Expat Getaways guide to Hong Kong temples. 5 of the must visit temples along with some off the beaten path alternatives.

5 Must see Hong Kong temples and the not so famous alternatives

You should definitely schedule a visit to at least one temple, monastery or shrine during your visit to Hong Kong. You won’t have to try hard! Often it seems there is a temple on every corner and some you will ...

Review: Pangkor Laut Resort – Malaysia

Wow…. Just WOW. That is the word that best sums up our stay at Pangkor Laut Resort, Malaysia. With our first anniversary coming up I was on the lookout for something special. This place certainly delivered on all counts. Just ...
Expat Getaways' guide to ethical travel and social enterprise around the world.

Ethical Travel Around the World

We all love to travel right? But I often worry about the cost. Not the financial expense, but to the culture, community and environment that I’m visiting. Even more so when travelling in developing countries like Cambodia, Vietnam and India where ...

One Day in Macau – without visiting a casino

Macau is touted as the Las Vegas of the East and for good reason. Gambling revenue accounts for 40% of their GDP and in 2014 the gambling revenue was $US45 billion compared to just $US6.5 billion in Las Vegas. Stanley ...

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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