Tai Long Wan in Sai Kung: A Guide to Hong Kong’s Secret Beaches

Tai Long Wan in Sai Kung: A Guide to Hong Kong’s Secret Beaches

Tai Long Wan is a rugged crescent-shaped bay on the far northeast coast of Hong Kong in Sai Kung. Tai Long Wan means “big wave bay” in Cantonese and is one of handful of identically named beaches including one in Shek O and another on Lantau island. This one, however, offers a row of pristine…

An Insider’s Guide to Hiriketiya in Sri Lanka

An Insider’s Guide to Hiriketiya in Sri Lanka

Hiriketiya is a hip and happening haven in the deep south of Sri Lanka’s tropical coastline. Read on for everything you need to know about visiting Hiriketiya! Once a sleepy fishing village near Dickwella town, Hiriketiya Beach has blossomed into a hub for surf-loving travelers seeking out trendy cafes, co-working spaces and boutique hotels in…

The Fleming Hong Kong: A Boutique Hotel That Celebrates the City’s Heritage

The Fleming Hong Kong: A Boutique Hotel That Celebrates the City’s Heritage

I am fiercely in love with Hong Kong, my home of more than three decades. But the truth is, the city hasn’t truly embraced the boutique hotel concept, even after all these years. Name a big international hotel chain – any brand – and the chances are that you’ll find at least two, if not…

10 Best Speakeasies in Hong Kong For Your Cocktail Fix

10 Best Speakeasies in Hong Kong For Your Cocktail Fix

There’s something so alluring about seeking out a hidden bar away from prying eyes, and Hong Kong is no stranger to the speakeasy concept. Some of the best cocktail bars in Hong Kong are disguised as retail shops, concealed away in dead-end alleyways, tucked behind a faux phone booth or even hidden within another speakeasy….