Kobe Nightscape – 10 times the beauty!

Kobe the seaport is the place to go for night scenery in Japan – you may say why it is not Tokyo or Osaka for such purpose. Perhaps this post can convince you!… Continue reading

Bridge in Heaven

Cherry Blossom Trip Part 4 See previous posts: Cherry Blossoms in Kyoto, Scenery by the Moon Crossing River & Japanese capital of food in Osaka Overlooking the Miyazu Bay in the northern suburbs… Continue reading

Dotonbori in Osaka – Eaters’ Paradise

Cherry Blossoms Trip Part 3 This is a break from the “Cherry Blossoms Trip” series, which previously featured the Hanami festival in Kyoto and the scenery at Arashiyama. I have never been to… Continue reading

Hanami – Cherry Blossoms at Kyoto

Cherry Blossoms Trip Part I Hanami (花見, literally “flower viewing”) is the Japanese traditional custom of enjoying the beauty of flowers. We travelled to the Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe district in Japan to view the impressive sight of… Continue reading

The Moon Crossing Bridge at Arashiyama

Cherry Blossoms Trip Part 2 This is the second in a series of ten posts of our trip to the Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe district in Japan in the season of Hanami. Click here to visit… Continue reading

Pizza Express

Pizza Express specializes in pizza and pasta and has a few shops in Hong Kong. It is our favorite place to go to for pizzas. We used to like Parma best, and as its… Continue reading

Authentic Japanese

Genki Ippai Farmhouse Style Restaurant Never mind the funny name. Personally, this is one of the best places in Hong Kong offering authentic Japanese cuisine. Because it is run by Japanese people and… Continue reading


Thank you all for the love and support of B&W Bears blog! It has been a little over three months and we started out as a record of our tiny achievements in the… Continue reading

The Drawing Room

The Culinary Experience We went to The Drawing Room to celebrate my parents’ wedding anniversary. I had previously researched the restaurant on the Internet meticulously and was highly impressed by its creative menu… Continue reading

Helicoid Adapter

The popularity of the mirrorless systems from Sony, Olympus and Panasonic has led to a soaring number of adapters to fit all sorts of lenses. The NEX (E-mount) for example, has adapter mounts… Continue reading

Wonderful Waterscapes – Lower Tai Tam

The Tai Tam Country Park, situated on the eastern part of Hong Kong Island, consists of a series of reservoir-lakes in the Tai Tam Valley. After our descent into the Valley, we arrived… Continue reading

A Waterworks Journey – Upper Tai Tam

The Tai Tam Country Park, situated on the eastern part of Hong Kong Island, consists of a series of reservoir-lakes in the Tai Tam Valley. We enjoyed our weekend hiking trip in the… Continue reading

Liebster Blog Award

We are so honored to receive the Liebster Blog Award from an awesome fellow blogger. Thank you very much, Ros, for your appreciation and recognition of our blog, especially your compliment about our… Continue reading

This City Never Sleeps

It was a cloudy night and we had fun shooting long exposure photography by the sea side on the Hong Kong Island.  

8½ Otto e Mezzo “Bombana”

Introduction To celebrate Black Bear’s birthday, we went to 81/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana for dinner. I had planned this dinner a while ago ever since this restaurant was embellished with three Michelin… Continue reading

Wildlife – Shing Mun Reservoir Part II

This post is the second and last of a series on our hiking trip to Shing Mun Reservoir. Through the Land of Monkeys After our ascent on to the hills, a winding road… Continue reading

Shing Mun Reservoir: Part I

The Beginning We are not sporty people and it is rare for us to go for a hike. After a long day and night at work, we decided to put our one-day holiday… Continue reading

La Kaffa Cafe

   Black bear got off work at 8am after a tiring 24 hour shift, and White bear had a hard earned day off; so we decided to kick off our day with a… Continue reading