Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island, Hong Kong

Artwork at the Sai Ying Pun MTR Station

The Island line was extended to the East at the end of 2014, with Sai Ying Pun station being the final one to be opened in March 2015 (here's a recap of the opening). I have travelled there are few times now and I find it a very interesting station. Not only do you have… Continue reading Artwork at the Sai Ying Pun MTR Station

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If you are bored… visit all MTR stations

You probably have seen this already... but if you haven't check this out! Mark O’Leary and Aisling McDonnell spent a year ‘collecting’ all 83 Hong Kong MTR stations and published their colourful photo series online on their blog. Within days their story got viral - the SCMP covered it, it was on Wall Street Journal's… Continue reading If you are bored… visit all MTR stations

Hong Kong

Hiking: Quarry Bay to Tin Hau night hike

Finally I've started to organise a few hikes on my own with the Hong Kong Hiking MeetUp group - and I decided to begin with some fairly easy night hikes in Quarry Bay (by the way, here is a post with some of my favourite nighttime hikes on Hong Kong Island). I wanted to arrange… Continue reading Hiking: Quarry Bay to Tin Hau night hike

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MTR station names

I've just heard about this recently but you might know this already: some of the MTR stations had names that were different in English and Chinese. They were changed, to avoid any confusion. Yau Ma Tei was Waterloo, because it was on the corner of Waterloo Road. Mong Kok was Argyle for a similar reason.… Continue reading MTR station names