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

Hong Kong, Kowloon

Hong Kong Pulse 3D Light Show

Ok, I admit it - some things take longer to reach me! I had no idea there was a 3D light show at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre and the Clock Tower at Tsim Sha Tsui, that will coincide with the Hong Kong WinterFest. I just happened to stumble upon it after leaving the Cultural… Continue reading Hong Kong Pulse 3D Light Show

Hong Kong, Kowloon

Yau Ma Tei: West of Nathan Road (Tin Hau Temple, Police Station, Jade Market, Wholesale Fruit Market, Red Brick Building)

After exploring the East side of Nathan Road, I continued my walk along the West side - going up to Yau Ma Tei station. This is an area that I had explored a couple of times. It starts with the Tin Hau Temple Complex, which used to be located on the waterfront. It was founded… Continue reading Yau Ma Tei: West of Nathan Road (Tin Hau Temple, Police Station, Jade Market, Wholesale Fruit Market, Red Brick Building)

Hong Kong, Kowloon

Yau Ma Tei: East of Jordan Station (Gun Club Hill Barracks, Kowloon Union Church and Land’s Tribunal)

Normally I walk around the West area of Nathan road - but this time I explored the East area. Starting from Jordan MTR station, which is in the heart of Yau Ma Tei I walked south-east, to Austin Road. From there it was only a few footsteps to the Jordan Path, that runs between the… Continue reading Yau Ma Tei: East of Jordan Station (Gun Club Hill Barracks, Kowloon Union Church and Land’s Tribunal)

Hong Kong, Kowloon

I supported the City of Darkness Book

Finally, the big day has arrived - the Kickstarter project about the Kowloon Walled City came to fruition. 20 years after its demolition photographers Greg Girard and Ian Lambot published a new edition of their book “City of Darkness,” the most comprehensive publication on the place to date. The reprint marks the 20th anniversary of… Continue reading I supported the City of Darkness Book