Expat Living Hong Kong
Your HK Halloween event calendar for kids: information for the spooky festival found here!

Our round up of Halloween entertainment for children gives you more reasons to haunt Hong Kong

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Asia
10 things to do in the kingdom of Gross National Happiness

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

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Japanese restaurants in Hong Kong, izakaya, bar, skewers, beef
Totes amaze skewers at Amakaze
News
News: Fab food and Hong Kong restaurants. Find the perfect menu, great wine, book your table, and feast at these lounge lifestyle picks for October

October food news in HK just got better with these new kids on the block

Halloween guide: 9 places to go shopping for costumes in HK

Find the perfect Halloween costume for tricks and treats in Hong Kong

images, photo, photography, picture, memory, perfect, popular, favourite, shot
“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

Win a Fleur de Lys diamond bracelet worth HK$25,000
Competition closes in
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

Sorting your little angel’s lunch box? Read on for these tips

Lunch box ideas for kids: Healthy snacks, sandwich ideas, kids bento and more

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

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

Grab the girls (or your other half) and travel to Central Vietnam before 19 December for an all-you-...

Asia
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 ...

Property: October real estate market tips from Sotheby's HK

Hot Hong Kong homes and apartments for sale and to rent in awesome neighbourhoods

App updates on Occupy Central HK closures: MTR & schools

Stay updated with GovHK Notifications app on your iPhone 6 or Android

Jump around! Ryze Ultimate Trampoline Park opens

Hong Kong’s first trampoline park, Ryze Ultimate, opened in Quarry Bay this weekend

Repatriation guide for your transition from expat life

The big transition to moving home is made easier for your next overseas adventure

Yes, we'd like this to be our desk, please
Business
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...

John Wayne. What a guy
News
Top 10 quotes about courage

Stay strong, Hong Kong! We mined the best quotes about being courageous for you

5 reasons why iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus cure Android envy

Just when you thought the iPhone jumped the shark, there are reasons to love Apple again

Belinda's Avocado Crunch
Recipes
How to make healthy snacks for under 200 calories

There is such a thing as a fast, easy snack that isn't bad for you (honest)

Pure fitness, health, gym, fitness equipment, exercise, detox, medical, fat, weight, obesity
Lose those thunder thighs through detox
Health and Medical
Health Advice: Detox your way to slim thighs

Our health and fitness expert Alexa Towersey explains tips to detox your way to slimmer thighs

Mandatory 2.5% FDH salary hike goes into effect today in HK

She’s your right arm and the glue that holds your lives together – bump up her salary!

Best vegetarian restaurants in Hong Kong, best vegan restaurants in Hong Kong, Buddhist, mock meat, veggie restaurants
Pure Veggie House
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 ...

Pizza, restaurant, dessert, taste, buffet, review, alfresco restaurant in Hong Kong, italian restaurant, risotto, spaghetti, pasta, La Locanda, recipes, HK Italian restaurants
Maialino - Crispy Suckling Pig, Onions, Sprouts and Liquorice
News
We review Italian resto La Locanda in Harbour City

Karl Woodbury heads to the Harbour City waterfront to sample yummy Italian buffet filled with pizza,...

Think Pink! 5 best ways to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month HK

From runs, walks, charity events, and spa rituals, here are 5 great ways to support breast cancer aw...

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

Short trips from Hong Kong, flights to Philippines, Manila travel, city breaks
The best way to travel is by funky jeepney
Asia
Thrilla in Manila! 10 things to do in Manila by MTV's VJ Alan

Where to go, what to see and food to try in the capital of the Philippines

neighborhood property Hong Kong homes HK property trendy style fashion Wong Chuk Hang Aberdeen
Wong Chuk Hang is HK's next style hub
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods: Why Wong Chuk Hang is HK's next style hub

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

Escape the "bubble" and discover the unique traditions of HK
Living Here
Hong Kong's major festivals of 2014

Culture vultures! With our rundown of Hong Kong’s major festivals and celebrations for 2014, there’s...

What is Occupy Central and the Umbrella Revolution?

Understanding the larger forces at work this week in HK is made easy with this 2 minute video from V...

Step inside this designer SoHo CentreStage apartment

We snoop around Tim Leard and Russell Lath's Hollywood Road apartment for tips on interior design fo...

Hong Kong homes: Mid-levels neighbourhood living in EL Reader Maria Khan’s contemporary design apartment

Reader Maria Khan invites us into her Mid-levels apartment, showing us the interior design, furnitur...

Discovery Bay Hong Kong restaurants Figos on D'Deck oceanfront dining from Castelo Concepts
Farmhouse bacon cheeseburger
Wine and Dine
Restaurants: EL reviews new Discovery Bay neighborhood eatery Figos

Father-daughter team Karl & Sophia Woodbury review Figos, the new waterside restaurant at DB's DDeck

10 Great Private Kitchens in Hong Kong

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

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

Bagan, Myanmar (Credit: Felix Hug)
Tips
Travel photography: Five of the best places for taking snaps in Asia

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

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

kids furniture, beds, wardrobe, shopping for kids furniture in Hong Kong, children's toys, wallpaper, and decoration, shops in Hong Kong
Children’s fabric and wallpaper collection, Pierre Frey, Altfield Interiors, 2524 4867, altfield.com.hk
Homes
Our shopping guide to where to buy kids furniture in Hong Kong makes shopping for kids beds and wardrobes cute and functional

Little spaces get functional when we go shopping for kids furniture in Hong Kong

news, restaurant, Italian restaurant Elgin St, Hong Kong, meatballs, Italian cuisine
Nom nom nom on this classic meatballs dish at NOM
News
Foodie news: What's making news on the local scene

EL discovers what’s news on the Hong Kong dining and foodie scene

New Gordan Ramsay restaurant Bread Street Kitchen launch

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

Sai Kung, Hong Kong property, friendly neighborhood, insider guide to Sai Kung, Hong Kong
Louey McWilliam takes us around her 'hood, Sai Kung
Neighbourhoods
An insider's guide to living in Sai Kung's laid-back community

Sai Kung resident Louey McWilliam gives us the lowdown on living in the Hong Kong neighborhood known...

Forget rain and MTR commute with our gallery home office idea for work study
Home office furniture, Via – Poltrona Frau, 3102 3189, viahk.biz
Decorating Ideas
Home office design: Work life balance shopping ideas

Hong Kong Observatory 天文台 raises T8. Combat heavy rain and morning MTR commute and work from home

Ikea, interior design, insomnia, fabric, shopping HK, furniture, bed, cabinet, wardrobe, fan, chest, tequila kola
Highland bed, from $11,980, Tequila Kola, 2877 3295, tequilakola.com
Shopping
Cure insomnia with our picks in shopping for bedroom furniture

Shopping for the right furniture in HK, from choosing the right wardrobe, fabric, cabinet, bed, fan,...

Hong Kong woman business leader entrepreneur school
Julie Stockdale, Hong Kong woman entrepreneur of Sqooll.com
Business
3 top women entrepreneurs share their tips for business opportunities in Hong Kong

Business strategies made easy by Hong Kong’s new breed of successful entrepreneurs

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
Neighbourhoods
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

20 of our favourite cookery schools in Hong Kong

From Thai and Indian, to baking and cooking classes for kids, we put on our aprons to track down the...

Showcase: Look inside 2nd gen expat Kate’s house at The Peak

Interior design-trained EL reader Kate Wilson shows us her drool-worthy Hong Kong home at The Peak

Home in Pokfulam: Interior design and renovation for space and storage to create the perfect aesthetic

Our Hong Kong homes showcase of EL reader Lucy McLennan’s apartment in Pokfulam shows us perfect int...