Backpacking in Hong Kong: 24 Hours Exploring Mong Kok, Kowloon

Mong Kok translates nicely into Yingman/English as “Busy Corner” and if I was a first time visitor to Hong Kong, I would make sure that I base myself in Mong Kok for my first few nights. The reason is – this is the pulsating heart of the Kong. Street life in Mong Kok is what Read more about Backpacking in Hong Kong: 24 Hours Exploring Mong Kok, Kowloon[…]

Staying at the Dorsett Mong Kok Hotel, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Hong Kong remains a firm favourite for me on my travels. It really has a lot offer in almost every department I look for – ease of movement, good base, fast Wi-Fi, huge range of foods, vibrant nightlife, mix of culture, night markets. It’s a country I’ll never tire of exploring. I’ve stayed in a Read more about Staying at the Dorsett Mong Kok Hotel, Kowloon, Hong Kong[…]

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A Guide To Teaching English in Hong Kong

Thinking about escaping the boredom and mundane-ness of your home town, village or city? But not sure where to go? Here’s a piece on how YOU can move to the skyscraping metropolis of Hong Kong and teach English! A quick guide to teaching English in Hong Kong, all from four years of my personal experience Read more about A Guide To Teaching English in Hong Kong[…]

Top 5 Hong Kong Festivals!

Having lived in Hong Kong for a year and a half and experienced many a festival in this metropolis, I thought I’d bring you a top 5 festivals. Please note these are my opinion only and in no particular order of preference, in fact for ease I have put them in order of when they Read more about Top 5 Hong Kong Festivals![…]

We Are Hong Kong Northern Ireland Supporters Club!

The Hong Kong Northern Ireland Supporters Club was successfully launched on Leap Year Day (Wednesday 29th February 2012) in Mong Kok, Kowloon. Including one member from the Far East NISC, a turn up of 6 on the night, plus 2 randoms saw Hong Kong defeat Taiwan 5-1 at home in a comprehensive friendly victory against Read more about We Are Hong Kong Northern Ireland Supporters Club![…]

Backpacking in Hong Kong: Top 5 Places to Check out in Mong Kok

Mong Kok literally means Busy Corner and this is for sure one of the busiest and best parts of Hong Kong to visit. When backpacking in Hong Kong, head to Mong Kok and fire your way through these top 5 places to check out. 1. Mong Kok Stadium 2. Nathan Road 3. Ladies Market 4. Read more about Backpacking in Hong Kong: Top 5 Places to Check out in Mong Kok[…]

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