It may only cover a small area but it is full of reasons to spend a few days here. There is the hectic everyday life combined with amazing energy. There is outstanding shopping ranging from vibrant street markets such as the incomparable Stanley Market to stores selling luxury brand merchandise. The traditional side of Hong Kong is to be found in its narrow alleyways and its many temples and pagodas. A must is a trip on the Star Ferry between Kowloon and Hong Kong Island.