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A weekend in… Hong Kong

I know you’re already thinking it. What? She wants me to go all the way there just for the weekend? Well, maybe not literally, but Hong Kong is far and away my favourite place as a stop-over. A weekend in Hong Kong is by far better than doing the long-haul in one go between Europe […]

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The opposite of a heatwave

Well, I am back in Hong Kong. Not only am I back in Hong Kong, seemingly my Asian home away from home, I am back blogging. And I will be doing so for much of this year, after landing possibly the best job in the world, a tour guide. I am in cold Hong Kong, […]

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Four continents, two weeks

There’s something very, very eerie about an empty airport. Especially an empty Amsterdam Schiphol, one of the largest airports in the world. It’s strange that twice on my travels airports have been disrupted – one man-made (Bangkok), one natural. Thankfully for us, we were the last plane to get into Schiphol before it closed for […]

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Day trippin’: Hong Kong day trips

Hong Kong has to be the best place in the world for the ‘stopover’. There’s enough things to do to entertain you for a few days, but also has a little something else that I tend to go a little nuts for… day trips. And Hong Kong day trips rule. There’s nothing that excites me […]

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Howdy, Honkers!

Greetings from Hong Kong, where Amy and I have done our darndest to dent the city’s supplies of dim sum and perfume. For the first time ever, I am doing this short getaway to Hong Kong without my partner in crime, the Beast. Truly, I felt awful leaving it behind, opting for the feared pull-along […]

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