Hong Kong: The Big Buddha, Lantau Island

Hong Kong, such a busy place and after 2 days of none-stop exploring we decided to get out of the city and head over to Lantau Island. Lantau Island is home to the airport, so it’s likely if you have visited Hong Kong you have actually been to Lantau Island possibly without even realising it. Apart from the airport there are loads of things to see and do on the Island, including Disneyland which unfortunately we just simply didn’t have time to visit. As we visited Disneyland Paris nearly three years ago and I have visited Disneyworld in Florida a couple…

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Hong Kong: Where East meets West (3 Day Itinerary)

We landed on a Tuesday around 8.00pm in Hong Kong from Bali. So by the time we arrived at our hotel (Ovolo Central) on Hong Kong island following our taxi driver getting lost(!) and checked in it was almost 11.00pm – far too late to go out for drinks and dinner, right? Wrong! Our first and lasting impression of Hong Kong is that it is a party town where money talks and expats love. We left our hotel to forage for food to be greeted by hoards of drunken people still suited and booted following a day in the office.…

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