Things to Do - Expat Living Hong Kong
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School holiday boredom busters
  • 16 December 2016

Holidays starting to drag? Try getting cultural with the kids

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How to plan a kids' party in Hong Kong (Part two)
  • 11 July 2016

It's not an easy job planning your little ones big day, but we've made it easier with some top tips

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How to plan a kids' birthday party in Hong Kong (Part one)
  • 7 July 2016

Yes, you do need two whole articles on how to plan the perfect party. In the first instalment we take a look at entertainment, decoration and essentials

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Kids Summer Camps in Hong Kong
  • 22 June 2016

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 - and with our guide you won’t even notice school’s out!

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Summer recipes: Berry bliss summer oats and easy chocolate orange mousse
  • 30 May 2016

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

The best Chinese immersion program for kids: learning Mandarin in Shanghai
Mandarin summer camps in China: Learn Chinese in Shanghai at this awesome camp for kids
  • 15 December 2015

Why attend a Mandarin tuition summer program at home when you can live the language in China?

Cooking classes for kids in Hong Kong: Ritz Kids at the Ritz-Carlton Summer Programme and spa add-on
  • 13 August 2015

This awesome summer activity for kids and parents gets a thumbs up from The Accidental Tai-Tai

Kids' party planning: Stylish and unique children's parties at your fingertips
  • 29 June 2015

We chat with the co-founders of Poppy's Trunk about making life a party

Drama classes for kids in Hong Kong: ECA provider Starlit Voice gives children an outlet for creative arts
  • 11 June 2015

Got a demi-diva or drama queen on your hands? Here’s how to keep them busy this year

Renting a car in Singapore makes weekend family outings easy
Weekend getaway itinerary: How to hire a car in Singapore and explore free attractions on the Island
  • 19 May 2015

Katie Roberts gets practical by hiring a car in Singapore to go off-the-beaten-track with family in tow

Family holidays: The best child-friendly resorts in Asia
  • 6 April 2015

Planning a short break with the young'uns in tow? Check out our favourite kid-friendly villas for an easy vacation

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India with kids: Take a weekend road trip to Agra, Delhi and Jaipur with our family travel guide
  • 18 March 2015

Long weekend? Check out our road trip through India guide for your travel itinerary and get planning

Luxury travel holidays,sorted! Graham Horner gives tips on how to travel smarter with Scott Dunn itineraries
  • 3 February 2015

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

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HK Transport Department permits taxi service to Discovery Bay hotel, proving logistics stress for the Lantau island community
  • 28 October 2014

One week into HKRI allowance of transportation within Discovery Bay leaves a taste of future access to and from DB North Plaza

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Volunteer fundraising: Expat teen summits Mt Kilimanjaro for kids in Cambodia
  • 22 October 2014

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

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Perfect images: Five Hong Kong photographers share their most popular photo
  • 13 October 2014

We asked these HK photographers to reflect on their favourite images

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Lunch box ideas for kids: Healthy snacks, sandwich ideas, kids bento and more
  • 13 October 2014

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

Interview profile of expat AISHK teachers on style, living in HK, Sunday leisure activities, Hong Kong neighbourhoods and more.
We profile two cool for school AISHK expat teachers on leisure, teaching style and lifestyle living in Hong Kong
  • 12 September 2014

EL chats with Chris Bird and Carlie Plummer from the Australian International School Hong Kong (AISHK) about their expat trails and teaching methods

Choosing the right school: Hong Kong local schools options for expats
  • 4 September 2014

EL reader Kate Choyce shares her insight on the local school scene

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Family news: events, kids meals, childrens books, and more for the entire clan to enjoy
  • 28 August 2014

Check out what's news in Hong Kong for families and children

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School search success: Your education quest for student placement sorted
  • 27 August 2014

Placement agent and school guru Ruth Benny of 100% success rate Top Schools HK guides us through the school process

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School transition advice: Six tips to squash stress for kids settling into kindergarten and primary school
  • 18 August 2014

Easy Peasy Services’ Kathryn Sly shares her advice to eliminate the pressure of adjusting to school

Seven travel picks for Asia travel holidays with kids: Family-friendly city breaks
  • 25 July 2014

We asked Aimee Chan from suitcases&strollers to unpack some of the best cities to visit in Asia with children

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Happiness found in this video of a dog riding in a Porsche makes our Sunday funday
  • 13 July 2014

Moose, the basset hound from South African, takes a blissful joyride in a Porsche Cayman in this GoPro video online

Disney fan mail for kids: Write to your favourite Disney character
  • 23 June 2014

Kids summer activities just got sweeter with Walt Disney fan mail for children to connect with their favourite Disney characters

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Job opportunity: The world's toughest job seeks applicants
  • 17 April 2014

This quirky job recruitment video gets our thumbs up

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Best parks for picnics in Hong Kong
  • 13 April 2014

12 + 1 top picnic places to throw down a blanket and feast with finger food in Hong Kong

Eezy Peezy Parties’ nifty new party planning website
  • 27 January 2014

Shop for party supplies, send digital ‘evites’ and book caterers all in one place

Do's and don'ts for taking kids to the Maldives
  • 19 November 2013

Top tips on taking your children to the luxury Indian Ocean islands

Planning a baby shower in Hong Kong
  • 19 November 2013

How to organise the best pre-baby celebration for your friend

Kids' birthday party planning made easy
  • 29 October 2013

Your ultimate checklist to make party planning a breeze

Register now for Dr Louise Porter's parenting seminars
  • 14 October 2013

Renowned Australian Child Psychologist Dr Louise Porter will hold three seminars in Hong Kong between 26 and 30 October

Growing up in Hong Kong: Tips on keeping children fit and healthy
  • 18 July 2013

“Children in Hong Kong are unfit.” Misleading generalisation or fair assertion? Could a great number of the young people in this city use a dose of regular, heart pumping exercise? Here’s one expat’s view

New cooking studio for children in Quarry Bay
  • 22 June 2013

Want to turn your little one into the next Gordon Ramsay? Check out Spark Studios' cookery classes