Top 10: What’s the best thing to do on a sunny day?

Compiled by Yuhan Huang, Nicole Yuen, Vera Tanna and Quintus Luk
  • We asked our readers what they like to do when it’s beautiful outside
  • From exercise to going to the beach and Ocean Park, here’s what they said
Compiled by Yuhan Huang, Nicole Yuen, Vera Tanna and Quintus Luk |

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What's your favourite thing to do on a sunny day?

The best thing to do is to go out for some exercise, which offers both physical and mental benefits. I usually find that going out on a sunny day helps me refresh my mind, improves my mood, and helps my body produce Vitamin D.
Michelle Wong, 15, German Swiss International School

Go to the beach, of course! There, you can swim, play beach volleyball and surf. In addition, it is possible to relax without having to think about our studies. A sunny day is always enjoyable, especially when you are relaxing by the sea!
Manley Cheung, 16, Lam Tai Fai College

Who says we have to wake up on a sunny morning and go outside to play frisbee or ride a bike? Sometimes, we just need a little bit of rest. The best thing to do is to close the curtains, put on your headphones, play your favourite music and catch a few more z’s.
Keshav Gupta, 13, Renaissance College Hong Kong

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Hiking and enjoying the outdoors would be best. People living in a busy city such as Hong Kong seldom enjoy the warmth and enthusiasm that a sunny day brings. To many, the sunlight may be just a normal view from the window, but hiking in the countryside makes people healthier and feel more optimistic. Being surrounded by beautiful nature and warm sunlight is fantastic!
Oscar Zhang, 16, Heung To Middle School

Most people enjoy going to the beach but I’d rather read a book. I generally prefer indoor activities such as ice-skating.
Crystal Leung Chi-in, 12, Maryknoll Fathers’ School

What’s better than cycling? When I was young, I loved to ride a bicycle along the reservoir. On sunny days, the scenery there makes me feel refreshed. I can enjoy the breathtaking views of the sea, instead of studying, and I feel so relaxed.
Paul Kwong Tsz-kong, 18, Fung Kai Liu Man Shek Tong Secondary School

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I would call my friends and go play football. But playing football when it’s raining is not a good idea. The ground will be slippery and you can easily fall and hurt yourself. Playing football helps us stay healthy, and it’s also a good way to make new friends.
Cheung Pok-him, 12, Maryknoll Fathers’ School

There’s nothing better than going to the country park and having a BBQ with your family. Whatever troubles you’ve had during the week, you’ll quickly forget them while you enjoy the delicious food with your parents and siblings. Nothing can disturb you during this time – just relax and treasure all the things you have. 
Cheung Yu-lung, 18, Fung Kai Liu Man Shek Tong Secondary School

Top 10: What’s your happy place?

Why not visit Ocean Park? I haven’t been to a theme park in Hong Kong for a long time and obviously it would be a great outing when the sun is out.
Teresa Kwok, 15, South Island School

It feels good when you can chill out in a refreshing pool on a nice, sunny day while enjoying some snacks and drinks. I enjoy playing with my sister and friends in the pool and I love jumping into it like a cannonball!
Natalie Ng, 13, Yan Chai Hospital Tung Chi Ying Memorial Secondary School

Our question for next week is:
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If you’d like to take part, please send your response, along with your full name, age and school, to [email protected] by Thursday 24th September!

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