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Marie in Hong Kong

Marie in Hong Kong

Discovery of Hong Kong


Useful links for HK newbie

You are now in Hong Kong, far from home and you are wondering what to do, where to start... don't panic, grab a drink and your laptop and here is a list of few website to start with before wandering lost in the city! 

 

Tourism – First steps around the city

Discover Hong Kong

This is the official website for the Hong Kong Tourism Board. They offer a lot of information on what’s currently happening in the city. You absolutely need to try their free- introduction classes to the Chinese culture such as the Chinese Medicine or Tai Chi.

www.discoverhongkong.com/eng

 

Time out Hong Kong

Who doesn’t know the famous Time Out? It does also exist in Hong Kong… You can find what’s happening in town and what’s the latest hottest restaurant or bars to be seen!

www.timeout.com.hk

  

CNN travel Hong Kong

Plenty of articles on Hong Kong and the countries around. This website can be helpful to plan your holidays, your next dinner or your next hike in Hong Kong.

www.travel.cnn.com/hong-kong

 

Becoming an expat – being part of HK life 

Gov HK

A problem with your HK working visa, a question on your taxes? This is the government website where you will find all the relevant answer to your weird official questions.

www.gov.hk/en/residents

 

AsiaXpat

Looking for furniture to buy or selling electronic goods? Wanting to ask a question on a forum? This website is the solution for you!

www.hongkong.asiaxpat.com

 

Geoexpat

Similar as the previous one, you will also be able to socialize with other people in your situation on this website. Classified by interests or by country, you will make new friends in no time!

www.hongkong.geoexpat.com

 

Expatblog

Available in different languages and for a huge range of countries, this is the place for expats to share questions and their blogs. You might find plenty of information here.

www.expat-blog.com

 

The List

Free magazine available twice a month through various locations in HK or on their website, a new theme will be addressed from A to Z.

www.thelist.com.hk

 

HK Magazine

Free weekly magazine found almost everywhere in Hong Kong. You will find ideas for your next lunch or the latest spot to be seen in town.

www.hk.asia-city.com

 

Sassy Hong Kong

A very interesting and useful blog written in English to know the latest restaurants, bars, fashion trends, travels and beauty places in HK. A must read blog!

www.sassyhongkong.com 

 

Hong Kong Madame

Similar to the Sassy Blog but for French and english readers, this website address new opened restaurants and bars and gives you plenty of tips to find your way in HK.

www.hongkongmadame.com

 

Specific to the French community

Le petit journal

International and French news offered on-line. You can also find local information, tips and scheduled events in HK.

www.lepetitjournal.com/hong-kong

 

HK accueil

French association with a website offering plenty of information for the French speakers by districts. Lots of activities or events are also available for you to join.

www.hkaccueil.com

 

French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Hong Kong

A compulsory stop if you are looking for a job or starting your own business.

www.fccihk.com

 

French Consulat

For any requests related to official questions such as French passports, national ID, birth, marriage and co.. this is the place to go.

www.consulfrance-hongkong.org

 

Trait d’union

Monthly French magazine found in several shops around HK with plenty of information.

No website known

 

UFE (Union des Francais de l’Etranger)

French association offering help to build a network in the French community with lots of events or drinks organized.

www.ufehongkong.hk

 

MFE (Maison des Francais de l’Etranger)

Website from the French government offering economic information per country.

www.mfe.org/index.php/Portails-Pays/Chine-Hong-Kong  

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