I had zero intention of writing this blog post. Even when I first stumbled across the street, the thought hadn’t crossed my mind.
After having lunch at the prominent and long established名寶石餐廳 Tiffany Restaurant, I had some spare time and wanted to head over to White Noise Records, since I was already at Prince Edward’s. Google Maps suggested it was an 11 minute walk from where I was.
White Noise Records was one of the few record stores in Hong Kong that sold indie music, from vinyls to CDs to merchandises, featuring Japanese, American, Hong Kong local artists etc. It used to be upstairs in an unassuming building, but apparently that’s all changed as it has relocated to Tai Nan Street.
Upon arriving to the area, a lot of boutique cafés, stores, leather shops, terrarium shops greeted me. They stood out because of how its exterior look was far different from its adjacent shops, the newer ones being far more elegant and clean. What used to be the “ugly duckling” was turning into a beautiful swan. Continue reading Tai Nan Street 大南街 – the Taiwan of Hong Kong? Boutique shops, cafes, indie music, and more