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View of Hong Kong skyline after hiking up to Victoria Peak - Victoria Peak hike

Reward yourself: Hike to Victoria Peak

A nice way to escape the concrete jungle of Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s nature is mesmerizing. A pity that most visitors and tourists only plan for a short stay and never get to see the green side of Hong Kong when chasing the supposedly “must see” attractions. But it needn’t be the all-day hiking excursion in the New Territories. There are nice trails on Hong Kong Island, too. Especially the hike up to Victoria Peak is recommendable for many reasons:

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Fox multi-coloured by Thai artist Rukkit, one famous street art piece in Hong Kong

Waiting for Banksy

A closer look at the increasingly popular Street Art scene in Hong Kong

 

Ever since I once watched the extremely interesting documentary on Banksy “Exit through the gift shop”) during one of my many long-haul flights and participated in an equally recommendable street art tour in Melbourne later on, I’ve been walking through city centers with different eyes. The world of graffitis, stencils, posters and stickers has fascinated me ever since. Surely, I was pretty excited when I found out that there has evolved an active street art scene in Hong Kong as well!Continue reading