Hong Kong Living

Sick of getting trampled on in Causeway Bay? Here are 3 spots where you can dodge the crowds!

We’ve all been there – it’s a Sunday afternoon in Causeway Bay and you’re fighting through the crowds to get to your designated restaurant or shop. This neighbourhood is alternatively known as shoppers’ paradise, but are there any quiet spots to take a break and replenish your energy? Luckily there are a few spots where you can dodge the crowds …

Asif Ghafoor - December 8, 2015

No wonder frenchies love living in Sheung Wan!

In the past few years, Sheung Wan has had an influx of French expats residing there and due to this phenomenon, a lot of cafes and restaurants have opened to cater to the French community. Nowadays there’s a good mix of East vs. West – on one street you get a taste of Paris, but the next street down, you’ll …

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3 spots you probably haven’t checked out on Lamma Island yet

Whenever it’s the weekend, it seems like everyone in the city wants to get away from the concrete jungle and escape into nature. One of the common outlying islands people like to escape to is Lamma Island. Other than roaming the Yung Shue Wan Main street, there’s actually quite a few quirky spots hidden here and there on the island. …

Asif Ghafoor - December 3, 2015

Discovery Bay may seem like an elite and snobby neighbourhood, but it’s still worth a visit!

For those who live in the hustle and bustle of the city, Discovery Bay may seem like a far and distant place disconnected from reality. Some may even compare them to the suburbs of America – since Discovery Bay residents have their very own international schools, they don’t even have to leave the comfort of their little island! Even if …

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Want to take Instagram-worthy selfies? Head over to these Tai Po spots this weekend!

There’s just something about New Territories – the air is cleaner, the view is nicer and the living space is larger. Some of you have probably been to Tai Po for cycling or hiking, but there’s plenty more to do there. Want to explore the calmer side of Hong Kong? Head over to Tai Po this weekend! Take some Instagram-worthy …

Asif Ghafoor - November 26, 2015

Tin Shui Wai may be known as the “City of Sadness”, but there’s plenty of fun and joy there!

If you think Tsim Sha Tsui is far away, you probably think Tin Shui Wai is a planet away. Some of us may have heard of this neighbourhood from the Hong Kong movie “The Way We are”, but unlike its nickname “City of Sadness”, there’s plenty of fun and joy in this district. Want to get away from it all? …

Asif Ghafoor - November 25, 2015

[Infographic] Moving house may be your worst nightmare, but here’s how you can pack, move and store like a pro!

You may try your best to avoid it, but we cannot change the inevitable – at some point in your life, you’ll have to pack up and move house. Trust me – it doesn’t get worse than moving 3 times in a year. Finding a perfect apartment is just the beginning – if you manage to find your dream home among …

Asif Ghafoor - November 24, 2015