Easy Hike: Sheung Yui Country Trail + Folk Museum (Sai Kung)

First week of February, Hong Kong 2018: Cold AF!!! Guys what is the matter with this weather?! We almost backed out of the hike because temperatures were going below 10 degrees Celsius. Giuli and Franchi actually wore TWO pairs of jeans that day as they were traumatised from a whole week of almost freezing to … Continue reading Easy Hike: Sheung Yui Country Trail + Folk Museum (Sai Kung)

High Junk Peak Country Trail: Medium Beach/Summer Hike

After a months-long hiatus (I really can't remember the last time I hit the trails), I finally made it back yesterday for the Monday off. Of course, I chose one of the easier looking itineraries to warm myself up for the full-blown hiking season: High Junk Peak Country Trail. Difficulty: Medium (2/4) Distance: 6.4 km Duration: … Continue reading High Junk Peak Country Trail: Medium Beach/Summer Hike

Quick & Gorgeous Coastal Hike: Lung Ha Wan Country Trail (Clearwater Bay)

Sometimes you don't have to go too far to get to somewhere gorgeous. Lung Ha Wan was discovered because Czarina took her 4-year-old son Ethan along, so I had to choose something quick but worthy. After reading that it was a favourite film location for directors, I immediately knew it would be spectacular...   Difficulty: Easy to Medium … Continue reading Quick & Gorgeous Coastal Hike: Lung Ha Wan Country Trail (Clearwater Bay)

Easy Beach Hike: Pak Tam Au to Sai Wan Beach, Sai Kung

Distance: 8.2 km (If you want to do the whole section of Maclehose, it's 13.5km) Difficulty: Easy to medium Duration: 2 hours Happy New Year Everyone! It's been half a year since I've updated this blog, and since then I've moved to a new site. However, I did return to Hong Kong for a project from August to November, and … Continue reading Easy Beach Hike: Pak Tam Au to Sai Wan Beach, Sai Kung

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

The best place to park your junkboat in Hong Kong : Sai Kung’s Ninepin Island Group

Summer's not over yet, folks! And believe it or not, this was my first junk of the year. And one of the best I've had in Hong Kong! A huge factor was the environment - our boat was parked in the best waters I have ever seen here. The sea was pollution-free, there was no more than 3 … Continue reading The best place to park your junkboat in Hong Kong : Sai Kung’s Ninepin Island Group