The beginnings of our Trip! Hong Kong xxx

After all of the tears and farewells we’re finally off. My first ever time flying business was absolutely incredible, never known anything like it, don’t worry- the girl Jamie has his arm round is a cardboard cut out! We had a couple of glasses of fizz (honestly!) and we nearly missed our flight. We boarded with about 10 minutes to spare- that would have been pretty embarrassing!!!

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So here we are getting tipsy in the dearture lounge- and the obvious selfie:

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I felt spoilt rotten on the flight, everything was perfect and although it felt incredibly civilised, But- I can’t lie, I woke up feeling pretty rough- its a slippery slope when you’re favourite white and red are free flowing! I think you can probably spot the deterioration in our photos hahaha

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So… entirely self inflicted, and thank goodness my hangover blew out by the time we left the airport. Walking in to Hong Kong is like nothing else I’ve done before. Although mum took me here when I was little I hardly remember it. I LOVE IT ALL!! The heat, the noise, the crowds, the buildings and everywhere that hot-dirty-city smell. Jamie is my rock, he’s taken care of everything, travelling aroung the city with him is like going around London with a Londoner.

We arrived at our hotel around 9:30 HK time (2:30 BST): the Harbour Grand on HK island. The service in this place really is a standard above, the staff are all genuinely friendly and helpful. More free beer- uh-oh. We did well to stay awake all day. Taking full advantage of the lounge club benefits, an embarrassing amount of empty Tsingtao bottles was growing on our table ( I blame the boys completely of course). Later on- the pool.

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We had chosen this hotel for the view…and seriously what a view:

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The first two are from the lounge and the third was from our room. Honestly do not have a single complaint about this hotel.

So… an amazing flight to a perfect hotel and here our luxury ends! Today we checked into our apartment in Mong Kok, its actually very nice, small but to be expected- good shower, very clean, big fridge and decent bedrooms. The food stalls and night markets around us are something else- and constantly, constantly the heat!

Our love to everyone back home, we miss you. More to follow……….

 

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