Hong Kong

Hong Kong is an exciting city, where people enjoy life to the max. Its vivacious, brash, modern, traditional, innovative, stimulating.

GREAT FOR

Shopping, Nightlife, Food, Temples

WHEN TO GO

Hong Kong’s weather is subtropical, with summers notoriously hot and humid. The best time to visit is from October to February when the weather is generally sunny and warm with clear blue skies, clean air, good visibility and low humidity.

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The Ultimate Guide to Petcations in Asia-Pacific

This is our ulti-mutt guide to petcations in Asia Pacific, the cute kitty corners at Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok just one pawsome example.

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Why All We Want to Eat Right Now Are White Truffles

It’s white-truffle season! Here are some of the best places to indulge in Asia.

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7 Incredible James Bond Travel Experiences to Channel 007

Submarine, scuba dive and sail perilous waters in honor of the newest 007 film.

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These Are the World’s 50 Best Restaurants in 2021

Noma’s second iteration takes the crown and Asia claims 8 slots.

Here’s What Asia’s Best Chefs Have Been Eating During the Pandemic

In advance of World’s 50 Best 2021, we asked some of Asia’s 50 Best chefs to share their favorite foods.

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The Best Airport Lounges in the World — and How to Get In

From Paris to Sydney, these amazing airport lounges offer gourmet restaurants, relaxing spas, and more.

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Introducing the Daycation, the Newest Trend in Hotel Staycations

From living the hotel suite life to perfume classes and private Pilates, daycations are at the top of our local travel bucket list.

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This Private-Jet Company Is Taking Petcations to New Heights

Michelin meals and spa services for dogs, cats and rabbits at 40,000 feet. VistaJet goes all out with private-jet petcations.

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World’s Best Awards 2021: Top 10 International Airports

When it comes to air hubs, Asia and the Middle East do it best. These are the top 10 international airports in 2021.

World’s Best Awards 2021: Top 5 City Hotels in China

From Hong Kong to the Mainland, these are the top 5 city hotels in China, 2021.

8 Most Scenic Restaurants in Asia

From the depths of the sea to the top of the world: come for the food, stay for the unbeatable views.

This Luxury Hotel Is Offering CBD Spa Treatments

Take it from us: CBD makes for sweet sleep therapy at Landmark Mandarin Oriental.

True-Life Tails From Hong Kong Petcations at 5 Luxury Hotels

In honor of International Dog Day, we treated some lucky pooches to posh petcations.

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The 6 Best New Restaurants in Hong Kong

These sensational new restaurants take us on a fascinating flavor tour. Book now.

Review: Four Seasons Hong Kong

The best-located hotel in Hong Kong with the most Michelin stars in the world is getting a gorgeous redesign. Here’s a first look.

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We Got an Exclusive Invite to Hong Kong’s Newest Private Members’ Club

Carlyle & Co. is run by Rosewood. Check in with us—and CEO Sonia Cheng.

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Let Us Now Appreciate These Hotels Eliminating Food Waste in Cool Ways

High-end hotels are installing high-tech solutions to make their kitchens—and our meals—more sustainable.

This Super High-End Hotel Swag Is Reason Enough to Check In

The swishest hotels and the most luxurious goods are pairing up for matches made in six-star heaven.

15 New Reasons We Can’t Wait to Get Fully Vaccinated and Travel Abroad

Here are the dishes, drinks, cultural attractions and stays that have us dreaming of booking a plane ticket.

Review: The Upper House’s New André Fu Suite + Salisterra Restaurant

Hong Kong’s quintessential boutique hotel has just unveiled a gorgeous sprawling suite named for its iconic designer, and a Mediterranean restaurant where you’ll be FOMOing every dish.

These Hotel Activities for Kids Are Way Cooler Than Summer Camp

After all that virtual school, kids need hands-on learning more than ever. Could these resorts — and their next-level educational programs — be the answer?

5 Southeast Asian Fashion Designers We’re Obsessed with Right Now

Forget Paris and Milan. These days, style mavens are rocking looks that come from much closer to home.

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13 New Things to Eat, See, Drink, and Do in Hong Kong Right Now

Craft beer, ballet, brunches both drag and Japanese… We can’t wait for summer in Hong Kong.

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The Top 8 New Design Hotels in Asia

We’re obsessed with these über-stylish accommodations.

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These Are the Places in Asia You’re Most Likely to Visit First

With some lockdown restrictions easing and travel bubbles trying their hardest to pop up, these destinations should be on your radar right now.

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These Are Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2021

Mezcal evangelist Coa in Hong Kong is named best bar in Asia. Here’s how all your other favorite watering holes rank this year, from 1-100.

The Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong’s New Club Floor and Japanese Restolounge Are the Places to Be in Town

You can find us in the club: sipping Ruinart and eating robata in Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong’s slick new additions.

This Immersive VR Experience Will Make You Feel Like You’re in Hong Kong

360 Hong Kong Moments will transport you right to the heart of the bustling metropolis.

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Review: The Hari Hong Kong

Meet the whimsical new Hong Kong hotel making waves with its great style and hard-to-book tables in an unexpected location.

Asia’s 50 Best Got More Woke with the Essence of Asia Restaurant List 2021

Street-food stalls, mom-and-pop shops, plant-based menus and community activists. We can’t eat in fancy restaurants every night—and this new list proves why we don’t want to, either.

5 Eco Bathroom Amenities You Definitely Want to Steal

From handmade locally to organic vegan, these green hotel toiletries come in recyclable or repurposed packages that’ll look great in your Dopp kit. Stealing has never felt so good.

6 Plant-Powered Recipes from Hong Kong’s Top Kitchens

We asked chefs to share their delicious vegetarian recipes for you to make at home.

7 of the Most Scrumptious Plant-Based Meals in Hong Kong

These Hong Kong restaurants are tempting our tummies with delicious new veggie menus. Consider this your kale to action.

Drink Green: These Are the Most Sustainable Bars in Southeast Asia

These bars reduce, reuse and recycle, plus replant the rainforest on the path to delicious drinks. Here are a few lessons in eco-mixology, complete with climate-conscious cocktail recipes.

These Are the Top 500 Hotels in the World

The T+L 500 are the world’s best hotels in 2021, as voted by T+L’s discerning readers.

This Hong Kong hotel is offering quarantine rooms for HK$1 a night

In a country with perhaps the world’s strictest quarantine—21 nights—one hotel has pledged disadvantaged returnees rooms for just 13 US cents per night.

8 of Asia’s Most ‘Bling Empire’ Valentine’s Days

We know travel restrictions mean you probably can’t avail of any of these offers. But here’s a bit of Valentine’s voyeurism into some of Asia’s most extravagant romantic experiences.

Lucky 7 Valentine’s Dinners to Help You Get Lucky

If home is where the heart is, these restaurants around our region really set ours aflutter. Here are 7 of our favorite fine-dining spots that deliver Valentine’s Day to your door.

How to Lunar New Year in the Time of Covid

The Year of the Ox starts February 12. Here’s a look at the celebration plans, Covid regulations and best restaurants for new year’s dinner in Hong Kong, Saigon, Singapore and Taipei.

On the Hunt for Southeast Asia’s Best Peking Duck

In the run-up to Lunar New Year, we fete everyone’s favorite Chinese imperial dish. These are the tastiest Peking ducks in Hong Kong, Singapore and Bangkok.

T+L Hometown Hit List: Hong Kong

We asked our writers for their favorite places to travel domestically. Here, Kee Foong tells us where to go in Hong Kong.

These are the most luxurious quarantines in Southeast Asia

Governments around the region got you locked in? With Michelin meals, multimedia escapes and even leopard-spotting excursions, these hotels will (almost) leave you wishing that quarantine would never end.

3 of the Best Bloody Mary Recipes in Asia

January 1 isn’t just New Year’s Day; it’s Bloody Mary Day. We’re here to help you nurse that massive hangover from last night — or, let’s be honest, all of last year.

Foreplay: Our 5 favorite golf courses in Southeast Asia

St. Andrews this is not, but plenty of dedicated pros have managed to coax some stunning, challenging championship courses out of our tropical environs. These five are way above par (or should we say under?).

These Are Our Favorite Pizzas in Hong Kong #TLAsiaPizzaWeek

We’re kicking off this new five-day holiday we just made up with our five favorite pizzas in Hong Kong.

These Trips to Nowhere Are More Than Flights of Fancy

From mile-high dating games to temple flybys, airlines are pooh-poohing Covid border closures with plane tickets that go roundtrip in a single flight.

These Are the Most Expensive Cities to Live in During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Three cities are tied in the number one spot. Can you guess what they are?

Toast to International Gin & Tonic Day with These 3 Recipes From A Few of Our Fave Bartenders

Everyone knows gin-and-tonic is good for you. But have you ever considered what a truly global invention it is?

Add These 5 New Restaurants to Your Hong Kong Eating List

Hong Kong’s best new restaurants serve up the world on a plate.

Plan a Staycation in Hong Kong or Phuket with These Exclusive T+L Reader Deals

This is the year of the staycation, so make the most of it with a special readers’ deal in your own backyard.

4 Fancy Dim Sum Spots in Hong Kong That We Love

Hong Kong’s top tables keep us hungry for more with their ever-changing takes on beloved Cantonese fare.

A Country-By-Country Guide to Coronavirus Recovery in Asia

Here’s when and where you might be able to travel again in Asia.

You’ll Want To Book These Places For Your Next Business Trip

All work and no play is no way to do business travel. Mix up your next corporate trip with rooftop cocktails, sightseeing or soaking up the sun.

These are the Most Absurdly Delicious Dishes We’ve Eaten Recently

Quarantining has the T+L staff daydreaming of many things (social interaction?) but especially these dishes.

It isn’t All Bad if You’re Stuck in Southeast Asia Because of COVID-19

It’s a surprisingly splendid time to travel domestically.

These Bartender-Recommended Regional Spirits are the Souvenirs You Should Actually Be Taking Home

Rojak gin? Fancy Thai rum? Bring these bottles home instead of the elephant print pants.

Our Favorite New(ish) Bar Openings

From a funky wine spot in Hong Kong to a bar inspired by Indian heritage in Singapore, these are the new spots where you’ll probably find us drinking these days.

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Getting a new and memorable view of dynamic Hong Kong

This electric city—with its beloved mix of good eats, commerce, history, culture and nature—has been centered on the sea for centuries. Hyatt Centric Victoria Harbour Hong Kong offers an easy access, upscale stay where there are seriously no bad views.

Three New Purveyors of Vedic-Inspired Healing

Three new purveyors of wellness have sprouted up around the region with their own modernized takes on ancient health and beauty wisdom.

Rosewood Hong Kong

Opened in March 2019, this showstopper has staked its claim as the crown jewel of arts-and-design district Victoria Dockside.

The St. Regis Hong Kong

Designer André Fu has worked his magic once again at The St. Regis Hong Kong, weaving the brand’s familiar trademarks— Art-Deco touches, a Prohibition era–styled bar— into a new design template set to serve as the archetype for future properties.

Where to go 2020

Twenty places to visit this year, including the majestic Hunza Valley, Bangkok for those with an appetite, and a new-look Kyoto.

Menus as Magnets at St. Regis Hong Kong

In Hong Kong, a city that loves to eat, you’re measured by the quality of your menus. Rather than rest on its pedigreed laurels, the new St. Regis debuts with two ambitious restaurants that already boast guest-books full of regulars.

3 Reasons to Travel in August

T+L’s monthly selection of trip-worthy places, experiences and events.

An Eating Tour in Hong Kong With a Food Writer and Her Michelin Three Starred Chef Husband

Where do food writer Juliana Loh and her head chef husband, Guillaume Galliot, of the Michelin three-starred Caprice at the Four Seasons, dine out in Hong Kong? From cheap eats to high-end, the foodie couple serves us some of their favorites in the city.

6 Craft Breweries in Asia Worth Checking Out

Asia’s craft suds scene keeps getting better. We check in with six exciting breweries using local flavors and ingredients to push beer boundaries.

Young Master

If Hong Kong’s craft beer is finally getting the global attention it deserves, thank Rohit Dugar. His brewery Young Master has continually pushed the boundaries since opening five years ago. Now, the brand hosts an international beer festival and boasts a huge barrel-aging program that produces some wild creations.

A revitalized cotton mill in Hong Kong turns textiles into tech-styles

New arts and heritage project The Mills has transformed the neighborhood’s old textile factories into a center of boutique shops, dining spots and exhibition spaces worth a detour.

Hong Kong’s Fine-Dining Vegetarian Scene Offers Food for Thought

Hong Kong may love its meat, but these fine-dining chefs are planting the seeds to a green revolution, making high-end vegetarian and vegan menus that offer food for thought.

Kerry Hotel

Another sleek showpiece by starchitect Andre Fu, Kerry Hotel offers iconic views of Victoria Harbour. It boasts the largest hotel meeting, event and catering facilities in the city.

The Upper House

It’s no small feat that the Upper House has managed to stay cutting-edge despite turning 10 this year. Little wonder, really, considering how the Andre-Fu–designed hotel continues to tick all the boxes for design acolytes.

Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong

Swish hotels often aren’t the most welcoming places for their smallest guests, but Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong defies convention by rolling out the red carpet for families.

These 6 Design Hotels Are Millennial-Approved

Low-budget, high-design, next-gen hotels have begun to sweep Asia, an on-trend fit for digital nomads, flashpackers and aesthetes alike.

These Are Our Favorite Business Hotels Around Asia

Traveling on the job doesn’t have to be boxy and boring. These upscale hotels do the hard work for you, leaving more time to enjoy your surroundings.

8 Creative Hotels For Digital Nomads

With designer digs and creative spaces, a new crop of hotels is making it easier than ever to ditch the nine-to-five and embrace the digital nomad lifestyle.

A Conversation With 3 Of Asia’s Green Gamechangers

It’s not easy being green, but these three eco-innovators across Asia are reshaping their industries one upcycled garment or zero-waste restaurant at a time. Dianna Hubbell talks to the visionaries about building a brighter, more sustainable future.

4 Asian Craft Beers You Need to Try Now

Catching the spirit of collaboration, Asian breweries are teaming up with bold beer hounds, artisanal chocolatiers, coffee roasters, and more to produce some serious suds.

Grand Hyatt Hong Kong

With its prime location on Hong Kong Island overlooking passing ships in Victoria Harbour, this elegant grande dame offers guests easy access to everything the SAR has to offer.

Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong

Call it King Kong. The tallest building in Hong Kong and the fourth tallest in the world—designed by Kohn Pederson Fox Associates—is also the site of the highest hotel: the Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong.

W Hong Kong

W Hong Kong, located in hipster hub Kowloon, deftly mixes whimsy with a darker, more urban sensibility—a yin-yang approach to design that’s true to the brand’s fixation on appearances.

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