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Monday, March 27, 2017
Hong Kong Wetland Park - Bird Watching | 香港濕地公園觀鳥
Hong Kong is primarily known to be a shopper’s paradise, but it has much more to offer than trendy boutiques and charismatic street markets. Fused with Asian and European cultures, most people don’t see Hong Kong beyond its metropolitan area. By traveling past the city center, you'll encounter a lot of scenic and quaint spots that even residents may...
Bird View of High Island Reservoir at Sai Kung | 西貢萬宜水庫鳥瞰圖
As we all know, Hong Kong was a British colony for more than 100 years. Before it was transferred back to China, its strategic role as the portal between the western and eastern economy and ideology was valued by both China and Britain. Therefore, geopolitics is the top concern in every decision made in such a small territory. Hong Kong...
Sam Tung Uk Museum at Tsuen Wan | 荃灣三棟屋博物館
The Sam Tung Uk Museum, located at near Tsuen Wan MTR Station, was converted from a 200-year old Hakka walled village founded by a Chan clan who settled in Hong Kong in the 18th century. The clansmen acquired land along the seashore on which the village was built in 1786. According to the geomantic system of China, the site was...
Hong Kong Heritage Walks
Three Hong Kong Travel Apps There are a number of free apps that can help travelers navigate around Hong Kong. If you're visiting Hong Kong for just a short time, these mobile apps can make the most out of your stay by showing you spots and shops that are worth visiting. Smartgagets have truly become essential tools in a traveler’s life....
Old and New Green Island Lighthouses 新舊青洲燈塔
Situated on Green Island, a short distance off the west coast of Hong Kong Island, the Green Island Lighthouse Compound comprises two lighthouses, a former European quarters and a former keeper's house. Both Green Island Lighthouses have served thousands of vessels approaching Hong Kong from the west for many decades and have thus played an important role in Hong...
Pak Lap Wan Beach 白臘灣沙灘
A city known for its harbor front has many hidden jewels along its coast line. One of those that is being well looked after and becoming more accessible is Pak Lap Wan. Rated in the top ten beaches, it has more than a protected harbor and white sand beach to offer. The location has both hostels (Hk$ 300-800 per night)...
Ng Tung Chai Waterfall 梧桐寨瀑布
Nu Tung Chai Waterfall is the best-known and biggest waterfall in Hong Kong. Located at the northern side of Tai Mo Shan, it is also one of the most popular retreats from the hustle and bustle of the city in summer. Clear signposts will guide tourists to reach the series of streams and waterfalls. Nu Tung Chai Waterfall consists of...
Hakka Village at Lai Chi Wo in Double Heaven
Lai Chi Wo is a Hakka Village located at the west coast of Yan Chau Tong Marine Park. Most Hakka villages in Hong Kong were built on hillsides. Typically backing onto dense fung shui woods, these rural settlements have crop fields in the front to serve as sunning grounds and venues for village activities. Further up are ponds, where fish...
Coastal Heritiera Forest and White-flowered Derris 銀葉古林和白花魚藤
The mudflat east of Lai Chi Wo Village is situated in an intertidal zone. Regularly submerged in water, the mud here is soft and wet. However, it is still drier than the seaside mudflats at low tide, and a few plant species can survive here. Coastal Heritiera is one of them. Coastal Heritiera is very rare in Hong Kong, but...
Periodic Table of Chemical Elements and Lake Ad Excellentiam 香港中文大學聯合理科實驗樓(元素週期表)和未圓湖
Among the 8 universities in Hong Kong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong has the most beautiful campus. Lake Ad Excellentiam at Chung Chi College is only 2 mins walk from University MTR Station and almost every weekend, there are couples taking their wedding pictures around the lake. Half way up the hill stands the Run Run Shaw Science Building with many colorful...

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