I learned about private kitchens when I first go back to HK. It’s now something I look for so i can try different cuisines and discovering new areas (possibly), as living in Hong Kong for a while things can get to be repetitive. Plus I tend to be quite curious! Private Kitchens in Hong Kong … Continued
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Chinese New Year Lai See time again! Here is a little bit on lai see 利是 and some tips to whom to give it too and how. Chinese New Year Lai see About lai see Lai see, the little red packets you are seeing everywhere are a part of the tradition during the Chinese New Year. … Continued
When you get to a MTR station and are not sure where you need to go, you can look at the big MTR area maps on the station walls but you can also get one at the information counter. This can be useful if you want to wander around the area. MTR exits maps MTR exits maps
This one is for the HK frequent flyers. When you get on the airport express train at the airport and are getting off at Hong Kong station, get on the door #5 behind the tickets counter on the right (looking at the train). When you get to Central (Hong Kong Station) you will be in … Continued
Legally from the 1st of April 2015 all shops are required to make a charge of hkd 50 cents or more for all plastic bags or bags containing plastic when shopping. Carry your own with you. Plus going around Hong Kong markets and shops you get lots of different bag so if you have your … Continued
Getting around Hong Kong is really easy, there are so many transports available, and the whole of the HK SAR is cover by them. hong kong transport hong kong transport For those who have money, a car is great. hong kong transport For those who don’t have a car or don’t want to have one, taxis are … Continued
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.
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.