20 Brilliant Hong Kong Hikes (Part 2)

A month ago I posted the first part of a post detailing my top hikes in the trekking oasis that is Hong Kong. Here I continue my countdown, in no particular order, of my favourite places to escape from it all in this sprawling metropolis…

20 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 ladenContinue reading “20 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 thatContinue 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 endedContinue 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 sometimesContinue 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 dopplegangersContinue reading “Countdown: My Top 10 Buddhas…”