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5 Days in Cairns and Tropical North Queensland

Tropical North Queensland is paradise. The Great Barrier Reef and world heritage rainforests are right on your doorstep. With direct international flights to Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, the Philippines and New Zealand, Cairns is the perfect gateway to start your ...
Wan Chai pulls you in. It is the buzzing heart of Hong Kong. Once known as the red light district, is is a neighbourhood packed full of culture and history.

Explore Hong Kong – Wan Chai

Wan Chai is one of those areas that pulls you in. It has a reputation far and wide as the red light district of Hong Kong and the area to go for those looking for a good time. For the ...
Saving Sea Turtles, Costa Rica and Sri Lanka.

Saving Sea Turtless

Last week in Sri Lanka I had an amazing experience. I got to release baby sea turtles into the ocean! It’s an experience I’ve had before in Costa Rica and something that I’m very passionate about. This time it was even ...
One week in Myanmar

One Week in Myanmar

Everyone who visits Myanmar comes back saying the same two words: “go now”. The name hints at the exotic, off the beaten path adventures. After a little research it became very clear. I did need to “go now”, but I ...

Hi, I’m Jess and I am a tour guide living and working in Hong Kong. Travelling the world whenever I can...

Expat Getaways is a travel blog full of itineraries for trips that we have taken from our base here in Hong Kong and travel hacks to make your trip easier.

This blog has been written with busy expats in mind. So many of my friends work the Monday to Friday grind and want to make the most of all the of long weekends on offer in Asia, but struggle to find the time to plan trips away. At Expat Getaways I’ve done that for you.

It’s a trip that I’ve tried and tested, plus what I would do differently if I had the chance again.

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