Hong Kong, Kowloon

Hong Kong Museum of History: The Rise of the Celestial Empire

The Rise of the Celestial Empire is another great exhibition that follows in the foot steps of the Tsarskoye Selo exhibition, and transports visitors back in time. This time, it is the golden age of the Han dynasty. The show features a display of 162 ancient artefacts and relics, which showcase the economic growth and… Continue reading Hong Kong Museum of History: The Rise of the Celestial Empire

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Hong Kong, Kowloon

Hong Kong Museum of History: 25 Years of Basic Law

After the highly successful Tsarskoye Selo exhibition, the Hong Kong Museum of History is focusing on the 25th Anniversary of the Promulgation of the Basic Law in Hong Kong. The Basic Law is a mini constitution in the Chinese Special Administrative Region, and was adopted on April 4th 25 years ago and came into effect… Continue reading Hong Kong Museum of History: 25 Years of Basic Law

Hong Kong, Kowloon

Hong Kong Museum of History: Tsarskoye Selo

Let's continue with the theme of yesterday's post: exhibitions. I've been to another great one that I'd like to share with you: Treasures from Tsarskoye Selo - which is the residence of the Russian Monarchs. This exhibition is on at the Hong Kong Museum of History from Oct 29, 2014 to March 16, 2015. It… Continue reading Hong Kong Museum of History: Tsarskoye Selo

Hong Kong, Kowloon

What to do on a rainy day in Kowloon?

I had plans to write about the ideal weekend in Hong Kong, but given the frequent rain showers this weekend and the last, it makes much more sense to write about what you could be doing in this city, when there are big clouds and lots of showers. So let's start off with ideas for… Continue reading What to do on a rainy day in Kowloon?