Hong Kong

Quick overview: Shops at Discovery Bay Plaza North (2015)

Well, given that I blogged about the shops at the Discovery Bay Plaza, I might as well follow up with a post about DB North, which is becoming much more lively than it ever used to be. It is in a little dead spot, unless you live close by or are staying in the Hotel… Continue reading Quick overview: Shops at Discovery Bay Plaza North (2015)

Hong Kong

Impressions from Handmade Hong Kong in Discovery Bay

Sunday saw me going back to Discovery Bay for the first time in months... and I had a very good reason: I was exploring Handmade Hong Kong, a showcase and gathering place for independent artists and crafters. The focus is on local, independent vendors selling their handmade or self-designed wares - and these can include… Continue reading Impressions from Handmade Hong Kong in Discovery Bay

Hong Kong, Outdoor Activity, Outlying Islands

Hiking from Tung Chung to Discovery Bay

I've already posted about a number of hikes in and out of Discovery Bay. By far the most popular one is the Mui Wo route, as it is easy to walk and only takes 1.5-2 hours. I've written about it in 2011, when I first came to Hong Kong, then in 2012 when I hiked… Continue reading Hiking from Tung Chung to Discovery Bay

Hong Kong, Outlying Islands

Walk to Discovery Bay North

Last Saturday I was strolling from the Discovery Bay Plaza to Discovery Bay North and I had my camera with me - so I decided to take a few pictures of my walk. Let's start with the DB International School, which is right next to the SKH Wei Lun Primary School. The DB International School… Continue reading Walk to Discovery Bay North

Hong Kong, Outdoor Activity, Outlying Islands

Hiking: Discovery Bay to Mui Wo and back

A few days ago I decided to hike on Lantau again. There was no MeetUp group meeting that I wanted to attend, so I just decided to go on my own. Given it was broad daylight, there were lots of hikers out there, I had enough water and a map plus my RoadID (a tag… Continue reading Hiking: Discovery Bay to Mui Wo and back

Hong Kong, Outdoor Activity, Outlying Islands

Hiking: From Mui Wo to Discovery Bay

The other day, after our Lantau Trail Stage 9 and Lantau Trail Stage 10 hike, I decided to continue onwards from Mui Wo to Discovery Bay. This is a short 4,5 kilometer hike with quite some scenic views. I've walked it a few times, just the other way round, from Discovery Bay to Mui Wo.… Continue reading Hiking: From Mui Wo to Discovery Bay

Outdoor Activity, Outlying Islands

Hike: Discovery Bay to Mui Wo

Last weekend we decided to walk from Discovery Bay to Mui Wo, which is a rural town on the eastern coast of Lantau Island. The hike starts close to our flat and it takes about 90-120 minutes to walk to Mui Wo. The highest point of the hike is 240 meters which offers fantastic views… Continue reading Hike: Discovery Bay to Mui Wo