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The Best Of Hong Kong
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By Yannie Chan | April 11th, 2016

As much as we love to complain, there are lots of amazing little things about living in Hong Kong that are worth celebrating every single day. Here’s when you know you’re #winning in Hong Kong.

1. When the bus is about to pull away, but the driver still opens the door for you.

*Tears* Credit: Giphy
*Tears* Credit: Giphy.com

2. When you go to a cha chaan teng, and you can see the egg tarts coming out of the oven.

WARM, CRISPY, FRESH EGG TARTS. YES. Credit: www.reddit.com
WARM, CRISPY, FRESH EGG TARTS. YES! Credit: www.reddit.com

3. When you’re changing trains at Yau Tong or North Point during rush hour, and an EMPTY TRAIN arrives.

NO SQUEEZING NEEDED. Credit: www.cheezburger.com
NO SQUEEZING NEEDED. Credit: www.cheezburger.com

4. When your Octopus card runs out of money, but you find the exact change for your bus ride at the bottom of your purse.

;) Credit: Giphy
😉 Credit: Giphy

5. When your hair looks tamed and frizz-free on a humid day.

I look fabulous today. Credit: Giphy
My super power? Looking fabulous in July. Credit: Giphy.com

6. When you are actually wearing the perfect number of layers: not too hot for outside, and just cozy enough for the insane indoor AC.

My skin is not sticking to my sweater! Credit: Giphy
My skin is not sticking to my sweater! Woo! Credit: Giphy.com

7. When the fruit stall vendor at your local wet market recognizes you and gives you a discount.

People are lovely and amazing. Credit: Giphy
People are lovely and amazing. I’ll take all the kale you have! Credit: Giphy.com

8. When you finally figure out how to navigate Mid-Levels. Going from Elgin Street to Kau U Fong? You know the shortest route and where to get a dollop of free Aesop hand lotion on the way.

Trust me, I got this. Credit: Giphy
Trust me, I got this. Credit: Giphy

9. When you snag a taxi within the first minute. Double happiness when you’re in Central/amber rainstorm/New Territories.

YAY, bye-bye half-hour wait. Credit: Giphy
YAY, bye-bye half-hour wait. You’re a life saber! Credit: Giphy.com

10. When you get a taxi CROSSING THE HARBOR after midnight.

IS THIS A MIRACLE OR WHAT Credit: Giphy
IS THIS A MIRACLE OR WHAT?!! Credit: Giphy.com

11. When you manage to get out of bed and finish a three-hour hike on a Saturday.

Healthy, motivated, welcome to the new me. Credit: Giphy
Healthy, motivated, super fly. Welcome to the new me. Credit: Giphy

12. When you go for hotpot and somehow manage to leave without smelling like hotpot.

The best without the worst of hotpot. Credit: Giphy
Defy the laws of nature. Credit: Giphy

13. When you eat spicy Sichuan noodles without staining your top!

With our mean noodles eating skills. Credit: www.tumblr.com
With our mean noodle-slurping skills. Slow clap. Credit: www.tumblr.com