A foreign tourist begs for money in Hong Kong in December 2017. Photo: Twitter

Would you give them money to travel? The rise and fall of Hong Kong’s ‘begpackers’

  • Some busk but others simply stand with signs asking for money, or smile to ‘give back positive emotions’
  • Cold shoulder from locals who see them as young, idle drifters is driving most away from city, especially with street acts dying out
Topic |   City Weekend

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A foreign tourist begs for money in Hong Kong in December 2017. Photo: Twitter
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