Hong Kong’s cultural scene spans everything from top-flight fairs showing blockbuster works to gritty street art and a blossoming home-grown community
This cinematic city offers iconic views, stunning rooftop bars and, a little further afield, pretty beaches and great hiking.
The airport express train takes less than 25 minutes to the city centre, so with hours before your next flight there is time for a flying visit to cafes and sights – and maybe even some shopping.
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The lesser-visited islands of Hong Kong’s archipelago offer an escape from the city, with everything from rock-hard climbs to ancient forts – and the occasional wild bovine
In Kowloon’s former Cattle Depot, artists defy the Beijing crackdown with alternative artworks of all kinds: there’s something provocative to look at, for free, every day
Venerable sweet shop Kwan Kee makes cakes and puddings from scratch every day, winning the Kowloon takeaway recognition from Michelin
The 13th annual Demographia international housing affordability survey ranks the affordability of ‘middle-income’ housing in 406 cities – and for the seventh year running, one stood above the rest