globe and book

03 Nov Armchair Travel: Macau Bookshelf

If you're looking for books about, or set in Macau, you've come to the right place. We'll be honest, this has been a tough list to pull together as relatively little has been written about Macau in English. Nevertheless, here are our top recommendations. This post...

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as easy as 1 2 3

14 Oct How to Count on one Hand in Hong Kong

When you're abroad and don't speak a language, you may have to rely on pointing, smiling, body language and gestures to get by. Although not foolproof, pantomiming can be a surprisingly effective way of communicating. Nevertheless, even innocent gestures can get lost in translation causing...

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Hong Kong night

17 Jul Explore Hong Kong After Dark

Hong Kong after dark offers so many fantastic options for nighttime outings and entertainment. Once the temples, museums and other tourist spots wind down for the day you need a different checklist. Here is our top pick of things to do when the sun goes...

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Afternoon Tea vs High Tea

04 Jun Afternoon Tea versus High Tea

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...

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Hong Kong social distancing lockdown COVID-19, wuhan virus

10 Apr COVID-19 Update for Hong Kong

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...

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