Afternoon Tea vs High Tea

Afternoon Tea versus High Tea

June 4, 2020

In the 18th century, tea was one of the most valuable imports from China into Britain. So much so, that over 2lbs of the substance was consumed on average by every Brit during this time (almost 1 kilogram). Britain paid the Chinese £26 million in silver from 1710-1760, because there were very few other British […]

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The Hong Kong Greeters Guide To Repulse Bay

May 26, 2020

Known for its gorgeous sandy beach and fabulous, Millionaires Row housing, Repulse Bay is one of the best beaches on the Southside, and the place to be for a taste of Hong Kong’s high life. But away from the glitzy pads and luxury yachts, you’ll also find some truly fascinating history and vibrant Cantonese culture… […]

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COVID-19 Update for Hong Kong

April 10, 2020

The Current Situation – September 2020 Firstly, we hope you are all safe and well and dealing with the current global crisis in the best way that you possibly can. There isn’t a corner of the populated world that has remained unaffected by this new virus and the new normal of staying inside is going […]

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Why YOU Need a Hong Kong Private Guide

February 14, 2020

Here’s how booking a Hong Kong private guide can help you make the most of your stay in our fabulous city. Most visitors only have a short window to sight see.  There is so much to see and do and never enough time. The Advantages of Booking a Private Tour Guide 1. Save Time and […]

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Hong Kong Celebrates Year of the Rat

January 24, 2020

The Year of the Rat is upon us. Year of Rat We are about to welcome in the Chinese New Year and this will be the Year of the Rat. In Chinese culture there is a different calendar to the January to December one that you may be used to. The Chinese lunar calendar is […]

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Hong Kong vs Macau Egg Tart

Hong Kong Egg Tart vs Macau Egg Tart

January 17, 2020

The Hong Kong egg tart and the Macau egg tart are both famous in their own right. Superficially, they are pretty similar, but the devil is in the detail. There’s nothing like a bit of friendly rivalry, which is exactly what we have in this corner of the world when it comes to the egg […]

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Monopoly Dreams

December 11, 2019

Monopoly Dreams is Hong Kong’s newest attraction. What is it? This entirely Monopoly-themed attraction is the first of its kind in the world, with a second location slated for Melbourne in the future. From the thimble shaped lampshades at the snack bar to the themed rooms including a safe, a jail cell and a waterworks, […]

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Discover Vegetarian Hong Kong

November 29, 2019

Globally there has been a remarkable shift towards vegetarianism and veganism in recent years.  A shift driven by a number of factors.  Firstly, our appreciation of the health benefits of a meat-free diet.  Secondly, a growing consciousness of the environmental impact that our food choices have.  Thirdly, food contamination scandals that have made us think […]

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Hong Kong Christmas Instagram Walk

Have Yourself a Merry Little Hong Kong Christmas

November 24, 2019

Here’s our pick of Hong Kong Christmas Festive Fun and Events Evening Events Christmas Lights Cruise All aboard for the Lazy Days Christmas Lights Cruise throughout December. Cruise through the harbour with festive mince pies and free-flow drinks, including mulled wine. Prices from HK$500-HK$800. Movies by Moonlight Moonlit Movies is a smorgasbord of films that  […]

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Hong Kong Macau Zhuhai bridge from Ngong Ping cable car

How to catch a bus to Macau from Hong Kong

November 17, 2019

Since October 2018 it has been possible to take a bus to Macau from Hong Kong via the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge. Previously Macau was only accessible from Hong Kong by ferry. The ferry is still a great option, but so is the bus over the new bridge and there are a number of pluses to […]

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