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 […]

31 Dec, 2009 in Hong Kong
Thank you to the Hong Kong blogs

The best source for information about any place you move into is expat blogs. While it’s difficult to find the high quality ones that really offer good info before you arrive at your expatriate destination, you are usually able to form a good reading list within the first year. Before arriving at Hong …

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 …

13 Dec, 2009 in Hong Kong
Discovery Channel Videos on Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s a fascinating place to live. While I do my best to relay the feeling of what it’s like to live here, there are those who do it much better than I do, capturing cultures and history in a way I could never hope to do on a blog. Discovery Channel, one …

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. …

3 Dec, 2009 in HK Hikes
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No one told me about this side of Hong Kong before I came here to study. Realizing that Hong Kong is not all skyscrapers, crowded streets and pollution was the best surprise I could have hoped for. The university where I study, HKUST, is located in Clear Water Bay, Sai Kung, on the eastern side […]

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