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Guest post: Top Tips for A First-Time Traveller To Hong Kong

Guest post by Xavier Walker

In 2018 I decided to head off to Hong Kong (HK) to visit my friend, Zoe. We met a few years earlier at university, but I hadn’t seen her since 2015 – it was about time we reunited to make new memories together. It was my first time in HK, which I coincided with Chinese New Year. It was a great opportunity to spend time with Zoe, learn about her culture, and meet the important people in her life (such as her boyfriend, Jeremy).

If HK is on your radar for places to visit, my 5 tips below can help you make the most of your stay. Continue reading Guest post: Top Tips for A First-Time Traveller To Hong Kong

Revelations in “New York, New York”

“New York, New York”, the city that never sleeps and one that I recently visited on an oh-so-spontaneous trip across the Atlantic – oh, and it was also my first solo trip; bring on the pressure!

New York is a city that I was never quite sure about. As a beach and relaxation kind of girl, the idea of the glitz, shopping, glamourous nightlife and more was never something that was at the top of my bucket list. In fact, it always reminded me of London, which may explain why I put off visiting – why go somewhere that was just like home? Continue reading Revelations in “New York, New York”