12 Mar, 2014 in Los Angeles
LosAngeles tin hau temple (8)

Los Angeles has a large China Town, so naturally I had to pay my respects to my cultural heritage. It’s a pretty solid typical China Town, with your average Chinese restaurant and old Chinese people sitting in small rooms playing Mahjhong while listening to squeaking Chinese opera tunes, but if you’re looking for something a […]

23 Feb, 2014 in HK Places
Tin Hau & Lin Fa Kung Temples  Tai Hang Hong Kong (5)

Down in the back alleys of Tai Hang area near Tin Hau MTR station are a few temples, dedicated to some of the most popular Gods in Hong Kong. Tin Hau needs no introduction, definitely – by far – the most well known Goddess in this region. This temple dates back very early to the […]

1 Jun, 2011 in HK Hikes
Peng Chau 056.JPG

One of the greatest things about Hong Kong is that it has the outlying islands. From the gorgeous and scenic Lantau island (with Ngong Ping 360, Tai O Village etc.), through Lamma Island, to Cheung Chau you can spend days exploring hiking trails, celebrating local festivals and religions and enjoying terrific local seafood and laid […]

21 Jun, 2009 in HK Attractions
Shani day 8 - On the way to Stanley-4.JPG

Weather forecast alerted that it’s going to be a rainy day, but we decided to go against odds and visit the Stanley market to see if we can find some nice souvenirs to bring back home and tour the area a bit. It took about 2+ hours to get to Stanley from my university …

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