While it can be fun to hike up and over hills, there are times when it seems best to start from a place that’s well above sea level – particularly when the summer heat has arrived. One of the best…
Typhoon Mangkhut helped show “storm surge” is a threat to modern cities, not just something for the history books.
You’ve surely seen the shocking images from Japan last week, including as Osaka’s Kansai International Airport was flooded during the passage of Typhoon Jebi (4 September 2018). The airport was built on an island of reclaimed land, and images also…
Hiking guidebook by Hong Kong Outdoors founder Martin Williams, who has chosen 25 of the best day walks in the Hong Kong countryside.
On the Cheung Chau PhotoExplorer, resident and expert photographer Martin Williams will guide you around the village, along coastal trails, and to side trails even few locals know.
Lion Rock is the most iconic peak in Hong Kong.
It may be possible to revitalise Hong Kong villages so they still have rural character and are great places to live – and visit.
Some places in the countryside can be crowded nowadays, perhaps with queues waiting to start on trails.
In southeast Lantau, there's an area that's easily overlooked, yet can make for a fine day outing: the Chi Ma Wan Peninsula.
Early on a clear summer morning, from an islet by Shek O, you can appreciate Hong Kong’s superb location on the south China coast.
Pak Sha O, a village in the wilds of the Sai Kung Peninsula, seems almost suspended in time.
Hexagonally jointed tuff is the key formation in the Hong Kong Global Geopark, which comprises eight areas in eastern Hong Kong.