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New HSBC tower (left), with China bank (right) and original small HSBC (far right)  

New HSBC tower (left), with China bank (right) and original small HSBC (far right)

Goodbye Thailand, Hello Hong Kong (where it all began)

June 11th 2007
Quite excited today! Despite having to pull myself out of bed at 5:20 I was excited by the fact I was catching a flight to Hong Kong. Not only is it the place of my birth and I spent the first eight years of my life living there, I was also due to meet my little sister (who I havent seen for 5 months.) Caught a taxi to Bangkok international airport and killed off some time by having an early e ... read more
Asia » Hong Kong » Kowloon

Chinese/Hong Kong Flag Occupied by the UK in 1841, Hong Kong was formally ceded by China the following year; various adjacent lands were added later in the 19th century. Pursuant to an agreement signed by China and the UK on 19 December 1984, Hong Kong became the Hong Kong... ... read more
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