Category Archives: Travel

Trip to Tap Mun

Last weekend a friend was visiting so we decided to go to Tap Mun (Grass Island) as it’s one of the more secluded islands in Hong Kong. We took the ferry from the pier near University MTR (forgot the name) … Continue reading

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Tomb Raidin’ in Cheung Sha Wan

My girlfriend and I often go on little trips around the city on Sundays, and yesterday we decided to visit┬áLei Cheng Uk Han Tomb in┬áCheung Sha Wan. We walked from our flat in Prince Edward to Sham Shui Po and … Continue reading

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CNY – Day 3 – Exploring Taroko Gorge (Hualien City, Taiwan)

Sunday 10th February was Chinese New Year day and we decided to head to Taroko Gorge to see what it was all about. We took a bus from the train station and headed into the gorge. Our bus was the … Continue reading

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CNY – Day 2 – Traveling to Hualien City, Taiwan

The next day (09/02/13) we woke up and left the hostel to head to Hualien City. We had foolishly decided not to book the train in advance and this turned out to be a mistake when we were offered standing … Continue reading

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CNY – Day 1 – Getting to Taiwan

So myself and Sydney decided to go to Taiwan, specifically Taipei and Hualien City, during Chinese New Year. I’ll be writing about our trip here. After a long day of doing nothing (no work, sweeet!) I hopped on the E21 … Continue reading

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Observation deck at the Bank of China Building

The Bank of China building is probably one of the most iconic buildings in Hong Kong. Located in Central, it’s jagged design is instantly recognisable. If you’re bored and want to check out something schweet and free, you can visit … Continue reading

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The streets of Hong Kong: Victory Avenue, Mongkok

The streets of Hong Kong (part 1) Welcome to the first in what I hope will become a regular feature. In these posts I will discuss some of my favourite streets and areas of Hong Kong and hopefully reveal some … Continue reading

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