check up

Where To Go For A Check Up In Hong Kong

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Whether you need a check-up for work purposes or just because you want to see what’s going on with your body, there are a variety of different options for your wallet and your needs. This is our list of some of the best, recommended by expats themselves!   Raffles Medical Centre Whilst the medical checks offered by Raffles primarily focus …

Typhoon

The After-Effects Of Typhoon Manghkut

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Despite typhoons being part and parcel of life during rainy season in Hong Kong, typhoon Mangkhut has been particularly nasty. From scores of cancelled and rescheduled flights to widespread destruction and health hazards, the clean-up will be a long and arduous process. This has been made even more difficult by residents who have claimed that the city is neglecting it’s …

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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 …

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 …

Typhoon Hong Kong

It’s typhoon season in Hong Kong. Should you be worried?

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What exactly is a typhoon? Well, it’s a hurricane or a cyclone, and its name literally means ‘big winds’. Unfortunately, it is part of life in Hong Kong and it is something that everyone will experience at least once during their time here. Thankfully, Hong Kong and its citizens are extremely well-prepared for extreme weather and being caught off guard …

Running Hong Kong

The Seven Best Running Trails In Hong Kong

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You might not think that Hong Kong is a runner’s city but actually, that’s quite far from the truth. There are a number of trails that are perfect for runners, whether you are just starting out or are a practiced athlete. Thanks to Hong Kong’s hilly landscape, there are plenty of more challenging routes, not to mention some beautiful parks …

Work stress

5 ways to handle work stress this summer

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It can be notoriously difficult to feel relaxed in the workplace, especially in the run-up to summer holidays. Has everything been organized? Are the kids ready? Am I leaving my work up to date and all tasks completed? If you aren’t taking vacations, then it can be even worse as you see others posting bikini shots on beaches all over …

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

Incorporating Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) In Your Everyday Life

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Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is something that many of us have deep-rooted stereotypes about. We might believe it to work for other people, but never for ourselves. We can see it as complex, difficult to implement or even a little bizarre. However, you will soon see that it is remarkably simple to introduce elements of TCM in your everyday life. …

Most Exclusive Restaurants

The Four Most Exclusive Restaurants In Hong Kong

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Hong Kong has sixty four Michelin starred restaurants. This makes the city of one of the most sophisticated, in terms of dining, in the world. When you consider that there are only two hundred and sixty four Michelin starred restaurants all over the world, Hong Kong’s tally is quite impressive. Whether you want to impress your date, celebrate a special …

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Insurance for Globetrotters: A Guide for Expats Seeking Health Coverage

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When you’re living abroad, the quality of healthcare in your adopted city may not be the kind you are used to getting in your home country. Healthcare facilities vary from one country to another. Plus as a foreigner (and unless your work employment package includes international health insurance), you and your family will not likely be entitled to any free …