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, 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

Japan

Tokyo: Ginza, Mariage Freres and Kabuki

The next morning we wanted to go and explore a different part of Tokyo and we picked Ginza. This district is Tokyo's most famous upmarket shopping, dining and entertainment district, featuring numerous department stores, boutiques, art galleries, restaurants, night clubs and cafes. One square meter of land in the district's center is worth over ten… Continue reading Tokyo: Ginza, Mariage Freres and Kabuki