Breakaway Junk Trips

Junk Tripping Guide

Summer is coming and why not spend a day out on the water? A junk trip combines lots of laughs, great food and healthy activity for the children.  Junk Hire Jaspa’s Junks Happy days if you’re organising a Jaspa’s...

Your guide to hiking in Sai Kung

Eric Ho treks the trails of Sai Kung to find the 12 best hikes. As temperatures start to cool, there’s no better time to get out and explore Sai Kung’s vast array of hiking trails....
sai kung camping

Sai Kung Camping

Types of Sai Kung campers Types of campers 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...

Get Paddling in Sai Kung

Kayaking is one of the cheapest, healthiest and most fun ways to get out on the water in Sai Kung. Kayakers are close enough to the water to splash themselves cool on steamy days,...

Village Focus – Chek Keng

Crumbling but not forgotten, Eric Ho visits the small village in the country park. Situated along the northern coast of Sai Kung East Country Park is Chek Keng, an old village largely abandoned by its...
Let's Route Twisk again

Exploring Route Twisk

Hannah Grogan follows Route Twisk to the roof of Hong Kong. Route Twisk is a Hong Kong classic. It’s easy to get caught up in all the hikes of Hong Kong. The trails are numerous...

Top Six Hong Kong Museums

Museums aren’t just for rainy days and school trips, and not all of them are stuffy and full of old objects (and curators) gathering dust. The majority of Hong Kong’s museums are bilingual, easily accessible...

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 and the restaurants are busy throwing Christmas parties. Not to...

Hong Kong Wetland Park

Hong Kong Wetland Park.    I thought Hong Kong was a small place until I went to the Hong Kong Wetland Park. It’s in north Tin Shui Wai but, my, it seems a long way...

A rocking day out in Tung Lung Chau

Rory Mackay heads to Tung Lung Chau. Rugged, windswept and diverse, Tung Lung Chau has a little bit of something for everyone. From familyfriendly outings and historical reccies, to rock climbing and zip lining sessions, this craggy outcrop has all...

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...

How to spend the day Sai Kung

Fabulous ways to spend a day out in Sai Kung   Breakfast of champions You won’t be left hungry with the breakfast portions at Jaspas. The restaurant serves up all-time favourite breakfast dishes including the Jaspas B.E.S.T which comes...

Cliffjumping in Sai Kung

Cliff jumping at Sheung Luk Stream in Sai Wan Village Summer is here so take the plunge: Sheung Luk Stream in Sai Kung Country Park is one of the world's most photogenic spots for cliff-jumping. Full How...

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...

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...

Paddle Power

Rory Mackay kayaks around Sai Kung Country Park on his latest adventure.   Heres what is great about kayaking in Sai Kung: The beauty and diversity of Hong Kong’s landscape is simply stunning. Ideal during the...

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...

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...

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...
Sheung Yiu Folk Museum and Village

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...
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News from the Sai Kung Police (December 2017)

Senior Inspector Michael Lai reports on the recent cases in Sai Kung. On December 2, a school bus parked at the outdoor car park in...

Hong Kong’s best festive catering options

For anyone who’d like to celebrate the jolly season in the comfort of your home, we’ve got you covered! La Rotisserie We are roasting Grade A,...

A closer look into illegal racing in Sai Kung

We take a closer look at the recurring problem of illegal racing in Sai Kung. It’s 3 am and residents are abruptly woken by the...