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.
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.
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.