Our Own 1000: The Big Buddha in Hong Kong

Big Buddha Hong Kong
The Big Buddha in Hong Kong

As we explore the 1000 places to see before you die we find places, which in our opinion don’t belong there. Of course, we also find places that are not in the book but they are definitely something everybody should see or experience once in their life. We add those to our list and try to maintain a balance between places we scratch and places we add so we end up with our very own list of 1000 places we think everybody should see before they die.

Today we decided to add another great place: The breathtaking Big Buddha in Hong Kong. Continue reading Our Own 1000: The Big Buddha in Hong Kong

1 of 1000: Victoria Harbour and Victoria Peak

View from Victoria Peak
The view on Hong Kong from Victoria Peak

Today I am writing about one place to see before you die that is right in Hong Kong and definitely worth being one of the 1000 most impressive places in the world. I already gave up my rating in the first sentence of this post,  but you might want to continue reading why this place truly is a must see for everyone.

In my previous post I told you that I am absolutely amazed by Hong Kong and the experience has been great so far. And The Peak and Victoria Harbour offer a incredible view of Hong Kong Island, other parts of Hong Kong and also the skyline of Hong Kong.

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East meets West: Our Experience in Hong Kong

Hong Kong at Night

After we spent a week in China, we didn’t know what to expect from Hong Kong. When we first applied for our Chinese Visa, we were disappointed and confused that once we leave Beijing to go to Hong Kong, we couldn’t go back to China with our single entry visa. It just didn’t make sense to us. Hong Kong is in China, so why would our visa expire? After being in Beijing and in Hong Kong I can tell you: Hong Kong is NOT in China.

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