A trip to the happiest place on Earth! Disneyland Hong Kong

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I can show you the world,

Shining, shimmering, splendid,

Tell me princess, now when did you last let your heart decide?

I can open your eyes,

Take you wonder by wonder….

What a magnificent world Disney takes us too – when we pop on a film, listen to a Disney song, or engross ourselves some other way in the stories of the characters of Disney.

What fun it was then, when I got the chance to indulge my inner child (Basically still 25-year-old me anyway) with a visit to Disneyland Hong Kong!

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Stunning sights of Lantau Island and the Big Buddha

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Apart from the city sights of Hong Kong, which are not to be missed, there is also a part of Hong Kong that allows you to escape the hustle and bustle of the massive metropolis.

To the northwest of the main part of Hong Kong (Hong Kong Island and Kowloon), lies Lantau Island.

Many people know Lantau Island as the home of Disneyland Hong Kong, but there are some other attractions of the Island too – namely, the Cable Car and Big Buddha.

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One day in Macau

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As Macau is so easily accessible from Hong Kong, it’s often on the list of ‘things to do’ for many travellers.

I’d heard all these stories about the beautiful old buildings and structures in this city which feels like a throwback to colonial times, and so I thought I must visit too.

I’m going to be honest: I ended up feeling neither here or there on the topic.

Yes, some of the buildings in Macau were pretty, and I got to see some historic landmarks, but apart from that we just walked around in the stifling heat.

I guess if we were into Casinos and high-end shopping we might have been more taken with Macau, but I kind of left feeling like the day could have been better spent.

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