tap mun

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...
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...

Introducing…. The Sai Kung & Clearwater Bay Hiking Guide

Going behind the scenes of how the book came about  It all started with the question, “Do you like hiking?”, and here we are, six months down the track. The Sai Kung & Clearwater Bay Hiking...
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...

Hong Kong camping first aid

First aid tips to stay safe while camping Oh, the joys of the great outdoors. Camping in Sai Kung is one of the best ways to get outside but with all the excitement and adventure, tents,...

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...

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...
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...

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...

Tap Mun Chau

How to get to Tap Mun Chau Tap Mun Chau 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...

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...

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...
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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...