Events & Festivals

Hong Kong New Year 2015 fireworks

On Wednesday evening we had a quick, ad hoc dinner at Al Dente on the way to the Wan Chai Ferry Pier (and it was surprisingly good, something that I can't say for all the Italian restaurants I've tried in Hong Kong) and then we listened to 'New Year in Vienna' by the fantastic Philharmonic… Continue reading Hong Kong New Year 2015 fireworks

HK Island, Hong Kong

New Year’s Eve 2013

Every year Hong Kong puts some amazing fireworks on show - and every year all the viewing points are pretty packed. But it is worth waiting and queuing up for the fireworks. This year, the New Year's Eve firework display lasted eight minutes and was really beautiful. But let's start from the beginning. On New… Continue reading New Year’s Eve 2013

Outdoor Activity, Outlying Islands

Hiking: Sunny Bay to Disney

Same Saturday, but another hike - after my Hong Kong Island hike I decided to travel to Sunny Bay and join the Hong Kong Hiking MeetUp group there. Together, we'd explore an off-the-beaten path to Disney. Just in time to watch the fireworks. A group of eager hikers met at the station and we all… Continue reading Hiking: Sunny Bay to Disney