Hong Kong, Kowloon

Photography: Hot chestnut vendors

The following pictures were taken on a cold day in Sham Shui Po - but they could have been taken in several places in and around Hong Kong. It's not an uncommon sight to see a vendor selling roasted chestnuts or even sweet potatoes, there are quite a few in Hong Kong. Often, when I… Continue reading Photography: Hot chestnut vendors

Hong Kong, Kowloon, New Territories

Treasure Hunt to Sai Kung

On one of my recent hikes I had heard about a treasure hunt in Hong Kong. I was intrigued by it, I love puzzles and challenges and if I could combine this with a way to sightsee in Hong Kong and learn something new, I would be totally happy to take part. So I did… Continue reading Treasure Hunt to Sai Kung

Hong Kong, Kowloon

Red Brick Building in Kowloon

Strolling through the streets of the Yau Ma Tei area, I noticed a small house built with red bricks - it stood next to a high-raise apartment block and I almost overlooked it. It was freshly renovated and had a sign on one of its sides, so I walked closer to find out what it… Continue reading Red Brick Building in Kowloon

Kowloon, New Territories, Outdoor Activity

Hiking: East Kowloon

I joined the Meet Up group to explore the Eastern parts of Kowloon, as I don't really venture out into this area. We met Tiu Keng Leng MTR and explored the surrounding areas. After a few minutes walking alongside the street, we came to a small hill. We climbed onto the water catchment, which had… Continue reading Hiking: East Kowloon

HK Island, Kowloon

Star Ferry and Sunset

Now that Patrick and I both are enjoying photography more and more we go out frequently with our cameras to hunt for great pictures. On one occasion we noticed it was a really hot and sunny day, with clear views - but we had plans to meet with our friends for drinks and then later… Continue reading Star Ferry and Sunset

Kowloon, Sightseeing

Kowloon Walled City Park

In 1995, Kowloon's historic Walled City was transformed into this tranquil inner city haven. The design of the Kowloon Walled City Park is based on the Jiangnan garden style of the early Qing Dynasty.The design is divided into eight landscape features which complement one another and subtly blend into the overall layout. The Old South… Continue reading Kowloon Walled City Park