You Can Now Fly To Hong Kong With Malaysia Airlines For Fares As Low As RM629

Famous for its sights, shopping, and food, you’ll never run out of things to do!

This Spotlight is sponsored by Malaysia Airlines.

Malaysia Airlines has announced flights to Hong Kong for as low as RM629!

Here are a few recommendations of amazing adventures that await you:

1. Take a self-guided walk through Old Town Central to experience Hong Kong's rich history, culture, art, and entertainment

Old Town Central is one of Hong Kong's oldest and most unique sites. It's a hipster haven with loads of Insta-worthy spots. There are four themed walking routes to choose from, according to your preference:

  • Heritage: Time Traveler
  • Art: Crazy for Art
  • Dining: Tasting Hong Kong
  • Shopping: Treasure Hunt
Take a stroll at your own pace to and check out 100 years of Hong Kong history, the charms of East and West, past and present, tradition and innovation.

Make sure you head to the vibrant Central district to visit the colonial monuments, temples, art galleries, street art displays, antique stores, modern boutiques, trendy restaurants, rooftop bars, and local delicacies.

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Go on a foodie tour of Central! From century-old traditional dim sum, to local traditional dai pai dong, to street food and delicious souvenirs, from fusion cuisines to international fine wine, there’s something for everyone.

Eat fresh dim sum at the century-old, traditional Canton tea house in Lin Heung Tea House. Experience authentic dai pai dong (open air food stalls) at Sing Heung Yuen. Tapau the famous egg tarts from Tai Cheong Bakery.

Locations:
Lin Heung Tea House - 160 Wellington Street, Central
Sing Heung Yuen - 2 Mee Lun Street, Central
Tai Cheong Bakery - 35 Lynhurst Terrace, Central

How to get there:
From Central MTR Station, take Exit C. Turn left and walk straight a couple of lanes until Queen Victoria Street. Turn left and walk to the start of the Central-Mid-Levels Escalator. The Central-Mid-Levels Escalator travels down from 6am to 10am, and goes up from 10.30am until midnight.

2. Watch 40 iconic buildings get lit up at night in the spectacular Symphony of Lights show

A must-see event at Hong Kong is the Symphony of Lights show, which dazzles Victoria Harbour at night. The dynamic light show is synchronised to music and was awarded as the world's 'Largest Permanent Light and Sound Show' by Guinness World Records in 2005.

The
brand new light show with music performed by the Hong Kong Philharmonic
Orchestra
was unveiled 1 December 2017!

Here are the deets:
Date: 1 December 2017 onwards
Time: 8pm nightly

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Pro tip: The best spot to catch the show is at Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade outside the Hong Kong Cultural Centre and the waterfront outside the Golden Bauhinia Square in Wan Chai.

How to get there:
To get to the Hong Kong Cultural Centre, take Exit J or L6 from MTR East Tsim Sha. Follow the signs and walk for around five minutes.

To get to Golden Bauhinia Square, take Exit A5 from MTR Wan Chai Station. Take the skybridge to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, and head for the Golden Bauhinia Square. The walk takes around 15 minutes.

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For an even more spectacular experience, watch the show on board a traditional junk boat. The Duk Ling is one of the few remaining junks in Hong Kong that is still operational. Board the boat cruise at Central Pier 9 and enjoy the amazing Hong Kong skyline!

3. Visit Mongkok for Insta-worthy backdrops and food, then shop at Sneakers Street

Mongkok is bustling with activity, day and night. But take a walk off the beaten path to discover the hidden gems of the city.

Eat Hong Kong-style egg waffles served with a variety of flavours and fillings such as chocolate biscuits, orange filling, or spicy dried shrimps at Modos Cafe:

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Check out Luen Wan Street and Flower Stairs for super cool backdrops to up your Instagram game:

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Treat yourself to a Cherry Blossom Raindrop cake - a transluscent jelly dessert encasing a delicate cherry blossom at Pause Rewind n Fastforward:

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Explore more gastronomic experiences at these local hotspots:

  • Mum's Not Home - known for exotic culinary delights such as Butterfly Pea Tea and Butterfly Pea Lime cheesecake
  • Mido Cafe - home of Hong Kong's must-try dishes like baked rice, red bean soup, and iced lotus seed drinks
  • Day and Nite by Master Kama - an Italian and Japanese fusion restaurant with signature dishes that include lobster sandwiches and lobster risotto with cheese

Then shop til you drop at Sneakers Street, where you'll find over 50 sportswear shops along a 50-metre stretch, including limited edition sneakers too:

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In addition to these amazing adventures, be sure to tick these activities off your bucket list:

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Ride a Ding-Ding or tram to Causeway Bay to have an awesome day shopping. Make your way to Paterson Street, also known as the fashion hub.

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For one-of-a-kind vintage pieces, check out Luddite:

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There's just so much to see, eat, and do in Hong Kong. Now's the time to take the trip!

Malaysia Airlines wants to take you there to experience it first hand with their special promo:

Booking Period: 18 December 2017 – 29 December 2017

Travel Period: 1 January 2018 – 31 March 2018

Fares:

RM629 (all in) for Economy Class.

RM1,519 (all in) for Business Class

Get the full details here!

Fly to Hong Kong in style and comfort with Malaysia Airlines. Find out more now!

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