28 Oct, 2013 in HK Places
Wan Chai Tour Hong Kong (3)

On a beautiful rainy day I took a visitor to Hong Kong to see the Hong Kong Victoria Harbor, starting at Wan Chai, taking the Star Ferry across the harbor to the Tsim Sha Tsui side, and then back again. Since a typhoon was approaching the city, the skies were especially beautiful, with …

6 Aug, 2013 in HK Culture & Life

Unexpectedly, I discovered an amazing place to get some stunning views of Hong Kong. In the heart of Wanchai, just next to the Pawn, is an upscale building called J-Residence (on Ship st.). For a farewell party to a dear friend leaving Hong Kong, we were invited to the J-Residence sky-lounge and once I got […]

11 Jun, 2013 in HK Events

Promised myself I wouldn’t, and I almost made it. Almost. But last week when I was visiting the Hong Kong Culture Centre and walked the Avenue of Stars I saw it. Surrounded by hundreds of enthusiastic Hong Kong camera fanatics shooting this PR stunt ducky from all directions, I decided to let go and photograph […]

18 Jul, 2012 in HK Places
Grand Harbor HK handover fireworks (1).jpg

Hong Kong fireworks can get really spectacular and there are a few chances for you to catch that in Hong Kong throughout the year. Myself, I think I’ve seen the fireworks half a dozen times already, maybe more, from different places. New years from Kowloon, China’s birthday I think it was from Central ferry pier, […]

10 Oct, 2009 in HK Events
China National Day 2009 – Hong Kong Fireworks display

On China National 60th anniversary, Hong Kong ran an insane fireworks display that went on for about 23 minutes all around Victoria Harbor. Starting from 6:30pm all traffic to through to the harbor was stopped, and the police took charge of all pedestrian roads surrounding the …

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