HK Island, Hong Kong

Fireboat Alexander Grantham

While we were in Tai Koo (and ate at Toast Box...) we decided to visit the Fireboat Alexander Grantham. This might not be your typical sight to visit in Hong Kong, but it is actually I really nice exhibit that is (1) free of charge (2) easy to access from an MTR station and (3)… Continue reading Fireboat Alexander Grantham

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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

HK Island, Hong Kong, Outdoor Activity

Hiking: Quarry Bay to Wong Nai Chung Reservoir

It was hot and sunny last Saturday - so we decided to hike as much in the shade as possible. Initially we had planned to hike the Twins or Dragon's Back but that was just a stupid idea. So Monica and I met up to hike somewhere in Quarry Bay, which has become our usual… Continue reading Hiking: Quarry Bay to Wong Nai Chung Reservoir

HK Island, Hong Kong, Outdoor Activity

Favourite night hikes on Hong Kong Island

Now that the weather is much better I'm back to hiking at the weekends (see my post on the MacLehose Trail Stage 2) and during week nights. Sometimes I'll join the Hong Kong Hiking Meetup group (find more info here) and other times I'm just out with my friend Monica. Currently, I've got four favourite… Continue reading Favourite night hikes on Hong Kong Island