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Vespas, views and good food in Da Nang and Hoi An #hktravels #food #beach #weekend #travel #ttot

A La Carte, Da Nang Rooftop Pool

Looking for an easy weekend getaway from Hong Kong? I visited Da Nang and Hoi An for the first time in May, and couldn’t believe how painless it was. It’s the best of both worlds: Da Nang’s easy beach resorts make relaxing inevitable, while nearby Hoi An’s heritage has all kinds of cultural charm. (more…)

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Jet, pac, go! Travel app for @instagram addicts #travel #photography #ttot #hktravels

JetpacCityGuides_12-web

Ever wondered about the happiest places in Hong Kong? How about the bar with the best view? Get the Webby Award-winning Jetpac City Guides mobile app, which uses a “geo-parsing” image processing technology to analyze Instagram photos and sort locations according to your search string. (more…)

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Spotlight: Aqua Mekong’s Inaugural Voyage #travel #hktravels #ttot #rollin #rollin #rollingdowntheriver

Aqua Mekong Cabin

Calling all cruisers: the all-suite Aqua Mekong, the third vessel from luxury operator Aqua Expeditions, is taking its inaugural sail down the Mekong River this October. (more…)

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Hot Opening: Lux Lijiang opens this September in China’s heritage heart #shangrila #ttot #hktravels #weekend #teatime

Lux Lijiang Opens in China

Get your fill of heritage and hardcore relaxation in one go: the Lux Lijiang is slated to open this September, and it’s a real looker. (more…)

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Ask an Expert… about African Safaris #ttot #peterallison #wild #hktravels #travel

Asia to Africa Safari Bespoke Tours

Planning the Africa trip of a lifetime but don’t know where to start? Acclaimed safari guide Peter Allison explains how to make the most of a first-time trip.
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Spotlight: Kilimanjaro for a Cause. Help the Kilimanjaro 6 raise money for nonprofits in the Philippines! #hktravels #karmapoints #donate

Kilimanjaro 6 Hong Kong Fundraiser

Need to balance out some bad karma? Here’s your chance: six Hong Kong hikers are taking on 5,985-meter-tall Mt. Kilimanjaro for a good cause, and you can help. (more…)

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Hello, Hong Kong! The Pottinger made its debut last month. Here’s an inside look #hk #hktravels #staycation #style #ttot

The Pottinger, Hong Kong

Hong Kong welcomed a new face to the boutique hotel scene last month: The Pottinger, which naturally overlooks the stony stairwell of the same name.   (more…)

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Hot Opening: Ki Niseko Ski Resort

Ki Niseko, Hokkaido

All this swampy humidity is making a snowy escape to northern Japan sound pretty appealing. Add to that the soon-to-open Ki Niseko hotel, nestled into the base of Grand Hirafu Mountain, and you’re really on to something. (more…)

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