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Private tour guide Ashley

Ashley Y.

Hong Kong

Hi there! I'm Ashley, the local girl who took Jon Hamm and Richard Ayoade out for street food in Hong Kong on Travel Man (Season 5 Christmas Special).

I'm an enthusiast who's born and raised in Hong Kong. I went to university in Canada and moved back home to launch my career as a professional tour guide in the city that I call home for the past 26 years.

Here's what you can expect from my tours: You get an experience that you'll never be able to find on your own and things that are not mentioned in travel guidebooks.

I take curious travellers out to lesser-known neighbourhoods, local restaurants, hole-in-the-walls in Hong Kong that are similar to what Anthony Bourdain would visit on his travel shows! My tours steer away from touristy crowds and focus on showcasing what makes Hong Kong so unique and how my city has changed from the colonial days to the modern era that we're living in right now. A lot of places with history and traditional craftsmanship are slowly fading away in Hong Kong, and I hope to share these amazing pieces of Hong Kong with my guests during their trips in the city that I call home.

As a classic ENFP, I thrive on connecting with others. I've built relationships with small local business owners over the years and I love taking my guests to their shops so they could learn more about their stories of everyday's life in Hong Kong.

Having grown up in Hong Kong and studied abroad, I also love sharing my unique take on the difference between Chinese and Western culture on my tours.

I've recently been featured on Channel 4's Travel Man (Season 5, Christmas Special episode) with Hollywood actor Jon Hamm and Richard Ayoade and an American travel show called Painting In The Town With Eric Dowdle in October 2018.

A Recent Review of this guide

A great tour. Ate everything. Learned a lot. Ashley is going places you're gonna get a fantastic tour.
Bryan Steven Tindall

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Credentials

- Licensed Tour Guide
- Featured on British travel show Travel Man with Jon Hamm and Richard Ayoade
- Born and raised in Hong Kong, studied in the UK and Canada
- Globetrotter: lived in Montreal, San Francisco, Toronto, Oxford etc

Guide Requirements for Hong Kong

Private tour guide Ashley

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Tours by Ashley Y.

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Private tour guide Ashley

Ultimate Solo Traveller Tour (4 Hours)

 unrated

Traveling alone? Explore another side of Hong Kong through the eyes,...

445 USD per tour

(limit 1 person)

4 hours

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Private tour guide Ashley

Hong Kong Hidden Gems - (For 2 People)

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See the city through the eyes of a local

500 USD per tour

(for up to 2 people)

4 hours

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Private tour guide Ashley

Eat Like Bourdain In Hong Kong (For 2,...

Try all the real good stuff with a food enthusiast!

445 USD per tour

(for up to 2 people)

4 hours

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Eat Like Bourdain In Hong Kong (For 4,...

 unrated

Try all the real good stuff with a local food enthusiast

580 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

4 hours

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Private tour guide Ashley

Eat Like Bourdain In Hong Kong (For 6,...

 unrated

Try all the real good stuff with a local food enthusiast

720 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

4 hours

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Private tour guide Ashley

Layover City Tour With Private Car

 unrated

The all-in-one tour for you to get the most of Hong Kong

890 USD per tour

(for up to 5 people)

6 hours

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Layover City Tour

 unrated

The experience you cannot miss during your short stay in Hong Kong!

449 USD per tour

(for up to 2 people)

4 hours

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