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HONG KONG

Hong Kong is incredibly unique. It has the bustle of The Big Apple, a dash of British influence with double decker buses (makes sense since Hong Kong was under British rule from 1841-1997), and historic Chinese culture intertwined throughout the city. I thoroughly enjoyed the lively streets, yummy food, easy-to-get-around subway system, night market shopping, and unique cafes. My first stop? Cat Store Cafe. Yes, I have fulfilled my lifelong dream of going to a cat cafe. First off, CUTE KITTY MILKSHAKES! Secondly, cats. EVERYWHERE! They roam freely throughout the room and are all calm, friendly and adorable. The kitty below was my favourite. I named her Snowball and we fell in love. IT’S SO FLUFFY!!! When I wasn’t obsessing over cats, I did touristy things such as climbed the 200+ steps to Tian Tan Buddha. When you reach the top, you get a gorgeous view of the sea, mountain tops and Big Buddha himself. Did you know Big Buddha faces north toward mainland China? And the statue costs roughly $60 million HK dollars (which is about $11 million CDN)? The more …