HK Island, Hong Kong

MingCha Tea House in Tai Koo

I always wanted to visit MingCha tea in Tai Koo, but it is a little bit off the beaten track in a warehouse in Tai Koo. It is not hard to get to, it is just opposite exit A2 of the MTR station Tai Koo, but because it is closed on Sundays and public holidays,… Continue reading MingCha Tea House in Tai Koo

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HK Island, Hong Kong

Art exhibition: From Soya Bean Milk to Puer Tea at the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware

I really enjoy visiting museums in Hong Kong - not only are they very affordable (some are completely free of charge, others just cost 10-20 HKD per person) but they also put great exhibitions on display. This time I visited the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware in the Hong Kong Park. The museum puts… Continue reading Art exhibition: From Soya Bean Milk to Puer Tea at the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware

HK Island, Hong Kong

Luxe Nova Lifestyle Studio

Luxe Nova Lifestyle Studio is a studio in the heart of Hong Kong Central - and it combines a few things that I love and enjoy. Not only does the team sell great teas (more about this in a future post), spices and herbs, chocolates, handmade soap, skin/healthcare products for everyone including pregnant ladies and… Continue reading Luxe Nova Lifestyle Studio

HK Island, Hong Kong, Restaurant Review

Review: Toast Box

Toast Box is nothing special, it is a Singapore chain store with several outlets across Hong Kong but I really enjoy their freshly toasted bread with kaya and a strong & sweet tea, coffee or both (yuanyang). Toast Box specialises in Singaporean/Malaysian fare such as beef rendang, laksa, pandan cake and Nanyang coffee. There are… Continue reading Review: Toast Box

HK Island, Hong Kong, Restaurant Review

Review: Afternoon tea at the Cafe Causette at the Mandarin Oriental

Last Saturday we made a spontaneous decision to visit the Cafe Causette at the Mandarin Oriental - for no specific reason other than Patrick and I had time to spare and we were close by. Patrick had never been before and while I had visited it twice already, I've never tried the afternoon tea. So… Continue reading Review: Afternoon tea at the Cafe Causette at the Mandarin Oriental

HK Island, Hong Kong, Restaurant Review

Review: Shortbread Teas

+++ UPDATE Nov 2014, Shortbread Teas has closed for good +++ I had been meaning to write about this place for a long time - but then I would give away a secret place, for great breakfasts and afternoon teas... so can you promise to keep it a secret? Shortbread Teas is tucked away in… Continue reading Review: Shortbread Teas