Western style baked BBQ pork bun in Hong Kong’s dim sum restaurant

Western style BBQ Pork Bun

Hong Kong dim sum restaurant’s Western style BBQ Pork Bun Char Siu Bao  (叉燒包)  or Steamed BBQ Pork Bun is the well-known dim sum in Hong Kong’s restaurants.   Most Western diners like the bun’s fillings. But quite a lot of them may not like the outside of the bun, the marshmallow-like steamed dough. Actually Western…

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Check Hong Kong weather information for tourists before TIY, tour Hong Kong yourselves

Hong Kong weather information for tourists page in Hong Kong Observatory website

Hong Kong Observatory’s weather information for visitors It is important for every visitors to check the weather before TIY, tour Hong Kong yourselves. Everyone is equal before the weather! Even VIP visitors faced the annoying weather problems during their Hong Kong trip (For VIPs’ weather problems, please browse Frank’s another post). Hong Kong Observatory has…

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Did all VIPs get good weather during their Hong Kong visits?

Victoria harbor clear view, foggy view, Grant, Connaught, Zaifeng, Chaplin

Everyone is equal before the weather! All travelers want to meet pleasant weather during their trips. Travelers like enough sunshine, mild temperature and high visibility at their destinations.   Some clients once asked Frank the tour guide whether the VIPs got good weather or not when they visited Hong Kong.   Frank is going to…

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What benefits can travelers get from the reform of Hong Kong Ocean Park?

What benefits can travelers get from the reform of Hong Kong Ocean Park

Analyze Hong Kong Ocean Park reform’s benefits to travelers Hong Kong Ocean Park, which was hard hit by the riot in 2019 and pandemic in 2020, announces its rejuvenation plan.   Frank the tour guide is going to analyze what benefits travelers can get from Ocean Park’s reform.   Frank also benefits from the Ocean…

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Where can travelers find the toilets in Hong Kong?

Washroom sign in Yue Hwa Chinese Products Emporium

Where should travelers go when they want a toilet in Hong Kong? Toilet is important for everyone. Finding toilet often is the pain point for travelers.   As travelers are unfamiliar with Hong Kong, it may be difficult for travelers to find the toilets, especially when travelers TIY, tour Hong Kong yourselves. Made in Hong…

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Hong Kong Peninsula Hotel’s room rate and surroundings in 1938 and 2020

Peninsula Hotel night view in 2016 Christmas

Compare the room rate and surroundings of Peninsula Hotel in 1938 and 2020 Hong Kong’s Peninsula Hotel is an attraction because of its grand architecture, beautiful interior and long history.   Frank the tour guide finds the interesting details of the hotel in an old Hong Kong guidebook (香港指南).   In this blog post, Frank…

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5 reasons why travelers waste the valuable time

William Penn's saying...

Share 5 reasons why travelers lose the valuable time and solution for travelers in Hong Kong Founder of Philadelphia, William Penn, said that people do want to have more time, but people finally waste a lot of time.   This is particularly common when people travel. Frank the tour guide is going to analyze the…

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Let’s TIY, tour the Hung Hom to Central ferry ride yourself

Travelers may take Hung Hom to Central ferry to sail across the Victoria Harbor  Taking a local ferry ride is always a good way to TIY, tour Hong Kong yourself. The Hung Hom to Central ferry, which just resumed in June 2020 mainly for the commuters, is a good choice to TIY, especially for the…

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Hong Kong Observatory’s useful weather photos show travelers the beautiful Hong Kong

Enlarged high resolution weather photo from the Victoria Peak.

See beautiful Hong Kong through the weather photos of Hong Kong Observatory Although travelers cannot come to Hong Kong easily due to the pandemic, travelers can still enjoy the nice view of Hong Kong through the high resolution weather photos of Hong Kong Observatory (Please bookmark the web page for weather photos).   The high resolution weather…

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Let’s learn Chinese character “休” for rest and see how relaxed Frank the tour guide’s private car tour is

Photo shows you the meaning of Chinese character for rest, a man leans against to a tree to take a rest

The origin of Chinese character “休” (rest) shows Frank the tour guide’s private car tour is very relaxed “休” for rest is a simple Chinese character with a straight forward meaning.   Character “休” pronounces as “jau1″ in Cantonese and “xiū” in Mandarin. The character “休” shows that a man (on the left) leans against…

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