Roaming Around the Luxembourgish Ardennes

Last weekend, Hayley and I went to Luxembourg for a weekend mountain retreat. Apart from visiting Vianden castle and finding mythical creatures, we also spent one full day hiking to explore what the Ardennes has to offer.    Chair Lift? Aren’t you cheaters? After playing with the ducklings in the morning, we hiked to the…

Day Out in the Hoge Kempen National Park, Belgium

After living in the Netherlands for a few months, Phil and Hayley are getting some mountain withdrawal symptoms. We are beginning to miss the hills and mountains that we grew to love when we live in Hong Kong. So last weekend, we decided to head to Belgium to get a dose of hills on the bike….

Hol(e)y Bike Ride to Belgium

Bikes – check Map – check Puncture repair kits – check Passports??? – Errr… maybe… just throw them into the bike bags just in case  In many of our previous adventures, we have crossed an by planes, by buses, by ferries and rickety boats, and on foot. So the thought of crossing an international border on bikes…

Crossing An International Border In Luxury & Style

Sense of Adventure – Check Passport – Check Ticket – Errr, let’s get it on the spot. When is the boat leaving? Don’t know, whenever it’s full… So, Hayley and Phil, where were you going this time? Pangerang! Where on earth is that? In Malaysia, not far away from Singapore.  Even many of the local Singaporeans would be…

Exploring the Borderland of Hong Kong

On one January weekend, Hayley and I decided to have a date. There was no gourmet food in a fancy restaurant, no romantic films in a cinema. Instead we headed up to Sha Tau Kok – the most northern part of Hong Kong, and right at the border to China – for a hike and a lovely picnic.