It was early December when red envelopes pop up shops started popping up around Mongkok area. Right after Christmas was over, Fuk Wa Street where you usually buy decorations for every occasion, changed from Santa Claus and Christmas trees to red decorations and oranges. This year, CNY is coming early and so the preparations started … Continue reading Red envelopes craze, i.e. Chinese New Year
Over the holidays and New Year's first day, Social Media keeps flooding you with people being happy with their previous year, showing off their best moments of 2018. Then a wave of happy partying people photos come. New Year's Resolutions made public. It seems like everyone's 2018 was amazing, but they still wish for a … Continue reading How will year 2019 treat me?
Some people love exploring new places, they would rather risk something that keep their everyday the same, but for me, I love making my places mine. Although I am an introvert in every possible way, I enjoy being recognised in my favourite restaurants and cafes. Even a simple thing like going to supermarket get so … Continue reading The power of everyday habits.
You might say that Poland is a poor country, so nobody can afford it, but the fact is Polish people rarely ever hire a live-in domestic helper/nanny. There are many reasons, but mostly because Polish people can handle domestic chores by themselves and usually have support from their family. So your parents would take turns … Continue reading On domestic helpers in Hong Kong.
I remember when I was living in Mainland China, I would think Hong Kong is a big city where people are rich and party all the time and I was sure by then that I will never feel good there. I loved the place I stayed in, because it had a countryside vibe and it … Continue reading Being a tourist vs being a resident.