An oasis amidst skyscrapers in the middle of Hong Kong the Nan Lian Gardens features winding paths, waterfalls and koi ponds for an escape from the frantic streets in Hong Kong.
If you’re visiting Hong Kong for a few days or visiting on a cruise don’t hesitate to take advantage of this cities fantastic metro system. It’s clean, easy to understand and most signage includes English. The people are also friendly and eager to offer assistance. Hong Kong is an incredible city with a great metroContinue reading “Hong Kong Map”
You shouldn’t visit Hong Kong without taking an hour or two visiting Nan Lian Gardens. These beautiful gardens cover over eight and a half acres in central Hong Kong. The best way to reach Nan Lian Gardens is to take the rapid transit (MTR MAP) to Diamond Hill station, leave through Exit C2 and followContinue reading “Hong Kong’s Nan Lian Gardens”
A First Visit to Southeast Asia We spent all of February cruising with Celebrity’s Constellation in the South China Sea on back-to-back itineraries. We visited twelve ports with only one repeat (Ho Chi Min City). If you are going to fly twelve thousand miles you probably should make the most of the trip. We flew intoContinue reading “Cruising the South China Sea”
On our recent South China Sea cruise we spent a day in Hong Kong. While it is not enough time to do much we managed to hit a few highlights. Our first impression of the city as we sailed into port is one of rolling hills and countless skyscrapers. If you are cruising in, theContinue reading “A Day in Hong Kong”