GO­ING TO EX­TREMES

Pop­u­lar ac­tress Siti Saleha and her hus­band re­cently ex­pe­ri­enced two dif­fer­ent sides of Hong Kong. We find out how they made it a mem­o­rable jour­ney!

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Siti Saleha’s tips for trav­ellers to Hong Kong.

Her World : What was your first im­pres­sion of Hong Kong? Siti Saleha:

“I’ve al­ways heard about Hong Kong from my hus­band, Ah­mad Lutfi Azhar – who’s bet­ter known as Fi – and he loves it, hav­ing been there a few times dur­ing his bach­e­lor years! His im­pres­sion of the place is it’s very hec­tic and fast-paced. It was such a breath of fresh air when I went and ex­plored the op­po­site side of Hong Kong – the one that’s peace­ful. I’d al­ways choose to go some­where that’s not so packed with peo­ple, so I didn’t stay long in the city. I re­ally miss Hong Kong; it’s just so spe­cial!”

HW: What ac­tiv­i­ties do you con­sider a must-try when in Hong Kong? SS:

“For Ex­treme Ends, we fo­cused on ‘ex­treme’ ac­tiv­i­ties – not the usual touristy stuff that peo­ple of­ten go for. I did the ‘night’ ac­tiv­i­ties while Fi went for the ‘day’ ones. I rec­om­mend hik­ing up Fei Ngo Shan as it over­looks Hong Kong and at night, the view from the moun­tain is re­ally spec­tac­u­lar. I also did paint­ball, and there are tons of is­lands with rock-climb­ing places. You can tell I’m a fan of out­door ac­tiv­i­ties, of which Hong Kong has a lot to of­fer! Fi went for archery and came back with bruises on his el­bows and knees but he had great fun. He also went up Lover’s Rock at Bowen Road; it’s where cou­ples go and wish for good things.”

HW: What are the chal­lenges of trav­el­ling with your spouse and en­sur­ing the both of you have a good time? SS:

“We’re al­ways trav­el­ling to­gether and it’s al­ways a fun ex­pe­ri­ence! The big­gest chal­lenge this time was that we had to do

things sep­a­rately and I didn’t know what he was up to. But it was all in good fun and we kept telling each other that. So, try and look for ac­tiv­i­ties to do to­gether. Stay hy­drated and make sure you’re pre­pared phys­i­cally and men­tally for the jour­ney.”

HW: We hear that you and your hus­band are food­ies. Any ca­sual makan places that we must visit? SS:

“We loved the Is­lamic Cen­tre Can­teen at Wan Chai and also Ma’s Res­tau­rant – both serve de­li­cious ha­lal food!”

HW: What do you do to keep your skin healthy? SS:

“I drink lots of wa­ter and make sure I get much-needed rest when­ever I can. I also bring along vi­ta­min C, and iron and mag­ne­sium sup­ple­ments.”

HW: How do you plan and pre­pare for a hol­i­day? SS:

“Ev­ery time we plan a trip, I like to go on YouTube and read blogs for tips on the best places to eat and ex­plore. I blog and Fi does as well – he loves his GoPro. Also, of course, be sharp and at­ten­tive when you’re trav­el­ling.”

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