Hong Kong is home to one of the world’s most spectacular skylines. Down at street level, Honkers is equally fascinating. From the iconic Hong Kong trams, lively street markets of Temple Street, Mong Kok and Stanley, bustling Hong Kong harbour to high end shopping malls and hole in the wall Chinese restaurants and western bars, Hong Kong has something for everyone and every taste. Don’t just take our word for it, here’s what our money savvy travellers recommend are the best ways to enjoy this thriving Asian metroplois.
If you want to experience the bustling Hong Kong street life then head to the Temple Street night markets in Yau Ma Tei. You will find everything from outdoor food stalls serving up noodle and rice dishes, cheap clothing, watches electronics, gadgets and second hand items. And for under $20 Australian, you can get your fortune told by one of the many Chinese fortune tellers along the street. Palm and face readings are popular or you can leave your fate up to a white finch. Several fortune tellers have caged white finches that are trained to come out of cage and select your fortune card, which is very cool.Author: Natasha Baker