Whether you are an adrenaline junkie or just want to take it nice and easy, Hong Kong has the activity for you to make you feel alive. Charge on fearlessly and discover the active side of Hong Kong with Jackson Wang!
Despite its small size, Hong Kong is just brimming with energy as it plays host to a wide range of competitions that even has Jackson feeling the fever! In this article by Hong Kong Tourism Board, the K-pop boybander from GOT7 shares his personalised 24-hour itinerary as a Hong Kong guide to several key places to visit.
1. Morning Stop: Repulse Bay Beach
Crystal-clear water, fine sand and low waves are just some of the things that make Repulse Bay Beach such a comfortable and carefree leisure spot. Feel your fatigue fade away when you take a glance at the beach. It’s extremely satisfying.
- Address: Beach Road, Repulse Bay, Hong Kong
2. Afternoon Stop: The Pulse
Located at Repulse Bay, the Pulse is the largest beach-side shopping mall in Hong Kong, and it is surrounded by sunshine and sandy beaches. When you are tired of being by the beach, you can head to the mall and shop in an air-conditioned environment. Isn’t it great? The mall features restaurants and bars from all over the world, as well as a huge 3D art gallery. In such a casual and carefree environment, time will just fly by as you’re shopping!
- Address: No. 28, Beach Road, Repulse Bay, Hong Kong Island
3. Afternoon Stop: D2 Place
Who would have thought that a shopping mall in Hong Kong could be this creative! Located in Lai Chi Kok, D2 Place is the latest creative landmark in West Kowloon, and brings together various types of creative markets, fashion apparels and trendy lifestyles. Every store here is chock full of creativity!
- Address No. 9, Cheng Yee Street, Lai Chi Kok
4. Night Stop: Creative Themed Restaurants
In Hong Kong, fun and food come hand in hand, with a wide variety of new dining experiences. Various types of creative themed restaurants enable you to not only savour great delicacies and cuisines, but also have fun while doing so, including a restaurant that lets you go drifting, or play with cats while sipping a cup of tea. There’s even a restaurant featuring caravans as its theme. Now who said you can’ t have fun while you eat?
- Crazy Car Café Address: 2nd Floor, D2 Place, No. 9, Cheng Yee Street, Lai Chi Kok
- Ah Meow Cat Café Address: Room D-E, 3rd Floor, Po Ming Building, 2-6 Foo Ming Street, Causeway Bay
- Acapella Address: Room 406, 4th Floor, Shing Yip Industrial Building, No. 19-21, Shing Yip Street, Kwun Tung
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5. Hong Kong Cyclothon
The Hong Kong Cyclothon is an international tournament that brings together elite cyclists, and a cycling event in which the public is welcome to participate. On 14th October 2018 (Sunday), world-class cyclists compete against each other along Victoria Harbour, while amateur cyclists can ride along Tsing Ma Bridge and challenge their limits. Families can also cycle together in the bustling downtown and enjoy the breeze at a leisurely pace. There’s just so many ways to choose from for you to have fun!
6. Formula E HKT Hong Kong E-Prix
Listen to the roaring sound of the engines, and witness the fast and furious race unfold! The Formula E HKT Hong Kong E-Prix takes you through the world-class Formula E race to watch the racers speed on the racetrack along Victoria Harbour. Definitely a thrilling sight to behold!
Whatever gets you going, Hong Kong is sure to have it! As a dynamic city, Hong Kong is always on the move. This is also why Jackson is always looking forward to the next sport or activity! After all, you’ve got to live while you’re young!