By using some 300 photos and 18,000 words HONG KONG’S BEST helps you make the most of your visit to this favorite Asian destination. After introductions to all the main CITIES and REGIONS you’ll find detailed and practical information on key SIGHTS and ACTIVITIES and be pointed in the right direction by several key ITINERARIES. Then there are suggestions of where you might EAT, DRINK and SHOP... and since the app is fully-independent the recommendations are not ads!


Hong Kong is a place like no other, defined by its Chinese heritage but molded by its British colonial past. Founded as a place to make money and running fast and furiously ever since, it’s a land of astounding contradictions, of skyscrapers towering over old temples, of high-end shopping malls next to street markets selling handbags and live seafood, and of trams rumbling clackity-clack through Central while underground one of the most efficient subway systems in the world dispenses passengers from throughout the region.

Hong Kong is one of Asia’s most sophisticated cities, renowned for its luxury hotels and designer boutiques, but it’s also one of the most densely populated places on earth, with much of the population crammed into tenements and tiny apartments. And while most people associate Hong Kong with its famous harbor, the iconic Star Ferry and neon-emblazoned streets, this former colony is much more than a city, with vast undeveloped regions even on Hong Kong Island and stretching through the New Territories, much of them preserved in parks and marked by hiking trails. In short, there’s something for everyone in Hong Kong, whether you’re an historian, a shopper, a kid, a foodie, an outdoor enthusiast, a museum nut or simply an explorer.

Key before-you-go information, including:
• Accommodation
• Costs
• Seasons, Festivals & Events
• Transport

The lowdown on city-layout and surrounding regions:
• Hong Kong Island
• Kowloon
• Lantau
• The New Territories

With instructions and transport links:
• A Day Riding the Trams
• Aberdeen Sampan Tours
• Central & Mid-Levels In-A-Day
• Hong Kong Island In-A-day
• Lantau In-A-Day
• Northern Kowloon In-A-Day
• Riding The East & West Lines
• Star Ferry’s Harbour Tour
• Tsim Sha Tsui & The Peak in-a-day

Themed info and practical advice on:
• After Dark
• Culture
• History
• Kids & Families
• Parks & Gardens
• Swimming & Beaches

Recommendations of where to eat, drink, shop and more:
• Bars
• Restaurants
• Shops & Shopping


• One-click website LINKS.
• One-click PHONE CALLS (on phones).
• NAVIGATE quickly using the app's global search; internal hyperlinks, and its many images.
• LOCATION info (using your device's GPS).
• Detailed MAPS and the ability to ADD YOUR OWN markers.
• Save and share FAVOURITES.
• Easily CONTACT the author.


Growing up, BETH REIBER couldn't wait to get out of Dodge. She got the travel bug at 16, after being chosen as one of a dozen U.S. Girl Scouts to spend a month in Sweden, where, to her delight, she learned scouting was co-ed. Since then she has visited some 50 countries, contributed to more than 55 publications and websites and written nine guidebooks, including Frommer’s guides to Japan for more than 30 years and Frommer’s guides covering Hong Kong, Macau and Branson. Her latest is Frommer's EasyGuide to Tokyo, Kyoto and Western Honshu.

What’s New

Version 1.4

Removed ads and in-app purchases, app is now fully paid for upfront
Content fully revised and updated
Improved layout and font sizing on large tablets

Ratings and Reviews

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Brysonjc ,

Thorough HK guide

Probably all you’ll need if like me you are on a long weekend stopover in Hong Kong.

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