Life in Hong Kong

The British introduced their way of life to the colony. Street and place names are British. Schools, colleges and universities follow the British educational system. British customs like horse racing or five o'clock teatime are also common in Hong Kong. Western entertainment is dominant all across the city. Fast food restaurants mix with typical Chinese cuisine.

Hong Kong is a very expensive place to be. Housing prices are generally high, rich people live in high-rise apartment buildings while the poorer population often have small huts or houses and only a few square meters of land.

Kin Ming Estate - A modern high-rise complex
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Huts and houses on stilts in a part of Hong Kong
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