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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Select Smart Cards from around the world

TransLink and the BC Ministry of Transportation just started a Fare Card Naming Contest recently.  So I thought it would be great to take a look at some of the Smart Cards already in operation out there.  Ours won’t be available until 2013, but we can take a look at what other cities have to offer in their smart cards. Seattle – ORCA Card   … Continue reading Select Smart Cards from around the world