Hong Kong

Interview with Moving East

I'm sure that many of my readers know the feeling of packing your bags and moving to another country... so you can probably relate to Deborah and her blog Moving East, where she chronicles the adventures of an established Canadian couple who moved from Ottawa to Hong Kong. I smile when I read her observations… Continue reading Interview with Moving East

Hong Kong

Interview with bluebalu

No, it's not an April joke. It's true. It's time for another interview. This time, it's with myself: bluebalu. Isn't that unusual and a bit too self-centred? Hold on, let me explain. I did not do this interview with myself and for myself. And no, I am not two or more people in one... however,… Continue reading Interview with bluebalu

Hong Kong

Interview with Space between Ideas

I stumbled upon Anneka's blog Space between Ideas by pure luck - I was searching for easy hikes in Hong Kong and found her blog post that features a number of different easy hikes (including my all-time favourite Discovery Bay to Mui Wo). There is one from Sai Kung to Sai Wan that was new to me,… Continue reading Interview with Space between Ideas

Hong Kong

Interview with Nifty Pifty

I stumbled upon Sara's blog Nifty Pifty because I was looking on the web on what people were writing about Kureha, a Japanese ramen place in Tin Hau, and then I noticed that she writes great blog posts about living in Hong Kong - and she actually combines all the elements that I love to… Continue reading Interview with Nifty Pifty

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Interview with Inspiring Passions

Blog readers, meet Helen. Helen, meet my blog readers. Today, I'm interviewing Helen from Inspiring Passions - a blog that I just recently stumbled upon, after I was searching for some info on the coffee places that have opened on Swatow Street (not just The Cupping Room, but also Veygo Cafe and Manson's Lot as… Continue reading Interview with Inspiring Passions

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Interview with WaterfallsandCaribous

Let me interrupt my series of Seoul/South Korea posts to introduce you to one of my long-time favourite blogs, which is WaterfallsandCaribous - a weird name for a great blog about travelling and living in Hong Kong. It's run by Dan and H-J, two Kiwis, who have recently been joined by their little girl Olive.… Continue reading Interview with WaterfallsandCaribous

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Interview with Ling-Yee’s Aromatherapy

Yes... I'm falling behind with my daily posts. Mea culpa, but life is just very busy at the moment! For today, let's take a deep breath and relax with some calming oils. My friend Ling-Yee specialises in creating aromatherapy mixes for different needs in life - and I have my own 'Ruth's sweet dreams' inhaler… Continue reading Interview with Ling-Yee’s Aromatherapy

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Interview with Salt & Chili

I stumbled upon Grace's blog Salt & Chili because I was looking on the web on what people were writing about Panino Giusto, and then I noticed that she writes great blog posts about food outlets in Hong Kong, but also recipes she tried and tested. What I love about her blog is the combination… Continue reading Interview with Salt & Chili

Hong Kong

Ghost Month in Hong Kong

Last week of one my regular hiking fellows commented that he won't join my next night hikes. I asked him why, and he said that the ghost month is coming up and he believes you should not be out in the wildlife at night time. The ghost month started yesterday (August 7, 2013), it falls… Continue reading Ghost Month in Hong Kong