really, it is such a fantastic place…

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Added by Jamie Lloyd on June 9, 2011 at 6:13am — No Comments

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