Hong Kong | Neighbourhoods

Our relocation guide introduces you to the most popular expat neighbourhoods in Hong Kong, and includes information on finding housing, choosing an international school, and where to find healthcare and shopping options
Hong Kong | Deep Water Bay | Expat Essentials

Hong Kong | Neighbourhoods | Deep Water Bay

Deep Water Bay, on the south side of Hong Kong Island not far from Aberdeen, Repulse Bay and Stanley, is a distinctly tony neighbourhood. A beautiful beach and a...
Hong Kong | Discovery Bay | Expat Essentials

Hong Kong | Neighbourhoods | Discovery Bay

Whatever you think of Discovery Bay (which you’ll often hear called Disco Bay or simply DB), it’s certain that you won’t encounter anywhere else in Hong Kong remotely like...
Hong Kong | Happy Valley | Expat Essentials

Hong Kong | Neighbourhoods | Happy Valley

Considering its fairly central location, Happy Valley feels surprisingly suburban. It’s quiet (for the congested northern part of Hong Kong Island) with plenty of fairly traffic-free streets intersecting with...
Hong Kong | Kowloon | Expat Essentials

Hong Kong | Neighbourhoods | Kowloon

Compared to Hong Kong Island, Kowloon is hardcore Hong Kong living. Its 47 square kilometres are crowded (Mong Kok is arguably the most densely populated place in the world)...
Hong Kong | Mid-Levels | Expat Essentials

Hong Kong | Neighbourhoods | Mid-Levels

The fact that those who can’t live on The Peak usually live in Mid-Levels shouldn’t make this highly desirable area sound like second best. It’s not quite as high-end...
Hong Kong | The Peak | Expat Essentials

Hong Kong | Neighbourhoods | The Peak

As Hong Kong locations go, The Peak is it: the bee’s knees, the cat’s pyjamas, the top of the tree, the absolutely most desirable place to be, the address...
Hong Kong | Pok Fu Lam | Expat Essentials

Hong Kong | Neighbourhoods | Pok Fu Lam

In many ways, Pok Fu Lam doesn’t feel like it’s on Hong Kong Island. For a start, it’s by the ocean – although admittedly an awful lot of places...
Hong Kong | Repulse Bay | Expat Essentials

Hong Kong | Neighbourhoods | Repulse Bay

The south side of Hong Kong Island is among the city’s most desirable places to live, combining a great location close to the city with a more relaxed, beach-front...
Expat Essentials | Hong Kong Neighbourhoods | Stanley

Hong Kong | Neighbourhoods | Stanley

In many ways, Stanley is a great place to live, with two nice beaches, a chilled-out seaside vibe and a famous market. It can be an idyllic place of...