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Advent calendar 2020: 8. Victoria Peak, Hong Kong

Hong Kong Island was a colony of the United Kingdom from the 1840s until 1997, and the highest peak (552m) was thus named after Queen Victoria. The island has very steep slopes—Victoria Peak is only around 1km to Central, Hong Kong’s downtown, and around 1.5km to Victoria Harbour (again, named after the Queen). Victoria Peak

Advent calendar 2020: 6. Hong Kong street food

Street food is always one of Asia’s delights. For the 6th day in the advent calendar, we’re picking fishballs from Hong Kong—fancy having some? Read more about 3 street food scenes in Asia. Advertisements

Advent calendar 2020: 6. Hong Kong street food

Street food is always one of Asia’s delights. For the 6th day in the advent calendar, we’re picking fishballs from Hong Kong—fancy having some? Read more about 3 street food scenes in Asia. Advertisements

Advent calendar 2020: 1. Nam Sang Wai, Hong Kong

We start our julkalender (advent calendar) this year with a view of Nam Sang Wai, a scenic area of fields and fishponds. Nam Sang Wai is near the town of Yuen Long, Hong Kong, an area of farms and fish ponds. With beautiful scenery that feels like a world apart from the hustle and bustle

Advent calendar 2020: 1. Nam Sang Wai, Hong Kong

We start our julkalender (advent calendar) this year with a view of Nam Sang Wai, a scenic area of fields and fishponds. Nam Sang Wai is near the town of Yuen Long, Hong Kong, an area of farms and fish ponds. With beautiful scenery that feels like a world apart from the hustle and bustle

20+ countries for your Asian Orienteering Bucket List in 2021 and beyond!

Asia is a large continent with many cultures, languages and terrains, stretching from the Aegean shore of Turkey to the extreme east of Siberia, from the North Pole to the tropical islands of Indonesia. Orienteering provides the opportunity for us to explore many of these terrains first hand. Here, we make an attempt to define

[Back to Asia] Hong Kong discusses travel corridor with 6+ countries

With the COVID-19 pandemic under control in many Asian and European countries, Hong Kong is actively discussing travel corridor arrangements with at least 6 more countries, South China Morning Post reports. Hong Kong, a major orienteering hub in Asia, is discussing travel corridor arrangements with at least six countries worldwide. (Archive photo) Travellers from Germany,

香港取消本年餘下定向賽事 ORIEN.ASIA 賽事將有所修改

因新冠肺炎第三波爆發,香港定向總會早前已宣佈取消2020年餘下總會賽事,包括十二月的週年賽和下半年的排名賽。各屬會仍可按法例限制舉辦屬會賽事。 Advertisements ORIEN.ASIA 賽事修改 因法例限制和總會賽事取消,我們稍後將宣佈十二月香港城市賽和訓練營的安排。 十一月印尼雅加達城市賽和世界排名賽已取消,或延期至2021年舉行。 十二月泰國城市賽和錦標賽將繼續舉行。 開放予國際選手參加與否,將視乎旅遊限制而定。 Advertisements

3 street food scenes in Asia you should try on your next visit

Asia is a continent of street food—you’d be greeted by endless street food stalls wherever you go. To spend a few coins on hawkers and savour the street food, is a quintessential part of Asian life. Here, we list three street food scenes in Asia you should try on your next orienteering trip! Advertisements 1.