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"Street Market"

is the most lovely memory that my grandfather would buy me the hand-made candy with his limited salary those years. We were rich in spirits even forgetting physical poverty. Then I fall in love with traveling different "Street Markets" in different cities to find sparks of them. I will post stories, news or anything relevant to Hong Kong Street Market in the blog. I wish this blog could inspire you bring the interests in understanding culture, traveling even trying to protect some traditions of Hong Kong Street Markets.

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  • 63
    Why do I put the “Lost” in heading? Do I really have experience being lost in one market? Actually, I may be influenced by the romanticism to use this word delivering facts, images and feelings of Hong Kong Street Markets in my eyes. Street Markets, also called “Xu Shi”(墟市) in Chinese, stood aside streets offering…
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  • 62
    "Icon feature" represents vitality of a market. You could not image that Thailand Damnern Saduak Floating Market is without water, or Taiwan night fare does not offer delicious cuisine. When we mention the icon of Hong Kong Street Market, you will never ignore the "Red Lamps". Notable interior designer, Douglas Young, cooperated together with Olympian City…
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  • 53
    Several aged Shanghai traditional barbers, average 60 years old, still work in Kiu Kwan Salon near Chun Yeung Street Market in North Point. This salon may be the last and largest Shanghai salon left in Hong Kong, which was opened in 1983. Look at the pictures below, we could see Shanghai feature, professional skills, also could…
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  • 52
    Have you ever tried rice dumplings? If the answer is "NO", then you are lucky! Go to Tai Po, there is delicious rice dumplings. People will not only eat Dimsun in restaurants, they also buy them in street markets. Dimsun is a neglected part of Hong Kong culture, which brings happiness to citizens here. Ms…
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