Yohji walked around the deck with his hands clasped behind his back, bouncing every so often on a joist to make sure it was solid. He had his signature wool cap and sling bag as he checked our work.
“Sold out?” I tapped my credit card on the desk at the Japanese Tourism Bureau at Kansai.
There was a line behind us that had gotten backed up because despite the seven signs that said “VISIT SHIKOKU”, our destination was so small on the island that it took three books to find the station.
For our last night in Hong Kong we sought out authentic Hong Kong, we had sought out authentic hong kong earlier on Temple Street and got some very “ok” street food. We arrived in Mongkok, fresh off the bus and picked Wong’s.
I had heard from a reddit poster, that had heard from a friend, that the rooftop of Chungking Mansions was easy to access. So we sat on the bus with our newly purchased tripod in […]
We visited the Big Buddha on Lantau Island yesterday, and explored the area a bit only to find a tiny abandoned village and tea restaurant. Apparently it was the only tea garden in Hong Kong, […]
“That man has a monkey!” “Ok, don’t bother him” I said as we walked out into the grey square of Luo Hu. “Why?” “I don’t want you involved in his…monkey stuff.” I flapped my hand […]
Everyone blames everything on mainlanders, unless you’re a mainlander, and then you blame everything on expats. Hongkongers do nothing wrong.
Next to my small apartment building is a small set of stairs and an even smaller public garden. I have learned in the short time that small is called “Hong Kong Cozy” so I […]
We’d agreed to stay at a hostel, at least briefly, for the first couple of days of our journey, to get our feet wet so to speak, and find out if it would be a viable option for lodging. Samantha researched things extensively and found what was rated the best hostel in Hong Kong, the Mahjong, and booked us a couple of nights to begin with.
A friend gave me a tip to check out this Dim Sum restaurant and the photos online were so cute I couldn’t refuse. Service was quick, even though some of the more […]