1. How to Walk up to The Peak in Hong Kong

    The view of Hong Kong from Victoria Peak is one of the most iconic city views in the world and is usually at the top of every to-do list when visiting Hong Kong. The easiest, quickest and most popular way to get to the Peak is to take the famous Peak Tram which takes seven minutes to get to the top however there can often be long lines which during busy times of the year and on clear days can sometimes be several hours long. (more…)

  2. Cheung Chau Island – Hong Kong

    Cheung Chau on a Saturday in August. Everything about that sentence indicates it’s not the best idea in the world but this is where I found myself a few weekends ago whilst on a quick trip to Hong Kong. I had originally wanted to visit on a weekday however my work schedule did not work out so with nothing else to do at a weekend, I decided on a quick trip to Cheung Chau. (more…)

  3. Peng Chau Island – Hong Kong

    I’m always looking for new places to visit during my almost monthly trips to Hong Kong and earlier this year I read about the Outlying Islands of Cheung Chau and Peng Chau which are both easily accessible by ferry from Central. (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…)