Bed #35 Hotel Jen, Hong Kong We stayed an extra week in HK so we could see my Godparents Gill & Tim who were going on a cruise leaving from HK. We moved to the Hotel Jen because Mama thought it would be a better hotel for them, it was
2 Weeks in Cuba & 2 Weeks in Hong Kong – What did we spend ? We spent a LOT again ! Back up to $5,600 this month. Cuba was cheap-ish but Hong Kong was majorly EXPENSIVE ! Monthly Expenses (Sept 2015 – Jan 2016): So how did we spend those $5,
Art in galleries, shopping malls & in the street that caught our eye in Hong Kong. Loved the Frog King gallery but at $180,000 HKD (€21,000) his Chinese/western style, black/white/red grafitti pieces are slightly out of my budget right now. Our hotel on Hollywood Road meant meandering past literally hundreds
Bed #34 Hotel Butterfly on Hollywood, SOHO Hong Kong We liked the Butterfly hotel in Kowloon so we stayed at another one of their hotels on Hong Kong Island, this one was on Hollywood Road in SOHO (South Hollywood). Mama likes this area of HK because its old & quirky,
Public Transport in Hong Kong is super efficient, clean and pretty cheap MTR – the metro system is really new & clean, the price depends on how many stops you go, aprox $10 HKD (€1) a ride, 50% discount for kids. Trams – $2 HKD (€0.20) a ride, you can
Finally we got around to seeing the new Star Wars movie ! ZZ has been desperate to see it for the last month but it wasn’t showing in Cuba, for obvious reasons. As soon as we arrived in HK it was one of the first things on our bucket list,
Bed #33 Hotel Butterfly on Prat, Kowloon, Hong Kong After 35 hours travelling from Cuba I was VERY VERY happy Mama had booked a nice hotel. We stayed on the Kowloon side of Hong Kong for 4 nights at Hotel Butterfly on Prat, in room 1502 on the 15th floor.
La Habana to Hong Kong … this was a SERIOUSLY long trip !!! 16, 000 KM 35 hours 3 airplanes Havana – Cancun (500 km) Cancun – New York JFK (2, 500 km) New York JFK – Hong Kong (13, 000 km) 13 hour time difference