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 …


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 …

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 …

Art exhibitions HK

The Best Art Exhibitions In Hong Kong This Summer

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With summer already at our doorstep, you could be forgiven for wanting to stay indoors with the air conditioning on full blast. Hong Kong still has a lot to offer during the summer months, if you can bear to be outside for longer than a few minutes. Visiting an art exhibition is a great idea, as you can languish inside …

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.   …

Income tax Hong Kong

Income tax in Hong Kong, what do you need to know?

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Firstly, it is essential that you get some professional taxation advice when residing in Hong Kong as an expat. Not every case is the same and it will be worth your while to have an expert on hand. Income tax can be extremely complicated and having a tax advisor guide you through the process may simplify matters somewhat.  Income tax …