HK Island, Neighbourhoods, Sightseeing

Exploring Stanley

We love to go to Stanley on the weekend - we usually go there in the afternoon, take the kids and just stroll down the water promenade. We start by walking through the market, but usually we do not buy anything (except if we are looking for Chinese New Year costumes for the kids) and… Continue reading Exploring Stanley

Kowloon, Neighbourhoods, Sightseeing

Signal Hill Signal Tower

Just when I thought I had seen almost everything in Tsim Sha Tsui, I read about the Signal Hill Signal Tower and realised that I have no idea where it is. The Signal Tower sits in a small park and its entrance is at Minden Row. It is very close to the Middle Road Children's… Continue reading Signal Hill Signal Tower

HK Island, Neighbourhoods, Outdoor Activity

Urban getaway: Repulse Bay

Repulse Bay is such a great escape from the hustle and bustle of hectic Hong Kong. It is just on the South Side, so not actually far away - and if you go early on a weekend morning, it is not too crowded to enjoy. We usually arrive by 9am and leave by 11am when… Continue reading Urban getaway: Repulse Bay

Kowloon, Neighbourhoods, Sightseeing

Bird market in Mong kok

Next to the Flower Market is the Bird Market. It is called the Yuen Po Street Bird Garden and hence you can guess the location, it’s on Yuen Po Street. This charming Chinese-style garden is the favoured gathering place of Hong Kong's songbird owners, who carry their beloved pets around in intricately carved cages. Here… Continue reading Bird market in Mong kok

HK Island, Neighbourhoods

Stroll: Street market in Central

We also strolled through a market area in Central last weekend – it’s similar to the one we saw in Mong Kok, but this time it’s less crowded. There are far fewer people here, shopping for the weekend. We noticed that there are all kind of shops. Starting from real physical shops selling all king… Continue reading Stroll: Street market in Central