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May 8, 17, 3:15 am
Replies: 10
Views: 4,368
Posted By rkkwan

Who cares about cost? You think the Airport...

Who cares about cost? You think the Airport Authority or the Government or the DAB legislators do?

Anyways, a proposed pedestrian bridge in West Kowloon will cost HK$3.5b or about US$450m. 69m...
Feb 6, 17, 3:13 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,823
Posted By rkkwan

Plenty of mainlanders won't care about prices and...

Plenty of mainlanders won't care about prices and they love Harbour City. Locals will never go to any of the camera shop there - even for chains, locals go to their Mong Kok shops instead. Locals...
Feb 6, 17, 3:10 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,454
Posted By rkkwan

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Future_projects_of_t...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Future_projects_of_the_MTR#/media/File:North_Island_Line_proposal_interchange.svg
Jan 17, 17, 9:33 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 3,787
Posted By rkkwan

evergrn - You should definitely just keep the...

evergrn - You should definitely just keep the card. If it requires reactivation, so be it. Otherwise, you'll still need to go to the counter and purchase a new one anyways. And, never heard of...
Jan 4, 17, 3:10 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,328
Posted By rkkwan

Not required from Sofitel to Pier either, but...

Not required from Sofitel to Pier either, but with the amount of people trying to ride the shuttle and its moderate frequency of once every 15 minutes, we ended up taking taxis both ways last week,...
Jan 1, 17, 6:10 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,891
Posted By rkkwan

Never recommend this as you can never predict if...

Never recommend this as you can never predict if you're the first stop or the last. With 4 suitcases, just take taxi if you think they can fit in one (along with you and whoever you are traveling...
Dec 15, 16, 7:02 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,016
Posted By rkkwan

I don't know why nobody has mentioned that one...

I don't know why nobody has mentioned that one can take ferry directly from Kowloon to Zhuhai, without any need to go through Macau. So, it can be a triangular trip.
Dec 5, 16, 5:19 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,185
Posted By rkkwan

Just for the record. This is Zhuhai we're...

Just for the record. This is Zhuhai we're talking about. Enough people still speak Cantonese... :eek:
Nov 28, 16, 4:01 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,568
Posted By rkkwan

It is not rumored, but an announced certainty it...

It is not rumored, but an announced certainty it won't be running in Feb. What missing is the details.
Nov 23, 16, 9:43 am
Replies: 29
Views: 3,568
Posted By rkkwan

If MTR felt like they had to legally or when the...

If MTR felt like they had to legally or when the public was lucky that day.
Nov 23, 16, 9:41 am
Replies: 14
Views: 3,313
Posted By rkkwan

Cotaijet has sailings at 7p and 9p to Taipa.

Cotaijet has sailings at 7p and 9p to Taipa.
Nov 14, 16, 5:29 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,568
Posted By rkkwan

Why would there be a group of employees running...

Why would there be a group of employees running the unofficial MTR Update Twitter and FB page if the company is doing its job properly?
Nov 14, 16, 6:28 am
Replies: 29
Views: 3,568
Posted By rkkwan

This is a company that won't even send out...

This is a company that won't even send out notification on their site when there's major interruption, and the whole Admiralty or Kowloon Tong or Tai Wai platform is packed with people from one end...
Nov 11, 16, 9:23 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,514
Posted By rkkwan

I just want to emphasize that there is a clear...

I just want to emphasize that there is a clear distinction between temples (like Man Mo Temple mentioned by the OP, or the popular Wong Tai Sin Temple) and the Buddist Monasteries and Nunnery.
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Nov 9, 16, 3:40 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,547
Posted By rkkwan

Airport Express Ticket Counter is a BAD idea,...

Airport Express Ticket Counter is a BAD idea, because... There are TWO of them, one at Hall A, one at Hall B (which are two halves of the same hall). Just meet at McD.
Nov 6, 16, 7:28 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,514
Posted By rkkwan

There's hardly any etiquette in most HK temples...

There's hardly any etiquette in most HK temples (not talking about Buddhist monasteries). Shoes on, photographs allowed in most, all kids allowed. Only thing is that donation is appreciated - but...
Forum: China
Nov 4, 16, 12:00 am
Replies: 31
Views: 6,195
Posted By rkkwan

Maps.me have street names and station names in...

Maps.me have street names and station names in both Chinese and Pinyin. Merchant names depend. Western hotel chains likely have names in English.
Nov 3, 16, 8:43 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,901
Posted By rkkwan

It's an old trail from Tung Chung to Tai O...

It's an old trail from Tung Chung to Tai O through several small fishing villages. If you want more open, wider trail to run, you can also go the other direction - also along coast line - and run to...
Nov 3, 16, 8:38 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,250
Posted By rkkwan

Saturday and Sunday morning in HK. Sunday...

Saturday and Sunday morning in HK. Sunday afternoon move to Macau, and take 11:30a direct ferry from Macau to HKIA on Monday. Hotels in Macau is cheaper on Sunday night than Sat anyways.
Oct 11, 16, 8:36 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 13,417
Posted By rkkwan

Exactly. Not going to find the best food, but...

Exactly. Not going to find the best food, but most locals find them more than adequate. And in Central, it's especially because they are part of the HKLand/DiaryFarm group, they can be in very...
Oct 2, 16, 6:10 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,800
Posted By rkkwan

How is the train easy from HK Island to CAN?...

How is the train easy from HK Island to CAN? Especially with luggage?
Oct 1, 16, 5:50 am
Replies: 30
Views: 4,622
Posted By rkkwan

There are two HOHO buses in HK - pricier Big Bus...

There are two HOHO buses in HK - pricier Big Bus and cheaper Ricksaw (the later run by local bus companies). Having said that, I never recommend those to any visitors to HK. First, 98% of local...
Sep 26, 16, 7:32 pm
Replies: 114
Views: 10,491
Posted By rkkwan

Haha... At least one can use the toilet with the...

Haha... At least one can use the toilet with the glass door closed!
Sep 26, 16, 2:57 am
Replies: 114
Views: 10,491
Posted By rkkwan

That's a very decent price for Stanley. ...

That's a very decent price for Stanley. Beautiful area with very pricey apartments and houses around and lots of expats. Most locals cannot afford the area, except for a public housing estate and...
Sep 21, 16, 2:21 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,630
Posted By rkkwan

Hong Kong is not Japan. We don't slurp noodles. ...

Hong Kong is not Japan. We don't slurp noodles.

What the OP suggests will simply get glances from locals, and not friendly glances, as the kid is 11, not 5.
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