Hong Kong

Hello (again) – welcome back!

I started this blog in 2011, when I first arrived in Hong Kong. Back then I did what many did, I wrote a little bit about everything – from eating out in cha chaan tengs to famous Michelin-starred restaurants, hiking across the Wilson, Hong Kong, Lantau, MacLehose trails to experimenting in street photography and travelling… Continue reading Hello (again) – welcome back!

HK Island, Restaurant Review

Review: Samsen

Samsen is a new Thai place, it just opened a few days ago next to the Blue House in Wan Chai. It is run by Chef Adam Cliff, who left Chachawan, the fantastic Thai restaurant in Sheung Wan, in late 2015 to open this new place. Chachawan is our favourite Thai restaurant in Hong Kong… Continue reading Review: Samsen

Outlying Islands, Sightseeing

5 Tips: Hong Kong Disneyland with a toddler

Disneyland is a little bit further away from where we live, compared to Ocean Park, but it is also a great day out - we just have to pack and plan a little in advance, to make the most out of the visit. Here are a few of my tips to make the visit as… Continue reading 5 Tips: Hong Kong Disneyland with a toddler

HK Island, Neighbourhoods, Outdoor Activity

Urban getaway: Repulse Bay

Repulse Bay is such a great escape from the hustle and bustle of hectic Hong Kong. It is just on the South Side, so not actually far away - and if you go early on a weekend morning, it is not too crowded to enjoy. We usually arrive by 9am and leave by 11am when… Continue reading Urban getaway: Repulse Bay

Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island

ArtisTree 2016: 4th Hong Kong International Photo Festival

I love visiting ArtisTree in Tai Koo, the space is host to so many great and interesting exhibitions. But I hate that it is always so hard to find out what is going on - the website just lacks this vital information! Just by sheer coincidence I saw a tram that advertised the 4th Hong… Continue reading ArtisTree 2016: 4th Hong Kong International Photo Festival

HK Island, Restaurant Review

Review: Kishoku

We love Japanese food and are always at the lookout for new places to try. So when I realised that Chope lets us quickly book tables just a day in advance, I decided to pick a place for a romantic dinner. Just by luck and coincidence, I picked Kishoku. I checked the menu online, but… Continue reading Review: Kishoku