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Transportation

Hong Kong MTR Station

Overview Hong Kong station is a node under the Tung Chung Line and Airport Express Line of the MTR. It is located in Central, Hong Kong island. Features The station is connected to the ifc Mall and located close to the...

How to Get Free Rides on Uber

It is possible to get free trips on Uber -- if your fare does not exceed HK$50. More accurately put, it is possible to get reduced fares when you take Uber. 1. Invitation from an Uber rider. By following a referral...

How Uber Passengers Can Check Their Rating From Drivers

Uber has created a platform that allows both drivers and riders to rate each other. Unlike restaurants or hotels where customers can only provide feedback on the quality of sleep, food and staff attitude, Uber makes it fair for...

4 Ways To Be A Better Uber Driver

Being an Uber driver itself presents a number of advantages over taxicabs notably the more tidy cars, passenger's ability to rate drivers, and the minimal need to tell directions given the nature of how this service operates. But drivers shouldn't...

7 Things We Do Inside KMB Bus That Are Prohibited

Conditions of carriage are duly set by all means of transport. One of the more controversial list is that of the MTR where there are a few head-scratching (to say the least) regulations in place like "dangerous driving" which...

List of 62 MTR Violations and Penalties

Taking the MTR is one of the most efficient ways of getting around Hong Kong. So to ensure a safe and smooth ride for all passengers taking the subway lines, there are several things every discerning passenger should be...

CCTV in Taxis: The Best Way to Curb Abuse?

Just like in shops and public places, closed-circuit television surveillance cameras can be considered the hero in solving crimes and settling disputes as the ultimate provider of indisputable proof. And as the taxi industry in Hong Kong tries to stave...

Why No 24-Hour MTR Operations is a Good Idea

Hong Kong is a place sometimes referred to as a city that never sleeps, apparently in reference to the high level of activity late at night and available services round the clock. For example, the operation of shopping malls extend...

Why Is It Called Octopus Card?

We use it everyday paying for our bus or train ride, parking, merchandise at groceries or convenience shops, fastfood outlets, building passes, school attendances or vending machines. But maybe we don't know much about why it is called Octopus card....

Why Metallic Balloons Are Banned in MTR?

If there are items that are explicitly banned in Hong Kong's subway systems, it's not bombs, bladed weapons or prohibited drugs. Instead it makes an effort to notify the public with public broadcast and posters than metallic balloons are...
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Exploring Lan Kwai Fong: Central’s Dining and Entertainment Destination

Lan Kwai Fong is a busy and well-known nightlife zone in Hong Kong's Central District. After dusk, this bustling...
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