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. This app is also now the only way to book an internal Hire Car (ie Taxi) in 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.
  • iDiscover Hong Kong – Explore Hong Kong like a local.
  • ESF Mobile VLE