30 Jan, 2010 in Hong Kong
Garret Mclarke

Garret Clarke, a talented young photographer I’ve had the pleasure of shortly studying with at Taiwan, has recently visited Hong Kong. I’ve been meaning to try and promote some of his work and the artistic side projects I saw him do across Taiwan’s Tainan, but it’s only after I came across some of the recent […]

28 Jan, 2010 in Hong Kong
HK Serviced Apartments - Short-term Family Accommodation

Looking for a serviced apartment short-term option in Hong Kong? I was too. My family was looking into the option of coming to visit Hong Kong for a week, and the university guest apartments were full, so I embarked on a journey of finding out what short-term apartment accommodation options Hong Kong has to offer. […]

26 Jan, 2010 in HK Places
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Care for some English style tea at British colonial Hong Kong? Head down over to The Peninsula hotel at Tsim Sha Tsui, one of the most well-known and established institutions in Hong Kong.     Is it a gorgeous building. One of the Hong Kong harbour highlights. (check out just how much this costs for […]

2 Jan, 2010 in HK Events
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Why do people go to game shows? looks like it has little to do with gaming. I mean, that’s there too, but from the few shows I’ve been to it seems it’s mostly meant to show off half naked girls to enthusiastic male teens. Know what? you’re right, they don’t even have to be half […]

25 Dec, 2009 in HK Culture & Life
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The girls of China Live China blog asked me to answer a few question about Hong Kong for one of their articles. Following are their questions followed by my answers. 1. What are you doing in Hong-Kong and why did you choose this city? I’m studying for …

11 Dec, 2009 in HK Places
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I’ve been to Chinese University of Hong Kong, I study in Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, but up till two weeks ago, I haven’t really seen Hong Kong University. A friend studying at the Hong Kong University Medical College invited me for a tour of the area. So, you tell me, how …

7 Dec, 2009 in HK Attractions
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Not quite up to the Taiwan night market standards, Temple Street is probably as close as you’ll get to a bustling night market in Hong Kong. The location – between Jordan and Yau Ma Tei MTR stations – isn’t my favorite part of Hong Kong, but it so happens that some of my …

5 Dec, 2009 in HK Places
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When pollution rates are down and there’s no acid thrown down at the busy streets, Mongkok could be great fun. Busy, bustling, crowded, shops, brands, restaurants, street food, “Ladies” street market, computer market (旺角電腦中心), goldfish market, flower market (花墟道), bird street market (雀仔街), huge malls (like Langham Place (朗豪坊))… Mongkok’s got it all. …

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