What are the particular advantages of living in this city?

See above. Living in a large city with tons to do while at the same time being surrounded by breathtaking views and green space. - Jul 2018

It is a vibrant, fast-paced city. It is close to many other locations in Asia and reasonably close to the South Pacific and Middle East. There are lots of options for eating, shopping, and outdoor activities. This is one of the most expensive places in the world to live and I don't think it would be possible to save money living here. - Apr 2016

Great base for touring Southeast Asia - local flights aren't cheap but there are deals to be had. The city is one of the world's great metropolises, with fabulous food, and also has outer islands and lovely hiking areas. - Feb 2015

As with any large, cosmopolitan, first world city, there are many advantages (but it will cost you): fine dining, nightlife, travel to SE Asia. Exploring the back alleys and "off the beaten path" is also very interesting. - Feb 2015

Hong Kong is an amazing post! It is so close to so many great travel opportunites like Thailand, Vietnam, the Phillipines, and mainland China. HK itself, has so many interesting places to visit and there is something for everyone here. The city MTR is very clean and easy to get around. This is the safest city I have ever lived in. HK is quite expensive, when it comes to housing, schools, eating out, but there are some really cheap places outside of Central. The weather is hot and humid during the summer, but gradually cools down in autumn. Occasional typhoons come through and bring wind and rain. In the winter, it can get pretty chilly. - Mar 2012

It's a very modern, cosmopolitan city. You can live in a very developed city, and still experience a lot of different cultural aspects. It's centrally located in SE Asia, so a good hub for regional travel. There's a lot of activity always going on here, you can experience a lot of different types of events and activities. - Mar 2012

It's an extraordinarily easy place to get things done. Everything is very convenient and efficient. As one of the special advantages, I would say that there is an endless variety of eating and cuisine options. - Aug 2010

Great cosmopolitan city - all kinds of dining, shopping, entertainment. Great transportation hub. - Jun 2010

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