Do this hike if you're fairly fit and you want to see some killer views. This hike isn't the easiest but it'll give you insane city, country and island landscapes. What more can you ask for? Duration: 5 hours ish. 2h45m to get to the top if you want to get there for sunset. Hands … Continue reading Hong Kong Hike: Sunset Peak
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Do this hike if you like hikes that pack a serious punch. There are A LOT of stairs that take you up and down the three peaks. Each one around 430m high. Worth it though. Duration: 2h from start to finish. Add another 10 minutes to get to the bus stop at the end. Having been left … Continue reading Hong Kong Hike: Violet Hill & The Twins
So, I finally got the chance to do Dragon's Back last week. The hike is often hailed as one of the top hikes to do in Hong Kong but if there was ever a good time to use the word 'whelmed,' well, now would be it. I cannot be the only person out there who … Continue reading Dragon’s Back – The Most Overrated Hike in Hong Kong?
I went to Zadar last summer. We booked cheap Ryanair flights and headed out for 4 days. It was always a place I’d wanted to visit and now it’s a place that I would love to revisit! Here are my top 5 things to do in Zadar… Plitvice lakes OK, so technically not in Zadar itself … Continue reading That Time I Went to Zadar – Top 5 things to do in Zadar, Croatia
When I was little, sometimes my mum would always drag us out on 'boring adult outings,' when we were in Hong Kong. My brother and I would tail behind the grownups, dragging our feet, eyes fixed on whatever crappy games console we'd picked up at a market that year. The big Buddha was definitely one … Continue reading Donut of My Dreams – Exploring Tai O and the Big Buddha, Hong Kong
I love coffee. I do. It tastes good. But I don't LOVE coffee. Monging around coffee shops though, that, I LOVE. What else do I love? Adding stuff to lists that I've already done purely so I can cross them off straight away. Oh, the satisfaction. Anyway, without further ado, here is a list of … Continue reading List: Coffee Shops to go to in Hong Kong
Hong Kong can be a little intense sometimes. Every now and then, those fast-paced city vibes can feel hard to keep up with, making you crave a bit of peace and quiet. The first time I went to the Chi Lin Nunnery and Nan Lian Gardens, I was surprised by how tranquil it felt despite … Continue reading Chi Lin Nunnery & Nan Lian Gardens – Hong Kong
I love cats. I really do. Babies don’t do it for me. What makes me coo and want to kill myself I can’t deal with the cuteness is a feline fluff ball. Some cats are so cute that sometimes I get that weird urge to eat one (apparently there is a science behind this). So, … Continue reading Feline Fine – Ah Meow Cat Cafe, Causeway Bay Hong Kong
Now the weather is starting to get a little warmer, it’s a great time to make your nerves turn inside out and go cliff jumping in Sai Kung. The first time I went cliff jumping was actually in December and it was so cold that my lips turned purple (although admittedly, this situation seems to … Continue reading Take a leap of faith – Cliff jumping in Sai Kung Hong Kong
Firstly, I am a big fan of lists. BIG fan.One of those people who write lists of lists to make in the future sort of fan. The last time I was in Hong Kong, I hardly did any hikes and shamefully, to this day I still haven't conquered Dragon's Back. In the hope of getting … Continue reading List: Hikes to do in Hong Kong