The Hong Kong lifestyle can be stressful with the work-hard play-hard mentality, however, we thankfully live in 2016 when everything that would ever make our life easier is on an app that we can carry around in our pocket. Here are BloomMe’s favourite lifestyle apps that help us get around Hong Kong!
This app is a saving glory! There are so many cinemas in Hong Kong, with their own rules, sets of films and times and it can all get very confusing when trying to figure out where to see a movie. Luckily the Hong Kong Movie app has an encyclopaedic knowledge of all movies and theatres in the city. From independent movies, to Hollywood blockbusters, this app will say when and where the movie is showing and will even show a seating plan.
For people that love to take in more of Hong Kong than just the city skylines; this is an app from the Hong Kong Tourist Board that provides maps of all the island walks without having to use date in areas where signal is scarce! The Island Walks app includes information for Lamma, Lantau, Cheung Chau and Peng Chau, the perfect places for a scenic stroll. There is also a City Walks app, which is the same concept but for the urban areas of our beloved city
Klook is great app for when you want to delve outside of your comfort zone and try something new in the city. Explore activities and experiences at discounted rates in a multitude of cities in South East Asia, including in Hong Kong and Macua!
4. Pocket Lingo
Okay, so this one is mostly focussed on expats, but it’s useful and essential nonetheless. This handy little app allows you to practice basic Cantonese, that can help you in restaurants, in taxis, and if you’re feeling adventurous maybe it will help you attract a local with the “relationships” section of the app. Its easy to use, and caters for all your needs.
Booking a hotel has never been easier, or cheaper! Hotel Quickly offers the best 3-5 star hotels in 15 countries of the Asia Pacific area, and what’s better is that all their prices are on average 28% cheaper than anywhere else. This app is also seamlessly beautiful, which is always a plus when fantasising about your wanderlust life.
6. Guava Pass
Guava Pass is an incredible app that allows you to book unlimited fitness classes all around Hong Kong. From Yoga and pilates to cross fit and Muay Thai, Guava Pass is lets you find the fitness routine that works for you!
Got a craving for coffee but don’t want to give in to the chains? Kawa is the great new app that lets you find independent coffee shops around the city. Some shops even let you pay on the app so there’s no hassle!
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The Hong Kong lifestyle can be stressful with the work-hard play-hard mentality, however, we thankfully live in 2016 when everything that would ever make our life easier is on an app that we can carry around in our pocket. Here are BloomMe’s favourite lifestyle apps that help us get around Hong Kong! 1. Hong Kong…