Hong Kong (China)
Hong Kong is one of the world's financial hubs, a modern country with a rich, traditional culture. Hong Kong comprises 1100 square kilometres of the south China coastline and a number of islands east of the Pearl River Delta. Hong Kong boasts a superb range of restaurants, due to the importance attached to food in Chinese culture, with the most prominent cooking style is local Cantonese, alongside numerous regional cooking styles and international cuisine. The climate of Hong Kong is subtropical, with very mild winters and hot, rainy, muggy summers which run from June to September.
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The typhoon season in Hong Kong normally runs from April to October. 470,295 British nationals visited Hong Kong in 2019. Most visits are trouble free, but you should take sensible precautions against pick pocketing and other street crime. COVID-19 entry restrictions for Hong Kong may change with little warning, so be sure to check Hong Kong’s current entry restrictions and requirements before you travel. Japanese encephalitis and chikungunya are present in Hong Kong. Ensure to bring mosquito repellents or netting. JE is found throughout Asia. Vaccination is the best form of protection against the mosquito-borne virus.
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