Category Archives: Asia Travel

Hong Kong 2017 Pt VII: The Search For “Club Obi Wan”

Things have rarely gone smoothly when it comes to hunting down filming locations from the Indiana Jones franchise. I ran out of time to go to Kairouan in Tunisia which was used to represent Cairo in ‘Raiders Of The Lost Ark‘ … Continue reading

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Hong Kong 2017 Pt VI: Johnny English Reborn Filming Locations

There have been a fair few spy spoof’s over the years and whilst the likes of Austin Powers usually gets a lot of recognition, this comedy vehicle for Rowan Atkinson is not as fondly remembered. Not by me though as … Continue reading

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Hong Kong 2017 Pt V: The Best Of The Rest

The main reason for this latest trip of ours was to see Leicester play in the Premier League Asia Trophy but that made up only a fraction of our time in the Hong Kong. There was plenty of other time for … Continue reading

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Hong Kong 2017 Pt IV: Getting Arty In Hong Kong

On the face of it these stacked apartments are just part of yet another high-rise building in a densely populated region. However, there’s something fascinating, and indeed beautiful about their style and imperfection. Such sights are probably oblivious to many … Continue reading

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Hong Kong 2017 Pt III: A Day-Trip By Ship To Macau

What does one do on a trip to Hong Kong having already visited twice before and done most of the important sights? Of course there’s plenty of places in the New Territories and Outlying Islands areas which I’ve never been … Continue reading

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Hong Kong 2017 Pt I: Watching Leicester In The Premier League Asia Trophy

  As soon as it was rumoured that Leicester would be taking part in the Premier League Asia Trophy in Hong Kong in July I set about making plans to take time off work and get tickets for the first set of … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka 2017 Pt VI: The Bridge On The River Kwai Filming Locations

This Oscar-winning epic is part of movie folklore and widely considered to be one of the greatest films ever so I really wanted to see the area where director David Lean shot it way back in 1957. It was filmed … Continue reading

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