HK Island, Restaurant Review

Review: Samsen

Samsen is our long-time favourite Thai restaurant. It is run by Chef Adam Cliff, who left Chachawan, in late 2015 to open this place. Samsen is everything but your average Thai. It is intimate and small (with only 35 seats, some at the counter) and the menu focuses mainly on boat noodles, stir fries and snacks… Continue reading Review: Samsen

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HK Island, Restaurant Review

Mammy Pancake in Causeway Bay

My children love anything and everything that is sweet - and they are big fans of waffles and pancakes. Usually we don't have the time or patience to wait for our turn at the long queue at Mammy Pancake, but during the last few days we've been lucky: the queue was not too long and… Continue reading Mammy Pancake in Causeway Bay

HK Island, Indoor Playroom

Wise Kids Playroom

This post has been long overdue - the Wise Kids Playroom is one of our favourite hangout places. It is what I would call 'a typical German kindergarten' setting with lovely wooden toys and furniture, and so much to choose from! Where shall I start? The Wise Kids Playroom is on the 20th floor of… Continue reading Wise Kids Playroom

Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island

Exquisite Christmas miniatures at Times Square

I love the Christmas decorations across Hong Kong, every shopping mall tries to outdo the others - and this time one of my and my children's favourites is the Exquisite Christmas exhibition at Hong Kong Times Square. It is free of charge, runs from 10am to 10pm until January 1, 2019 and is a beautiful… Continue reading Exquisite Christmas miniatures at Times Square

HK Island

Second hand clothes: Greenladies and Greenlittle

Yes, this is a second-hand store - but what a cool one! Greenladies and Greenlittle is a store on the first floor in the CC Wu Building in Wan Chai and is part of the St. James' Settlement. It is the first Greenladies shop that includes a second hand section for little ones, and it has lots of… Continue reading Second hand clothes: Greenladies and Greenlittle

Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island

City Gallery Museum

City Gallery is an exhibition centre about the planning and development of Hong Kong. It is located at Edinburgh Place in Central - and I only stumbled upon it by sheer luck. We went to see a photography exhibition at the City Hall and that's when we noticed the City Gallery next door. It is… Continue reading City Gallery Museum

Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island

Children’s Discovery Museum

While visiting Fun Zone in North Point, we noticed the signage for the Children's Discovery Museum. At that moment, the Children's Discovery Museum was not open, but it will open its doors on September 19, 2018. The tickets are 90HKD (weekdays) / 110HKD (weekends/public holidays) for kids up to 12 years and 60HKD (weekdays) / 70HKD… Continue reading Children’s Discovery Museum