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 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.
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?
Beginning of November we used few days to go for a trip and after considering tickets prices, we decided on Hanoi, Vietnam. As I had a layover there before, I was imagining us walking on cloud of coffee scent and shop for cheap souvenirs while enjoying autumn weather... It turns out staying in Hanoi one … Continue reading 3 things Hanoi trip made me realise.
I always think twice before answering the questions "Where do you live in Hong Kong?". Depending on who is asking, my answer might be different. At the beginning I would just say "Sham Shui Po!" straight away, until I noticed some people's horrified face expressions upon hearing that. Later, I understood what image does Sham … Continue reading Hong Kong Neighbourhoods – Sham Shui Po