Dos & Don'ts in Hong Kong

By Mary Leong & Colin Storey
June 2005
Book Promotion and Service Co.
ISBN: 1844640051
177 pages, Illustrated, 5 " x 8 "
$27.50 Paper Original


Hong Kong people are the Italians of Asia. They talk constantly, use extravagant hand gestures and love to eat a cuisine that may be the best in the world. But there the similarity ends. Because behind the high rise living, Armani suits, financial acumen, and sophisticated nightlife, the traditions of the Cantonese grandma and corner shop herbalist pulse through the veins of every resident.

The visitor to wonderful Hong Kong soon learns that with one foot planted in the West and the other in the orient, understanding Hong Kongers and their ways is not an easy task. To ensure that you enjoy your stay in Hong Kong, the authors have presented this light-hearted guide to the dos and don'ts of this dynamic city.

Don't stand there like a lemon holding open the elevator doors while everybody marches past you. Do spit the chicken bones onto the table, and Do remember that once accepted into a circle of Hong Kong friends, you are there for life with all the responsibilities that go with it. Want to know more?

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