Dragon’s Back: Section 8 of Hong Kong Trail

I was just introduced to Hong Kong trails latter part of last year and I’ve been wanting to do it, eversince.  The last time I hiked a mountain was over ten years ago back in the Philippines.  I guess that would make me a novice or an amateur hiker.  After researching about Hong Kong trails and all, along with my wife and some friends, we decided to do it and unmask the side of Hong Kong not everyone get to see.  We knew that the hike would be exciting and of course, rewarding. Continue reading “Dragon’s Back: Section 8 of Hong Kong Trail”

Introduction to Hong Kong Hike

You shouldn’t be faulted if you think that hiking and Hong Kong are never to be associated together.  After all, Hong Kong is one of the most modern and urbanized cities not only in Asia, but, in the world.  High rise buildings and impressive skyscrapers are what Hong Kong is to the rest of the world, but, truth be told, almost two thirds of its geographical area is far from modernity.  Hiking may not be a popular activity for tourists, but, it is something they’re missing out. Continue reading “Introduction to Hong Kong Hike”

Vinyl Records Hunting in Hong Kong

I once said that one of the most awesome sounds in the world is hearing the needle hitting the record and that still stands true.  My generation has seen many kinds of audio format from cassette tapes, to compact disc, to high definition discs and we sure have enjoyed it all.  But, there is no better satisfaction and serenity than what Vinyl record can bring.  The rawness and the feeling of authenticity is unmatched and incomparable.  It might have came before tapes and CDs, but, some audiophiles surely prefer hearing great records played in Vinyl.  It surely is timeless.   Continue reading “Vinyl Records Hunting in Hong Kong”

Lan Kwai Fong, Famous Pub Street in Hong Kong

A tour in Hong Kong is not complete without experiencing the nightlife.  Incredible skyscrapers, enormous theme parks, and marvelous tourist attractions are what keep Hong Kong in the morning alive.  But, after a long day, one might want to relax, grab a beer and enjoy the bustling cosmopolitan anywhere.  Be it in the colorful district of Wan Chai, on any rooftop bars in Kowloon, or in the famous Pub Street of Hong Kong, Lan Kwai Fong, one is off to a good Hong Kong nightlife experience. Continue reading “Lan Kwai Fong, Famous Pub Street in Hong Kong”

Getting to the Consulate General of the United States of America in Hong Kong

There is no Consulate or Embassy of the United States of America in Macau that, all applying for US Visa have to go Hong Kong.  The Consulate General of the United States of America in Hong Kong is one of the busiest establishments in the city catering to at least a hundred people a day for Visa application alone.  It may seem a hassle for people coming from Macau to go to Hong Kong, but, there seemed to be no other option. Continue reading “Getting to the Consulate General of the United States of America in Hong Kong”

3D2N Hong Kong Tour Itinerary

Hong Kong is without a doubt one of the most beautiful cities in the world.  Magnificent skylines, impressive buildings, intriguing blend of Eastern and Western cultures, and numerous tourist spots are what make the city one of a kind.  It is one of the most popular cities, not only in Asia but around the world.  Even in the midst of its popularity and thousands of tourists arrival, Hong Kong has always delivered.  There are many tourist attractions enough to satisfy every travelers around the world.  Here in this article is a sample of Hong Kong Tour Itinerary to help you get around this incredible place. Continue reading “3D2N Hong Kong Tour Itinerary”

When in Hong Kong: Tai O Fishing Village

One would think that Hong Kong is a picture of bustling metropolitan with high-rise buildings and impressive skyline or a picturesque Chinese community with temples found in every corner.  That is not really false, but, the city is a multifaceted metropolis with diverse culture and influences that makes it more endearing for tourists and locals, alike.  A little far away from Hong Kong city, on the island of Lantau, is a fishing village that depicts the early life of native Hong Kong and shows a different side of a rather busy cosmopolitan, and that is the Tai O Fishing Village. Continue reading “When in Hong Kong: Tai O Fishing Village”

Bucket List: Hong Kong Edition

One of the benefits and perks of working in Macau is its accessibility to Hong Kong. Only an hour of ferry ride makes Hong Kong my favorite place to chill and an avenue for releasing stress. Despite the numerous times I’ve been to the city, I haven’t fully explored the place. Sure, I’ve been to some of the most famous tourist spots in the city, thanks to my visiting relatives and friends asking me to be their tour guide, but, I haven’t fully experienced the quintessential Hong Kong. Continue reading “Bucket List: Hong Kong Edition”

When in Hong Kong: Ngong Ping, Away from the City

No one can contest that Hong Kong is one of most advanced cities in the world; home of the most magnificent skyline, modern infrastructures, efficient train system, the biggest and grandest amusement parks, state-of-the-art buildings, and the cutting edge of newest residential communities.  But, amidst its continuous progress, Hong Kong was still able to preserved its origins and traditions.  Take a look at Ngong Ping Village. Continue reading “When in Hong Kong: Ngong Ping, Away from the City”