Book

Books To Read When You Just Want To Stay Indoors

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When the rain is lashing down outside and you just can’t face braving the crowds at the weekend, why not stay indoors and curl up with one of these great books?   Sweet Bitter- Stephanie Danler Packing up your life to move to the other side of the country, or the world, doesn’t always go as smoothly as Instagram would …

Haunted Places

Still think sleep is overrated? The Most Haunted Places in Asia

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If some of the legends aren’t enough, then there are some truly terrifying places to be found in Asia. Visit at your own peril.   Genting Highlands, Malaysia Well known for it’s casino and hotel, the Genting Highlands offer a break from Malaysia’s often claustrophobic humidity. Don’t let the colorful exterior of the hotel fool you, as this is a …

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 …

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 …