Hong Kong Blog Posts on Fizzy Cola

Hong Kong’s City Oasis of Nan Lian Gardens & Chi Lin Nunnery

Hong Kong’s City Oasis of Nan Lian Gardens & Chi Lin Nunnery

Nestled in between the high-rise apartment block of the Diamond Hill neighbourhood,Chi Lin Nunnery and Nan Lian Gardens provide a welcome respite from the frantic pace of Hong Kong.  This 1930s compound replicates the iconic Tang Dynasty style of broad wooden architecture and red and gold pavilions to bring a sense of tradition to such a modern surrounding.

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The Two Sides of Hong Kong Bay

The Two Sides of Hong Kong Bay

When I lived in Cebu one of my favourite weekend escapes was Hong Kong. I love the city for it’s vibrancy and electric mix of cultures – the British colonial legacies gave me a reminder of home when I needed it, while the Chinese aromas and hectic 24-7 buzz was an exciting change of pace compared to the relaxed lifestyle of the Philippines.

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