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We had our dinner at Disney HK Hotel where we could take unlimited pictures with the characters without queuing. However the downside is the dinner is pricy but still the food there is worth the price paid.
Our Canon IXUS 120 IS ran out of battery after working for 6 hours in the day time for us. We did charged the camera a day before. So maybe you might want to prepare a spare battery for your camera or bring along a spare camera if you foresee high usage during travelling. Make sure your memory card do have enough storage too. (We are having a 16GB memory card.)
Places of Interest Visited:
- Disneyland of Hong Kong
- Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel
The above are some travel tips I could share based on my own experience. Read on to find out more of what we did in Hong Kong!
It’s indeed very tiring to travel with active toddler. Out of sudden Yvette wanted to walk so much in HK and both of us spent time just to chase after her and ensure her safety. We were only back in the hotel at 11 pm. After bathing Yvette and reading night time story, it was past midnight, so today we were only up at 10 am and Yvette only waked up at 11 pm.
I went to the nearest food café to get breakfast. I always like to eat like local when come to meal in foreign land. And to be very candid, in term of “Dim Sum”, any food stall in HK is as good. I brought congee, glutinous rice, noodles, carrot cake and coffee. My hubby commented their carrot cake really nice after eating them.
Since yesterday, I notice Yvette didn’t like to be bathed in the bath tub. She will wail when she needs to be bathed. I still couldn’t figure out why. What I did was to quickly bathe her and bring her out of the tub. (She was so happy when the bathing was done.)
I dressed her a little bit like princess today. I put on the newly brought legging for the first time. (However, I didn’t manage to take a nice picture.) We started to travel after Yvette was ready. And we were heading to Disneyland of Hong Kong.
We took MTR from Jordan to Lai King and change toward Tung Chung/Disneyland Resort Line. From this line, we have to change again at Sunny Bay to Disney. The whole journey took us about 40 mins. We both like the train carriage that took us to Disney. It’s cute.
We finally landed Disney Station at around 12 noon. It’s a long walk from the station to Disney. We stopped by at a few landmarks to take pictures.
Upon entering the park, the first stall Yvette landed her eye on was the stall selling umbrella and this was the first item we purchased in Disney. (The umbrella we brought from Daiso was tear by Yvette a few weeks ago.) Sometimes I really find Yvette is such a weirdo. She like umbrella… Hmmmm…
Anyway, she was really happy to have possession of it.
We rented the stroller for HKD 60 with deposit of HKD 40. We were surprise Yvette signalling to us, she wanted to sit on it. I thought this will only for us to put our bags.
Then we moved on into the park. The Main Street USA of the park was presented to us. We went round.
We entered the Tomorrowland of the park after exploring the Main Street USA. Tomorrowland was filled with Thrills and Laughs in Space.
We only took one ride – Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters – in this subdivision of the park. Daddy was enjoying himself when taking the ride and busy shooting the target. (To us, some ride in this section was a bit dangerous for Yvette to ride it on.) We watched Stitch Encounter in Cantonese. Very funny. We also watched Jammitors on the street.
We had some shopping at the merchandise shop before we had a simple lunch.
We moved on to the Fantasyland after our stomach was filled with food.
We took Cinderella Carousel, Dumbo The Flying Elephant & Mad Hatter Tea Cups. And we missed all the shows.
Yvette was really nonchalant when we were on the ride. Daddy tried to lift up the atmosphere for her by making many funny faces but still, she not getting any kick of taking all these rides. I wonder was she scared or she just didn’t like it. She only gotten warm up when we were riding the Dumbo The Flying Elephant due to this ride was surrounded by water.
Yvette finally dozed off around at 3.45 pm. (Toddler on travel usually won’t sleep at the normal nap time and they tend not to want to sleep. I guess they also didn’t want to miss out the fun.)
While she was sleeping, both of us entered Adventureland. Personally I feel this section will be the least attractive for children of Yvette’s age group but I am sure if Yvette was awake, she will love this section due to she can see plenty of water.
Due to Yvette was sleeping; we didn’t take any ride nor watch any show. We just stroll around. We were amazed by the waterfall effect.
Yvette didn’t nap for long. Slightly over an hour. We went back to Fantasyland to have one or two rides before we decided to leave the park to Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel for dinner. We planned to come back for the firework show at 8 pm.
On our way out, we saw “Snow White”, “Cinderella” and a “unknown” character to me. We tried to take picture of them but we could take a nice one as many tourist & local rushed toward them for picture too.
We took a shuttle bus from Disney Land to the Hotel. The pick point of the shuttle bus was not obvious and we actually missed it. We walked till the end of the walk way and luckily we could check with the staffs that stationed around there.
Their buffet serves anything from International buffet, to Japanese food, Dim Sum, their Local Delight, Indian cuisine, etc. They even have a special corner for the kid too. Their desserts were marvellous. I love their high chair that Yvette was sitting on. It was so sturdy and classy.
Yvette had so much food there. This was the first time she was really eating buffet. She just sat there eat and eat and eat.
Alas, we did not go back because too much good food there!
P/S: We didn’t take many pictures of the hotel and the restaurant we dine. It’s because our camera was running out of battery after “working” for 6 hours in daytime.