Blog - Hong Kong a la Carte

West Kowloon train station

21 February 2019

The closing of the old KCR train station situated on Tsim Sha Tsui’s waterfront, left great bitterness when it was...

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Past blog entries

A quick guide to Lai See (red envelopes)

4 February 2019

What is it? You may have heard many stories about the origin of red envelopes; the most widespread dates back...

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Warm welcome to the Xiqu Centre!

27 January 2019

From Victoria Peak, it may look like a giant steel yogurt but traditional Chinese lanterns in fact inspired the new...

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Should you follow local superstitions while in Hong Kong?

18 January 2019

Most of our clients are oblivious to superstitions and they are often amazed at the consideration Hong Kong people give...

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Invitation to Travel in Hong Kong (the filming of a TV show)

10 December 2018

Hong Kong a la carte is an inbound travel agency that focuses on organising private and tailor-made city tours throughout...

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All you need to know about the Hong Kong-Zuhai-Macau bridge crossing

30 November 2018

Much has been written about the Hong Kong-Zuhai-Macau bridge since it opened last September.  The mega structure is very popular...

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Urban Feng Shui

19 November 2018

Some of our guests believe they already know Hong Kong before they arrive. A private tour however always helps rediscover...

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Chung Yueng festival

15 October 2018

This Wednesday we are celebrating the Chung Yueng festival which falls on the 9th day of the 9th lunar month....

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All you need to know about moon cakes in Hong Kong

24 September 2018

You only need to take one look at moon cakes to feel full and with the excessive publicity, full racks...

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Living typhoon Mangkhut

17 September 2018

In a previous post, we told you about typhoons, how they form and what they are. We shared the good...

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