Technically this is not a secret, but practically it does not seem to be known much. The Wan Chai Ferry Pier has three levels – the first floor is the entry point to the Star Ferry to Tsim Sha Tsui and the Star Ferry Harbour Tour. On the second floor is a Japanese Sushi restaurant… Continue reading Secret Rooftop Garden at the Wan Chai Ferry Pier
It is in every guide book, and with every reason. The Star Ferry is a fantastic way to travel across the harbour from Kowloon to Hong Kong Island and vice versa. My kids love it and so do I. The Star Ferry has been running for more than hundred years.Up to 1978 when the Cross-Harbour… Continue reading The iconic Star Ferry
One of the newer indoor playrooms in Hong Kong is inside the shopping mall Windsor House in Causeway Bay. It is called Planet J Kids and is located on Floor 13. On the one hand this is very convenient in the heart of the shopping district, but of course, on the other hand this means… Continue reading Planet J Kids Indoor Playroom
After exploring the Parade Ground, it was time to head up through the Barracks Block and enter the Prison Yard, where the Victoria Prison was once located. This was the first and longest-running prison to date in Hong Kong, it opened in 1841 and is said to be the first western building constructed of durable… Continue reading First visit to Tai Kwun (Part 2): Prison Yard
Tai Kwun means big police station - and it is also the most recent heritage site that opened on May 28, 2018 in Hong Kong. The Tai Kwun Centre for Heritage and Arts is in the heart of the City, on Hollywood Road, and it has been a building site for many years, after the… Continue reading First visit to Tai Kwun (Part 1): Parade Ground
There is currently a dinosaur exhibition at the IFC shopping mall in Central, which is called Meet the T.Rex until June 27, 2018. This is worth visiting if you have a toddler that needs to be occupied for 30-45 minutes and is interested in dinosaurs. The focus is on the Tyrannosaurus Rex and there is… Continue reading Exhibition: The dinosaurs are loose at the IFC
I started this blog in 2011, when I first arrived in Hong Kong. Back then I did what many did, I wrote a little bit about everything – from eating out in cha chaan tengs to famous Michelin-starred restaurants, hiking across the Wilson, Hong Kong, Lantau, MacLehose trails to experimenting in street photography and travelling… Continue reading Hello (again) – welcome back!