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”

Top Ten Things To Do in Hanoi, Vietnam

In this age when cities are defined by impressive skyscrapers and magnificent buildings, it’s a breath of fresh air to find a place wherein the beauty is defined by its authenticity, diversity, history, and originality.  Hanoi is one of the few.  Throughout the years, Hanoi, Vietnam has preserved its tradition and has respected its history.  This has resulted to Hanoi leaving an indelible mark as one of the country’s top tourist destinations. Continue reading “Top Ten Things To Do in Hanoi, Vietnam”

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”

Shows in Macau this 2017

Just after the successful conclusion of 2016 with amazing fireworks display in Macau, Macau is now gearing towards 2017 as the center of entertainment in Asia.  Last year, locals and tourists were treated with world-class performances from world renowned talents who set Macau’s stage on fire.  Entertainment venues like, Cotai Arena and Venetian Theatre in Venetian Hotel, Parisian Theatre, Broadway Theatre and Macau Cultural Center, to name a few, had been filled with satisfied spectators to the rafters that witness amazing shows all throughout the year. Continue reading “Shows in Macau this 2017”

Street Food in Macau

The old street of Macau is like one open and enormous museum of historical artifacts and establishments.  At least 20 places included in Unesco Macau Heritage Site list are within the same vicinity, that a lot of walking is required.  Traveling not only in Macau can be tiresome, but, the historical richness of the place is all worth it.  Each new place adds information to our brain but each walk can make us feel hungry.  That is why, discovering the street food of one given place is a must.  In Macau, famish is not a word you will associate your self because street food is everywhere.  Macau street food is clean, tasty, uniquely local, and very affordable. Continue reading “Street Food in Macau”

Places in China Filipinos Can Visit Without Visa

China is the second largest state in the world and the most populous one.  With its vast land area, countless of tourist attractions are available.  Man-made and natural wonders have populated the country from Northern to Southern part.  With its rich history and abundant attractions, a visit to China is on the top of the list.  But, not everyone can easily enter China, most of world’s nationalities have to acquire visa to enter.  Filipinos, for one, are required a visa to enter, but, there are some places in China Filipinos Can Visit Without Visa. Continue reading “Places in China Filipinos Can Visit Without Visa”

Macau Dining: North Restaurant

It’s only natural to look for and try Chinese food when you are in Macau.  What some do not know is that Chinese cuisine is very diverse because it originated from different regions of China.  There is the popular “Eight Cuisines of China” that came from different regions and offer different taste and ingredients according to the region’s specialty.  So, when one talks about wanting Chinese cuisine, one must be specific.  It is fortunate that Macau has lots of Chinese restaurants that specialize on different Chinese Cuisines.  For this Macau Dining series, the spotlight is on North Restaurant at the Venetian Macau. Continue reading “Macau Dining: North Restaurant”