Hong Kong does excitement like nowhere else. We love the way the city’s gleaming skyscrapers mix with its colonial vestiges, making for a truly unique ambiance. Here we’ve chosen a few of our favourite Hong Kong videos to give you a flavour of the city’s thrilling atmosphere.
"HONG KONG" by Julian Fuersinger
From locals shopping in a fish market to a camera-waving tourist and someone running for a bus, we think this delicious video captures the energy and beauty that gives the Hong Kong its own brand of magic.
"Hong Kong" by Vicente Sahuc
This video set to the delicate music of Barth decelerates Hong Kong into slow motion, offering the chance to view the city outside of its frenetic pace and capturing beautiful moments of everyday life.
"So Long, My Hong Kong" by Gregory Kane
When videographer Gregory Kane left Hong Kong after six years living there, he shot this video as a love letter to the city. We adore the way he captures iconic scenes with humour and more than a dash of charm.
"Hong Kong Taxi" by Ed Jones
Videographer Ed Jones captures the unique perspective of one of Hong Kong’s 18,000 taxi drivers. We follow along as he takes to his five-hour shift behind the wheel, with time lapse shots taken from the roof and bonnet of the car.
"Hong Kong" by Kadshah Nagibe
This beautifully shot video captures a day in some of our favourite, classic Hong Kong scenes, from the 10,000 Buddhas Monastery to double-decker buses running up and down Central.
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About the author: KatieKatie Manning
Katie is an author for the Virgin Atlantic blog. Despite her urban London residency, Katie can often be found exploring far-flung corners of the globe in search of exciting new experiences and stories. A self-confessed night-owl, she makes it her mission to search out the best cocktail bars and live music venues on each and every expedition. Follow Katie @kt_saramanning