First time in Hong Kong? Grab an “Octopus”

I have a friend who is travelling to Hong Kong this Christmas and she asked for some suggestions on places to see and things to do.  However, as the transit geek that I am, my biggest recommendation once you land at the Hong Kong airport is to grab an Octopus.

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A short ride on Opening Day

August 17, 2009 – opening day for the Canada Line.  Unfortunately for me, it was on Monday.  Fortunately for TransLink, they planned it on a Monday.  The line ups were crazy even for a Monday.  Imagine if they did the fare free day on the weekend.  I don’t remember the Millennium Line’s fare-free day being so busy. I couldn’t get off work until 5pm.  My … Continue reading A short ride on Opening Day