Hong Kong: Lantau Island

When I arrived in Hong Kong I didn’t have much by the way of expectations. I was mostly just excited to finally see my sister after 8 months. But apart from that, I didn’t research too much about what to see in the city. So when my friend suggested doing Lantau Island one day, I…

Hong Kong: Chi Lin Nunnery

  The next stop on our first day in Hong Kong was the Chi Lin Nunnery. Situated in what feels like a very random place next to a shopping mall in the middle of the city, the nunnery is as peaceful as it is beautiful.         It’s cool to be able to see…

Hong Kong: Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery

I arrived in Hong Kong on a Saturday night and, after hurrying to get through security, finally got to hug my sister after 7 months apart. In some ways it has felt like 7 months because I miss my family so much. But in other ways, like how easily we fell back into step with…