15 Brilliant Hong Kong Hikes (Part 2)

A month ago I posted the first part of a post detailing my top 15 hikes in the trekking oasis that is Hong Kong. Here I conclude my countdown, in no particular order, of my favourite places to escape from it all in this sprawling metropolis... Maclehose Trail Section 6 || Duration: 2 hours || … Continue reading 15 Brilliant Hong Kong Hikes (Part 2)

15 Brilliant Hong Kong Hikes (Part 1)

Before I came to Hong Kong, I had never hiked. In fact, my idea of exercise was opening a tin of Aldi pasta sauce (and if you've ever tried it, you'll know how much of a workout that can be). It was probably one of the biggest surprises to me that Hong Kong is laden … Continue reading 15 Brilliant Hong Kong Hikes (Part 1)

5 (More) Places to Escape Hong Kong

Last year I made a post of some of the best places to escape the hustle and bustle of Hong Kong. Since returning to the city in August, I've found a wealth of new places which ooze chill and beauty so I thought it was time to post an update. I've only just realised that … Continue reading 5 (More) Places to Escape Hong Kong

5 Reasons to visit Battambang

Before I visited Cambodia, I had the usual sights in mind: Angkor Wat, the Killing Fields, possibly the southern beaches if the weather was good. A place that hadn't really been on my radar was the quaint city of Battambang in the North West (you can take the boy out of Warrington...) but it ended … Continue reading 5 Reasons to visit Battambang

5 Places to Escape Hong Kong

It's funny how you can move to a dynamic city that never sleeps then spend the whole time you're there finding places to 'get away' from it all and relax. I love the buzz of Hong Kong and I wouldn't swap the adrenalin rush I get when walking amongst its streets for anything. But sometimes … Continue reading 5 Places to Escape Hong Kong

Countdown: My Top 10 Buddhas…

Yesterday I headed over to the 10,000 Buddhas Monastery in Sha Tin in the New Territories. There truly is a weird and wonderful Buddha for every occasion. It was a tough call, but I've managed to narrow down my favourites down to a select few. So here are my best-loved Buddhas, from the celebrity dopplegangers … Continue reading Countdown: My Top 10 Buddhas…