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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 …

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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 …

Travelling with Kids

Top Tips For Mums Travelling With Kids This Summer

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amily holidays should be fun, but many parents will accept that travelling with children is an extremely stressful time and there seems to be nothing that makes the process easier. Travelling with one child is enough, many mums cry! But what if you are travelling with multiple children this summer? How do you stay sane? Read on for more.   …

Kindergartens in Hong Kong

The 8 best kindergartens in Hong Kong

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Choosing the best kindergarten option for your family is no easy task, but we have compiled a list of the best from all around the city.   Woodland Pre-School Woodland opens its doors to children aged between 6 months and 6 years. They have nine schools all over Hong Kong and have been in business since the late 70’s. Their …

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Hiring domestic help in Hong Kong? How to get it right.

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Hiring domestic helpers has been the done thing throughout the expat world, particularly as working hours have increases and time spent at home has reduced. Whether you are looking for childcare, a cleaner, dog walker, house sitter or a mixture of everything all in one package, here is our advice for hiring domestic help in Hong Kong.   Many expat …

Baby in Hong Kong

Having a baby in Hong Kong? Read on.

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If you are thinking about having a baby during your stay in Hong Kong, it pays to be prepared. Medical care in the city is generally excellent, but you may find that you have some pretty big questions as you await for the arrival of your baby. As with many countries, you can choose between private and public healthcare. If …

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Top Tips To Prepare For An International School Interview

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Deciding which international school is the best for your child can be one of the most stressful decision awaiting expat parents. It certainly doesn’t get easier when the admission process begins. Interviews can begin as young as three years old and it makes sense to know exactly what to prepare for. Here are our tips for the interview process at …

Kids Stores Hong Kong

Five Of The Best Kids Stores In Hong Kong

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Whilst Hong Kong has always been criticized as being geared more towards the urban professional than those with a family, it has to be said that there are a multitude of kids stores in Hong Kong. You might be looking to buy a special treat for your own kids or a gift for someone else’s, you can rest assured that …

Easter in HK

Celebrating Easter In Hong Kong With Your Family

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Easter is just around the corner and Hong Kong has a whole heap of family friendly activities to get involved in. Thanks to British influence, Hong Kong will have the same public holidays as the UK, from Good Friday to Easter Monday so there is no excuse not to hit the streets and see what Hong Kong has to offer. …

Tokyo Children's Attractions

Top Attractions For Children In Tokyo

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It is a common misconception that Tokyo is expensive and more geared towards adults than for children. However, this is not the case whatsoever. There is plenty to see and do in Tokyo with your family. All of these activities depend on your individual budget of course, but do not think twice about taking your kids to Tokyo. You will …

International Schools

3 Essential Pieces Of Advice For Choosing The Best International School For Your Child

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With so many options and teaching styles available nowadays, how can a parent know what is the best international school for their children? Trends come and go but the need to ensure the best education for your child never changes. Taking into account that the learning environment is only one part of a larger spectrum, a parent also has to …

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Get Your Kids to Practice Higher Order Thinking With The World’s First Math Mobile Ecosystem!

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It’s been labeled as the world’s first critical thinking mathematical mobile ecosystem, connecting little learners’ progress with teachers and parents through a handy analytics performance reporting dashboard. Previously, Team Expat featured Zap Zap Math as an educational app you want your child to get hooked on—and the app continues to amaze us with its ability to progress with the times. …

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How To Survive Long Haul Flights With Your Kids

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At some point in their lives, expat parents would have to make a plane trip with their kids in tow—whether to move abroad or to pay a visit to their extended families back in their home countries. Travelling by plane is arguably one of the most grueling journeys to make, as it involves the hassle of inspections, the marathon run …

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How to Find the Best Schools For Expat Children in Hong Kong

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While public schools in Hong Kong are considered academically excellent, the study approach is learning by rote and reinforced through examinations. Also, local schools may promote themselves as English schools but many still conduct a majority of lessons in Cantonese; as the language is the main medium of communication in Hong Kong. This can be a challenge for parents of …