Hong Kong

48 hours in Bangkok

Bangkok is an ideal destination for a short visit from Hong Kong - it's just a 3.5 hours direct flight away and there are several different flight options to please budget and schedule. There are many options to stay overnight in Bangkok, from very cheap and affordable in a B&B a little further away from… Continue reading 48 hours in Bangkok


Tokyo: View from the Hilton

From Matsumoto we took the Super Azusa train to Shinjuku Station. The travel time is 2,5 hours and it is a another very scenic ride. Upon arrival in Tokyo Shinjuku, we just walked to the Hilton Hotel, where we were staying. We arrived too early, before 3pm, so we could not yet check into our… Continue reading Tokyo: View from the Hilton

Hong Kong, Outlying Islands

Christmas 2012 in the Tai O Heritage Hotel

I invited Patrick to spend a night at the newly renovated Tai O Police Station, which has been converted into a Heritage Hotel and opened in April this year. The hotel sits at the end of Tai O, overlooking the small fishing village. During daytime there are quite a lot of visitors exploring the grounds… Continue reading Christmas 2012 in the Tai O Heritage Hotel

Hong Kong, Neighbourhoods, Outlying Islands

Discovery Bay Plaza North

I've not been posting much about Discovery Bay as such, but as you can guess, I've been busy exploring other corners of Hong Kong. A few days ago I finally managed to get to the other end of Discovery Bay (it's not that far, 10 mins on the bus from the plaza or a 45… Continue reading Discovery Bay Plaza North