Hong Kong is a whirlwind city full of stunning attractions, great food, and incredible shopping spots. The city can be overwhelming, whether or not it’s your first time there. That’s why KKday is here to help you navigate the city like a local with these useful travel apps.
MTR Mobile APP
Master Hong Kong’s train system with the MTR Mobile App. With its user-friendly interface, you get a comprehensive look at everything you need to know about taking the trains. This app is especially useful for planning how to get somewhere, with it’s easy search-route function.
OpenRice Hong Kong
With the OpenRice Hong Kong app, you get insider recommendations of Hong Kong’s best eats. The app boasts of having the most comprehensive dining guide of Hong Kong food, featuring over 40,000 restaurants and 600,000 reviews (READ: Hong Kong Food Even the Locals Love). You can search for your next meal based on cuisine, location, or price range, and even reserve a table (for select establishments) all in one app.
Cantonese by Nemo
Hong Kong enjoys a growing expat community, but it always helps to learn the local lingo. Download Cantonese by Nemo, which helps you learn some very basic, but very useful dialogue. The app comes with a live pronunciation feature, which helps users test out their phrases against a native speaker—especially useful for a tone-sensitive language such as Cantonese. Impress the locals with your great diction, whether you’re ordering at a restaurant, shopping, or asking for directions!
MyObservatory Hong Kong
Hong Kong’s weather can be erratic, making packing and dressing up an absolute chore. Don’t get caught off guard, and download thy My Observatory HK travel app and accurate weather forecasts and upcoming storms.
While taxis are aplenty in Hong Kong, you may not have the time or patience to line up and hail one. Take advantage of Uber’s worldwide reach and use this instead to book a car straight to your destination.
Whether you’re headed for a grand festival like Hong Kong’s Chinese New Year, or just looking for an exciting long weekend, Hong Kong is full of exciting spots to explore. Arm yourself with useful info and these handy travel apps for a great time!