The easiest way to picture Hong Kong is as a Chinese version of New York. Expect skyscrapers, bright lights, packed streets the city even has its own Times Square. This is the financial hub of Asia, as well as a commercial one import/export businesses in particular are huge here. Pacific Place is the Madison Avenue or Rodeo Drive of Hong Kong, only everything's encompassed in an indoor mall thus, more compact and temperature controlled. Hit Stanley Market for discounted merchandise and seconds, plus souvenirs and silk garments.The best way to see the city in its entirety is to take the Ocean Star Ferry from Hong Kong to mainland Kowloon. For barhopping and restaurants, check out Lan Kwai Fong. If you have an extra day, boat over to Macau for a day of gambling in Asia's answer to Vegas.