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Geology in Hong Kong – one day at Sai Kung Geological Park

Geology might not be a huge thing in Hong Kong, but the Geo park in Hong Kong, established in 2009 in Sai Kung is definitely worth a visit. It doesn’t even matter if you don’t know what the word geology means (but in case you are wondering – it’s all about rocks, volcanism and plate tectonics), because one does not …

Nam Cheah - March 22, 2016

Farm in Hong Kong – escape to the Northern District!

Farm doesn’t seem like the kind of thing you will find in Hong Kong, but in the Northern district of Hong Kong green pastures are not stuffs of fiction. Although places like Sheung Shui and Fanling are known for the hordes of tourists from China who storm the shops and pharmacies, the nature here is unspoiled by such activities. Cows, …

Nam Cheah - March 17, 2016

International primary schools with cool second languages

Hong Kong, as an international metropolis, has its residents coming from all over the world and sharing different culture and lingual backgrounds. To accommodate these folks who speak different languages, international schools are then established. We all know that the language of instruction in most of those international schools is English, with Mandarin as a second language. However, some other international …

Ru Chiang - March 15, 2016

Hiking in Hong Kong – 4 trails you shouldn’t miss

As crowded and advanced Hong Kong might seem, it also has its countryside and rural area. Surprisingly, it possesses around 70% of green area with respect to its territory and there are quite a few hiking trails scattering around in the outskirt of Hong Kong. With the diversified topography, every hiking trail has its own characteristic and some attractions worthy …

Ru Chiang - March 10, 2016

Wanchai – Place where energy never fades

Situated in the centre of the urban zone, Wanchai is always a hectic area. During daytime, it is packed with workers, businessmen as well as tourists while the raucous vibe does not calm down at all even after the dusk falls, when the bars and clubs open. As you might know, Wanchai is famous for its lively nightlife and it is …

Ru Chiang - March 8, 2016

Tax change! How the Hong Kong Government Annual budget 2016/2017 affect the Property market – an analysis by Spacious

Last week Hong Kong Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun Wah announced the 2016/2017 Hong Kong Budget. Spacious has compiled the budget highlights that impact property markets. The market consensus is calling for an additional drop in home prices of 5-10% from current levels, representing a total decline of 15-20% from the peak prices reached in September 2015. The budget announcement’s …

James Fisher - March 4, 2016

5 Places you should visit in Sham Shui Po

Most people immediately think of Apliu Street Flea Market and the Golden Computer Center. But there are more to Sham Shui Po than meet the eyes; in fact, there are plenty of great places to visit that most people don’t know. So here, I bring to you 5 alternate places to visit in Sham Shui Po. 1. The Savannah College …

Nam Cheah - March 3, 2016