About Walk in Hong Kong

Starting out in 2013 as a venture among a few friends to bring the culture of walking tours to Hong Kong, Walk in Hong Kong has since transformed to the city's leading cultural enterprise. We specialize in curating memorable experiences that tell the mesmerizing stories of our bustling metropolis.

We are known for our wonderful storytelling. We make what might otherwise be dry history lessons into memorable experiences, rooted in Hong Kong’s people and culture. Our walking tours are well loved by travellers, corporates, schools, families, and locals alike.

Coming from a variety of professional backgrounds, each of our knowledgable guides has plenty of personal stories to share about this fair city. Most importantly, they all live a shared passion to promote Hong Kong beyond what's in the usual guidebooks.

Our vision does not stop there. While we are not an NGO, we are a company with a strong social mission. Despite our small scale, we are an influential advocate for heritage conservation and driving social changes. In 2016, our team successfully lobbied for a Grade 1 historic building status for State Theatre in North Point, helping preserve one of the city's most important theatrical venues.

Our vision

Build something that Hong Kong has never seen before.

Our Story

  • Aug 2013

    Walk in Hong Kong is born!

  • Dec 2016

    State Theatre Conservation: achieved Grade I historic building status

  • Apr 2017

    HSBC Youth Business Gold Award

  • Jun 2017

    Hong Kong LGBT+ Inclusion Index Top SME Employer Award

  • Aug 2017

    Collaborating with the Hong Kong Tourism Board in creating the Old Town Central campaign

  • Jul 2018

    First Hang Lung Young Architects Program completed

  • Sep 2018

    Sham Shui Po Hong Kong Tourism Board Campaign

  • May 2019

    Earned TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame status

Our Team

Nurses, architects, government officials, academics... Our tour guides come from all walks of life, yet they share the same passion — telling you the city's mesmerizing tales (we do have a certified hypnotist on board!) and their own equally fascinating stories. Learn more about our co-founders, team members and some of our guides here:

(Kudos to Rayman Cheuk - Photographer for the great photos!)

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Paul Chi-yuen Chan

Co-founder & CEO

An erstwhile academic, a former ministerial aide, and a man of finance in his previous incarnation, Paul is principally an avid traveller. Outside of work, he can be found temple or village-hopping. By founding Walk in Hong Kong, Paul is determined to show the world that his home turf is not just a fishing-village-turned-metropolis, since there are actually more mesmerizing stories to tell!

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Haider Kikabhoy

Co-founder

Born into a family of natural storytellers, Haider grew up spellbound by the tales he heard from Hong Kong’s past century. He stalks the city’s streets in an imagined time machine, bent on resurrecting fabled buildings from the ashes of time. Whimsical and wry, his walks are a jukebox of Hong Kong’s eccentricities.

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Chung-wah Chow

Co-founder

Chungwah is a travel writer in both English and Chinese. She’s co-authored Lonely Planet guides to Hong Kong, China and Taiwan, as well as written for the BBC, CNN and various Asian media outlets. She enjoys ikebana, chado and yoga. As a careful yet adventurous traveller, she explores haunted house at midnight, challenges herself for a volcano excursion and graveyard is on her top visit list!

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Managing Director
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Marketing & Communications Manager
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Samson

Business Development Officer
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Janice

Project Officer
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Audrey

Guide
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Miranda

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Annie

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Anson

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Francis

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Liz

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William

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Megan

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James

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Ken

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Rosen

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Oskar

Project Manager
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Stephanie

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Ling

Social Media Strategist
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August 26, 2020

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August 13, 2020
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N個烏龍香港街名 Lost in Translation: Wrongly Translated Street Names in Hong Kong

June 29, 2020
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[咁烏龍嘅!]  香港早期嘅街道係有英文名先,再由師爺翻譯做中文。但係當年嘅官員(莫非叫阿Chirs?)嘅英語程度參差,擺咗唔少烏龍。經我哋絕對唔烏龍嘅求證,發現呢啲錯誤可以分為幾個 Level: In the old days, Hong Kong’s streets were firs…

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Walk with Hong Kong Campaign ╴如何運用英語講故事技巧搵一份好工?

May 28, 2020

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New Trailer Video: What Do Ghosts Eat? Wan Chai Ghosts and Food Tour

April 9, 2020
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Explore Hong Kong’s traditional beliefs and delicious treats with us! Check out our latest trailer video, and join our wickedly fun tour once the pandemic is over!

【活現香港隨筆】陳智遠:擁抱時代挑戰 迎接旅業革命

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