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Thailand: All you need to know - from visas to weather

Travelling to Thailand from Hong Kong? Check out our guide ahead of your holiday

Discovery Bay Hong Kong restaurants Figos on D'Deck oceanfront dining from Castelo Concepts
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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

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Hong Kong air pollution, sorted! Eating broccoli is the answer to detox airborne pollutants

A recent study proves that eating broccoli can help the body eliminate pollutants in the body

Invest in Hong Kong iBond today: Finance guide on how to invest in Hong Kong’s retail government bond market

Despite the threats of Occupy Central movement and recent downgrade of the Hong Kong property market...

Fitness: Ryze Ultimate Trampoline Park opens in Quarry Bay and has us bouncing off the walls

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

Belinda's Avocado Crunch
Recipes
How to make super healthy (and quick!) snacks for under 200 calories

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

Running: Zombie Run for Your Lives HK 5K race date set for October 2014 in Hong Kong

West Kowloon sets the scene for zombie apocalypse obstacle run in Run For Your Lives HK this October

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

Transport department and MTR issue new MTR City Saver card to save commuters more money in their transportation logistics on the Hong Kong MTR
Get one of these into your hot hands soon
Living Here
Thank you Transport Department! The new MTR City Saver Card gives our commute logistics this summer a discount

Transportation just got cheaper with the MTR City Saver Card, priced at $400 for 40 journeys within ...

George Blue, bespoke fashion sandals and shoes in Hong Kong for flip flop design that is better than Zappos and Toms shoes and Havaianas
Fashion
No flip flop: Bespoke fashion sandals by George Blue leave Havaianas and Zappos as yesterday's shoes

We sat down with George Blue fashion sandals brand founder Rebecca Walters to talk shoes, shoes and ...

These 2 Youtube timelapse videos of Hong Kong will give you reasons to smile about living in Hong Kong

Take a peek at these 2 Youtube videos of Hong Kong that will put a skip in your step today during th...

Recipes: 3 broccoli smoothies to help your body fight the effects of Hong Kong air pollution

Help your body help detox from airborne pollutants with these broccoli smoothie recipes

How a wedding party at McDonald’s has become the goal for your dating relationship in Hong Kong

McDonald’s engagement parties, wedding parties, bridal showers and more are trending in Hong Kong

Sex on the brain: How stress can spoil your sex life

According to research, stressed out folks are having crap sex. Well, we can't have that, can we?

MH 17: Malaysia Airlines crash video scenes from the ground

Bloomberg News has compiled the crash footage photos into this one-minute video

Spotted! Christina Noble Children's Foundation Ladies Long Lunch charity fundraiser raises $1.2 million

260 of Hong Kong’s best-dressed ladies turned out for the fifth Christina Noble Children’s Foundatio...

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

Showcase: Take a peek inside this stunning, spacious Sai

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

Shopping for gadgets in Hong Kong: Our summer round-up

Whether you're a photographer, swimmer or movie geek, here's our pick of the coolest gadgets in HK's...

Google introduces new Smarty Pins game to test your Google Maps knowledge, or waste time in the office. Whatevs.

Google Smarty Pins tests your geography trivia prowess on Googlemaps game, or just gives us a really...

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...

Photographer Larry Yau shows us how to take a great portrait for family, pregnancy and baby photography

We went behind the lens with Cozy Photo Hub to learn how to take great portrait photos

Hair care and beauty treatment for summer with keratin for black hair and other types of hair restoration
Manage your mane this summer with these great tips from the experts
Hair and Beauty
Beauty: Hair treatments and top tips on how to look hot in the heat

The Strand’s latest deep-conditioning hair treatment is better than Brazilian blowouts

Shopping for the best waterproof make-up to keep your skin glowing

Need to master beach beauty (or simply fight off the humidity)? Make-up artist Kelly offers her top ...

Catering a sweet buffet for your party or event with Exclusive Events by Caitlin

Caitlin Seib shows us the sweeter side of party food entertainment and event catering in Hong Kong

summer skin savers facial treatments beauty
Didn't your mama tell you to hydrate, hydrate, hydrate?
Body and Style
Summer skin: Facial beauty treatments and top tips on how to look hot in the heat

Maintain perfect skin during the summer with these facials and skin treatments

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

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...

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...

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

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

Deco cushion in three colours, $699 each, flamingo cushion, $499, Indigo Living, 2555 0540, indigo-living.com
Homes
Shopping for home decor: This season's must-have living room items

Peek inside this season's living room furniture and accessories to turn your lounge into a haven

Happiness found in this video of a dog riding in a Porsche makes our Sunday funday

Moose, the basset hound from South African, takes a blissful joyride in a Porsche Cayman in this GoP...

10 Great Private Kitchens in Hong Kong

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

Hong Kong Holidays 2014: Summer camps and activities for kids

Be it craft, learning games, acting and activities for kids, we've got your summer courses sorted ov...

Restaurants and new restaurants Hong Kong, Dining Concepts, buffet Hong Kong, new restaurants in Kowloon, Toro Latin Steak House
A whopper of a catch! The Mexican Beach Campfire Whole Barramundi
Restaurants
Restaurants and reviews: New restaurant Toro Latin Steak House & Gastro Bar in Kowloon

Karl Woodbury samples one of Kowloon’s new restaurants in this month’s The Taste Test

Hong Kong pollution in need to environmental protection from global warming
Hong Kong pollution creates an ethereal effect on the skyline
Living Here
Hong Kong Pollution: How the haze affects every breath you take

What's being done about the rising Air Pollution Index at home in the age of global warming

Forget your travel agent: 6 train facts from Orient Express on luxury Asia travel for your holiday vacation

Hop on board a luxury Eastern & Oriental Express train to experience the dazzling landscapes of Sout...

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

Is stress making you fat? Health and fitness expert Alexa Towersey discusses body fat and the relationship with health and hormones

Losing weight and having a flat stomach is made easier with health and weight loss tips from expert ...

Enjoy the sun in moderation
Health and Medical
Sun protection: Advice on heatstroke, skin cancer and children outdoors

With Hong Kong often bathing in dangerous rays, here's our tips for avoiding heatstroke and skin can...

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...

The best times to visit destinations in Southeast Asia

Want to avoid Bangkok’s scorching heat, or Laos’s rainy season? Our handy guide will mean you never ...