The best sights and bites in Hong Kong: readers’ travel tips

This cinematic city offers iconic views, stunning rooftop bars and, a little further afield, pretty beaches and great hiking.

How to ace your Hong Kong flight stopover

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.

Julian Worker has written a number of travel books including

Travels through History : France

Travels through History – The Balkans: Journeys in the former Yugoslavia

Travels through History – Northern Ireland and Scotland

Ghost villages and feral cows: island-hopping adventures in Hong Kong

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

Controversy and cutting-edge art in Hong Kong’s artist village

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

Mr Fu’s fabulous Hong Kong pudding shop

Venerable sweet shop Kwan Kee makes cakes and puddings from scratch every day, winning the Kowloon takeaway recognition from Michelin

The 10 most unaffordable cities for housing … and the most affordable city – in pictures

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