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Village Focus: Tap Mun

Visiting Tap Mun (Grass Island)  Eric Ho visits the grassy island with two names. Tap Mun is located off the northeastern corner of the Sai Kung Peninsula, sat within the opening of Long Harbour. Tap Mun...
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Village Focus: Sheung Yiu

Take a visit to the hidden repurposed village, Sheung Yiu Although many have crossed the Pak Tam Chung barriers, few have ventured to the nearby Sheung Yiu Village. The Hakka village is located along the...

Village Focus: Yim Tin Tsai

We pay a visit the revitalised village. Like many remote Sai Kung villages, Yim Tin Tsai is a small island which has succumbed to the perils of village abandonment. But fast forward to the present day...

Village Focus: Tai Mong Tsai

Tai Mong Tsai: Barbecues, greenery and battlegrounds Tai Mong Tsai has become a favourite weekend destination for many families in Hong Kong. Situated along the southern edge of Sai Kung West Country Park, Tai Mong...
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Village Focus: Tui Min Hoi

Where? Tui Min Hoi Head to the waterfront at the end Sai Kung old town, look out across the water, past the numerous parked boats - and there you’ll find Tui Min Hoi, a quiet...

Ultimate guide to High Island

Exploring High Island.   A favourite Sunday destination for junk trippers and hikers, High Island or Leung Sheun Wan, was once an island in Sai Kung East Country Park. In 1979, it was connected to the...

Pak Sha O

  Abandoned by locals and restored by expats, Pak Sha O village retains its historic charm. Pak Sha O, which literally translates as ‘white sand cove’, is a small village surrounded by lush greenery, hidden in...
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Po Toi O

Famous for its seafood restaurants and appearing in a Hollywood blockbuster, Kristy Wong finds out more from the residents of Po Toi O. Make your way down Po Toi O Chuen Road on Clearwater Bay Peninsula and its...

Tai Lam Wu

Carolynne Dear speaks to local resident Sara Hopkirk about Tai Lam Wu, a village that is full of surprises. Nestled roughly beneath Razor Hill and Fei Ngo Shan is the tiny village of Tai Lam Wu, or Big...

Welcome to Hoi Ha Wan

Nicola Newbery takes us on a journey to north of Sai Kung Peninsula, Hoi Ha Wan, ‘the bay beneath the sea’. With an AFCD-estimated 45,000 visitors in 2015, Hoi Ha Wan is Hong Kong’s most...

Shek O

What it is: Set around a rocky headland between two beaches, Shek O is an eccentric, laid-back seaside destination about as far from the city madness as it is possible to get on Hong Kong...

10 Movies filmed in Sai Kung

Hong Kong has appeared in its fair share of films since World War II. Its vibrant cityscapes and idyllic countryside pop up in numerous big-budget Hollywood epics and Hong Kong feature films alike. Some of...

Ngau Liu

With a close-knit community, pools and parking, Ngau Liu ticks all the boxes for resident Becky Merrett. With a close-knit community, pools and parking, Ngau Liu ticks all the boxes for resident Becky Merrett. After almost 10...

Hoi Ha

Hoi Ha is about as far-flung as a village can be in Sai Kung and still be on the beaten track. Located literally at the end of the road in Sai Kung Country Park, visitors...

Mang Kung Uk

A guide to Mang Kung Uk. Although this string of little villages along Mang Kung Uk Road is not the prettiest area in Clearwater Bay, it is one of the most convenient. Handy for the bus routes...

Yan Yee Road village

Yan Yee Road Village is Sai Kung in microcosm. Winding steeply up from the sea deep into the hills of the country park, it has a little bit of everything we love best about...
Tso Wo Hang

Tso Wo Hang

Handy for Sai Kung and Sha Tin, with a new paved village centre and a stunning view, Tso Wo Hang is on the up and up. Never one of Sai Kung’s prettiest villages, Tso Wo...

Hing Keng Shek

Nestled in the hills above Marina Cove, Hing Keng Shek is a pretty, peaceful village. That is, when workmen are not re-routing the road into the village, which seems to be neverending. On the plus...

Pak Sha Wan

With enviable views, a handy location and big business in boats, Pak Sha Wan is a bustling village with a bright future. For a relatively small village, Pak Sha Wan has a lot going on:...
Tai Wan Tau Village

Tai Wan Tau

A village caught in time, tiny Tai Wan Tau sits peacefully on the edge of Clearwater Bay, writes resident Alison Monge. A traditional Hakka village, Tai Wan Tau in Clearwater Bay largely remains the preserve...
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Interview with Tony Cheng, artist and organiser of Sai Kung Art and About

We sat down with Tony Cheng, local artist and organiser behind Sai Kung Art and About to find out what inspired the art fair and...

Escape the Christmas crowd with a trip to Sharp Island

Tara Smyth escapes Christmas fever by heading to the hills It’s December! The festive season is upon us. The shops are bulging with Christmas shoppers...

Walkies – Pak Kong Au Road

Sai Kung resident Sarah Rock shares her favourite dog walk. Haven’t got time for a long hike, but want to see breathtaking views? This is...