World’s Longest Escalator in Hong Kong

The Mid-Levels Escalator in Hong Kong is the longest outdoor covered escalator system in the world. There are about 20 covered escalators each measuring about 800 meters long making a walkway. There are many exits ways and places for you to rest, including lots of restaurants, markets, shops, pubs and cafes along the elevated paths. There are also elevated stairs and ramps alongside the escalators for several sections. More than 50,000 people use these escalators daily.Read more

Polo Buns and Egg Tarts – an experience not to be missed

I am not a big fan of egg tarts – mainly because I don’t like anything that smells eggy after it is baked or cooked. But I actually finished an egg tart from Kam Wah Café. Even though the custard was not lacking in eggs, very smooth and wobblish with the right amount of sweetness it had a kind of appealing aroma. Perhaps it was the crust that literally melts in the mouth and mixes with the custard in the mouth! Kam Wah’s egg tart’s crust is not sweet and that is the plus point. I have tasted better Egg Tarts in Singapore and Macau though. But eating at Kam Wah Café and feeling like a tourist is an experience not to be missed.Read more

Nostalgia at Mido Café

Mido Café was started in the 1950s and a landmark at Temple Street, Yau Ma Tei. It is one of the oldest café in Hong Kong and has been featured in many Hong Kong movies and serials. The beautiful mosaic tiles on the floor and walls, the warm cream coloured cushioned chairs, the olive green wooden booth seats and the chilli red wooden Coca Cola crates transports you to another world…….not forgetting the hand written extensive menu and the old fashioned cash machineRead more