Dominy Betts

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East Meets West

So a few weeks ago my Uncle Ronald wanted to take me and my friends out for a meal in Hong Kong for a belated birthday present/before I leave event. So he took us to Cheung Chau for a food and alcohol fuelled evening, and it was so good (apart from my head this morning). Continue reading “East Meets West”

My 20th Birthday

My birthday celebrations couldn’t of been more exchange student in Hong Kong if you tried.

We started at Mr Wongs and then finished the night doing Tequila in Billy Boozer.

Continue reading “My 20th Birthday”

Hong Kong Junk Boat Party

Today was my first junk or (drunk) trip of my time in Hong Kong and it was truly great.

A boat setting it to the far Hong Kong waters and plenty of alcohol, my perfect scenario there Continue reading “Hong Kong Junk Boat Party”

Hong Kong Rugby Sevens

So today was the day! The event I’d been looking forward to since I arrived.

And the infamous Hong Kong Rugby 7s didn’t disappoint. Continue reading “Hong Kong Rugby Sevens”

Tin Shui Wai Historical Trail

HKBU hosts a new outing each month and this was the first one I decided to go to was a historical trail in the New Territories.

Places on the trail featured Hong Kong’s Oldest Pagoda and a 200-year old traditional Chinese walled village Continue reading “Tin Shui Wai Historical Trail”

Chi Lin Nunnery & Nan Lian Gardens

I visited the beautiful nunnery and gardens over in Diamond Hill after my class today and it was truly wonderful.

What I loved most about the place is it had a that private religious feel to it even though it’s only round the corner from a big commercial shopping centre.

Continue reading “Chi Lin Nunnery & Nan Lian Gardens”

Pandan Island

After checking into a 3rd and final hostel of the trip, and definitely the best, we had a good night’s sleep and took advantage of the free breakfast.

Then on our last full day in the Philippines we decided to go back to Honda Bay and go to a different island and we decided to go Pandan Island and Splash House.

Continue reading “Pandan Island”

Island Hopping

For our last day in El Nido we decided to go Island Hopping on Tour C to be specific.

It was definitely 100% worth it! What an experience and top day it was. Continue reading “Island Hopping”

Our own Private Beach

So once we rented out the motorbikes and after we drove around El Nido for a few hours, we decided to head to a beach.

Thankfully the beach we chose had pretty much no-one else on it, so it felt like our very own Filipino beach Continue reading “Our own Private Beach”

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