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How I learnt Common Cantonese phrases that made me stand out from the crowd.

April 16, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Its a lifesaver to have a few common Cantonese phrases handy when you are in Hong Kong: Hello – ‘Nei Ho’ Yes – ‘Hai’ No- ‘Mm Hai’ I know- ‘Zhi Dough’ Don’t know – ‘Mm Zhi Dough’ Thank you – ‘Mm Goi’ Sorry...

Easter Races at Happy Valley

Easter Races at Happy Valley April 13, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
If you happen to be looking for things to do before the Easter Holidays start in Hong Kong then the Hong Kong Jockey Club is holding an Easter Cup at the Happy Valley Racecourse on Wednesday, 20th of April. The regular crowds are the HKJC members and its a great place to meet expats and locals alike...

What to do during Easter holidays

What to do during Easter holidays April 13, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Last minute plans for this Easter in Hong Kong doesn’t have to mean paying an exorbitant amount of money to go spend a holiday in Thailand or Bali. Or perhaps you are simply wondering what to do during Easter holidays in Hong Kong for this year. Both the Mira Hong Kong and the Langham in Tsim Sha...

World’s highest hotel, Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong

World’s highest hotel, Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong April 4, 2011 | Five Star, Hotels, What's New | Read More
The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong opened last week on March 29th and is beginning to live up to its name as the world’s “highest” hotel. It doesn’t own the entire hotel building so what happened is that the Ritz-Carlton is located on the 102/F to 118/F of the International Commerce Centre (ICC)...

What to do when you are given Chopsticks in Hong Kong

What to do when you are given Chopsticks in Hong Kong April 2, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
You go to a Cha Chaan Teng in Hong Kong and the waiter approaches and plops down a plastic up of tea on the table as you sit down for lunch. You are thirsty and tired and – though you’d like a lemon with the tea, you gulp the tea but wait… there is something wrong because the local...