Author: The HK HUB

Created by Hong Kong lovers for Hong Kong lovers, The HK HUB offers you a daily dose of stories, deals, and tips about this unique and amazing city. If you're looking for the best places to visit, to know more about the Hong Kong Culture, to find a cool restaurant or bar to chill with your friends, or an exciting thing to do over the weekend with your family, we've got you covered. The HK HUB opens the doors to Hong Kong.

In collaboration with CCW GlobalHong Kong is famous for its beautiful and scenic drives. Our bridges, tunnels, and highways often pass famous landmarks and gorgeous sceneries. Taking a drive on the Cross Harbour Tunnel or Conduit Road, particularly the “slope section” is both breath-taking and fun. But whether you are motoring on the swirly and mountainous roads, across one of the many bridges, driving in congested and densely populated areas, or if you’re concerned about parking outside during the typhoon season, your car insurance is critical. Are Motor Insurances Mandatory in Hong Kong? The third-party car insurance is mandatory in…

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In Collaboration with Okooko“Sleep is the best meditation” once said Dalai Lama and Okooko, Heveya®’s official distributor, has all of the answers to finding the right slumber-guaranteed bedding that will give you the best night’s sleep. Rest peacefully knowing that they have made the right choices for the environment with organic materials that boast FSC, GOLS and GOTS certifications. Their luxury eco-beds and softest bedding will transform your nocturnal bliss forever. More than a bedding brand, a socially responsible company Okooko is passionate about the environment and the brand strives each day to make the world a better place by…

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If you’re travelling or have recently moved to Hong Kong, here are the must-know contact numbers for emergencies, calling a taxi, reporting an item lost on public transit, foreign embassies, as well as organizations/associations to start growing your community. The Hong Kong area code is +852, but you can generally just dial the 8-digit phone number. Tips: If you want to keep your caller ID hidden from the person you’re calling, dial 133 first. Your call will show up on the receiver’s phone as “No Caller ID.” To make overseas calls, dial 001 first. Note that you may have to…

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In Collaboration With Learning TimeLearning Time provides learning kits for 0 to 5 years old, designed by childhood education experts. The kits contain play essentials that help children learn age-appropriate skills at every stage of development. Learning Time follows a strict learn-through-play philosophy that allows young ones to learn naturally through fun interactions. Each of the toys focuses on cognitive, language, physical, social and emotional development. All their toys have also been safety tested according to international safety standards.  Learning kits to guide your child’s growth The founding company of Learning Time, Tutor Time, which operates bilingual English and Mandarin…

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For those of us who love to walk on the wild side, Kam Shan Country Park — better known as Monkey Mountain— is the perfect destination. Home to 2,000 macaques, this hidden gem in northern Kowloon is perfect for animal lovers and nature enthusiasts alike.Not so fussed about the wildlife? No problem! The sprawling park has multiple hiking and walking trails passing by Kowloon Reservoir and Shek Lei Pui Reservoir and is awash with historical military sites such as Smugglers’ Pass and Gin Drinker’s Line (though we’d recommend bringing water with you instead!). You’re also close to several barbecue areas…

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In Collaboration With NordVPNWhen was the last time you haven’t connected the Internet for an entire day? Nowadays, being connected is part of our life, especially in Hong Kong, and if we care more and more about data privacy, VPN companies have emerged, to bring more security over our daily connections. What is a VPN? A VPN (Virtual Private Network) is a software that provides an encrypted internet connection so that your browsing activities remain anonymous and secured. It creates an encrypted tunnel to ensure that all your outgoing and incoming data is transmitted safely. With a VPN, it is…

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Hong Kong is known for its natural beauty amongst the concrete jungle. There are 41 public beaches managed by the Leisure and Culture Services Department, which monitors, cleans, and stations lifeguards. These are called gazetted beaches, or beaches categorized as bathing beaches by the government gazette.As a law, dogs over 20 kg must be leashed no longer than 2 meters in all public places, which is why they’re not allowed at most public beaches. But that is not to say that there aren’t a great many other gazetted and non-gazetted beaches where you can bring your pet on an adventure.…

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Everyone understands the importance of insurance, but the landscape can be somewhat overwhelming and complex. You’ve worked tirelessly to purchase a home or to build a solid business, and you’d do anything to protect your family and your assets, but unfortunately, accidents and unforeseen events can and do happen. If you are not adequately insured, it could leave you in financial troubles so having the best insurance coverage possible is crucial. CCW Global Ltd, a leading Hong Kong insurance broker, has access to an array of reputable insurers governed and closely regulated by Hong Kong’s Insurance Ordinance. Expert Brokers give…

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A picnic in the sun is the perfect way to enjoy the warm weather with friends—without breaking the bank! We’ve put together a list of our top spots to enjoy a picnic in Hong Kong which we’re sure you’ll love. Get your picnic blanket and sandwiches ready for a fantastic day out! In Hong Kong Island Tamar Park — Central Enjoy the Harbour View during a picnic in Tamar Park (© Pixabay) Tamar Park is a true breath of fresh air in the middle of Hong Kong’s bustling city metropolis with the Central Government Offices as a backdrop. It’s perfect…

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