HK Island, Sightseeing

5 Tips: Ocean Park with a toddler

I've been to Ocean Park numerous times - and now with a toddler in tow, we go even more frequently than I used to go. Of course, it is a big park and it is full of people, so here are a few of my tips to make the visit as enjoyable as possible: 1)… Continue reading 5 Tips: Ocean Park with a toddler

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Outlying Islands, Sightseeing

Lamma Fisherfolk’s Village

This was on my bucket to-do list for a while, but only a short while. I had been on Lamma Island back in April when I first learnt about the Fisherfolk's Village, and now it is only May and I have already been there! So what is it? It is a folklore exhibition, showing how… Continue reading Lamma Fisherfolk’s Village

HK Island, Sightseeing

The new Wan Chai Ferry Pier (third generation)

Hong Kong is a fast-paced city. Shops and restaurants open and close daily, offices relocate (can you believe that our office moved to four locations in four years?!), buildings get torn down and rebuilt. It is almost a wonder that any historic buildings are left... granted, there are not many but a few, such as… Continue reading The new Wan Chai Ferry Pier (third generation)

HK Island, Sightseeing

Tin Hau Temple with Kuan Yin Statue in Repulse Bay

I can't really believe I've never noticed the big and colourful temple at the East end of the big beach at Repulse Bay... but fact is, I did. The temple is dedicated to the goddess of the sea: Tin Hau. There is no main hall (at least not one that I could recognise, the main… Continue reading Tin Hau Temple with Kuan Yin Statue in Repulse Bay

Events & Festivals, Kowloon, Sightseeing

Chinese New Year 2015: Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple

I have already written about this popular temple in Kowloon here, but as we visited it again during the time of Chinese New Year, it was a feast for photographers. There were so many worshippers and the temple was beautifully decorated. All animals of the zodiac are lined up at the entrance, they are all… Continue reading Chinese New Year 2015: Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple