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Chinese Embassy and Consulates in the US
There is one Chinese Embassy in the US and six Chinese consulates in the US. We have the address, telephone numbers, hours and website addresses for all Chinese consulates and the Chinese embassy in the US.
What Country is Hong Kong in?
What country is Hong Kong in, youll hear the city is its own city country, that its part of China and, for those whove been sleeping for the past ten years, a colony of Britain. From laws and politics to borders and visas, we tell you exactly what country Hong Kong is in.
Do I Need a Hong Kong Visa?
Do I need a Hong Kong visa? Hong Kong visa rules remains much the same as they were under British rule and are very generous. That said, there are a few rules and restrictions to keep in mind.
Hong Kong vs Singapore - Should I Visit Hong Kong or Singapore
Hong Kong vs Singapore is a grudge match to rival the New York Mets and the Boston Red Sox. We compare sights, transport, shopping and more to answer should I visit Hong Kong or Singapore
Learn Cantonese Language
Learn Cantonese language. Cantonese is the langauge of Southern China and importantly Hong Kong. Although you're unlikely to have any difficulty using English, a little basic Cantonese can come in useful when bargaining or in local restaurants. Take a look at our basic learn Cantonese language guide.
Is Hong Kong Expensive? - Prices in Hong Kong
Many visitors want to know, is Hong Kong expensive? with most assuming that it is. While prices in Hong Kong can certainly be top heavy, the city has an unfair reputation for putting huge dents in people's wallets. We take a look at the prices in Hong Kong for transport, food and other essentials to answer the question is Hong Kong Expensive?
Pre-Departure Essential Information
[p]Hong Kong is very much tourist friendly, everything in the city is generally designed to make life in the city as easy as possible. Nevertheless, there are a few things that you need to know before you arrive. Below, you'll find some pre-departure information about visas, immigration, weather and currency - designed to make your arrival just a little bit easier. [/p]
Oasis Hong Kong - Cheap Flights to Hong Kong
Cheap flights to Hong Kong have always been difficult to source, however since the launch of Oasis Hong Kong, a low-cost long-haul carrier, cheap flights to Hong Kong have become more common. Check out our review of Oasis Airlines to find out if they really are low-cost and good value.
Free wifi hospots in Hong Kong
Check out our guide to free wifi hotspots in Hong Kong, for an updated list of locations and addresses where you can find free wifi hotspots in Hong Kong.
Typhoons and Tropical Storms
Hong Kong is affected by Typhoons between May and November. We tell you how to find out about impending Hong Kong typhoons and how to prepare.
July in Hong Kong
July in Hong Kong can be hot, humid and rainy, but it's also a month packed with events. Check out our July in Hong Kong guide covering weather, what to pack, and what's on.
Hong Kong Geography
Our guide to Hong Kong's major areas is the easiest way to get to grips with the city's geography.
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