Try looking in the monthly archives. February 2017
Any trip overseas can automatically become a success with a little preplanning and organizing. And you can make any trip more memorable, by simply using your time more efficiently and by catering to your interests. If you are planning on a trip to Hong Kong, then it’s inevitable that you may have been doing a lot of research in regards to its popular and more unconventional tourist attractions. Here are a few things you can do, based on your interests.
If you are a nature lover
Are you someone who loves the nature and can truly relax in the comfort that mother nature brings? Do you enjoy bird watching or quietly exploring a country on a bike? If you do, then Hong Kong’s Wet Land Park can definitely hold your interest. As this is something that requires quite a bit of time, we suggest that you check out hotel booking near Wet Land Park for the sake of convenience, as well as saving time and energy.
If you’re adventurous
If you’re up for some adventure, or if you’re accompanied by children on your visit to Hong Kong, then a visit to the Hunghom hotel booking can be definitely interesting for you. Named after the famous Chinese pirate who is told to have ruled over a fleet of nearly 600 ships, these caves are supposedly one of the pirate’s stash houses. There are many books and movies based on him, which you might want to get familiar with to really help your imagination run, while you are at the cave.
If you’re a shopaholic
There’s nothing wrong with doing plenty of shopping in Hong Kong; especially if that is what makes your heart race. While looking for hotel booking online near wet land Park, we suggest that you also do a little research on the neighboring shopping areas. Apart from those, as a shopaholic, it will be a shame to leave Hong Kong without visiting the Jade market, the Temple Street night market, or even the ladies market; all very famous for a variety of products.
If you’re a movie fan
If you are a movie fan, especially that of Asian movies, then your trip to Hong Kong cannot be complete until you find yourself at the avenue of stars. Quite similar to the concept of the Hollywood walk of fame in LA, this famous place gives you a proper movie fan feeling with its statues, plaques and hand prints of Asia’s mega stars. Take selfies for yourself, or pictures to present to friends who are fans of the stars you “encounter” there; saving yourself from shopping for mementos.
Free time is something we don’t get a lot these days because of the hectic modern world but when we do get we don’t spend it doing useful things. Most of us end of watching TV all day or sleeping. You need a hobby. A hobby that will be fun and both relaxing because at the end of the day you need to relax due to the hectic demands of the today’s world. Here some brilliant hobbies that you can pursue to pass your time and as well as to make things useful in some way.
“Reading maketh a man,” the very famous quote is true in its own nature. Today you rarely find people reading books for leisure. There are times when I wanted to read a book but I simply didn’t have the time. Reading a book helps your mind think in different perspectives and expose you to new ideas. It connects you to think creatively like the geniuses and writers behind what you are reading. You eventually become good with words and learn something new.
The outdoors is great way to spend the day. Man has been making contact with nature very rarely today. One of those rare times is when they get wet in the rain. Camping on the Murray is a brilliant way to catch up with nature.
If you happen to find a lake or some waterbody you can go fishing. Both of the above are fantastic past times. Sleeping under the stars away from the busy city life is something everyone would love to cherish.
Perhaps one of best way to dig in to nature is to actually dig. Start digging and planting and watering your garden – gardening is one of the best ways to pass your time and also exercise, fresh air and focus away from your usual work. When the crops that you plant slowly start growing and eventually bear fruits the feeling of accomplishment is close to nothing. What is better is when you make your first meal from the vegetables of your garden. Won’t that be amazing?
Not everyone is a craftsman because someone of them likes to be more physical and they tend to do sports for their past time. It can be any sport you like. It can be from a game of badminton to football with the friends. Nothing beats the exercise you get from playing sports. It helps boost your mood and blood flow. Basically this is one of the healthiest past times that you can find.
Anything can be your past time as long as you don’t waste your time doing something unproductive or not gain anything back.
Everyone on the planet has at least one horror story about going on vacation and experiencing a terrible stay or having the staff of some place you were staying at be horrible to you. Yes, it is their job to be polite and ready to serve; yes, we do pay a lot of money to stay there and we expect that kind of service. However, what most people fail to remember is that those are human beings behind those uniforms and they have their own lives and problems too. For various reasons, they may not feel like serving. After all, the customer is not always right. So here are some tips to getting the kind of service you require.
Go to the Top
This is kind of a no-brainer because the more money you pay, the better service you will receive, unless of course, you are a terrible guest. When looking for a better place to stay (and you can afford anything), remember that while a smaller place might be cosy and intimate, it may also not offer all the perks you are looking for. A 5 star hotel booking near MTR will guarantee that you will be serviced by staff who are trained constantly to anticipate every whim of a rich guest. This is true of any service establishment: a bar, a restaurant, a spa or any other place.
Service with a Smile
Interestingly, people fail to ponder whether this applies to the staff or the guest. Once again, it applies to both parties. Wait staff may have had a long day, a terrible day, they may be facing umpteenth problems and this is not made better when they meet a demanding guest who has no consideration for them. So if you have request when you make your reservation, do it with a smile. If it’s a Hong Kong 5 star accommodation booking online, make sure you thank the agent you first meet and do so with a smile. The world may turn at your feet but that is no excuse to be rude.
Humanize Your Context
Many people tend to treat the staff at a hotel like they are nonentities. After all, they are just a uniform and a badge, unlikely to ever impact your life again. However, this not only grates on their dignity, it is a violation of basic human respect and courtesy. Next time you need to interact with establishment on some matter, put yourself in their shoes or if that is too difficult, treat them like humans. Maintain eye contact with whoever is speaking to you – this makes it more difficult to forget their humanity. Look at their faces when they bring something to you and smile; thank them quietly and politely. Small gestures such as these are the oil that makes the service machinery run smoother so the more you grease the wheels, the better it will run for you.