I’ve mentioned this before, but the weather has been terrible the last few times I’ve been in Hong Kong. Reading and drinking coffee can only stay engrossing for so long, though, and the Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens make a nice diversion even on the most overcast of days. In the heart of Central, … Continue reading
Looking for something special to do midweek in the middle of the day for Liz’s birthday in Hong Kong, we found Dialogue in the Dark. Similar to the Dining in the Dark experience in Paris so many years ago, Dialogue is meant to simulate for a short time the life of the blind in an … Continue reading
The past few times I’ve been in HK, the weather has been absolutely foul for almost the entire trip. Long-term travel isn’t always sunshine lollipops and rainbows, and on during those weeks when the world has been motivation-sappingly cloudy for days on end, you still have to find something interesting to do! From Central, the … Continue reading
Another overcast day in Hong Kong, so I finally got out to that New Territories temple I pass on the airport bus every time I come to town. It makes me feel almost like being back in China for a day!
On a cold bright night in Seoul, with a 16 hour layover between flights, I hit the streets. After hours of wandering through dark roads, warm coffeeshops, and busy market streets, I was giving up on finding anything truly cool. Then, around 4 in the morning, Beng Eunsa. An old temple complex in the heart … Continue reading