Hong Kong

Why Has Hong Kong Been So Popular With Expats

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Hong Kong is frequently voted one of the best places to live and work as an expat. Despite cries that it is not the same experience as it once was, there is no doubt that positions in Hong Kong are highly sought after. So let’s take a closer look at why that is.   The city itself Like other big …

Clubs Hong Kong

The Secret World Of Private Members Clubs In Hong Kong

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It may seem like a throwback to its colonial days, but Hong Kong is actually a hotbed of private members clubs, where entry is extremely competitive and rarely won. Despite the social events that these clubs put on, they also offer the perfect opportunity for networking. The majority of clubs revolve around sport and recreational activities, but most often have …

Vintage Hong Kong

The Best Vintage In Hong Kong

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Hong Kong has a plethora of vintage stores, comprising nearly every decade from the 1940’s on. Our guide to the best should help you narrow down your choices when you hit the shops.   Me And George 9 Li Yuen Street West, Central, Hong Kong There are several branches of this Hong Kong institution around the city, but the Central …

International school interview

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 …

Dai Pai Dong Hong Kong

The Five Best Dai Pai Dongs In Hong Kong

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What on earth is a dai pai dong? The best translation of this is a no-frills eaterie, usually on the street itself. Like street food but with a little extra seating, atmosphere and variety. Cleanliness and hygiene aside, these are great places to immerse yourself in Hong Kong culture. Hong Kong is full of them and it can be hard …


The Most Beautiful Temples In Vietnam and Cambodia

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Vietnam and Cambodia have shaken off their past and are now emerging as two of the hot holiday destinations of the East. Apart from bustling cities, genial people and delicious food, there are many temples that give you an insight into the history and culture of these two countries. Here is a list of the best!   Tran Quoc Pagoda, …

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 …

Cheapest Flights

Five Tricks To Get The Cheapest Flights Possible

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Numerous websites offer tips on how to find the cheapest flights and thanks to comparison websites, like Skyscanner or even Google, it should be a piece of cake. However, the reality is not quite as simple. It can be incredibly easy to become overwhelmed with just how many choices there are. And how do you know that you are getting …

Money Transfer Apps

The Five Best Money Transfer Apps On The Market

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Transferring money internationally can be a real pain, especially as commissions seem to get higher and market rates fluctuate by the minute. Sending dollars back home should be as simple as the click of a button, but there are many factors to keep in mind. How do you know you are getting the best rate? Are the commissions fair? How …

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. …

#MeToo South Korea

Why The #MeToo Movement Has Been So Successful In South Korea

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You might have seen the #MeToo hashtag all over social media and in the press recently. Drawing awareness to the plight of women who have suffered sexual assault, abuse or harassment, it spread like wildfire among women in the West. Independent of social class, profession or personal circumstances, women united under a banner of support and to hold their attackers …

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. …