Tip #7- Tissue paper at Chinese restaurant A pack of tissue paper is always good to have when you go to your local Chinese restaurant as they normally do not provide a napkin of any sort. A pack, because you might need more than one or someone at the table might ask you for one.
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Happy Wednesday everyone! It’s September and the horse races are back! The weather is beginning to be enjoyable in the evenings, it’s time to meet up in the Valley on Wednesday for some catching up or just good old hanging out. For those who are new to Hong Kong the horse races are a good … Continued
Tip #6 For the days when you are not sure if it will rain. A small foldable umbrella is practical to have just in case. The just in case in HK can turn into very big downpours which you do not want to be caught in. Carrying one avoids you having to buy one every … Continued
Tip #5 This is for the very rainy days. Have a really big umbrella at home for days you know will have heavy downpours. It will give you better protection, and there may be a friend who does not have one so you can share without either of you getting wet.
There are plenty of bookstores in Hong Kong, but there is one in particular that I like which sells all sorts of books, new and second hand: flow books store. I go just to browse and to see if there is something that might interest me, and also when I need a Lonely Planet guide. … Continued
Destination Philippines for some underwater getaway From Hong Kong it is a direct flight to Cebu and a two and half to three hours drive to get to Moalboal by car hire. (quickest way) Moalboal is on the island of Cebu and is best known for its diving site. I have been there a couple … Continued
So this post is a subjective one. I have very fair skin and burn very easily. Living in South East Asia I must be a lot more careful in the sun than in some other regions so here are some tips that can be useful for anyone. These tips and advice have been gathered through … Continued
Tip #4 For the ladies, have a nice pair of plastic ballerinas on hand. Flip flops can put dirt and muck on the back of your legs, ballerinas will not.
Tip #3 When you go shopping in HK you can end up touching a lot of things and after a few hours your hands get dusty and “icky”. Keeping a hand sanitiser or wet wipes with you solves that problem.
Tip #2 The heat is coming and Hong Kong can get really hot and stuffy. I always carry a hand fan with me, a real solace sometimes!