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Top 5 things to do in your first week in Hong Kong

Chatteris' own Ashley Measures on making the most of week one.

1. Get a Sim Card
You land in Hong Kong on your first day, the heat hits you and you need to immediately text your mum, best friend, bae, group chat and your pet to tell them how hot it is. In order to do this, you need the ever precious data we rely on. Thankfully China Mobile offers the “Lite Data Package” - unlimited data for ten days for just 30HKD (£3). Don’t worry about where to get it either, just bring an unlocked smartphone and a SCNET will help you set it up.
2. Try Dim Sum
Dim Sum is the ultimate Hong Kong dining experience although Korean Barbeque is a close second. Dim Sum is a collection of dishes to be shared with everyone and drank with tea, dishes range in variety from shrimp dumplings to egg tart. Each restaurant has its own speciality so have a quick google before you go, my personal favourite is Tim Ho Wan and BBQ Pork Buns. Don’t be scared to try new dishes (the brave can order chicken feet) as they a…

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