Hong Kong: Cheung Chau Island

To recover from the stress of visa-processing, me and my hallmates treated ourselves to a night out in Lan Kwai Fong (LKF) before I had a flick through Lonely Planet to see if there was anywhere nearby I could explore. I stumbled across Cheung Chau Island, a small island close to HK Island, which is … Continue reading Hong Kong: Cheung Chau Island

Getting a Chinese Visa in Hong Kong…

I hate visas. They're up there with seagulls, mushrooms and Sharon Osbourne, though it's normally worth the stress when you get a nice, shiny label for your passport. I perhaps naively thought the process of getting into China would be quite simple, given how close (geographically) Hong Kong and the mainland are, but if anyone … Continue reading Getting a Chinese Visa in Hong Kong…

Hong Kong: Park Life

  I've always really loved big parks in cities. It's really odd that you come to a metropolitan city like Hong Kong and then immediately try to find ways to escape the hustle and bustle, but nowhere really quite gets that contrast like Hong Kong Park, near to Admiralty MTR station in the centre. The … Continue reading Hong Kong: Park Life

Getting to Grips with Hong Kong

Posts are a bit few and far between at the moment so apologies for that. Moving to the other side of the world really takes it out of you and so this is the first chance I've had to really sit and down and write a blog post. I feel like most posts are just … Continue reading Getting to Grips with Hong Kong