Public hospitals in Hong Kong – what surprised me.

Last few months were pretty life changing so I wasn't able to write much, but here comes another post, this time about public hospital care in Hong Kong which surprised me in many ways. 1. Language. I used both private and public clinics/hospitals and my experience when it comes to communication was quite unexpected. While … Continue reading Public hospitals in Hong Kong – what surprised me.

Hiking through public holidays in Hong Kong.

If you live in Hong Kong and know a few local people here, you will sooner or later find yourself expecting similar answers to some questions. "What are your plans for coming weekend?" or "How will you celebrate Easter?" or "What do you like to do in your free time?". As long as the person … Continue reading Hiking through public holidays in Hong Kong.

Pregnancy in Hong Kong – the local way.

Starting from November 2018, P.'s family was experiencing real baby boom. The production was quite intense and three babies are in making. One was born in November 2018, another due this month and who knows when is the next. We're just waiting to hear about more people in the family announcing theirs. And so when … Continue reading Pregnancy in Hong Kong – the local way.

Gambling your way into (Chinese) New Year.

I mentioned in my previous post about how difficult and complicated the process of giving out Red Pockets is during Chinese New Year in Hong Kong, but I failed to mentioned how do people in Hong Kong actually spend it. It turns out, there are only three ingredients for spending CNY in Hong Kong: food, … Continue reading Gambling your way into (Chinese) New Year.