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21 Reasons Hong Kong Is The Only Place To Live

Seven million people, doing life right.

1. Because sunrise never looked so lovely as it did rising over the harbor.

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2. Well… maybe I spoke too soon.

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3. And the view of hundreds of skyscrapers lit up at night never gets old.

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4. Because there’s something peaceful about knowing the city is still awake with you.

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5. There is no feeling quite like being immersed in the midst of a moving metropolis.

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6. And having every sense awakened as you walk through the streets.

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7. Even when it rains it’s still one of the most magical places you’ve ever seen.

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8. There is no city that better understands what it means to be an urban jungle.

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9. And no comfort like being nestled in between ancient mountains.

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10. Because even though everything moves so quickly…

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11. …there are just as many moments of absolute stillness.

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12. Moments that make you pause.

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13. Reflect.

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14. And contemplate.

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15. Life in Hong Kong is always surprising.

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16. There is always somewhere to go.

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17. Always something to eat.

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18. And of course always something to marvel at.

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19. In the end, it’s strangely comforting to live in a city with so many people.

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20. Because there’s always something to celebrate.

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21. And frankly, one hell of a view to do it in.

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“You can leave Hong Kong, but it will never leave you.” —Nury Vittachi

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