first aid

How To Prepare A First Aid Kit For Your Family

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If you are new to Hong Kong and are thinking of putting a first aid kit together for your child, you may have some doubts about what to include. The health risks are slightly different than if you were in the US or Europe. Having a well-stocked first aid kit will prove to be invaluable, especially if your children will …

Skin Care Hong Kong

Skincare Brands To Stock Up On In Hong Kong

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Hong Kong boasts an incredibly wide range of cosmetics, from local brands to cheaper imports of designer brands. Hong Kong has an impressive stock of brands from all over Asia, including Korean and Japanese favourites. So how do you know what to buy? Look no further!   Jill Stuart You might know her for her fame as a popular American …

Disney HK

Hong Kong Disneyland: The Definitive Guide Part Two

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Here is the second part of our Hong Kong Disneyland guide. You can find the first part here.   The Seven Lands Continued Adventure Land This has recently been renovated and has plenty of attractions for teenagers and adults. Try the Star Wars influenced Hyperspace Mountain, Iron Man Experience, Orbitron, Star Wars Command Post. The latter is a performance where …

Hong Kong temples

The Best Temples In Hong Kong To Visit

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Hong Kong is home to some of Asia’s most beautiful and most enigmatic temples and all of them are within a short distance from Central. So, here is our definitive guide to the best.   Wong Tai Sin This temple has a claim to make every wish come true and so it is extremely popular with locals and tourists alike. …

Tailors Hong Kong

Fix Up, Look Sharp: The Best Tailors In Hong Kong

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Getting a bespoke suit does not have to cost the earth. In fact, Hong Kong has one of the largest concentrations of low-cost suit makers in the world. From monogrammed shirts to designer copies, there are dozens of tailors and suit-makers to fit your style, needs and budget. Here is our list of the best, combining high-quality with value. Be …

Haggling

How To Perfect The Art Of Haggling

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It might seem strange to haggle for Westerners but having some haggle skills is essential for shopping in many places around Asia. The fun part is that you can negotiate for almost anything, including hotel rooms, clothes to taxi rides. You might feel uncomfortable at first, but once you master the art, it will be a skill to serve you …

Horror movie

The Best Asian Horror Movies To Watch Out For In 2018

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There is something about Asian horror movies. Whether it’s the mix between tradition, modernity and the culture clash of old and new, but some of the creepiest horror movies of the 21st century have come out of Asia. Let’s take a look at some of the best of 2018.   Kuntilanak This movie made a star out of it’s lead …

Summer health

Your Hong Kong Summer Health Checklist

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Summer is a great time to enjoy Hong Kong. However, temperatures can soar, which means many of us can suffer from heat stroke, severe dehydration or heat exhaustion. Not to mention the usual nasties that seem to multiply at this time of year (thanks to the heat) such as food poisoning and dengue fever. So how can you protect yourself …

Rooftop pools

The Best Rooftop Swimming Pools In Hong Kong

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With the amount of skyscrapers in the city, you don’t have to look far to find one that has a swimming pool on top. Most of Hong Kong life is conducted not on street level, but up in the clouds. So whilst the thermometer is climbing, why not consider cooling off on the top of some of the most impressive …

Dining etiquette HK

7 Useful Tips For Hong Kong Dining Etiquette

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We looked at some useful tips for business behaviour in Hong Kong, but what happens if you are invited to a business lunch? This could be for networking, as a client, for investment or for a job application. Whatever the reasons, dining out in Hong Kong can be a social battlefield, so let us guide you through some useful etiquette …