Hong Kong

Hong Kong Travel Guide

Green-minded Ecols carries colorful dinner platters made from wine bottles.

Housed inside the Peninsula Hong Kong hotel, this 14-room spa provides European, Asian, and ayurvedic treatments in a calming space designed by Henry Leung. Candles illuminate antique dark-wood floors, as well as natural elements like large stones, bamboo, and a waterfall.

The online art community that sponsors this 18th floor brick-and-mortar gallery space in Sheung Wan could be described as “Facebook for artists.” Alice Zhang founded Mischmasch in 2008, and the gallery was established a year later.

Even if you have zero interest in horse racing or gambling, you must—must—attend a horse race if you really want to understand Hong Kong culture. Locals are simply nuts about gambling, and the Wednesday-night races at Happy Valley give them the chance to pull out all the stops.