Day 20 – Last Day…Boo Sur! Big Buddha & Light Show…


I’m glad we went out with James and Becky last night as they convinced Rob that a trip to the Big Buddha was well worth it and I really wanted to go. Off to the subway again as we got the line to Disneyland…only to switch to head to the Buddha! I wouldn’t have swapped…

Day 19 – A Super Leisurely Penultimate Day!


We lay in till late then headed out to the waterfront before stumbling into what turned out to be quite a popular dim sum restaurant. We had an absolute feast with spring rolls, seafood rice, chilli pork buns and BBQ pork steamed buns…sooooo good! As we waddled back up to the hotel we nipped into…

Day 18 – Rob’s 30th In Hong Kong…


 Boy did we have some fun planned. After opening cards and presents we headed over to Hong Kong island for brunch at the Supper Club only to discover that the Happy Valley race track we’d planned to go to for some horse racing wasn’t on! We had read it wrong. It was actually happening over…

Day 17: Hong Kong and Victoria Peak…


Wow it’s hot in Hong Kong. Just standing still I was sweating. Definitely in the tropics now and I’m finally getting the humidity everyone talks about. We took the subway from Kowloon over to Hong Kong island today and took the tram up to Victoria Peak. It was an old tram line built back in…

Day 16: Arrived in Hong Kong!!!


Woke up actually in time for breakfast today and packed last night so we’re all ready to get the subway to Pudong airport. … Airport and flight were super simple. Cost us 90p instead of Β£24 by taking the subway and we got a cornetto on the plane too. We were slightly delayed but wow,…

One Week To Go Until China…


I can’t believe that after what seemed like  months and months of planning we are only one week away from starting out China adventure!!! I’m yet to pack and I’m still in the midst of buying and returning clothes before next week…im seriously confused with what to pack (any tips are more than welcome)! But,…