1. Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery – Sha Tin, Hong Kong

    The one place I’ve wanted to visit in Hong Kong for quite some time is the Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery (also known as Man Fat Tsz) located in Sha Tin. Last week my boyfriend was in Hong Kong with me and as he had not visited either, it seemed to be the perfect time to take a trip up to the New Territories. (more…)

  2. The Pompompurin Cafe – Hong Kong

    For my final trip to a character cafe last year in Hong Kong, I decided to visit the Pompompurin Cafe. I will admit I did not know anything about Pompompurin apart from the fact that he is a Sanrio character. I soon discovered he is a golden retriever dog who wears a brown beret (according to his owner he looks like a pudding with his beret on and purin is Japanese for pudding), was born on the 16th April (a sunny day), loves caramel pudding and collects shoes. (more…)

  3. Hello Kitty Secret Garden – Hong Kong

    The next stop on my list of character cafes to visit in Hong Kong was the Hello Kitty Secret Garden cafe located on Ormsby Street in Tai Hang on Hong Kong Island. Thankfully I was staying in nearby Causeway Bay so it only took me just over ten minutes to walk there from my hotel. However if you are using the MTR to get there, then the closest station to the cafe is Tin Hau on the Island Line – you will need Exit B and then it’s just over a five minute walk from there. (more…)

  4. The Lamma Island Family Trail – Hong Kong

    Despite visiting Hong Kong more times than I can remember over the years, I had never visited Lamma Island until September this year.  Lamma Island is only located 3km from Hong Kong Island but is a world away from the Hong Kong we all know due to the fact it has no cars, no high buildings and a very small population.  I discovered that there is an easy hike called the Family Trail between the two towns of Yung Shue Wan and Sok Kwu Wan so I made my plan to visit. (more…)

  5. Snoopy’s World – New Town Plaza, Sha Tin, Hong Kong

    After my visit earlier this year to the Charlie Brown Cafe in Hong Kong, I knew that next on my list of places to visit would be Snoopy’s World – a small “theme park” located in the New Territories on top of the New Town Plaza shopping mall in Sha Tin.  The best thing about Snoopy’s World is that it is completely free of charge to visit. (more…)

  6. Hello Kitty Chinese Cuisine – Hong Kong

    When I first started seeing photos of the themed dim sum at Hello Kitty Chinese Cuisine in Hong Kong, I knew that I had to visit. What’s not to like about a restaurant where everything including the food is themed to Hello Kitty? (more…)

  7. The Charlie Brown Cafe – Kowloon, Hong Kong

    Last month in Hong Kong, I was really excited to be able to visit the Charlie Brown Cafe which is themed to Snoopy and the Peanuts gang. I had originally planned on heading there for lunch however after waking up early on my first morning, I quickly Googled the opening times and discovered that the cafe opened at 08:30am so I could go for a coffee and something to eat much earlier than I expected (more…)

  8. Hong Kong Disneyland Egg-Stravaganza

    As I was in Hong Kong for work earlier this week, I managed to find a few hours spare for a quick visit to Hong Kong Disneyland before flying home to check out the Spring decorations throughout the park. I found out there was a Disney Character Egg Hunt that you could do when at the park. So after grabbing a park map which listed all the different eggs to find (there are over 60 of them), I set off in the hope of finding them all. (more…)

  9. Paint the Night – Hong Kong Disneyland

    I had originally planned to write this blog post with these photos a long time ago…

    I love night time Disney parades (one of my favourites is Dreamlights in Tokyo Disneyland) so I was very excited when last September I received an invitation from being a Hong Kong Disneyland Magic Access (annual pass) member to a preview showing of their new Paint the Night parade. (more…)