Neighborhood Guide

5 reasons why living in Mong Kok is great

Mong Kok is great. In fact, it’s one of my favourite places in Hong Kong hands down. Some might argue that it’s not as chic as Sheung Wan or as alternative as Sham Shui Po, but as a well-established hub for those living in Kowloon, Mong Kok is a place where almost anything is possible. Of course, it’s meant in the …

Nam Cheah - June 27, 2016

How much do you know about Tsim Sha Tsui?

Tsim Sha Tsui is the hub of Kowloon and one of the most popular place in Hong Kong. Already existed in the Ming dynasty, its name derived from its pointy sand bay that is now a concrete jungle. With an MTR station as well as an East Rail station, it can be confusing for first timers to navigate around the …

Nam Cheah - June 13, 2016

Wu Kai Sha – more than the end of the Ma On Shan Line

Wu Kai Sha is the end stop of the newest addition of Ma On Shan MTR lines, deep in the northeast of New Territories some way from Sai Kung where people don’t tend to venture to. As an up and coming residential neighborhood, there’s more to Wu Kai Sha than the end of the Ma On Shan Line. In fact, it’s …

Nam Cheah - June 2, 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

Kowloon City – Then and Now

The Kowloon City nowadays is a far cry from the scenes that you would have seen in the 80s. Did you know that Kowloon City’s history stretch as far back as the Qin Dynasty in 221 to 206 BC? As a seaside town, it was famed for its pearl production and a milder climate. As the centuries went on, it …

Nam Cheah - March 1, 2016

Discover the Southern District of Hong Kong

The Southern District is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong, and it is without a doubt hard to get to. Named due to its southern position on Hong Kong Island, it takes at least half an hour to get to from the bustling center on the other side of the island. However, there are many great reasons as …

Nam Cheah - February 25, 2016

3 neighborhoods with the most coffee shops

Searching for a place to avoid crowds and hustle and bustle of the urban life? Coffee shops will always be a on the top of the list. They offer you a short escape from the hectic schedule and help you release stress accumulated throughout the day. There are neighborhoods famous for their coffee shops, which are definitely worth a try. …

Ru Chiang - February 15, 2016