South China Morning Post
Kong Standard are the two local daily English-language
find out whats on and where the
bargains are in town, do as the locals do. Check the
listings in the Dollar Saver
which comes out free every Friday.
magazine is a free weekly broadsheet, with
lively editorial, restaurant reviews, events and activity
listings. This is an excellent source of timely info
for visitors and its usually found in restaurants
and some shops.
For those women
who plan to live and work in Hong Kong, there is a
very helpful publication called Setting
Up in Hong Kong written by Fiona Campbell.
This is an absolutely wonderful resource for everything
from finding a place to live, to dealing with health
matters to developing ones new social life.
For further information e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit: http://www.settingup-hongkong.com/
Hong Kong on a Plate
is a beautifully illustrated culinary history and
practical guide to one of the worlds great gastronomic
experiences. Authors Ivan Lai and Frances Bartlett
take the reader on a journey through the city where
a magnificent variety of Chinese, Asian and Western
cuisines meet in a hurly-burly kaleidoscope of dining.
As a bonus, recipes from some of Hong Kongs
(and also the worlds) best restaurants have
been included. Absolutely yummy!
Exploring Hong Kongs
Countryside written by John Stokes is an
introduction to the natural heritage of Hong Kong
-- an exploration of its mountains, valleys and coast.
Think green! Available through HKTA information centers
in Hong Kong.
Anybody wanting to know the ABCs of discount
shopping should pick up a copy of Dana Goetzs
The Complete Guide to Hong
Kong Factory Bargains. Its one of
the oldies but goodies.
Filled with tourist attractions, travel
advice, recommendations, alerts and travellers
quotes, this book bills itself as the travel
guide with heart. A lovely bonus are the charming
line drawings of Hong Kong by Chan Kau On. Journeywoman
had the pleasure of meeting with Judith Love Eastham
this guidebooks Canadian expat author. Judy
offered us many useful tips and bits of advice to
be included in GIRLTALK Hong Kong. For each copy of
Accommodating Asia that is sold, Judy donates $1.00
in aid of Inuit children and the preservation of their
culture. For more information: http://www.accomasia.com
Raise Your Cultural IQ (Asia
and Pacific) is a handy reference guide
for business and vacation travellers alike. Packed
with helpful facts and figures, this book helps the
reader to know right from wrong in both business and
social situations. Learn about what topics to avoid
over dinner conversation, why fashion is important
in Hong Kong, which colours are mourning colours and
why certain numbers are considered unlucky. Written
by Louisa Nedkov, an international business consultant,
this book goes out of its way to address cultural-correctness
from the female point of view. For more information
stop by at any HKTA
office and youll be rewarded with a huge
number of very well written booklets, pamphlets, maps