Kowloon's Tsimshatsui (TST)
A backpacking travel guide to
Tsimshatsui (TST) in Kowloon
You will find here the essential addresses and tips for your
stay in Tsimshatsui (tst), this busy & exciting part of town :
TST (Tsimshatsui) is tourist & backpacker's ghetto of
Hong Kong, at the tip of the Kowloon Peninsula.
Comments : TST is an excellent base for visiting
Hong Kong as beside the best choice of cheap accommodations, it also boost free
internet connection, a good selection of cheap restaurants, good travel agents,
plenty of shopping opportunities, a relaxing park and the nicest view toward HK Island...
What to do
Tsimshatsui (TST) For information, go to the HKTA Office
next to the Star Ferry / For a guesthouse, go to Mirador Arcade or Chung King
Mansion / For a bite, go to a food stall, a fast food or a small Chinese restaurant /
For a view or a jog, go to the Waterfront Promenade / For fresh air,
go to Kowloon Park / For the time, go to the clock in front of the New World
Center in TST (Tsimshatsui) (a surprise every half an hour) / For watching a movie or listening to music,
go to HMV / For reading materials, go to Times The Bookshop / For a pee, go
(well dressed) to Felix, the restaurant at the top of the Peninsula Hotel / For
your brain, go to the HK Museum of Art / For souvenirs, go to Temple Street in
the evening / For internet, go to the Art Library / For electronic goods, go to
HKTA's affiliated shops or Mongkok area /
What you may not like in
Tsimshatsui (TST) : The aggressive touts around
Chung King Mansion for guesthouses, Indian restaurants or tailor made shops /
Hearing "copy watch ?" at every corner / The shops without price tags
/ Loosing big money at such shops / Being with the tourist crowd...
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