Expat Living Hong Kong
pre-schools in hong kong
It's all smile from Team Trench
Schools
We find out more about Woodland Beachside Pre-School

EL reader and expat mum Lauren Trench tells us how much her kids enjoy the newly renovated pre-school

Kids Summer Camps in Hong Kong

The long summer break is just around the corner (collective gasp!). If you’re staying in Hong Kong, don’t panic, there’s plenty for the kids to do - a...

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where to live in Sai Kung
Now, this doesn't seem all too bad..
Homes
Inside Reader's Homes: Marina Cove near Sai Kung

We catch up with two of our readers in their beautiful home after moving islands to find that much-needed garden

Things to do in Hong Kong 21 - 27 June

Kid's camps, beer takeovers, parties and more

Tips to help with Relationships and Conflicts

Are you going through a rough patch? These tips could help you solve the conflict easier than you thought

Looking to get more out of living in HK or know someone new? Our new City Guide, offers handy tips on finding jobs, where to live, shop, dine and more. Get it FREE here and share this news!

Can abdominal massage get rid of tummy fat?
Health and Medical
The truth about tummy fat – and how to get rid of it

And there are no sit-ups involved!

best schools in hong kong
We take a look at the new kid on the block.. American School Hong Kong
Living in Hong Kong
International Schools in Hong Kong

We sit down with the School Director at the new American School Hong Kong to ask him about the most important factors involved in shaping the schools ...

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Le Pain Quotidien
Wine and Dine
Restaurant Review: Le Pain Quotidien, Lee Tung Avenue

Think fresh pain au chocolat, healthy salads and cool rustic décor

how to deal with stress
Health and Medical
Beating stress with hypnosis and mindfulness

To learn more about combatting the scourge of stress, we sat down for a calming chat with leading clinical psychologist, DR MELANIE BRYAN of Mind Matters.

romantic holiday destinations in asia
Serenity at it's finest...
Travel
6 romantic holiday destinations in Asia

Looking for somewhere to take your loved one for an ultra-romantic, luxurious holiday in convenient ...

Holidays from Hong Kong
The Datai Langkawi
Travel
[Sneak Preview] Retreats away from Hong Kong: Langkawi, Malaysia

One of the ten top beaches in the world? Apparently so, and that’s just for starters. VERNE MAREE finds out what makes The Datai Langkawi on Malaysia’...

The resort lies between the green and the sea
Asia
Staycation in Macau for Families

Our review of this casino-free Macau resort that caters to families in need of a short break getaway

Huge open plan living
Homes
Real estate in Hong Kong: Hot property listings and market update

Dive into our Hong Kong homes market update with Hong Kong Sotheby’s Letizia Casalino

Summer recipes: Berry bliss summer oats and easy chocolate orange mousse

Get creative in the kitchen with these recipes from our EL readers

US goods in HK
Oh, those America malls we miss...
Living in Hong Kong
The smart way to buy online in America and ship to Hong Kong

Our favourite American brands straight to our door – without having to get on a flight!

investment, investing in handbags
Handbags - worth their weight in gold?
Finance
Investments: Are handbags better than gold?

Are handbags, specifically Hermès Birkin bags, a wise long-term investment?

where to eat in hong kong
Just LOOK at that chocolate cake!
Wine and Dine
Restaurant review: ON Dining & Kitchen, Central

In honour of this months Le French GourMay we head on over to try the latest French restaurant to be given a Michelin Star

metropolitain
The Delicious Lobster Linguini
Wine and Dine
Restaurant Review: Metropolitain

We give you our opinion on the French food at the Metropolitain in Sai Yin Pun

MagicSuit “Jesse”, scuba fabric with detachable straps (also available in black), ozziecozzieco.com
Body and Style
Swimwear to make you look slimmer

Hello Hong Kong summer, we've been waiting a while!

where to stay in Nepal
Kathmandu Valley
Travel
Ultimate Guide to Nepal: Where to visit and what to do

Only a 4 hour flight from Hong Kong and boasting some of the best mountains in the world – is it tim...

One of the most beautiful skylines in the world
Living in Hong Kong
10 Free Things to Do In Hong Kong

In a city known for its expense we find out some of the best things to do for free around Hong Kong

Big Day Bling: Shopping for your perfect wedding ring in Hong Kong

We take a look at some beautiful wedding rings and the stories behind them

Philippines travel
Pangulasian Island by El Nido Resorts, Palawan
Travel
Luxury Travel in Asia: When the Resort is Your Destination

Sometimes the resort alone becomes the very destination

bachelorette parties in Hong Kong
Girls just wanna have fun!
Sport and Fitness
Alternative Hen nights for Fitness Fanatics in Hong Kong

We're talking pole dancing, Flyoga and even a spot of Burlesque

companies to help move home in Hong Kong
It's moving time
Moving Here
Moving home or office in Hong Kong

We take the stress out of moving with 5 tips for a quick and efficient transit

HSBC is one of Hong Kong's biggest banks
Living in Hong Kong
Opening a Bank Account in Hong Kong

Moving to Hong Kong or looking to upgrade? Here's how to open a bank account and what documents you ...

Afternoon tea in Asia
FINDS GreenGate Champagne Tea Party
Wine and Dine
Top 5 Afternoon Teas in Hong Kong worth splashing out on

We take a look at some of Hong Kong's best afternoon teas

Restaurant Review: Tartine, French Comfort Food in Central

We head on over to the newly opened French Restaurant, Tartine, just off the Central escalators

Quick getaways from Hong Kong: 24 hours in Taipei

You've got 24 hours. Where will you go? What will you eat? We give you some recommendations here

Ghd curls
Before and After.. Simple.
Body and Style
Step-by-step guide on how to get beach waves using your straighteners

It's a lot simpler than you think

Micro bikini, Tankini, fashion design swimming suit, swimsuit, and Hong Kong online shopping
Get beach ready with our summer swimwear picks
Fashion
Swimwear shopping Hong Kong: 10 fashionable swimsuits and swimwear to get beach ready

Swimsuit season is here! Show off with the latest micro bikini, tankini, swimming suit in fashion de...

Vietnam travel
Six Senses Main Swimming Pool
Travel
Getaways from Hong Kong: 4 Family-friendly Eco-chic Resorts

Grab the kids and explore this wonderful world we live in, eco-chic style!

Africa Safari
The ultimate in bucket list experiences
Travel
8 Amazing things to do in Africa

It's time to get ticking off that bucket list

Hong Kong to New Zealand
New Zealand is just as beautiful in the winter
Travel
New Zealand Travel: 8 great things to do in the colder months

Just because its not sun-bathing weather it doesn't mean there isn't tons of things to do in NZ in t...

healthy skin, fitness tips, look good
Get your glow on at Glow Spa
Body and Style
Summer guide to beauty and fitness: How to look your best when the heat is on

Spray tans, waxing, pedicures, hairdressers, spas, and gyms - we've got your summer body covered!

Hong Kong tailors
An eye for detail
Fashion
Men's Tailors in Hong Kong

All you need to know about buying and getting a suit made at a tailor in Hong Kong

Concentrate on the important things.. Your child
Finance
Insurance Insights: Maternity Cover

Concentrate on what really matters when giving birth and get piece of mind with Bupa Global

when to clean your makeup brushes, when is it time to throw away eyeliner foundation mascara blush, when should I get a new eyeliner foundation mascara blush, when to throw away old makeup
When was the last time you cleaned your brushes?
Body and Style
HK humidity is coming, is it time to throw away your old make-up?

We give you the expiration dates for every beauty product – just in time for the Hong Kong summer!

Mandarin Oriental Clipper Lounge
Wine and Dine
Hong Kong's Best Luxurious Brunches

Want to impress? Treating someone special? What ever the occasion it's time to get fancy..

Take the sting out of travelling with kids with these tips!
Tips
Top tips for navigating an airport with kids

Your summer family travel sorted with tips from our expert travel blogger

Banyan tree resorts China best hotels in china where to stay in Yunnan province china
Finding my zen at the Pagoda
Travel
Lijiang from Hong Kong: Where to stay in Yunnan Province

Looking to take the road less travelled but need your creature comforts too? We head to Lijiang to f...

How to encourage your child to speak Mandarin at home

Whether you are bilingual or not, bringing a child up in Hong Kong demands a high level of encourage...

Divorce and Financial planning in Hong Kong: What to do and where to start

We talk to a finance expert in Hong Kong about the tough subject of divorce and how it can impact your financial future

Best vegetarian restaurants in Hong Kong, best vegan restaurants in Hong Kong, organic, raw food, Buddhist, mock meat, veggie restaurants
MANA! Fast Slow Food
Restaurants
The 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 ...

City life made easy with our top apps..
Living in Hong Kong
Must have Smartphone Apps for Living in Hong Kong

Get connected in the city with these useful and essential apps

Best places to travel
Will you be visiting Bhutan this year?
Travel
Beautiful Bhutan: Things to do, places to see, and foods to eat

With all the public holidays in Hong Kong this year have you thought about trying somewhere less tou...