For my Europe trip this year I decided to head off to southern France and bypass Paris altogether, and to finish off the trip with a couple of days relaxing in Amsterdam.
Overall the weather was pretty disappointing, most days were cloudy but not too much rain thankfully. Towards the end of May the weather started to get better with one day in Amsterdam being nice and warm (and I even got a bit of a tan!) but I think my next trip would need to be June (but need to avoid all the school holidays).
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I had a one night stay in Hong Kong on my way home from Europe. Getting back into the right timezone meant making sure I got up at a reasonable time and that means coffee. I ventured out and found a new place closeby called Black Sugar Coffee & Lifestyle.
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I bookended my Europe trip with a night in Hong Kong at either end to break the trip and allow for some decent sleep between the long flights.
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I think I’ve been here several years when the bar / restaurant was called something else.
London House looks over busy Salsibury Road onto Victoria Harbour and over to Causeway Bay.
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I’ve been staying at the InterContinental Grand Stanford in East Tsim Sha Tsui for around 13 years. Probably stayed here 20 times, maybe more, over the years.
Back when I started staying here it was slightly run down, but still a good hotel. The good news is that it’s recently been refurbished, especially the bathrooms, to bring it back upto a great standard.
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