Hong Kong, Kowloon

Hong Kong Housing Authority Exhibition Centre

Yes, it is raining ... and what to do in all this rain? Visit museums! So knowing that I have been to many museums and exhibitions on HK Island already, I decided to explore the other side and we went to Kowloon. There is a small exhibition that documents the development of public housing in… Continue reading Hong Kong Housing Authority Exhibition Centre

Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Hong Kong Museum of Art is now closed

The Hong Kong Museum of Art used to be one of my 'hangout' places, at least on grey and rainy days. It was always easy to get to, just a hop away on the star ferry. Now unfortunately this is not possible anymore. The iconic (but also quite ugly) building will be closed for the… Continue reading Hong Kong Museum of Art is now closed

Hong Kong, Kowloon

Hong Kong Museum of History: The Rise of the Celestial Empire

The Rise of the Celestial Empire is another great exhibition that follows in the foot steps of the Tsarskoye Selo exhibition, and transports visitors back in time. This time, it is the golden age of the Han dynasty. The show features a display of 162 ancient artefacts and relics, which showcase the economic growth and… Continue reading Hong Kong Museum of History: The Rise of the Celestial Empire

HK Island, Hong Kong, Kowloon, New Territories, Outdoor Activity, Outlying Islands

Book tip: Hong Kong for Kids

I discovered great titles at the Hong Kong Public Library¬†- one of them is "Hong Kong for Kids - A Parent's Guide". It is by Cindy Miller Stephens and she wrote it after she noticed that there was no such guide around, and she kept asking friends and mums about some recommendations on what to… Continue reading Book tip: Hong Kong for Kids

Hong Kong, Kowloon

Hong Kong Museum of History: 25 Years of Basic Law

After the highly successful Tsarskoye Selo exhibition, the Hong Kong Museum of History is focusing on the 25th Anniversary of the Promulgation of the Basic Law in Hong Kong. The Basic Law is a mini constitution in the Chinese Special Administrative Region, and was adopted on April 4th 25 years ago and came into effect… Continue reading Hong Kong Museum of History: 25 Years of Basic Law

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