Cheung Chau: Past and Present

Known for its bun festival, Cheung Chau Island is the oldest continually inhabited part of Hong Kong. Its long and fascinating history deserves a closer look. The islanders of Cheung Chau maintain a very close relationship with the sea. Many have earned a living from the sea for generations, residing on junks rather than on Read more about Cheung Chau: Past and Present[…]

Hong Kong Guide: Yuen Po Street Bird Garden

When was the last time you took your pet out for a stroll? In Hong Kong, bird lovers walk their pet birds often, believing that fresh air and sunshine will keep the birds healthy and lively. As the men swing the birdcages gently, the birds grip the perch tightly, resulting in smoother feathers that aren’t Read more about Hong Kong Guide: Yuen Po Street Bird Garden[…]

Hong Kong Guide: Kowloon Walled City

I have a confession to make. Many years ago, I visited Kowloon Walled City Park for the first time and thought it would offered me nothing more than a stroll in a beautiful garden. I was not looking forward to the trip, but merely tagging along with my friends. Compared to the streets across, where old Read more about Hong Kong Guide: Kowloon Walled City[…]