My last overseas adventure
Collected by Justin Lee, AFAR Local Expert
MY last overseas adventure saw me travelling right around the world from my home country, South Africa, to Hong Kong and Vancouver. I saw some amazing sights and met some awesome people. This is definitely a trip I'd love to do again!
Wo On Ln, Central, Hong Kong
The great thing about a city like Hong Kong is that it's always buzzing at all hours! On this particular evening, I'd gone to have a suit made at shop called Lapel in Central (very close to the mile-long set of escalators) and after having some...
Whistler, BC V0N, Canada
Already a world class ski town, Whistler was completely revamped to prepare for the Winter Games in 2010. But don't think it's just a winter town, it is now a year round destination. The ski runs become a world class mountain biker's haven, there...
6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver, BC V7R 4K9, Canada
Part of the North Shore mountain range, this 4,039-foot peak offers jaw-dropping views of the city. It’s busiest in the winter, when four chairlifts service 33 ski runs, but remains popular in the summer thanks to the steep, 1.8-mile Grouse...
Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
Join throngs of locals on the five-minute ferry ride across Victoria Harbour between the Tsim Sha Tsui cruise pier in Kowloon, on the mainland side, and the Central Pier on Hong Kong Island (a slightly longer ride goes to Wan Chai on Hong Kong...
Coquitlam, BC, Canada
I was visiting family in Vancouver, and it just happened to be Stanley Cup time. The little one in the picture who is just too cute for words, grabbed the beanie off her uncle's head and put it on. Word's alone couldn't describe how cute my little...
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