...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…
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.
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.