Hong Kong, Kowloon

Mei Ho House

While we were in Kowloon, visiting the Hong Kong Housing Authority Exhibition Centre, we decided to visit the Mei Ho House too. Bama has written about it here and ever since then I wanted to visit it too. The house is closely linked to the history of public housing estates in Hong Kong, as this… Continue reading Mei Ho House

Hong Kong, Kowloon

Beads everywhere… in Sham Shui Po

Sham Shui Po is not just a great place for foodies or for people looking for cheap electronics... but actually for DIYs of all kind. It has tons of shops selling fabrics (here's another interesting posts about crafty little shops in Sham Shui Po at Ira's blog) buttons and also beads. I wish I had… Continue reading Beads everywhere… in Sham Shui Po

Kowloon

Food in Sham Shui Po

Walking through Sham Shui Po is a foodies mecca - there are so many different things to try here, it's incredible. Even without eating a breakfast in the morning I did not manage to try all those tasty things around me! There were lots of shops selling bbq meat - of course, char siu is… Continue reading Food in Sham Shui Po

Hong Kong, Kowloon

Hong Kong Foodie Tour in Sham Shui Po

I've been lucky once... and I've been lucky twice. A few months ago I went on my first Foodie Tour around Central and Sheung Wan and I really enjoyed it. Now, a few days ago, I went on my second Foodie Tour around Sham Shui Po and really enjoyed it too! This time Silvana from… Continue reading Hong Kong Foodie Tour in Sham Shui Po

Hong Kong, Kowloon

Photography: Walking through Sham Shui Po

A few weekends ago I was strolling through Sham Shui Po - an area that I'm not familiar with. It is really interesting, with lots of old shops and stores, lots of street and flea markets and many local people. There were not many tourists in the area when I was walking through the streets.… Continue reading Photography: Walking through Sham Shui Po

Hong Kong, Kowloon

Photography: Hot chestnut vendors

The following pictures were taken on a cold day in Sham Shui Po - but they could have been taken in several places in and around Hong Kong. It's not an uncommon sight to see a vendor selling roasted chestnuts or even sweet potatoes, there are quite a few in Hong Kong. Often, when I… Continue reading Photography: Hot chestnut vendors