Hong Kong City Hall and Frank the tour guide

Frank the tour guide and Hong Kong City Hall

Frank the tour guide’s stories with Hong Kong City Hall When Frank the tour guide prepares the new blog post, Frank finds out that the ground-breaking ceremony of Hong Kong City Hall in Central was on 25 Feb 1960.   Actually Hong Kong City Hall is related to Frank the tour guide’s study, career and…

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TIY (tour it yourself) the cattle-related places in East Kowloon

Cattle artwork

Visit East Kowloon’s cattle-related places by yourselves Travelers can find a lot of cattle-related places in the map of Hong Kong. All of their names have the sound “Ngau” (牛, cattle).   Most of them are in the New Territories and the rural areas. Frank the tour guide is going to show travelers the cattle…

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Other names for Hong Kong’s famous hills

Lantau Peak, Kowloon Peak, Lion Rock

Other names for the famous mountains in Hong Kong Hong Kong’s scenery is special. It is the fusion of amazing architectures, great sea view and beautiful hills!   The names of the high mountains can show their landscape, local history and people’s creativity.   The old local guide books recorded a lot of different other…

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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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Good to see Narcissus blossoms just before the Start of Spring Day

Good to see Narcissus blossoms just before the Start of Spring Day

Narcissus blossoms to welcome the Start of Spring Day Tomorrow (3 Feb 2021) is the Start of Spring Day in the Chinese Lunar Calendar. Frank the tour guide’s mother’s Narcissus has blossomed today.   It is a good sign to show Hong Kong is warm. Thus the Covid-19 may be less active and the fourth…

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Frank the tour guide work report for January 2021

Frank finds new lookout point and visits a great reservoir in January 2021

Frank explores new lookout point and visit great reservoir  Apart from preparing for the coming Chinese Lunar New Year of cow, Frank the tour guide further enhances his Hong Kong private car tour itinerary and finds materials for blogging.   Frank adds the hidden but scenic Caldecott Road as a lookout point to enrich the…

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How would Hong Kong citizens identify themselves?

China flag, Hong Kong SAR flag, British flag, Victoria Harbor

Complicated identity issue for Hong Kong citizens As a former British colony and Special Administrative Region of China, Hong Kong citizens’ identity is a complicated and sensitive issue.   A lot of Western travelers are interested in How Hong Kong citizens would identify themselves. Made in Hong Kong Chinese, Frank the tour guide, is going…

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Plover Cove Reservoir, which originated from a boat trip, was inaugurated on 20 January 1969

lover Cove Reservoir was inaugurated on 20 Jan 1969.

The great Plover Cove Reservoir is the first reservoir built in the sea On 20 January 1969, Plover Cove Reservoir, the second largest reservoir in Hong Kong, was inaugurated.   The inauguration ceremony showed the once strange idea of the Director of Water Supplies, which was conceived during his boat trip, was realized. Frank the…

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