Every so often we all get bored of our routines. We want adventure, but not at the expense of our retirement savings. We also want to get away, but we don’t want to be in a plane for more than the equivalent of a day’s work. But the beauty of living in Singapore is that there’s a handful of vibrant places to visit just a flight away, one of them being Fragrant Harbour, better known as Hong Kong.
In less than 4 hours, you can enjoy great food, world-class entertainment, and a break from monotony. Yes, we have tracked down the best of the best to do when you want to get away and get lost in Hong Kong for the weekend.
The Sound of Music
If you’re into musicals, then you know that The Sound of Music is a staple. This London-based production will be playing at the Lyric Theatre, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts until the 21st of June. Heralded as “one of the best-loved musicals of all time,” this on-stage masterpiece originally opened in 1959 and later became a movie classic.
Bruce Lee: Kung Fu. Art. Life.
The Hong Kong Heritage Museum is organizing an exhibition that looks the martial arts icon, Bruce Lee. Lee’s film have become emblematic and templates for modern action films. As a cultural phenomenon, Lee’s spirit continues to dominate – from merchandise to film sales. This exhibit comes to Hong Kong with over 600 pieces of memorabilia and collectors items. You will be able to gain insight into his achievements and contributions as well as his significance in popular culture. The exhibit will be showing from June 20 to July 21 at The Hong Kong Heritage Museum.
2015 Lei Yue Mun Seafood Festival
It’s unheard of to come to Hong Kong and not savor the seafood. Lei Yue Mun has enjoyed a strong reputation for outdoor dining since the 1960s. With complimentary dishes, seafood at great prices, dragon and lion dance performances until the 15 of June. If you like great seafood in the open air, you won’t want to miss this.
You don’t have to go to Vegas to see this EDM pioneer. This pop trailblazer and superstar DJ and producer will be back in Hong Kong this summer to celebrate his new album Listen. Guetta will be spinning at Hall 10, AsiaWorld-Expo for one night. Don’t miss it!
Hong Kong Disneyland Resort
No trip to Hong Kong is complete without a visit to the Hong Kong Disneyland Resort. Year-round, this park will always have things for you to discover. From now to July 15, eligible guests can enjoy a discounted room rate, plus discounted park admission prices.