Tap Mun Chau

Tap Mun is one of Hong Kong’s best escapes. It’s quiet, pretty and gives an insight into a way of life that has largely disappeared. And it’s not hard to get to. Take the no.94...

Interview with Escapades – Stefanie Hemshall

Founder of Escapade Sports, Stefanie Hemshall, tells us about her retail and other therapy.  Tell us a bit about yourself. I am German, my husband is English and we have three children aged between 10 and...

Hong Kong Zoological and Botanic Gardens

Talk to the animals at the Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens. The Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens is a breath of fresh air. Rambling down a steep slope in the middle of Central, this peaceful historic...

Rugby Season is here

The Rising Stars Kaitlyn Hart Sai Kung Stingrays I am 16 years old and I started playing rugby ten years ago when Sai Kung Stingrays was formed. My dad, being one of the founders of the club,...

Andrew Chambers

Former captain of the Hong Kong rugby team and long-term Clearwater Bay resident, Andrew Chambers reflects on his glory days at the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens, interviewed by Adele Rosi. How long have you lived...

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...

Call of the wild – camping

There are three types of camper: the backyarders, the serious backpackers, and the everything-but-the-kitchen-sink brigade. Sai Kung has plenty of each.   Backyarders are usually still in primary school, get super-excited about sleeping in a tent,...

Shing Mun Redoubt

In honour of Remembrance Day, we hike the Shing Mun Redoubt, a key part of Hong Kong’s wartime defenses. Remembrance Day used to be a big event in the Hong Kong calendar, but has languished post...

Climbing in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is one of Asia's finest climbing destinations. Here are some indoor and outdoor destinations to go climbing in Hong Kong. Indoors Da Verm  Run by experienced climbers, Da Verm is one of the few indoor...

Australian Rules Football

As the season kicks off, Annie Wong scores a goal with Hong Kong Auskick. While Australian Rules Football remains most popular, unsurprisingly, in its country of origin, Australia, knowledge of the sport is starting to...

Top 8 Organic Farms

Garden Farm Grow your own organic fruit and vegetables by renting an allotment from Garden Farm, with sizes varying from 36 sqft to 96 sqft and costing $600-$1,500 per quarter. Staff offer instruction on organic farming techniques...

Tai Mo Shan, hiking

Tai Mo Shan is the tallest mountain in Hong Kong, and this is the time to tackle it. It’s the time of year when we can spread the maps out, find the unexplored bits and...

Sai Kung Stingrays, 10 year anniversary

From 22 kids at the first ever Stingrays training session to 655 players and 148 coaches today, Sai Kung Stingrays reaches a big milestone this year - its 10th anniversary. The club was founded...

Sai Kung’s Best Beaches

How to hike to four of your favourite Sai Kung beaches in one salty day. Part of Stage 2 of the MacLehose Trail, this route is the optimal way to see four of the region’s finest beaches,...

Peak Performance

Rory Mackay takes a detour from one of the city’s best-known trails. Victoria Peak, you may have heard of it... Yes, Hong Kong is for many of us our home and long time residents may...

Tung Ping Chau

There’s more to Tung Ping Chau than great strata. By Nigel Griffiths. Closer to China than Hong Kong, the crescent- shaped island of Tung Ping Chau is the territory’s remotest outpost. It makes for a...

New skatepark in Tseung Kwan O

Sai Kong Magazine Flips for the 852'2 Half-Pipes. It’s not quite Bondi Beach’s skating bowl, but it sure looks like it. Tseung Kwan O’s new skatepark opened on April 30 with a replica of Sydney’s...

A guide to Kwun Tong

What's going on over the hill? Exploring Kwun Tong. Kwun Tong and Kowloon Bay are on the up and up. The two areas have acquired a couple of snappy new monikers – CBD2 and Kowloon East – and...

Adventures at Crooked Island

With its old cannons, temples and lovely beaches, Crooked is an island time warp. By Nigel Griffiths. There are 40-50 people on Crooked island otherwise known as Kat O, which is now part of Plover Cove...

Pole dancing in Sai Kung…

It’s been 10 years since pole dancing mutated into pole fitness, winning loyal fans as a fun workout that builds strength in the core and upper body. It’s proving so popular in Hong Kong...
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Best restaurants with views in Hong Kong

Enjoy a bite to eat plus the best views of Hong Kong. Above & Beyond Hotel ICON’s signature Cantonese restaurant offers a fresh angle of Victoria...

Art month in Sai Kung

As art month descends into Hong Kong, we speak to the local artists to see what they have in store for art lovers. Peter Lo I’m relatively new...

A Sham Chung adventure

Remote, picturesque and obscure. Sham Chung possesses a little bit of something for everyone. With its traditional hamlets and old woodlands, set in a basin...