Hong Kong

Quick overview: Shops at Discovery Bay Plaza North (2015)

Well, given that I blogged about the shops at the Discovery Bay Plaza, I might as well follow up with a post about DB North, which is becoming much more lively than it ever used to be. It is in a little dead spot, unless you live close by or are staying in the Hotel… Continue reading Quick overview: Shops at Discovery Bay Plaza North (2015)

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HK Island, Hong Kong

What to do on a rainy day on Hong Kong Island?

Ok, so after my blog post on what to do in Kowloon when it rains it's just logical to suggest a few things to do on a wet day on the Island. You could start your day with some Dim Sum to share with friends or family. My personal favourite is North Garden (Address: 1-3/F… Continue reading What to do on a rainy day on Hong Kong Island?

Hong Kong, Kowloon

What to do on a rainy day in Kowloon?

I had plans to write about the ideal weekend in Hong Kong, but given the frequent rain showers this weekend and the last, it makes much more sense to write about what you could be doing in this city, when there are big clouds and lots of showers. So let's start off with ideas for… Continue reading What to do on a rainy day in Kowloon?

HK Island, Hong Kong

Quintessentially Hong Kong

I've looked through the pictures I've taken over the last six months and I've selected a few that symbolise Hong Kong for me - and no, those pictures are not the typical ones that you'll see in a tourism bureau brochure, as I did not pick the obvious ones (e.g. Victoria Peak, Victoria Harbour or… Continue reading Quintessentially Hong Kong

Hong Kong, Kowloon

Photography: Canton Road

After strolling around TST we made our way along Canton Road, which s a major road Kowloon and known for its expensive shops - Prada, Gucci, Dior etc, are all next to each other. The road runs mostly parallel and west to Nathan Road. It starts from the junction with Salisbury Road in the south… Continue reading Photography: Canton Road

Hong Kong

Bangkok: Chatuchak Weekend Market

Chatuchak Weekend Market is probably one of the largest markets in the world. The sheer size and diverse collections of merchandise is just crazy, there are over 8,000 market stalls on a 35-acre site. It might not be the cheapest place to shop, but one of the most interesting ones. Every Saturday and Sunday over… Continue reading Bangkok: Chatuchak Weekend Market