Short, easy & beautiful hike: Ma On Shan Country Trail

First hike of 2018: It was probably the worst possible day and time to hike, but we ran out of bad luck somehow... Distance: 4.5km Duration: 1.5-2 hours Difficulty: 2/5 It was a particularly shitty day yesterday when my sister and I decided to do Ma On Shan Country Trail, a quick and energetic 4.5km … Continue reading Short, easy & beautiful hike: Ma On Shan Country Trail

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Lo Fu Tau Country Trail: Beach Hike on Lantau Island

Just before the cold properly settled into Hong Kong, we did one last 'beach' hike from Discovery Bay to Mui Wo (Silvermine Beach). Entry and exit points clearly defined, serious uphill workout at the beginning, glorious grasslands and vistas up top.  Distance: 8.4 km (The actual country trail is just 3.4 km but we included getting … Continue reading Lo Fu Tau Country Trail: Beach Hike on Lantau Island

Q&A: Vinci Wong on LGBT Equality and chairing Hong Kong’s foremost charity

October 12, 2017 I had to interview Hong Kong celebrity Vinci Wong at Kerry Hotel this month, but I couldn't include a lot of what he said in the actual article that got published. So here's a post on some of his more candid stories. If you didn't already know, Vinci Wong is a former … Continue reading Q&A: Vinci Wong on LGBT Equality and chairing Hong Kong’s foremost charity

Kap Lung Ancient Trail: Easy Beginner Level Forest Hike with secret waterfalls

I was recovering from a minor procedure that day, and the doctor told me I could finally start some 'light' exercise without sun exposure or too much sweating. This trail was perfect.  Duration: 1 hour Difficulty: Super Easy 1/4 (I don't know why the official trail guide says 2/4, the thing was completely downhill) Distance: 2.5km … Continue reading Kap Lung Ancient Trail: Easy Beginner Level Forest Hike with secret waterfalls

High Junk Peak Country Trail: Medium Beach/Summer Hike

After a months-long hiatus (I really can't remember the last time I hit the trails), I finally made it back yesterday for the Monday off. Of course, I chose one of the easier looking itineraries to warm myself up for the full-blown hiking season: High Junk Peak Country Trail. Difficulty: Medium (2/4) Distance: 6.4 km Duration: … Continue reading High Junk Peak Country Trail: Medium Beach/Summer Hike