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Hong Kong – a mecca for tourists

Hong Kong – a mecca for tourists

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Hong Kong has been going through some troubled times, but it still remains one of Asia’s top tourist destinations and should feature high up on every globe trotter’s bucket list. Sightseeing by sea… There is much to do and see in this island city and for those looking to see the sights from the sea surrounding it, a good starting point would be with a Hong Kong Boat and Yacht Rental from Simpsons. The number and variety of craft on offer is mind boggling and in addition to one-day trips there are longer cruises that can contribute and element of calmness and relaxation to a holiday. A day trip on one of the larger cabin cruisers would also be a very popular option for a company from the mainland eying Hong Kong as a venue for a staff outing. Fashion-conscious ladies will want to be w...
Know How Beijing Offers More Than Hong Kong

Know How Beijing Offers More Than Hong Kong

Travel
First on the cultural tour of China is The Tang Dynasty Show. An interesting if not confusing combination of beautiful and graceful Chinese dancers with long flowing sleeves. They are accompanied by an orchestra with unique clangy and twangy Chinese instruments. Following that is a bemusing performance entitled 'Ducks Argument' where a soloist performs on three different trumpet type instruments one of which is completely invisible inside his mouth. The musician interchanges his instruments making what sounds like angry duck noises but it is doubtful as to whether the audience understands Duckese. Next on the tour is the Beijing opera. A screechy rendition of the story of Emperor Qin losing a battle and his wife committing suicide ensues. Emperor Qin does a lot of shaking. His hand ...