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...
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...

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 one of my favourite short circular hikes to go on...

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...
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...

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,...
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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...