Tag Archives: Hong Kong

Reeling in the Year:2014

Today marks one year since we pulled on our rucksacks and said goodbye to Lucy and Martin in Greenwich, London. We boarded the train to Heathrow with a one way ticket to Perth Australia via Delhi, Bangkok and Bali. Our tummies were tumbling, there was mixture of excitement, fear, sadness and nerves inside. Little did […]

7 Months in Asia

As we board the flight to Perth we have realised that it is just over 7 months travel in Asia that has just been completed. To commemorate this here is some Top 7 lists of our incredible journey so far. (n.b Each item has a link to that post!)   Written by John AND Karen! […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Zigzag

This weeks Photo Challenge was ZigZag. This was a tough one but inspiration eventually came… A tree growing in the Chi Lin Nunnery in Hong Kong is this week’s choice. This place is really awesome if you are ever in Hong Kong. It’s also fairly quiet as you have to travel to get here.

Peak Fitness

Today would be dominated by one major activity – climbing Victioria Peak. Before that there was the slightly challenging task of booking some onward travel in China. We found the Mongkok branch of CTS Agency and helped ourselves to a ticket from the automated queue system. It wasn’t long until our number was called and […]

Champagne, Nuns and Dim Sum!

That morning John and Karen went hunting for a new Nikon Lens for their camera. You see the J1 camera model is great (you have all the photos!) but the life cycle of their lens is rubbish. The Lens we bought in Bangalore was now broken by the time we reached Laos. As the rain […]

He’s the Hong(ky) Kong Man!

Ever do 80mph in a TukTuk on dark streets before? As of now we have. We reached the airport in no time which was nice but it was too early as the Laissez-fAIR ASIA ground staff only opened the gates 10 minutes before they would close! It was to be our first introduction to the […]