Apps-olutely helpful

MTRThere are some really good apps for your smart phone to help you get around and give you a sense of the City. Here are a few to search for:

  • Hong Kong Observatory – gives you weather and storm warning information
  • DB Transport – delivers up to the minute bus and ferry schedules that service Discovery Bay
  • MTR Mobile – trip planners and station information for the MTR
  • Discovery Hong Kong Travel Pack – Food, hiking, walking routs, street markets, etc are provided by the Hong Kong Tourism Board
  • Open Rice – a guide to Hong Kong restaurants including customer reviews.
  • Hong Kong Taxi Translator  a great app for finding and translating addresses in Hong Kong into written Chinese and phonetic Cantonese.