Category Archives: Hong Kong

Beach Barbecues and Farsi All in One Day in Hong Kong

Shopping in Hong Kong is like shopping no place else in the world. And in the same city where you can haggle for priceless antiques and rarities, you can also hike some the wildest¬†trails you’ve ever seen. I love the combination of it all – check out my shopping, hiking and brush with Iranian culture all in one weekend.

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Hong Kong on Wednesday Night is Still Lively!

All during my time abroad in Hong Kong there was always something happening. Whether it was birthdays, nights out or other random happenings, things never slowed down. Read my post to find out about the nightlife every night of the week in Hong Kong.

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Geoparks and Floating Restaurants in Hong Kong

Hong Kong never ceased to amaze me with all the wonders it contained in such a tiny space. In the space of a few days I went hiking on a secluded island to sailing on a junk boat in the harbor of Aberdeen. Can you do that where you live?

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Hong Kong and a Return to Normalcy

I never thought I’d say it, but returning to Hong Kong was like returning home (at least for the time being). Check out the aftermath of spring break – my group of girlfriends wasn’t the only one with some tales to tell that’s for sure!

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No Bikinis for This Spring Break, Beijing’s a Little Cool in April

This spring break was unlike any other break I ever took during college – and for good reason! It was in mainland China! I hope you enjoy reading about food poisoning, hiking one of the manmade wonders of the world and traveling like I’ve never traveled before. It wasn’t always pretty, but it was still incredible. Continue reading

Chinese Dragons, Flower Cannons and Whole Roasted Pigs – Just Another Day in Hong Kong

I thought Chinese dragons were as colorful as festivals got in Hong Kong, but I was wrong. Have you ever heard of flower cannons? If not, check out the Hung Shing Festival in Kau Sai in my latest post.

Did I mention I discovered my new love for Xiao long bao here too? Yeah, that happens also. Continue reading

Rugby Sevens – Where Vikings and Crayons are Equally Welcome

There was never a similar week during my stay in Hong Kong, and this week at the end of March was no exception. The world-renowned Rugby Sevens event came to town, and I say on of Hong Kong’s most colorful, whimsical faces. Spartan warriors and grown men in tutus, anyone? Continue reading