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Tai Tam Falls

Robyn Ma sets off with her dog Ringo to find Tai Tam’s hidden waterfall. Tucked away in Tai Tam’s lush greenery is a gorgeous cascading waterfall. A favourite among hikers, it’s a small but...

Going for gold

Going for gold

You don’t need to travel to Rio to take up an Olympic sport. Robyn Ma finds out what’s on offer in Hong Kong. Sharp shooters Ever wanted to emulate Robin Hood’s epic archery skills?...

News from the greens

Waste deep

Nissa Marion says it’s time to get stuck in. Over the summer, many Hong Kongers have expressed frustration with the copious amounts of plastic and trash washing up on our shores. I would like to...

yoga pose

Yoga Yoda

Yoga is suitable for all ages, cultures and health conditions, but teaching methods differ widely. Some teachers like to use anatomical jargon straight from a biology textbook; others prefer to deliver their classes in a Mother...

Trash Talk

Trash talk

With rubbish washing up on beaches over the city, residents are taking matters into their own hands. Anna Cummins reports. You know something’s awry when CY Leung spends a (very well photographed) morning picking...

SS What's On

What’s on

UNTIL SEP 30 In the Midst of the Storm: Hong Kong’s Early Typhoons A glimpse of life during the catastrophic storms of 1874 and 1906. The exhibition was initiated by master mariner Michael J...

Picnic Forbes

Win a Sunday family feast from PICNIC on Forbes!

Inspired by casual French cafe culture and picnicking, PICNIC on Forbes is known for its delicious French food and signature panniers (baskets) containing gourmet French treats. Founded by the same team behind ON Dining...