Small in landmass, huge in cultural impact, Hong Kong has the capacity to dazzle and overwhelm in equal measure. Whether you’re exploring the contrast between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon, hiking to the top of Victoria Peak, or getting immersed…Read more
Hong Kong Travel – Context Travel Blog
Looking for the latest news, updates, and opinions about Hong Kong travel? Check here for reviews, previews, and thoughts on making the most of Hong Kong, from our favorite bars to contemporary art galleries. Frequent travelers should also check back for insider city guides and tips for making the most of your Hong Kong travel, put together by local journalists, chefs, and artists, and historians, as well as Context staff. From suggestions on how to make the most of the city’s attractions to our favorite spots off the beaten path, we provide an intellectually curious take on Hong Kong travel.
The Context vision is to create an atmosphere—a context, if you will—for curious travelers to engage with local experts; to give them access to places and cultures that might otherwise remain out of sight to the casual visitor; to invite them off the tourist track and into the real life of the people, history, and culture that makes these cultural capitals amazing. In other words, to travel deeper. Deep travel helps build cultural bridges that foster tolerance and understanding. But it doesn’t just change travelers. It changes places, too. Deep Travel connects locals with smart, curious outsiders, making the world a little smaller and a little more connected.
We run walking tours. So, obviously, we like to walk. But, sometimes we also like to pick up the pace, especially when we travel. Running while traveling is a great way to experience a new place. We polled some the runners…Read more
In the mind of many travelers, Hong Kong is a city saturated with skyscrapers, busy streets and glamorous rooftop bars. In this article, we look at some of our favorite day trips from Hong Kong where one can find a…Read more
As Deep Travelers, members of the Context team can often be found dreaming of faraway shores. Here’s where some of us are aspiring to visit in 2016.Read more
We look at the rapid urbanization of Hong Kong over the past 30 years.Read more