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Our Favourite Chinese New Year Traditions

Chinese New Year’s finally here! Our favourite time of year brings a whole host of traditions. While the highlight of the festivities will be the chance to celebrate Chinese New Year with our friends and families, there are a lot of other things we look forward to as well. Shopping at the Flower Markets Shopping Read more about Our Favourite Chinese New Year Traditions[…]

Cheung Chau: Past and Present

Known for its bun festival, Cheung Chau Island is the oldest continually inhabited part of Hong Kong. Its long and fascinating history deserves a closer look. The islanders of Cheung Chau maintain a very close relationship with the sea. Many have earned a living from the sea for generations, residing on junks rather than on Read more about Cheung Chau: Past and Present[…]

The History of Egg Tarts

Hong Kong’s egg tarts pack a whole lot of history into just a couple of bites. These flavoursome pastries owe their existence to both the Portuguese Pastéis de Belém and the British custard tart. They represent a fusion of culture and cuisine that is uniquely Hong Kong. We begin our culinary journey in 19th century Portugal, in Read more about The History of Egg Tarts[…]

Big Foot Tour: Locals’ Guide to Hong Kong | World Traveller Feature

Woohoo! Our founder, Ski, has been featured in The Locals’ Guide to Hong Kong, World Traveller. In the article, she shares some of her personal recommendations for Hong Kong. Here’s an excerpt: If we’re only here for 24 hours, what are the must-dos? Sham Shui Po for the most down-to-earth, authentic market experience; Victoria Peak Read more about Big Foot Tour: Locals’ Guide to Hong Kong | World Traveller Feature[…]