Transportation

Homecoming

A man wheels his luggage into Chek Lap Kok's arrivals hall, now crowded and colourful now that Hong Kong's Covid-19 hotel quarantine rules have been lifted. Dated September 23, 2022.

Moon Lagoon

Two men watch lanterns dot the night sky from a dinghy. Dated September 10, 2022.

Peak Lightning

Danny Zuko and the T-Birds from the musical Grease upgrade the Peak Tram after the popular attraction closed for renovation in June 2021 and reopened to the public in August 2022. Dated August 27, 2022.

Roadworks

Hong Kong traffic and road signs on a smoggy day. Based on the April 8, 1961 New Yorker magazine by Kenneth Mahood.

Bamboo Builders

Construction workers traverse Hong Kong on bamboo scaffolding stilts. Based on the September 12, 1994 New Yorker magazine cover by Eric Drooker.

Cable Guys

Children peer out of an Ocean Park cable car and behold the fun of the fair below. Based on the September 5, 1964 New Yorker cover New York World’s Fair by Arthur Kimmig Getz.

Closing Time

Pretentious chefs flee the scene of a burning Jumbo Floating Restaurant, one with a dubious lighter in hand. Based on the August 15 & 22, 2011 New Yorker magazine cover S.O.S. by Christoph Niemann.

Colonia Babylonia

Hong Kong’s own Tower of Babel advertises popular colonial-era bars, restaurants, and clubs. Based on the October 2, 1995 New Yorker magazine cover by Edward Sorel.

Crossing Over

Women workers from various years of Hong Kong’s past and future cross Des Voeux Road. Based on the November 24, 2014 New Yorker magazine cover Time Warp by Richard McGuire.

Dark Side

An expat family warily traverses the Kwun Tong Bypass, unfamiliar with their Kowloon-side surroundings. Based on the August 7, 1937 New Yorker magazine cover by William Steig.

Dragon Riders

An exhausted dragon boat team burns out as their drummer urges them to press on. Based on the June 15, 1935 New Yorker magazine cover by Garrett Price.

Ghosts of Punters Past

Ghosts come down from Hong Kong Cemetery to watch the racing at Happy Valley Racecourse. Based on the May 12, 1962 New Yorker magazine cover by Garrett Price.

Go to Gate

A weary traveller waits for a flight as the sun rises on April 1, 2022, the first day of Hong Kong welcoming back transit passengers after three months of its omicron variant travel ban and 800 days of the coronavirus pandemic. Dated April 1, 2022.

Happy Hour

A young writer works on her novel after work as Central commuters ride the Mid-levels escalator home. Based on the September 24, 2018 New Yorker magazine cover Fourth Wall by Adrian Tomine.

Hike Don't Hunt

Hikers trek along the narrow winding roads along the Tai Tam Tuk Reservoir Masonry Bridge. Based on the October 18, 1941 New Yorker magazine cover by Roger Duvoisin.

Hot Fuzz

Pandas deliver food on Food Panda motorcycles while a hungry, cutlery-wielding mob follow. Based on the September 23, 1972 New Yorker magazine cover by Charles Saxon.

Hot Girl Bummer

Plane banners soar over sunbathing and canoodling beachgoers on Repulse Bay Beach, delivering messages from an anxious mother. Based on the August 16, 2021 New Yorker magazine cover Hi It’s Mom by Roz Chast.

In the Mood for Likes

Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung’s characters from Wong Kar-wai’s 2000 film 'In the Mood for Love’ ride the MTR while using their phones. Leung and Cheung’s phones emit “like” and “love” reactions. Dated May 20, 2022.

Junk of the Magi

The three wise men sail a junk boat down Victoria Harbour. Based on the December 21, 1968 New Yorker magazine cover by Charles Martin.

Just Cabbied

A newly married couple speeds off in a Hong Kong red taxi. Based on the June 25, 2007 New Yorker magazine cover by Lou Romano.

Kowloon Motor Battalion

A Kowloon Motor Bus and a First Bus pass in the night, cannons firing from their gun ports. Based on the July 20, 2009 New Yorker cover Tour Wars by Bruce McCall.

Lion Rock Station

A property developer exits a new MTR station built atop Lion Rock Hill. Based on the August 5, 2002 New Yorker magazine cover by Eric Drooker.

New Year Transit

The zodiac animals ride a crowded MTR train. Based on the January 31, 1994 New Yorker magazine cover by Edward Sorel.

Octopus Card

An octopus beeps through the turnstiles with an Octopus card at an MTR station bustling with marine creatures. Dated January 7, 2022.

Sifu Sees Through

In response to a proposal to limit phones on car dashboards to two, a taxi driver affixes his eleven devices to his windscreen. Dated July 9, 2022.

View of the World from M&S

A view of the world from a Hong Kong Islander expatriate’s perspective. Based on the March 29, 1976 New Yorker magazine cover View of the World from 9th Avenue by Saul Steinberg.

Welcome Party

Arrivals into Chek Lap Kok Airport pass through immigration. Based on the October 14 & 21, 2002 New Yorker magazine cover International Arrivals by Bruce McCall.

Yacht Yahoos

A crew of expats sail past the stilt villages of Tai O Fishing Village on a lofty yacht. Based on the August 7, 1954 New Yorker magazine cover by Garrett Price.

Afternoon Tea

A couple enjoys teatime with their dog and toddler, overlooking the land reclamation of Kai Tak and Kowloon Bay. Based on the August 31, 2015 New Yorker magazine cover Gowanus Canal, Brooklyn by Adrian Tomine.

Autotoll

Hong Kong’s most luxurious and popular cars soar over tunnel tollbooths. Based on the December 9, 2002 New Yorker magazine cover by Bruce McCall.