24 May '11, 11am

The Twitter Traveller

Nicholas Yong will attempt to make his way around Hong Kong, guided solely by your Twitter tips IS IT possible to explore a city using Twitter? No tour guides, no guide books - just an ever-changing itinerary pieced together in real-time by friends and strangers via Twitter? I'm about to find out. This Saturday, May 28, I will travel around Hong Kong for 24 hours on a budget of $100, based entirely on your Twitter recommendations. How you can help - Know Hong Kong like the back of your hand? Share your best travel tips with me at www.twitter.com/incoherentboy. - I am looking to explore places that are off the beaten track, so try and avoid recommending the usual touristy places. Tell me where the hidden gems are instead. - Use the hash tags #hktwitrip and #hongkong in your tweets. Include actual addresses (e.g. 487 Nathan Rd) and not hyperlinks, whenever possible. - Give m...

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