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.
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 the next one November 2019. We're just waiting to hear about more people in the family announcing theirs. And so when it … Continue reading Pregnancy in Hong Kong – the local way.
Almost 2 years in Hong Kong and I am still trying to get used to some stuff that come so natural for locals in Hong Kong, but is a mystery to me. It is mostly the food connected stuff that is a bit unique comparing to what I'm used to. 1- Lunch set menu. When … Continue reading Non-standard standards of Hong Kong.
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.
I know many people who can't stand Asian food and act suspicious no matter what you offer them. A few of them live in Hong Kong, but would never eat in a local restaurant or even shop in local supermarket. It is possible, if you're wondering, as we do have Marketplace or U-Select (Tesco under … Continue reading Hong Kong local food for beginners.