For the past three years, I have been seeking for an extraordinary celebration for each of my birthdays. Two years ago, my officemates and I went to the streets of Baguio City and took part in the grand Panagbenga Festival. Last year, I had fun and a lot of games in my very own McDonald’s kiddie party. I even had a mascot as a special guest. For the last one, I took off with my sister and my college friends to Hong Kong. It was a 6-day trip that added a lot to the list of amazing places that I am grateful to have visited. Here are some of them:
A walk along Victoria Harbour is a sure treat. You’ll get to see breathtaking views, cool art, and a beautiful display of dancing lights and upbeat sounds. Make sure to visit this place both in the morning and at night.
Nan Lian Garden
In the midst of a busy and fast-paced city life, Nan Lian Garden provides a refreshing escape. Take your sweet time in exploring the innocence of the place, enjoying the calm and relaxed aura, and taking everything in.
Hong Kong Disneyland
When they say it is going to be magical, they really mean MAGICAL! I spent almost the entire day of my birthday here and it was awesome! It was so magical that it deserved a separate post.
Ocean Park Hong Kong
We almost let go of going to Ocean Park since we have already been to Disneyland but I am really glad we didn’t. It provides an entirely different but equally awesome experience. The rides were more thrilling and were more fit for adults. However, the kids and the kids-at-heart would find themselves amazed at all the cool (and sometimes weird) animals.
Technically, Macau is an entirely separate place but it is worth the ferry ride. It boasts of an extremely rich culture that would be felt a few steps in. It has so many hidden gems to be discovered. And did I mention there are plenty of casinos here? It would be best to schedule at least one whole day to fully explore this incredible place.