Hong Kong

Hong Kong Travel Guide

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.

Vivian Mak, the founder of MingCha tea shop, is a walking encyclopedia of tea. We recommend the jasmine blossom ($13).

A labyrinthine, two-level nightclub at the Grand Hyatt hotel, Club JJ’s is the place to rock out until the wee hours. Here the house band plays live rock and R&B from Thursday to Saturday night.

Asia’s largest 4-D projection screen—a 360-seat theater where films come not only with 3-D glasses but also special effects such as wind, fog, water spray, and bubbles—happens to be right here in Hong Kong’s airport.

The beauty line’s first airport retail boutique is a spacious 2,669 square feet and stocks Armani’s signature cosmetics, perfumes, and skincare products.