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The Secrets of “Lai See” (Red Packet) for Chinese New Year!

It is almost Chinese New Year and we can see Hong Kongers are busy preparing for the festival. Red packet money, also called “lai see”, is one of the reasons why they are so busy. Hong Kong people are estimated to give nearly HKD 10 billion in “lai see” as gifts during this CNY period. Assuming there are 3 million recipients, …

Doris Liu - February 12, 2018

Foodies’ March Favorite: Taste of Hong Kong

With all the fruitful festivals and events happening this month, February has been wonderful! But wait, it is still not the time to stop the amusements! Dear foodies, here comes the premium Taste of Hong Kong, our favorite restaurant festival in Central Harborfront from 16th to 19th March 2017. This world’s greatest restaurant festival just gives you the precious chance …

Kiwiana Wong - February 17, 2017

The Spacious Christmas Gift Guide

Shopping for presents around the Holidays is a stressful time. The shopping malls are filled to the brim with customers, while the time is quickly slipping away until Christmas day. Let The Spacious Christmas Gift Guide give you some inspiration about what to get everyone on your list this holiday season. For Her: Jewelry Price: from $700 HKD Get the …

Alexandra Sakellariou - December 23, 2016

Guide to Mid Autumn Festival 2016

The Mid-Autumn Festival (also known as ‘Day of Reunion’ and ‘Chinese Moon Festival’), one of the most important annual festivals in Hong Kong, is just around the corner. This festival is like a Chinese Thanksgiving where friends and family reunite to offer thanks to the fall harvest, and pray for longevity and good fortune. This year, the festival falls on September …

Ne Eun Nancy Lim - September 8, 2016

Want a good scare on Halloween? Here are 5 haunted places around Hong Kong that will give you a fright!

Chinese Halloween (Hungry Ghost Festival) may be over, but before you know it, Gwailo Halloween is just around the corner. Some people prefer to head over to Lan Kwai Fong and get trampled on, but if you want to celebrate the true meaning of Halloween and have a scary night out, head over to these spooky places around town! Granville …

Sarah Stone - October 8, 2015