South Korea: Falling in Love with Seoul

I'd only been back in Hong Kong for 2 and a half days, so it was definitely time to pack my bags and head off again. I was very excited about this one. South Korea had been on my 'list' for sometime after hearing great things about it. I didn't think I'd have the time … Continue reading South Korea: Falling in Love with Seoul

Hong Kong: Po Toi Island & Christmas

Winter has finally hit Hong Kong. The locals are dressing as if we're in the Arctic and there's a December chill in the air which means only one thing - Christmas is coming! Sadly, before my festivities can begin (in Asia's very own answer to Lapland, the Philippines no less!) I have to tie up various … Continue reading Hong Kong: Po Toi Island & Christmas

Hong Kong: First Impressions…

So I made it! After around 15 hours of travelling, two planes, a train and a somewhat dubious taxi, I arrived at my new home for the year last week. Hong Kong is everything I had imagined and more: skyscrapers as far as the eye can see signal a modern metropolis and yet the streets … Continue reading Hong Kong: First Impressions…