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Christmas Shopping: Black Friday & Cyber Monday deals in Hong Kong

Just weeks after China’s Double 11 Day, we go full on in search of deeply discounted shopping deals!

Spotted! Luxury jewellery brand Plukka pop up shop

Were you at Plukka's Russian-inspired jewellery pop up shop at the Landmark Building?

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22 Christmas dining deals for your Christmas cravings

These choice Hong Kong hotels offer great deals for festive holiday meals

How to sound like a wine expert in three steps

Impress a new partner or your boss with our easy guide

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

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

HK Restaurants review: Sheung Wan’s Upper Modern Bistro

Brooke Chenoweth visits Upper Modern Bistro for day dining in this month’s taste test

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Retractable walls make small spaces large
Readers' Homes
Pokfulam pad: Creative interior design tips for smaller spaces

EL Reader Cherie Wong shows us how to design for small space with these clever and efficient storage...

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

Hong Kong video, satire comedy Lamma Island where to live in Hong Kong
Get off Lamma Island!
[VIDEO] The Lamma Islanders send a warning to criminals

You might want to reconsider committing crime on Lamma Island

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 health nut to crave the best vegetarian, organic, vegan and ...

Lightfoot travel Hong Kong, Christmas travel, holidays, travel, ski, Whistler
Snowboarding in heaven - Whistler
Christmas travel: Short getaways for ski, surf and safari adventure

Who says you have to go home for the holidays when you can spend your time off at one of these regio...

Here's to leaning on each other for a long time!
Living Here
10 tips for keeping your new girlfriend happy

Got yourself a girlfriend and believe that she’s the one? Take our advice so you don’t screw things ...

Spotted! HK Classic Car and Vintage Festival

Were you at the inaugural Hong Kong Classic Car and Vintage Festival this past weekend?

We're the best!
Living Here
USA Today names Hong Kong the best Asia city skyline in Readers' Choice contest

Hong Kong ranks lucky number 8 for views and sundowners, sort of

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The new Bowerbirds: Madelin, Diana, Joey, Caro, Jac, Clinton, Ross and Philippa
Decorating Ideas
Founder Philippa of Bowerbird Home introduces her team

You've come a long way, baby! Founder Philippa reflects on three years in the home decor biz

APEC: Obama calls for human rights for HK Umbrella Movement

Obama dons Chinese style garb and asks for peace during the HK pro-democracy protests

Burmese kneeling monk, 19th century, gilt and lacquer on wood, HK$2,980, Altfield Gallery, 2537 6370, altfield.com.hk
Shopping for antique cabinets, chandeliers, carpets and more

EL goes antique shopping in Hong Kong for a taste of old world furniture

Showcase: Take a peek inside this stunning, spacious Sai

See Catherine Lajeunesse's home overlooking Emerald Bay in Hong Kong

Guide to Wanchai: An insider's take on life in Wan Chai

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

Spotted! Conrad Hotel Prestige Fair 2014 Hong Kong

Were you at the first Conrad Hotel Prestige Fair in November?

Shoes in Hong Kong, shopping for shoes, comfortable shoes
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Shoes in Hong Kong: Shopping for block heels

Balancing style and practicality, block-heel shoes tick all our boxes for weekday footwear

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

Two desert islands, two house reefs and both close to Male airport - Verne's sensational holiday to ...

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Get a hairy upper lip this Movember
Mo Ferry wants your 'tashe for Movember Hong Kong

Star Ferry gets a hairy upper lip for Movember HK awareness

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Hey, four eyes!
HKTDC Optical Fair showcases smart glasses and Google Glass tech fashion

Rochester Optical makes an Asia debut in Hong Kong to show off their trendy smart glasses technology

Gym: 1 hr of trampolining burns 1000 calories per sweat sesh?

Seriously, if your weight has been up and down lately, try trampolining

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Sunday Funday!
Spotted! Sunday Funday with Hong Kong Adventist Hospital Foundation

The Who's Who at HKAHF held its first ever Sunday Funday charity carnival at Stanley Plaza

Anti-ageing strategies from Dr Lauren Bramley & Partners

Dr Lauren Bramley knows how your DNA, body chemistry and the right supplement can make you feel youn...

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

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Time for romance! Luxury honeymoon travel in Asia

Tied the knot and wondering “now, what?” Check out these three amazeballs trips from Hong Kong

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Red Wing's fall boot collections are available now in Hong Kong
Men's fashion: Style tips for trendy dads

Our style guru offers his top tips for looking sharp while carting little swines around

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Sav's Cooking classes in the Southside
You too can learn to cook like a chef at a top Asian cooking school in HK

Fancy Dim Sum, Indian, Thai or Chinese food tonight? Give your DIY skills a go in the kitchen with o...

Heading West!
Moving Here
Outdoors in Hong Kong: Three half-day hikes and one hip hotel

Shamus Sillar hits three nature trails, plus a cool boutique hotel, in one weekend

10 Great Private Kitchens in Hong Kong

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

Unlimited golf at Laguna Lang Co, Central Vietnam

Golf on tap at the 18-hole course when you stay at Angsana Lang Co beach resort before 31 March 2015

Finance and bank expats come for illegal fight club news
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Living in Hong Kong
Fight Club in Hong Kong catering to the rich expat?

For $30K HKD, alpha males bask in an evening of glamour-misogyny and violence

1. Tiger's Nest
10 things to do in the kingdom of Gross National Happiness

This unspoiled holiday destination in the Himalayas offers tourism on another level

The water villas W Resort have their own pool over the Great Barrier Reef. Incredible!
Five luxury hotel holidays from Hong Kong

If money is no issue and you're looking for something spectacular, take a look at these fabulous res...

Animal education campaign bear bile farming and moon bear health and rehabilitation. Volunteer with Animals Asia charity in Hong Kong.
These are two very happy bears
Animals Asia founder chats moon bear rescue and rehabilitation

Jill Robinson MBE of Animals Asia on the prevention of bear bile farming in Vietnam and China

Bridal style, sorted! Inspiration boards for wedding fashion

Beautiful inspiration for your big day in Hong Kong get you in the spirit for wedding day bliss

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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

Feature property: Your invitation to this Clearwater Bay home

Art and design reign in the home decor of this beautiful Clearwater Bay home as they say goodbye to ...

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Mom's mostly cabbage, a little bit of pork dumpling, Sacha chili sauce
Restaurants review: Ho Lee Fook's fusion Cantonese cuisine

Elgin St restaurant from Chef Jowett Yu is a winner on the new fusion restaurants scene

EL's Guide to 20 Cheap Things to Do in Hong Kong today

At home today? We put together 20 things to do in HK to keep you active

Yes, we'd like this to be our desk, please
Future jobs: Occupations for the next generation

From virtual banking to vertical farmers, we profile a dozen jobs that you’ve probably never even he...

'Tis the season! Prestige Christmas Fairs debut today

Christmas shopping for dresses, gourmet foods, fashion accessories, and gifts galore!

Bagan, Myanmar (Credit: Felix Hug)
Travel photography: 5 best places for taking snaps in Asia

Shutterbugs! Wondering where to take your camera next? Photographer whiz Felix Hug shows us his favo...

Expat teen summits Mt Kilimanjaro for kids in Cambodia

Dylan Palladino, 14, raised thousands for Caring for Cambodia by taking on this huge physical challe...

Moving to Hong Kong, living in Kennedy Town, K Town, HK neighborhoods, where to live in Hong Kong, apartments, property
Ah Mui, the famous cat of Cadogan Street
Where to live in Hong Kong: Kennedy Town insider’s guide

K-Town resident Lynn Susan Seymour gives us the lowdown on what it’s like to live in Kennedy Town

Travel tips: Health and holidays advice from The Matilda Hospital

Proper doctor’s advice on the most common health issues and how-to travel safely

Airport Express has nothing on Lantau taxi permit into Discovery Bay
Hey, cabbie!
Living Here
HK Transport Department permits taxi service to Discovery Bay

One week into HKRI allowance of transportation within Discovery Bay leaves a taste of future access ...

Jon Stewart’s lampoon coverage of the Umbrella Revolution

Give it up to the Daily Show to lambast CY Leung’s daughter in this snarky account of HK Occupy Cent...

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“Beach sisters” - Doan from Doan Ho Photography
Things to Do
5 Hong Kong photographers share their most popular photo images

We asked these HK photographers to reflect on their favourite images

Planning on getting married in Hong Kong? Follow these tips

Your wedding: Step by step guide on how to register your legal marriage in Hong Kong

Gordan Ramsay restaurant Bread Street Kitchen launch for VIPs

EL was a part of the media melee surrounding the launch of Gordon Ramsay’s first venture in Asia

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Suit up!
Check out our 8 great women's clothes tailors picks

You can't be in Hong Kong without visiting the clothes tailor, ladies! Check out our 8 great garment...

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Wong Chuk Hang is HK's next style hub
Neighbourhoods: Why Wong Chuk Hang is HK's next style hub

We explore Hong Kong up-and-coming south side neighbourhood, Wong Chuk Hang

Blissful body treatments on tap at Angsana Lang Co in Central Vietnam!
Unlimited spa treatments at Angsana Lang Co Vietnam

Grab the girls and travel to Central Vietnam before 31 March 2015 for an all-you-can-spa vacation at...