Beach Hike: Long Ke Wan to Tai Long Wan/Sai Wan Beach

Start and end in two of Hong Kong's most beautiful beaches in this medium-difficulty hike, one of the most beautiful and rewarding I've done. Also, an anecdote below on how I almost drowned to death in Tai Long Wan (more like a cautionary tale). Distance: 6km Duration: 2.5 hours Difficulty: Moderate This is the first part of Maclehose Trail … Continue reading Beach Hike: Long Ke Wan to Tai Long Wan/Sai Wan Beach

*New Route!* Easy Hike to The Peak from Central/Admiralty via the Central Green Trail

I discovered this one last night, after following a random road on Google Maps marked "Central Green Trail." I had no idea it ended at The Peak when I began it, but we just kept going up until voi-la! Barker Road, 10 minutes away from The Peak. Distance: 3km (Actually just 2.5km but getting to The … Continue reading *New Route!* Easy Hike to The Peak from Central/Admiralty via the Central Green Trail

Quick Challenging Hike: Lantau Peak (Lantau Trail Stage 3) to the Big Buddha

Difficulty: 3/4 Distance: 4.5 kilometres Duration: 2.15 hours This is a really great trail especially if you want to combine it with some sightseeing, as it either starts or ends at the famous Big Buddha (Ngong Ping) and Po Lin Monastery (which I have yet to properly explore!) The great thing about this hike is that although challenging, … Continue reading Quick Challenging Hike: Lantau Peak (Lantau Trail Stage 3) to the Big Buddha

Cycling in Hong Kong: Nam Sang Wai, Yuen Long (SUPER EASY)

And then it was like we were teenagers again, taking our bicycles to the creek with our friends and weaving through the trees singing songs from the nineties... Distance: 8km Duration: 1.5-2 hours Difficulty: SUPER EASY Scroll down for complete details on getting a bicycle, route map, food options, etc. I'm the kind of person who always wants to … Continue reading Cycling in Hong Kong: Nam Sang Wai, Yuen Long (SUPER EASY)

Best Underrated Hike on Hong Kong Island: Wilson Trail Stage 2

Distance: 6.6 kilometres Duration: 2.5 hours (but it takes a while to get to the starting point, so add half an hour or so) Difficulty:  Medium: Two significant uphill pushes, but they're absolutely worth it. Map: Click here This has got to be Hong Kong Island's best and most overlooked trail. Hong Kong Stage 8, which contains Dragon's Back, may … Continue reading Best Underrated Hike on Hong Kong Island: Wilson Trail Stage 2

Dutch Path: Short and easy “hike” or nature walk in Central/Mid-Levels

Distance: 1.8km (but you can carry on towards other paths/trails if you want)I bet you haven't heard of it. Well, at least I didn't until last weekend when I decided I wanted to go for a walk but wanted nothing too long. Nowadays Hong Kong is too hot for anything strenuous. Still I wanted to … Continue reading Dutch Path: Short and easy “hike” or nature walk in Central/Mid-Levels