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Temple Street Market, located in the areas of Jordan and Yau Ma Tei in Kowloon, Hong Kong.

Temple Street Market, located in the areas of Jordan and Yau Ma Tei in Kowloon, Hong Kong.

Vertical Slums • Kowloo Walled City, Hong Kong-still think we need to change the word "slum" though and give people living there more dignity, don't they deserve that much?

Vertical Slums • Kowloo Walled City, Hong Kong-still think we need to change the word "slum" though and give people living there more dignity, don't they deserve that much?

Over time, both the British and the Chinese governments found the massive, anarchic city to be increasingly intolerable - despite the low reported crime rate in later years

Kowloon Walled City: A rare insight into one of the most densely populated places on earth which housed 50,000 people

Over time, both the British and the Chinese governments found the massive, anarchic city to be increasingly intolerable - despite the low reported crime rate in later years

One of the great contributions to the richness of Hong Kong’s urban scene were without doubt the caged balconies that lined the elevations not only of the Walled City, but also of many of the city’s other older tenement buildings. Sadly now but a distant memory, since they were classified as illegal structures in the late 1990s and torn down, these practical and otherwise very necessary additions to life in a tiny apartment were a source of constant delight.

One of the great contributions to the richness of Hong Kong’s urban scene were without doubt the caged balconies that lined the elevations not only of the Walled City, but also of many of the city’s other older tenement buildings. Sadly now but a distant memory, since they were classified as illegal structures in the late 1990s and torn down, these practical and otherwise very necessary additions to life in a tiny apartment were a source of constant delight.

Inside the Kowloon Walled City where 50,000 residents eked out a grimy living in the most densely populated place on earth

Kowloon Walled City: A rare insight into one of the most densely populated places on earth which housed 50,000 people

Inside the Kowloon Walled City where 50,000 residents eked out a grimy living in the most densely populated place on earth

A review of Moreish & Malt afternoon tea, a chic, western style restaurant in Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

Moreish and Malt Afternoon tea: a review

A review of Moreish & Malt afternoon tea, a chic, western style restaurant in Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

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