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Asia Destinations

Tai Tam Country Park, Hong Kong

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

Tai Tam Country Park, Hong KongTai Tam park Country Park contains three of Hong Kong Island’s largest reservoirs and is home to a number of species of terrapins (birds).

Shek’O Country Park, Hong Kong

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

Hong Kong is remarkable because you can step from busy metropolitan areas into peaceful countryside in minutes.

This is particularly true of the Dragon’s Back trail which Time magazine acclaimed as the Best Urban Hike in the November 2004 Asia issue. The trail is “the city’s finest and most challenging yet picturesque trek.”

Ha’ Apai Islands, Tonga

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

This area in the South Pacific has no fewer than 170 islands in the South.

ha' apai islands tongaVolcanoes ringed by white sand beaches, lagoons, and humpback whales, porpoises, seabirds and plenty of reeds for midday diving. Pleasurable activities include sea kayaking, snorkelling or just going for a hike through the beautiful wilderness area.