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Hong Kong in the Olympics

The Olympic Games as officially started after being postponed for a year. There is over 11.000 athletes joining the games this year. Which 46 of them is from Hong Kong. Hong Kong first joined the Olympics in 1952 under the name British Hong Kong and now under the name Hong Kong, China. It have since joined all summer Olympics exempt the one 1980. Hong Kong also joined 4 winter Olympics. Before this year Hong Kong had only won 1 gold medal, won by Lee Lai Shan in 1996 in sailing. However this year the fence player Cheung Ka Long took home Hong Kong's second gold medal in history. The win made Hong Kongers stand together and showing huge pride in their...

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Cultural heritage: Egg Tarts

You see them everywhere in Hong Kong, they are cheap, tasty and a symbol of Hong Kong culture. You might have guessed it, the famous Egg Tart or 蛋撻 (daan2 daat3). The famous dessert have made it onto Hong Kong intangible cultural heritage list. The dessert is a clear symbol of the mix of western and estern culture.   Picture: Timeout HK History It is said that the egg tart arrived Hong Kong around 1940s. The tart was introduced to Hong Kong by Guangzhou. In the beginning the egg tart was mostly served in high+end Western restaurants, which made them mostly available only for the elite. However, in the 1960s the cha chaan tengs started to serve the tart and it became a hit among...

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5 of the best bus routes to ride for amazing views of Hong Kong

Hong Kong is easily one of the most convenient cities in the world with our bus services are definitely most worthy of applause, covering almost every corner in Hong Kong from busy business districts to hilly terrains. While there's still no hope to travel, why not turn to our bus ride for an affordable sightseeing tour across the city instead? Just carry your Octopus card and you are good to go!    Photograph: Shutterstock Central Pier 5 to The Peak (Bus 15)   Want to find a place to enjoy the city and the sunrise? Take bus No. 15 at Central Pier 5 and cross the winding and steep roads, rising from skyscrapers to the mountains, where you can enjoy the...

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Norway imposes new social media law - will the world follow?

You have probably heard the news about Norway imposing a new law stating that influencers need to mark their pictures when they have edited the picture. Norway is the first country in the world with a law like this. For a while, Norway have been strict when it comes to social media and influencer marketing. It is a hot topic in the country and something that is constantly debated. There are several reasons for imposing this new law and constantly debating the issue of social media marketing.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by i-D (@i_d)   Norway have long been using social media as a place for marketing and the industry is booming. There are big influencer management agencies...

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Meet the Monkeys in Kam Shan Country Park!

For those of us who love to walk on the wild side, Kam Shan Country Park — better known as Monkey Mountain— is the perfect destination. Home to 2,000 macaques, this hidden gem in northern Kowloon is perfect for animal lovers and nature enthusiasts alike.Not so fussed about the wildlife? No problem! The sprawling park has multiple hiking and walking trails passing by Kowloon Reservoir and Shek Lei Pui Reservoir and is awash with historical military sites such as Smugglers’ Pass and Gin Drinker’s Line (though we’d recommend bringing water with you instead!). You’re also close to several barbecue areas and serene picnic sites on Cheung Yuen Road and Golden Hill Road, surrounded by lush greenery and plenty of lookout spots to take in the views of Lion’s Rock. Let's Meet the Monkeys in Kam Shan...

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