Tag Archives: Hong Kong

Main stage and seating at Clockenflap.

Travels with Junior: Tips for Music Festivals as a Family

This weekend in Hong Kong saw the music festival “Clockenflap” happening. Set up on the West Kowloon Cultural district, it runs for three days with a few stages. We went…

The Art of Ju Ming

A school field trip to the Hong Kong Museum of Art in May introduced me to the art of Taiwanese sculptor Ju Ming. I went earlier in the year with…

Dinosaurs - remains thereof!

A Day at the Museums

With a couple of days off school we took advantage to avoid the crowds and went to two museums in one day.  First we went to the Hong Kong Museum…

Liina Klauss beach trashscape

Plastic Beach Art

Last weekend I was at the Asia Region Art Educators conference.  We had the opportunity to meet and hear from some artists working in Hong Kong. One of these artists…

Rubber Duck Art Installation

Rubber Art in Hong Kong

As an important centre for art, Hong Kong is used to hosting large artistic events.  Few have been quite as large as Florentijn Hofman’s large Rubber Duck.  Yes, the enormous…

Image courtesy of the Sunday China Morning Post, 5th May 2013

Hong Kong Reading – updated

Shortly after I posted about books set in Hong Kong the South China Morning Post (Sunday edition) published an article with their own list of books set in Hong Kong….

undercover restaurants near Temple Street

Hong Kong Food Tour

When A & I returned to Hong Kong in 2007 we tried our hand at tourism and set up a company with the view to taking people on walking tours…

Dragon in Sai Kung

Chinese New Year in Hong Kong

Though I was away for the actual new year, celebrations start before and continue for 2 weeks after the lunar new year.  Here are some glimpses of some different ways…

Gap Year: South-East Asia & Australia

My first longer length travel in May-July 1994.  A school friend and I spent 3 months travelling over South-east Asia and Australia.  Starting in Thailand we went overland to Malaysia…