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Tagged With: Hong Kong

Incoming: NatGeo Run 2016

Nat Geo Run is a must run event in the racing calendar since it started 7 years ago. It gathers thousands of runners all united for the cause of the environment. #NatGeoRun2016 gets even better with the run simultaneously happening in 5 Cities, Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tai Chung and Manila on April 17, 2016. Continue reading »

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#TaleofTheTrail Lion Rock (New Territories, Hong Kong)

Lion Rock is not the highest peak but it gives you a panoramic view of the Kowloon and Shatin Area. It just speak volumes on how Hong Kong has maintained a large forested area even as they progressed into a modern city. It gets its name as the rock at its peak is shaped like a lion overlooking the city. It’s gonna take your breath away with the climbs and with the view from the peak. Continue reading »

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#TaleOfTheTrail Lantau Peak (Lantau Island, Hong Kong)

Lantau Peak is the second highest peak in Hong Kong at 934 meters. It’s Section 3 of the Lantau Trail, which has a total distance of 70 kilometers. This section leads you to the Lantau Peak and then eventually to Ngong Ping, where the largest outdoor sitting Buddha is located in Lantau Island. It’s a lung-buster with a total ascent of about 600 meters just in the first 2.5 kilometers but the trek is worth the view of Lantau Island, the neighboring Sunset Peak and the Ngong Ping. Continue reading »

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Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon

Distance: 21.1 Kilometers Date: February 24, 2013 “Running Hong Kong had me on a flyover and tunnel overload but beneath the cold climate run and the inclines is a really a well organized and scenic run that takes you to the rich Chinese heritage and modern infrastructure of Hong Kong.” Hong Kong Marathon Claiming my … Continue reading »

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The Best of Both Worlds

I miss travel!!! It’s not that I don’t travel much but coming from a schedule of having 8-10 out-of-the country trips and even more domestic trips in a year, the travel bug in me has been repressed.  Of course, the bigger part of the reason why I’ve reduced my travel schedule is that I’m balancing … Continue reading »

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Travel Tips Around the World # 2

In tradition of one of my first blogs Travel Trip Around the World, I am now finally able sit down and digest the next few years of travel on the tips and experiences I got during those travels.  I’ve been lucky enough to have a 6-10 a year out of the Country trips the past … Continue reading »

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Home Kong… Hong Kong…

There’s a thing about Hone Kong that combines the rich cultural heritage it has and the new technologies that have arrived. I guess that’s its signature, a country who knows who they are and adopts its culture towards the changing global landscapes. It also has been sort of a home, a comfort zone given that … Continue reading »

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Peak a Boo HK

At the Peak My Second out of the country travel was in Hong Kong in 2003 and while people were shying away from the trips due to SARS outbreak earlier that year, I was taking advantage of discounted fares due to the soft appetite for travel.  Since my cousin is based there food and accommodation … Continue reading »

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Home Kong

My visits in Hong Kong has always brought a homey ambience with the warm hospitality of my cousin and her family based there… I’ve been here often that I’ve been to most of the places already… including nearby Macau… I came at the tail end of the term vacations of my nieces and yes, the … Continue reading »

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Christmas in Hong Kong

As I made a side trip (a.k.a. vacation) in Hong Kong coming from the Board Meeting in China, I had a glimpse of Christmas in Hong Kong… I was able to chance upon the decors at Times Square at Causeway Bay and Statue Square in Central… I guess the decors and the lights are not … Continue reading »

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