Expat Living Hong Kong
Catwalk looks and trendy hair styles: Blowouts, smooth hair waves, and braids

Give your coif a makeover with these gorgeous, stylish and fuss-free 'dos

Cathy interacts with one of the gorgeous tiger cubs
Asia
Tiger Temple: The big cats of Thailand's Wat Pha Luang Ta Bua

Reader Cathy Ward discovered that the Buddhist monks care for over 124 abandoned tigers

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Art Basel: Encounters, Starkwhite, Rebecca Baumann, MCH Messe SchweizAG
Art and Culture
News: Our guide to awesome Art Week 2015 events

Get arty in March with Art Week's three major art fairs filled with works from global artists

Shopping for cars: We test drive the Audi RS6 Avant

Audi's RS6 Avant is a smooth beauty that stands its ground amongst well-established rivals. We give ...

Trending now: diamonds, online shopping, gifts, and more

We round up what's making news in Hong Kong lately

Win a 18K white-gold drop earrings
Competition closes in
Hang with the cool kids
Fashion
We show off Jack Wills' spring/summer collection 2015

Ditch the puffy jacket with these wet weather wear winners from Jack Wills

Coffee news: Starbucks 星巴克 launches new Spring flavours

Starbucks Hong Kong likes their coffee like we like our men: sweet and bitter

This month's e-edition is waiting! Hit the box and flick through EL HK for free

American cheerleaders Chinese New Year of the Goat Hong Kong lunar new year
Denver Broncos Cheerleaders invade Hong Kong
News
Highlights: Denver Broncos Cheerleaders were in HK

In case you missed them, here’s proof that American cheerleaders invaded our Fragrant Harbour

Best vegetarian restaurants in Hong Kong, best vegan restaurants in Hong Kong, Buddhist, mock meat, veggie restaurants
Wine and Dine
The 18 best vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Hong Kong

Veggie or vegan? You don't need to be a nut to crave the best healthy food in Hong Kong

Scott Dunn luxury travel tour operator
Take an adventure safari with the fam!
News
Luxury family travel: Scott Dunn's perfect holidays

Custom made travel concierge service Scott Dunn focuses on your family needs

For peace and quiet, head to Ubud in Bali
Tips
Travelling with babies: Mother-approved family-friendly vacations

Planning your first trip with a baby or kids? Our panel of mums pick their favourite easy getaways

Perfect brekkie recipes for smoothies & pancakes

Want a healthy start to your day? This month, EL readers share their favourite breakfast recipes

A Hong Kong social guide for expats

Bruce Cairnduff gives his thoughts on what it means to be a Hong Konger

Hong Kong news: technology, smartphones, gadgets, mobile world congress, best phones on the market
Isn't it time for a new smartphone?
Business
Cool gadgets: HTC M9, Samsung S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

Shopping for the best smart phone? These three gadgets give all others a run for the money

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Every girl's crazy about a sharp-dressed man
Fashion
Dandy style guide for men: 6 handsome looks for gentlemen

Every girl’s crazy for a sharp-dressed man. So dress like one.

Hope observed at Ocean Park, photo credit Gary Stokes
Living Here
On Hope: the movement to keep HK's Chinese white dolphins safe

Gary Stokes and Sea Shepherd Hong Kong keep building on their work to save the dolphins

With such breathtaking scenery, how long you've been cycling almost becomes an afterthought
Asia
Cycling through China's countryside: A bike tour

For adventure seekers who want an unforgettable scenic journey, cycling on the friendship highway

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A boutique Sofitel hotel in Singapore? Yes, please
Asia
Singapore: Three cool new boutique hotels in the Lion City

Shamus Sillar checks into three of the most recent arrivals to see what they have to offer

Pretty picture: This HK video captures our soulscape

We adore Victoria Burkina's love letter to our Fragrant Harbour in this 3-minute video

Delightful aerial view of Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru
Asia
Maldives: Our stay at island resorts Angsana Ihuru and Banyan Tree

Verne Maree's sensational holiday to the Maldives sister island resorts by Banyan Tree

Living in Shatin Heights, where to live in HK, choosing an apartment in Hong Kong
Sunrise over Tai Wai, New Territories
Neighbourhoods
Where to live in Hong Kong: Tai Wai insider’s guide

Shatin Heights resident Amy Overy takes us inside her favourite parts of life in Tai Wai

Skin care advice and tips for that healthy glow

We get some practical advice from our aesthetician skin expert on how to tackle skin issues

“I commissioned George Raftopoulos to create something for the back wall and I couldn't be happier with the result.”
Readers' Homes
Tai Tam showcase: Home of Bowerbird Home's founder

Furniture choices and frequent redecoration is the mantra in Philippa Haydon's home

Feng shui decorating with red in furniture and interior design

Suzhong Consulting’s Founder Susanne schools us on the significance of red in modern day feng shui

Our fancy two-bed villa
Asia
Family short break in Phuket: A long weekend at Mai Khao Beach in Thailand

Katie Roberts hits Anantara Vacation Club - the perfect villa holiday with kids

Where to give blood: Donate to Red Cross HK

It’s easy, it’s quick, and you’ll do a lot of good by donating blood to Hong Kong Red Cross today

We chat to the Head Barista at Zai Fe about good coffee

Zai Fe’s Head Barista Katharine Law spills the beans about making great coffee

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Pandawa Cliff Estate
Tips
How to book a villa in Bali or Phuket: An easy how-to guide

We asked Jon at Elite Havens for tips on booking the perfect luxury villa holiday

British restaurants in HK: We review Bread Street Kitchen

Brooke Chenoweth takes on a foodie hunt for authentic British in LKF at BSK

Night view over Makati, Manila's business district
Business
Manila city guide: Expert tips for doing business here

Former Manila resident Oliver on office etiquette, where to eat, must-see areas, visas and more

The famous HK light show
Business
City guide to Hong Kong: Doing business in HK

How others make the most of trips to Hong Kong when drafted in for meetings

Restaurants in Wan Chai, Jason Atherton, British restaurants, Brit cuisine, dinner in Hong Kong
Jason Atherton's foray into Wan Chai, 22 Ships
Restaurants
British restaurants in Hong Kong: We review 22 Ships

Emi Finch heads to the “practically local” tapas restaurant in Wan Chai

Thirsty Mud Hydrating Treatment by GlamGlow
Hair and Beauty
Shopping for face products: EL tests four formulas

In need of a quick pick-me-up for your face? The EL team tries out masks for different skin types

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I believe I can fly! Balloons over Bagan's hot air balloon flights look amazing
News
Culture travel bucket list: 10 fab places to go in 2015

Our Online Editor’s ultimate wish list for int'l travel and culture destinations around the globe

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Learn to cook like a professional chef with these culinary masters
News
Michelin-star chef skills at Cooking with Culinary Stars

The ultimate pro cooking class: Follow in the footsteps of Hong Kong’s master chefs

Angsana Lang Co Ultimate Spa Getaway Vietnam
Doesn't everyone dress up in traditional costumes on their girls' weekend?
Asia
Fab girls weekend holiday: We hit the Angsana Lang Co Vietnam Ultimate Spa Getaway

Online Editor Michelle and her pals spoiled themselves rotten with this unlimited spa vacay

Travel expert Graham Horner gives tips for great family hols

We chat with Graham Horner, father and Director of Sales and Marketing for tour operator Scott Dunn

Cashmere cardigan, Sandie Khoo
Fashion
Shopping: Cold weather style in chilly winter climates

Expat Living's picks for Hong Kong winter warmers

Travelling can be as cheap as you want it to be
Tips
5 tips on how to travel the world for free

It is possible! Here are five ways to get around the world for next to nothing

Boarding school alert: Meet with Branksome Hall Asia

Prospective students and families are invited to interview with Branksome Hall reps

Guide to Wanchai: An insider's take on life here

Interior designer and property renovator Jo Gray takes us inside her 'hood

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See how interior designer Sarah Bettle transformed this Sai Kung townhome
Decorating Ideas
This Sai Kung town home redesign oozes eclectic cool

See how expert designer Sarah Bettle transforms this renovated 4-storey town house

Family travel to Nha Trang, Vietnam holidays for families, where to visit in Vietnam
Gorgeous Nha Trang beach
Asia
Vietnam travel break: Our family-friendly vacation itinerary

We pack up the fam for a trip to new luxury beach retreat Intercontinental Nha Trang

Property, HK, apartments, condos, real estate, new homes, lease, rent, buy
Editor's pick: Modernity throughout. We love the island!
Property
Real estate guide: New Year deals on Hong Kong homes

Real estate agent tips on finding discounts on apartments and homes this January

We wish we were greeted by this splendid view every day
Asia
A family adventure through Yangon, Bagan and Inle Lake

Danielle Rossetti travelled to The Golden Land with the kids for well-preserved culture

Check out this 2 minute drone video high above Hong Kong

We <3 HK! This 2 minute flight above our city takes your breath away

Reviews: Town, CWB's newest fusion restaurant

Kate Farr heads to Causeway Bay's new dining spot, Town

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Retractable walls make small spaces large
Readers' Homes
Pokfulam pad: Interior design tips for small spaces

EL reader Cherie Wong shows us how to design for small space with clever, efficient storage ideas

Suit up! Our picks for men's tailors in Hong Kong

You can't go wrong with our picks for tailor made suits and clothes for men

Spotting a family of elephants was the highlight of our safari at Udawalawe National Park
Asia
Southern Sri Lanka: Luxury teen-friendly beach break

Karin Galley-Dick finds plenty to do during her stay at Sri Sharavi Beach Villas

10 Great Private Kitchens in Hong Kong

Part one in our roundup of best speakeasy dining in Hong Kong

Taipei 101, overlooking the city
Tips
An hour in Taipei: What to do during a pit stop here

If you're in the capital of Taiwan but are pushed for time, here's what to do...

How to sound like a wine expert in three steps

Impress a new partner or your boss with our easy guide

Testosterone: The most potent fat-burning hormone

Health and fitness expert Alexa Towersey talks hormones in the last in a series of articles

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Once your morning sugar rush wears off, head to Elephant Grounds
News
Coffee, stat! Our guide to get your caffeine buzz now

Need a jolt of energy? We know where you can find coffee at this hour. You’re welcome!

Style MD & Founder of SENATUS talks fashion

Tailored and crisp are on SENATUS' Kien Lee lips as he talks mens fashion

Opening Ceremony's founders were inspired by a trip to Hong Kong
Fashion
Fashion: 16 online shopping websites and lifestyle blogs

EL’s Emily McCabe on her personal favourites when it comes to lifestyle and fashion sites

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Dengue fever can pose a real threat
Health and Medical
Dengue fever in Hong Kong: All you need to know

Despite Ebola readiness, dengue fever hits the Hong Kong scene

Guide to Shanghai: Things to do and how to do business

Heading to Shanghai? Here are expat Lorna's top tips for doing business there

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Welcome to newly redesigned The Park Lane rooftop bar
News
The Park Lane Hotel Hong Kong gets a facelift

We visit Park Lane GM Luc Bollen for a glimpse into the new hotel upgrades for 2015