Circle Hong Kong's largest reservoir on a day trip hiking one of the territory's most scenic trails Difficulty: Hard! 5/5 - It's difficult but not deadly as the hike of death Distance: 15.5km (Prepare to walk 20+km) Duration: 7 hours Among Hong Kong's most beautiful (yet longer) hikes is this trail well worth a day … Continue reading Hong Kong’s Best Day Hike: Plover Cove Reservoir Country Trail
In the beginning of 2020, I decided to join my first ever detox programme in Hong Kong to reset my digestive system. I write here an honest detox diary of my experience... I wasn’t convinced I wanted to go through a detox. My sister told me she would get it as a Christmas gift to … Continue reading REVIEW: 6-Day Detox at Flex Studio Hong Kong
This unbelievably beautiful stream trek on Lantau Island turned into what felt like the pilot episode of Survivor Hong Kong after we decided to keep going when the path disappeared and turned vertical... Difficulty: Extremely difficult and dangerous Distance: Some 10km Duration: 5 hours We were a group of six reasonably fit guys and gals in … Continue reading Stream Trekking in Hong Kong: Wong Lung Hang on Lantau Island
My personal experience trying SMP or Scalp Micro-Pigmentation in Hong Kong with HIS Hair Anyone who knows me knows that I'm big on anything and everything beauty. I test and try out as many treatments, products and procedures as I possibly can, volunteering to be a guinea pig for several studios and therapists from Brazilian waxing … Continue reading Hair Transplant vs. Scalp Micro Pigmentation in Hong Kong?
Eight years in Hong Kong, and I finally tried that obscure "dinner on a boat" in the Typhoon Shelter just off Causeway Bay. Am I glad I did it? Yes! Was it worth the money? Yes! Would I do it again? Probably not! Would I recommend it? Yes! (Especially if you like seafood with a … Continue reading REVIEW: Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter Dinner on a Boat
I stumbled upon this "Secret Island" while checking ferry schedules to Tap Mun (Grass Island). There was a kaito (water taxi) that departed from Sai Wan Ho on Island East to a place I've never heard before: Tung Lung Chau. Little did we know we were in for such beauty on the most perfect of spring … Continue reading Hong Kong’s Best Kept Secret Island: Tung Lung Chau
Hong Kong may be experiencing a heatwave downtown, but you'll be surprised at how cool it can get in the forest landscapes of Kowloon north(west). Last weekend we headed to Kap Lung (west of Tai Mo Shan) for a dose of much needed green scene... Distance: 4km Duration: 1.5 hours Difficulty: Super Easy (downhill) The Kap Lung Forest Trail … Continue reading Shady Summer Hike: Kap Lung Forest Track (Easy/Beginner)
Ever get that itch to kill zombies that just won't go away? If you know what I'm talking about, READ ON. This is about to get exciting... *Note: All the videos have the same intro but different clips The part where you have to avoid the deadly laser beams passing overhead https://youtu.be/_L6rHfUoDzo It was one … Continue reading Zombie-slaying in Hong Kong with Sandbox VR
What do you do when it starts to get way too hot to hike yet you want to get out and into Hong Kong's great outdoors? How about... bird watching? "Avid birder" or not, the Mai Po Nature Reserve managed by WWF Hong Kong is well worth exploring for a few hours. It will take you … Continue reading Mai Po Nature Reserve: Outdoor Activity (Hong Kong’s Night Safari!)
Hiking in a bikini, anyone? With summer in full steam, it's time to check out Hong Kong's many beautiful islands. But if you're not a sunbather like me, you'll be wanting to go an adventure without passing out from heat stroke. Cue Sharp Island, arguably home to the 852's clearest waters... Distance: 2.5km Duration: 1 hour … Continue reading Summer Island Hike: Sharp Island, HK’s Clearest Water?