The autonomous Chinese state of Hong Kong is the ideal destination for a short holiday, layover or business trip. Comprising of multiple islands, it boasts a CBD that never sleeps, with restaurants, bars and shops that buzz into the wee hours of the morning.
On top of its nightlife and bargain shopping opportunities, Hong Kong is viewed as a gateway into Greater China, with day trips to the Vegas of Asia, Macau, being a popular option.
With exchange rates tipping in Australia's favour in 2018 you've no excuse to make the most of your dollar for a quick trip to shop to your heart's content at a bargain price.
To get there, Hong Kong is serviced by an international airport which is frequented by major airlines such as Cathay Pacific and Virgin Australia.