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Hong Kong Islands – 3 relaxing day hikes

While most people are only familiar with Hong Kong Island, there are plenty of other charming Hong Kong Islands dotted around the sea as well that would make for a pleasant day trip. Since it is always overcrowded with people in Hong Kong, why not go out into one of these outlying islands for a relaxed day hiking? It might …

Nam Cheah - May 5, 2016

Best vegetarian restaurants in Hong Kong

Asian cuisines are not the most vegetarian friendly bunch, and even if you stumble upon some delicious veggie-only treat, it might just be cooked with something that’s not vegetarian friendly (think meat-based broth). There only ever seems to be those vegetarian meat restaurants selling, well, meat-looking vegetarian food. Thankfully, there are still a handful of restaurants in Hong Kong that …

Nam Cheah - April 28, 2016

Vigorous HK – Routes for joggers

With the rugged pavement and narrow sidewalks, Hong Kong doesn’t seem like a place suitable for those passionate joggers; not to mention the Severe traffic pollution that worsens the air condition for exercising. Nevertheless, being a city abundant with vigor, Hong Kong has quite a few communities supporting this exercise. On top of that, in order to accommodate these joggers, marathons are …

Ru Chiang - April 25, 2016

Workaholic – do Hong Kongers work too hard?

Hong Kong has one of the most notorious work culture in the world, with long working hours, no over time paid and wages that rise little in the face of inflation. But how do we do compare to the rest of the world? Using data from UBS’s price and earning report in 2015, which compares 71 cities across the world, …

Nam Cheah - April 21, 2016

April rental listings highlight

It’s tough trying to sieve through all the online listings in the web, trying to look for the perfect rental for yourself. We know that there is still some missing information here and there, and since Spacious is an online property portal, we browse through a lot of listings here at HQ. So we thought we would put our superior …

Nam Cheah - April 18, 2016

Yum Cha – enjoy the finer things in life

Yum Cha is a long held tradition in Hong Kong and one of the favourite pass-times. However, there seems to be no shortage of places to go and so many yum cha; we had talked about some of the best dim sum places already, but they are still a wee bit commercialise for us. So let’s talk old school yum …

Nam Cheah - April 14, 2016

Dogs loving – map of all the pet-friendly parks in Hong Kong!

Having a pet in such a densely populated area is not easy feat. First you already have to find somewhere pet friendly to live in, then comes the problem of where to take them. Hong Kong isn’t like any other city, where cats and dogs can roam free practically anywhere. Here, rules dictate every park, every mall and you might …

Nam Cheah - April 5, 2016