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Hikes

All hiking stories, interviews with hikers, hiking reviews, hiking news, outdoro BBQ areas, etc

Big Day Out: Our hike along the Lamma panorama

Nigel Griffiths hikes across lovely, laid-back Lamma Island. Lamma is one of Hong Kong’s best-known outlying islands, with a rep for superb seafood, pretty beaches and...

Southside secrets: Discover the hidden Tai Tam waterfall

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...

Scaling Lion Rock

For those who thought The Peak was the most dramatic summit looming over Victoria Harbour, think again. There is a roaring lion to the...

Climbing Twin Peaks

For a workout packing a serious punch, look no further than the Twin Peaks and Violet Hill. Dubbed the Terrible Twins for its butt-kicking steps, this 4.8km...

Top hikes in Southside

Strap on your walking shoes for Southside’s great outdoors. Local experts Pete, Mark, Sally and Nic reveal their favourite places. Favourite Southside trail? Pete Spurrier: I’m...

Tai Tam Dam

Jackie Peers takes the waterworks trail. Hong Kong Island – a place of peace and tranquility? Well, yes... if you set off to explore the...

Dragon’s Back trail

Welcome to the Dragon's Back, a trail famously hailed by Time Magazine as Asia's best urban hike: “This is the city’s finest and most...

The Peak Circuit

First things first. Although Hong Kong is blessed with splendid trails winding through the remotest corners of the territory, before making any far-flung...

Hok Tau Country Trail

Much of the northeast New Territories was once farmland, but in recent years the fastest-growing crop has been the three-storey village house. Some areas...
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Take a Trip Down Southern District Literary Trail

Shreena Patel goes in search of five monuments that pay homage to the Southside’s literary heritage. The third installment of this series takes us to...

Beth Narain recalls 50 years of Hong Kong

From spinning discs at The Peninsula Hotel’s nightclub, to living through the ‘67 riots, the handover and SARS, Beth Narain tells it all about...

A Sham Chung Adventure – Exploring Sai Kung West Country Park

Rory Mackay explores the depths of Sai Kung West Country Park. Remote, picturesque and obscure. Sham Chung possesses a little bit of something for everyone....