The Guest Room

A Hong Kong blog that does a lot more than blog

streetSNAP: Secret Sumatra

A boat, a train, 2 planes and a helluva long car ride. That’s what it takes to get to the South of Sumatra from Hong Kong. Was it worth it, … Continue reading

April 23, 2015 · 1 Comment

streetSNAP: Indonesia

Today is the day! I’ve been waiting for months! Today i leave for my first surf adventure in more than 5 years!!! This afternoon i fly to Jakarta and then … Continue reading

April 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

streetSNAP: Sunset Beauties

Some sunsets to brighten up this gloomy Thursday in Hong Kong. Next time on streetSNAP, we are back on the street. Cheers Sean

March 26, 2015 · 1 Comment

streetSNAP: Post no Bills pt. 2

Some more from my collection of HK advertising. Check out part 1 here: http://wp.me/p479NY-1nc Next time on streetSNAP, sunset beauties! Cheers Sean

March 19, 2015 · 1 Comment

streetSNAP: Post no Bills pt.1

I enjoy snapping pics of the billboards, signs and advertising as they interact with the environment and people. However, nowadays it seems like our entire world is surrounded by images … Continue reading

March 12, 2015 · 3 Comments

streetSnap: Chinese New Year 2015

The year of the furry, horned and hooved animal is upon us. Unfortunately i did not get out and watch the festivities this year as sleep is much more important … Continue reading

February 26, 2015 · 1 Comment

streetSNAP: People of Hong Kong Pt.4

The streets of Hong Kong make a wonderful backdrop for portraits. Check out the other People of Hong Kong posts POHK 1, POHK 2, POHK 3. Next time on streetSNAP, … Continue reading

February 12, 2015 · 1 Comment

streetSNAP: The Pets of Hong Kong

Some of mans best friends, on the street, in Hong Kong. Enjoy! Next time on streetSNAP, portraits portraits portraits! Cheers Sean

February 5, 2015 · 1 Comment

streetSNAP: The Funeral Street part 2

According to superstitions and traditions, items(like Hell Bank notes) that are burnt will be sent to the after world where the they can be used by ancestors. In some cases … Continue reading

January 29, 2015 · 3 Comments

streetSNAP: The Funeral Street part 1

Ever wanted to buy kitchen ware? Go to Shanghai Street. What about toys? Go to Fuk Wing Street. Cheap electronic and camera accessories? Ap Liu Street. But what if you … Continue reading

January 22, 2015 · 3 Comments

streetSNAP: Lunchtime Dreamers part3!

Sleeping on the job, again? The lunchtime dreamers are back! If you missed them, here are Parts 1 and Part 2. Next time on streetSNAP, the streets! Cheers Sean

January 15, 2015 · 2 Comments

streetSNAP: South Africa

Happy New Year everyone! I’m back in Hong Kong after 2 weeks in South Africa visiting family and friends. Unfortunately, my trip did not involve much in the way of … Continue reading

January 8, 2015 · 7 Comments

streetSNAP: Mai Po

Mai Po is a nature reserve, managed by the WWF, near Yuen Long. It has many different species of birds and inter-tidal mangroves.It’s a great place to see wildlife in … Continue reading

December 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

streetSNAP: Cockenflap!

Clockenflap 2014 was awesome! It was my 5th and my baby’s 1st! Even though we couldn’t stay for the headline acts it was still good fun to be out and … Continue reading

December 4, 2014 · 1 Comment

streetSNAP: Beach Camping

I love photography, camping and bodyboarding – It’s not often that i get to do all three! Last weekend i was lucky enough to join the Hong Kong Photography Club … Continue reading

November 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

streetSNAP: The Black & White challenge

The 5 day black and white challenge has been doing the rounds on Facebook for the past month or so. The challenge is to take 1 photo a day, for … Continue reading

November 20, 2014 · 2 Comments

streetSNAP: The Lamma Fun Day

The yearly Lamma Fun day, held 2 Saturdays ago, is a charity event that raises money for poor children inĀ  Nepal through the Child Welfare Scheme. This year there was … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · 5 Comments

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