We love walking around a city, especially one that we’ve never been to before. We get to explore so many of the city’s sights, smells, sounds etc. However, during our recent trip to Hong Kong, we didn’t have much time to explore and we didn’t want to be hauled up on the MTR for half the day so exploring the city by open top bus seemed perfect. We could hop on and off all over the city therefore, we could still hear the sounds of the city and really feel like we were experiencing everything Hong Kong had to offer but with the speed a bus offers over walking.
Madame Tussauds Hong Kong Wax Museum is one of the most famous attractions located of the top of The Peak. Even if you have been to other Madame Tussauds museum around the world, this is still a must-see especially so for Asian visitors as the characters in this museum are contextualized for Asia e.g. Asian leaders and entertainers. If you are a fan of Hong Kong movies and songs, chances are you will find your favorite singers and actors here – perfect opportunity to literally rub shoulders with them.
Macau is one of the most popular Hong Kong day trips that offers something divergent – whether it is some enticing Portuguese and Macanese cooking, striking colonial architecture, a UNESCO World Heritage city center or a hand at the baccarat tables. It is a completely different vibe from the big city of Hong Kong which is why our curiosity pushed us to pay a visit. Normally, I would spend a great deal of time (and stress) to research and put together a proper itinerary to explore a destination such as Macau but this time, Olivier and I decided to let our hair down and take one of Viator’s Macau City sightseeing tours.