Hong Kong Guide: Ethnic Minority

We are very lucky to connect with Kooky (pseudonym), who struck a chord with us when she shared her story on growing up as an ethnic minority in Hong Kong. Numbers aside, they are, nonetheless, the locals in Hong Kong. Have you seen Hong Kong through their eyes? Here’s Kooky’s story: Growing up as an Ethnic Read more about Hong Kong Guide: Ethnic Minority[…]

Hong Kong Guide : Never Too Old to Party

The past week had been a little rough and wet for Hong Kong, with a visit from Typhoon Utor that sent offices, shops and stock market in Hong Kong to close for a big part of Wednesday. After Typhoon Utor went away, we celebrated the arrival of a fabulous weekend by chilling out at Lan Read more about Hong Kong Guide : Never Too Old to Party[…]

Hong Kong Guide: Hong Kong Wet Market

Food can’t get fresher than this in a Hong Kong wet market. The buyer inspects a chicken and then picks one which is healthy, energetic and has bright feathers. Eager to strike a deal, the butcher wastes no time in weighing the chicken to determine a price. The rest, as most people say, will soon be history and the Read more about Hong Kong Guide: Hong Kong Wet Market[…]

Hong Kong Guide : Villain Hitting

Villain Hitter in Hong Kong If I can give you an advice, I’ll say, never mess with the villain hitter in Hong Kong! A villain hitter is easily recognizable. Often, you’ll notice an elderly woman waiting for her customers under a bridge or next to a temple. Around her booth, she worships many God statues with burning candles, Read more about Hong Kong Guide : Villain Hitting[…]

Hong Kong Guide : The Culture of Pushing

How many passengers can a Hong Kong tram fit? My answer? I can’t count. There isn’t a way to. A few hours ago, I was standing on the upper deck of a Hong Kong tram, barely able to move. My vision was mostly blocked by many sweaty bodies as well as strong arms which were clinging tightly to the Read more about Hong Kong Guide : The Culture of Pushing[…]