What I wanted to write about this time is, how ongoing protests affected my life in Hong Kong, as well as my way of thinking. Although I am not directly involved, there is something happening around town everyday and no matter what, every single person in Hong Kong got affected by it in one way … Continue reading My life after June 2019.
With the difficult ongoing situation in Hong Kong, it's hard to just go out and enjoy your life, as where ever you go, shadow of the protests follows you. Although much concerned about the situation, P. and I decided to run away from it and spend some time out of the city. Sounds grand, but … Continue reading A day away from the city.
There is this place in Hong Kong where, once you open a little wooden gate, you enter an entirely different world. Mostly outdoors, Mr. Cardigan is a cafe-turned-trailer with a a bit of hippie vibe. There are benches outside and lots of space filled with cactuses and other plants, a high table with stools, comfy … Continue reading Mr. Cardigan cafe and a breeze of fresh air.
...but international news won't tell you. Photo from https://www.axios.com/hong-kong-rally-protests-extradition-bill-leader-005ae05b-583e-4bbb-84a5-913e907dc648.html Starting from June, Hong Kong situation has been a bit complicated. People couldn't stay quiet anymore when government decided to introduce extradition bill that would allow to send people to China for trial if they did something bad in there. You can read more online - … Continue reading What you should know about protests in Hong Kong…
While Hong Kong is called New York of Asia, Macau is obviously Las Vegas - filled with big hotels and casinos, some of them entire copies of those in LV. Just 1 hour ferry ride, or 55 km ride through newly built bridge/tunnel, it's the easiest destination for micro holidays. Although not many people decide … Continue reading To Macau or not to Macau – that is the question.