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District Guide – Quarry Bay

What was once a stone quarry for Hong Kong’s growing infrastructure has now laid way to a thriving commercial and business district, brimming with art and culture,…

Classes and workshops to try this year

We know the drill – new year, new resolutions; eat healthily, exercise more, save money. The list is endless and seldom completed. But if you really are…

Major festivals around the region

With January ushering in a new calendar year, those new to living in Asia will soon discover that the festivals and holidays celebrated here can differ from…

New Hotels around Asia

Whether you’re planning a staycation or a trip around the region, there are lots of new options in Asia for your weekend break, Chinese New Year or…

Basic Cantonese - Part 13 (hair cut)

In part 13 of our Cantonese blog we look at how to use the language in the hairdressers or barbers. Click the play button to hear the…

Basic Cantonese - Part 12 (repairs)

In part 12 of our Cantonese we show you useful phrases for when things go wrong with your apartment. Click the play button to hear the audio.…

Going for gold: a guide to the best frequent flyer options from HK

As an expat in Hong Kong, you get used to spending a significant amount of time flying – whether it’s around the region for business, a short…

Destination guide to... China

It's been 20 years since Hong Kong was handed back to China by the British, yet many expats living and working here fail to take the opportunity…

Showing in HK cinemas 11th to 17th Jan 2018

Looking to take in a film this weekend? These are some of the movie highlights showing at a cinema screen near you.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q0CbN8sfihY Star Wars – The…

Showing in HK cinemas 4th to 10th Jan 2018

Looking to take in a film this weekend? These are some of the movie highlights showing at a cinema screen near you. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngiK1gQKgK8 Wonder The heartwarming tale of…

Best Hotel Swimming Pools for a Long Hot Summer in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, like London, New York and Paris, tends to clear out in the summer months local population wise. If you're not joining the annual max exodus…

Is it time Hong Kong took a Digital Detox?

      Travel writer Will Hide recently visited Hong Kong and Tweeted: “Never seen anywhere quite like HK for people mindlessly glued to their phones, constantly…

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