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Oasis Karaoke Bar Girls who like girls
like Karaoke so do re me your way to
Oasis. HK$150 all you can drink. 14/F,
Evernew House, 485 Lockhart Road,
PLATEAU The closest thing to god in
Hong Kong. Stay overnight in the Spa
Suites at Plateau with your own private
terrace on the harbour - if you can get out
of the bath. A square infinity tub with full
glass casing means you can check out
what you look like underwater in the
mirror opposite. Great for narcissists. The
Grand Hyatt, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai.
The Peak tram will take you to the top of
HK. Put your feet up at Café Deco
(owned by the same group as Café
Sydney but half the price) and order up.
The view will help you digest.
Peninsula A luxurious beast of a hotel
with plush couches to lose your title into
(dahlink, have you seen my Baron? It's
behind the cushion in the drawing room
next to the Countess I misplaced last
week). Salisbury Road, TST, Kowloon.
QUINTESSENTIAL HK shopping -- just
walk out your front door and start
R&R at Langham Place top floor
gymnasium and Chuan Spa. Work out
with your own private DVD screen on the
treadmill overlooking the new territories
then spa it up before reclining in the
exclusive relaxation room with digital
headphones. Langham Place, 555
Shanghai St, Mongkok.
STAR FERRY Fifty cents gets you from
Kowloon to Central in less than fifteen
TOSCANA Italian fine dining opposite Star
Ferry. Take your time, the luncheon menu
should be treated with respect. The Ritz
Carlton, 3 Connaught Rd, Central.
Tribute Frank Sun is a humble man and he
has plenty of reason not to be. Book private
dining Tribute when you book your trip,
you'll need that much time ahead to ensure
a place. Eat what he serves and you won't
be ungrateful. G/F, 13 Elgin St, Central.
UPPER CLASS Richard Branson has got in
on the action with Virgin Atlantic flights
from Oz to Hong Kong. His Upper Class
has a stand up bar to get you in training for
VONG at the top of The Mandarin Oriental
for Asian French fusion. Picasso ate dessert
at the beginning of the meal so order the
Warm Valhrona Chocolate Cake straight
up. The Mandarin Oriental, 5 Connaught
WALKING Call Seonaid (852) 9359 9071
for a guided half day or full day trek of
Hong Kong and surrounding islands.
XPATS There are half a million of them
living in HK and are termed Gweilos by
the local Chinese. ABC is American born
Chinese, BBC is British born Chinese.
YU Australian chef, Nicholas Blair,
imports the freshest live fish from Asia,
giving them oxygen to reduce jetlag
before serving them up on bone china
with HK harbour views. The
Intercontinental 18 Salisbury Rd, Tsim
ZZZZZS What you'll be getting in your
Business Class recliner in Cathay Pacific
on the overnight flight home. Make sure
you wake for the truffle chocolates. e
To start planning your Hong Kong
shopping spree visit
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