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 5 coolest public libraries in Hong Kong

Libraries are one of the most important things in a neighborhood. It not only provides a place where knowledge is kept, but also a quiet place where people can go read and learn. Hong Kong is not short of libraries, with over 60 public libraries not including those in universities. However, today we want to talk to you about the …

Nam Cheah - June 23, 2016

[Video] How Hong Kong’s Bamboo Scaffolding for Construction Works

Bamboo scaffolding seems to be up there with the myriad of shop signs hanging horizontally from buildings into the street when people think about Hong Kong. It is a widely used construction technique that dates back through the ages and was even used when the Great Wall of China was built. It actually originated in India, and was introduced to …

Asif Ghafoor - February 10, 2015

10 DIYs that save space and help you stay organized (Part 1)

DIY is all the rage nowadays, and for something like home décor, it’s more popular than ever because we all want to personalize our home. There is no question that living spaces in Hong Kong are tight, and more often than not renovation can cause a fortune, not to mention the hassle of moving out etc. However, I am here …

Nam Cheah - January 13, 2016

10 DIYs that will help you save space and stay organized: Part 2

Now Part 2 of DIYs that will help you save space and stay organized. You can read Part 1 of the DIY here. Hanging file racks slash painting An alternative to just a painting, you can have beautiful file organisers that hangs on your wall where you can put your paper works and double as wall decorations. The best part …

Nam Cheah - January 14, 2016

10 house cleaning hacks that will change your life, like vodka as a mattress cleaner!

If you don’t have a live-in domestic helper, chances are you do the cleaning yourself. Hate cleaning? You’re not alone – most of us lack the motivation to do housework. The next time you invite guests over, try out these easy breezy house cleaning hacks! Dry wet shoes quickly How many pairs of shoes have been ruined by crazy Hong …

Sarah Stone - June 24, 2015

10 TED Talks That Parents Can’t Miss

 1. Takaharu Tezuka: The best kindergarten you’ve ever seen “My point is – don’t control them. Don’t protect them too much. They need to tumble some time. They need to get some injury. They need to learn how to live in this world.” 2. Jennifer Senior: For parents, happiness is a very high bar When it comes to parenthood, many …

Chris Brown - May 27, 2015

10 Weird Things About Hong Kong that FREAK OUT Foreigners

1. Hong Kong women will pay 4800HKD (615USD) to meet foreign men And… the event was full! Apparently white privilege is still a big thing in Hong Kong. If you ever walk around Central, Soho or Wanchai, all you see are white guys hanging out with asian girls. Click here for more details on this case. Or see this documentary on racial problems in …

Chris Brown - May 28, 2015