25 April 2013

The Peak / Sky Terrace 428 / Madame Tussauds Hong Kong

The Peak
Experience the ride up towards the Peak on the Peak Tram!
How to get there?
Address: Garden Road Peak Tram Lower Terminus

Nearest MTR Station: Central (Exit J2 and walk about 15 minutes according to the signage)

Alternatively, you could take the buses.
By Bus -
  • Route No. 15 (Cental Ferry Piers to The Peak)
    • From Central - Operates daily from 6.15am to 12.15am
    • From The Peak - Operates Mon to Sat (6.30am to 1.00am), Sun & PH (6.15am to 12.15am

  • Route No. 15B (Tin Hau to The Peak)
    • From Tin Hau - Operates only on Sun & PH (12pm to 7pm)
    • From The Peak - Operates only on Sun & PH (12.40pm to 7.40pm)

  • Route No. 15C (Central Ferry Piers to Garden Road Peak Tram Terminus)
    • From Peak Tram Terminus - Operates daily from 10.10am to 11.55pm
    • From Central Ferry Piers - Operates daily from 10am to 11.45pm

  • Mini Bus Number 1
    • From Central (Two IFC) to The Peak every 10 minutes

Website: www.thepeak.com.hk

Peak Tram Opening hours
Daily from 7am to 12 midnight

*Purchase your tickets at the Lower Terminus. They also accept admission entry by Octopus card.

Sky Terrace 428
Discover the 360-degree panoramic view of Hong Kong on the highest viewing platform, one of the scenic spots that you should not miss!

How to get there?
Take the Peak Tram up to the Peak Tower. It's up there!

Opening hours
Mon to Fri: 10am to 11pm
Sat, Sun & PH: 8am to 11pm

*Purchase your tickets at the Customer Service Counter (G/F) in The Peak Tower. They also accept admission entry by Octopus card.

Madame Tussauds Hong Kong
Astonishing lifelike wax figures of famous persons! Prepare your camera!
How to get there?
Address: Shop P101, The Peak Tower, No. 128 Peak Road, The Peak, Hong Kong
Tel: 852 2849 6966

Website: www.madametussauds.com/hongkong

Opening hours
Daily from 10am to 10pm. (Last admission at 9.45pm)

*Purchase your tickets online or at the Customer Service Counter (Shop P101) in The Peak Tower. Online purchase is slightly cheaper.

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19 April 2013

Tian Lai Seafood Garden 天来海鲜园 (Gelang Patah)

Satisfy your cravings with mouthwatering dishes at Tian Lai Seafood Garden which is just a stone's throw away from Singapore. It takes about 30 minutes drive from the Malaysia checkpoint.
How to get there?
Address: 158 Jalan Ulu Choh, 81550 Gelang Patah, Johor
Tel: +6075101521

If you're taking the public transport, you could take bus CW4 or CW4S provided by Causeway Link (Singapore Bus Services) from Jurong East Bus Interchange to Gelang Patah Bus Terminal. Check with the driver on where to alight. Gelang Patah Bus Terminal is located behind the sign board at the T-junction where the cars turn right to Ulu Choh/Pontian Kechil. After alighting at the Bus Terminal, walk to Tian Lai Seafood Garden.

From Singapore Tuas Checkpoint and after Malaysia Checkpoint
Drive straight and Exit 311, drive straight towards Gelang Patah
Before reaching the T-junction, filter left (there's a big globe in front)
After filtering left, continue to drive straight
 You'll reach another T-junction and turn right towards Ulu Choh/ Pontian Kechil.
(Gelang Patah Bus Terminal is located behind the signboard.)
 After turning right, drive straight and about 5 minutes, Tian Lai Seafood Garden will be on your left side
Opening hours
Tuesdays to Sundays from 12 noon to 10.30pm
Closed on Mondays

  • Salted Egg Crabs 咸旦螃蟹
  • Pepper Crabs 胡椒螃蟹 
  • Sweet and Sour Crabs 酸甜螃蟹
  • Fried Kuay Tiao with topping of a raw egg 月光河 (RM8 for middle / 中 size)
  • Fried vegetables 帝王苗 (RM6 for small / 小 size)
  • Fried sweet and sour pork 古老肉 (RM8 for small / 小 size)
  • Cereal with fried prawns 麦片虾

11 April 2013

Hong Kong Disneyland 香港迪士尼樂園

Embark on a magical journey in the six wonder lands of Disney stories! One of the attractions in Hong Kong where you will spend a day to discover and enjoy yourself.

Not forgetting to bring your camera to capture the fun memories!
How to get there?
Address: Hong Kong Disneyland, Lantau Island, Outlying Islands
Tel: 852 1830 830 (Reservation Hotline)

Nearest MTR Station: Disneyland
(Take the MTR Tung Chung Line and change at Sunny Bay MTR Station to travel to Disneyland MTR Station)

Website: www.hongkongdisneyland.com

Opening hours
Generally, opens daily from 10am to 8pm (Depends on the date of visit, check the website for the actual opening hours for the particular date)

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04 April 2013

Avenue of Stars 星光大道 / Symphony of Lights 幻彩詠香江 (Hong Kong)

Avenue of Stars(星光大道
A promenade was built along the Victoria Harbour waterfront in Tsim Sha Tsui that attracts many visitors. It also honours the celebrities who have contributed in the Hong Kong film industry.  

How to get there?
Address: Promenade, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

Nearest MTR Station: East Tsim Sha Tsui (Exit J)

Website: www.avenueofstars.com.hk

Opening hours
All time. 

Symphony of Lights (幻彩詠香江)
Combination of synergistic lighting from the key buildings and musical sound effects to display a vibrant night view of Victoria Harbour.

How to get there?
Same location as Avenue of Stars.
Tel: 852 2508 1234

Nearest MTR Station: East Tsim Sha Tsui (Exit J)

Website: http://www.tourism.gov.hk/symphony/eindex.html

Show Time
Every night at 8pm.

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