Mongkok: Behind locked doors

Hong Kong and China have a low crime rate for major, violent offenses. Less serious crimes: B&Es, theft, and pick-pocketing, are such a concern that …

looking north

Looking north, from Victoria Peak, Hong Hong, China

visual hangover

Mongkok, (Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR) is a lot like a hang over if seen during the early-morning hours. The trash and debris of the night before litter the streets. It’s ugly and disappointing, much like the one-night-stands the causes of the trash and debris discover as they wake after a big night out. Dedicated cleaners…

beyond its heyday

The Metropolitan Hotel on Nathan Road, Hong Kong. There is more to Hong Kong than meets the eye. The new, the old, and things beyond their heyday.