Day 5. Travelling from Bangkok to Hong Kong

Our final morning in Bangkok but plenty of time to enjoy one last omelette cooked to perfection from the hotel’s egg station.  After checking out of the Holiday Inn Silom we returned to Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport via the BTS Sky Train, changing at Phaya Thai for the Airport Express.  Thankfully, it was much quieter than when we arrived on Friday evening.

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Show Cooking Egg Station at Holiday Inn, Silom
The Emirates check in desk was empty so bag drop took no time at all and as we were quite early we found some comfortable seats in one of the airside cafes and settled down with cappuccino’s and our iPads.  King Power who run the Thai Duty Free shops are also owners of Leicester City Football Club and they had a large stand selling club merchandise as the team have just been crowned champions of the UK Premier League against all the odds!

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On board our A380 flight to Hong Kong
Our Emirates flight to Hong Kong departed on time, another A380 for this short (3 hour) flight which seemed to pass very quickly as we were served drinks and a full meal.
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Meal on board Emirates flight Bangkok to Hong Kong

Passing through Hong Kong’s airport was quick and easy and just outside the arrivals hall we boarded the City Flyer bus (A11) to North Point where our hotel was located, fare $HK40 each.  The double decker buses have plenty of luggage storage space and comfortable seats for the scenic journey which passes along the Lantau Link and Western Harbour on its way to North Point.  This is my 4th visit to Hong Kong, one of my favourite destinations and the second time we have stayed at the Ibis Hotel, North Point.  The bus terminated in North Point bus station just across the road from our hotel so we had no difficulty manoeuvring our luggage.

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View from our room at the Hotel Ibis, North Point
We’d again booked a room with a harbour view which was on the 20th floor.  Rooms are small but fully equipped with the large window and high ceiling making it seem light and airy.  After settling in, we wandered round the North Point neighbourhood, the temperature here being cooler than Bangkok and just perfect for us.

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Sun Chiu Kee, North Point
We settled on a restaurant called  Sun Chiu Kee on the King’s Road for dinner, sharing two dishes – braised beef with fried noodles and a chicken curry with rice, just having green tea to drink.  We continued our walk, taking in the bustling street scene and admiring the delightful old trams as they rattled along the road.  We then returned o our hotel feeling happy to be back in this vibrant city for the next week.

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41 thoughts on “Day 5. Travelling from Bangkok to Hong Kong

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  3. I am glad that you like the local food. This cafe is a decent one. Usually we call this kind of cafe as “tea-restaurant” which became popular since 1970s. It offers more than 100 Western and Chinese dishes for civilians. Easy to order and not expensive.

    Come back more often !

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  4. Look forward to seeing your pictures from HK! The view from the hotel room is fab! Visited HK last summer for the first time, and loved every bit of it. Want to return one day. Have fun!

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  5. Easy trip to HK with lovely photos Marion; looking forward to your stories from HK – spent six months there working and just loved it. Love the thought of the egg station at your hotel in BKK too…feeling hungry now.

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