Beautiful Coastal Walk with Secret Beaches: Lantau Trail Section 7, Tai O

Nobody else I know has done this - one of the most beautiful seaside walks I've done, certainly the prettiest and most underrated trail I've discovered this year so far Distance: 10.5 kilometres Duration: 3 hours Difficulty: Moderate - the official hiking guide of the government rates this a 3/3, but I wouldn't put it on … Continue reading Beautiful Coastal Walk with Secret Beaches: Lantau Trail Section 7, Tai O

Rainy Day Hike: Tung O Ancient Trail from Tung Chung (MTR) to Tai O Fishing Village

"But what will we do if it rains?" "Exactly the same thing we would do if it weren't raining..." That's what Moritz's uncle told his dad in Alaska and that's exactly what we did last Saturday. Rain or shine, there was no way we were staying indoors being couch potatoes. (I mean, we could've gone to … Continue reading Rainy Day Hike: Tung O Ancient Trail from Tung Chung (MTR) to Tai O Fishing Village

*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

Ping Shan Heritage Trail: Pre-colonial Hong Kong

Centuries before the British arrived, Hong Kong's New Territories were populated by walled villages built by clans to protect themselves from bandits, pirates, and even roving tigers... Want to escape Hong Kong this weekend but not really feeling energized enough for a hike? The Ping Shan Heritage Trail in Tin Shui Wai/Yuen Long is the perfect day … Continue reading Ping Shan Heritage Trail: Pre-colonial Hong Kong

Beach Hike/Coastal Walk: Shek Pik Reservoir to Shui Hau Lantau Trail Stage 9

Distance: 6.5 kilometres Duration: 2 hours (You can do it faster if you run, which is possible especially in the downhill/flat parts in the start and end of the trail) Difficulty:  Easy Walk. Perfect for beginners, or for warm weather. Date: Sunday 28 September 2014 On the Sunday of our Mui Wo Staycation (post and link up soon). See … Continue reading Beach Hike/Coastal Walk: Shek Pik Reservoir to Shui Hau Lantau Trail Stage 9