Living in Hong Kong - Expat Living Hong Kong
Trailing spouses: forging a new path as an expat

Our regular series explores how expats adapt to their new lives in Hong Kong

Reasons to rent a car in Hong Kong

Renting a car is a great option if you are in Hong Kong for a short time

Making Hong Kong home: hot properties for rent

What are you looking for in your Hong Kong home?

Handshake?
Moving Here
Meeting & Greeting: Etiquette for expats

One kiss, two kisses, hand shake or hug? How are you supposed to greet people now you live in Hong K...

Class acts: new schools, new campuses, new facilities

Check out what's happening in Hong Kong's school scene

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Living in Hong Kong
25 Fun Facts about Hong Kong

There's a lot more to HK than first meets the eye. Did you know any of these fun facts?

In their own words: Hong Kong school principals and teachers

Meet the educators at some of the city's leading international schools

Why some expats love islands living in Hong Kong

The glitz and glamour of living amongst the high-rises is not for everyone

Author Peter Wood on growing up in Zimbabwe

Peter Wood's memoir reveals a fascinating history that led this boy from the African bush to Hong Ko...

Hong Kong transport
The star ferry - one of the best ways to see the skyline
Living in Hong Kong
Getting around Hong Kong: Transportation in the city

We show you the best ways to navigate HK, and give you some insiders tips on transportation

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Living Here
Hong Kong neighbourhoods: An insider's guide to living in Parkview

A local resident shares insights into some of the city's neighbourhoods in our regular Street Talk series

New international school in Hong Kong offers personalised approach

Tailored learning replaces 'one-size-fits-all' approach to education

Six small business owners share how they got their start

Small businesses showing at this year's Prestige Fairs at the Conrad Hong Kong reveal their inspirat...

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!

The Ultimate Guide to Hiring a Helper in Hong Kong

Are you moving to Hong Kong or looking to hire a helper for the first time? We've answered all your ...

Jo Soo Tang, Chair of HKAHF
Living Here
Inspirational Women: Jo Soo Tang, Chairman of the Hong Kong Adventist Hospital Foundation

We talk to one of the city's most active mothers about her role with this fantastic charity

What health insurance cover do you need?

Make sure you have the right type of insurance cover when you are an expat so you don't get caught o...

Hong Kong Schools Update

Stay on top of what's happening in the school sector 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

Hong Kong visa's
The illusive working visa
Moving Here
How to get your working visa and Hong Kong I.D card

Moving to Hong Kong? Here's how to get those all important documents

Fast and fresh – Hong Kong's newest premium online grocer

A premium, fuss-free home shopping experience offering reasonably-priced, fresh produce is just a cl...

Precious moments: capturing perfect pictures of the kids

Four photographers share tips and tactics on dealing with children.

Make new friends – and help charity

The American Women's Association of Hong Kong is celebrating 60 years of making a difference

Street art in Central
Living Here
A guide to Hong Kong Neighbourhoods: Central, Mid-Levels, and Soho

Looking to move to Hong Kong and trying to choose a neighbourhood? We look at the most expat friendl...

Views out to the mountains
Living in Hong Kong
Street Talk: An insider’s guide to life in their ‘hood

We talk to some local residents about the neighbourhood they call home in Hong Kong. This month: Hap...

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

Living in Hong Kong: Setting up utilities in your new home

Setting up gas, water, electricity and wifi needn't be a minefield. We've done the ground-work for y...

Adopting pets in Hong Kong
Can we have them all?
Moving Here
Introducing your pet to Hong Kong: Adopting, Training, Health issues and advice

Looking to bring over your pet from abroad? Want to know how to adopt when here? Any other questions...

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

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

Get connected to the city with these useful and essential apps

My Hong Kong Home – from expat dream to reality

A reader shares her experience of settling into the city's hectic pace in our Parting Shot series

Hong Kong Neighbourhood Talk: Living in Sheung Wan

We talk to some local residents about what it is that keeps them here year after year

Tip on applying to Boarding Schools, and information on Marlborough College, Malaysia

Look ahead and start planning on your boarding school applications

tips for taking great photos from Jack Lui Photography
"Wonderland"
Living Here
Photo series: The favorite images of Hong Kong photographers

We profile Jack Lui in our six part series on favourite images from HK photographers

Warm up by the outdoor fire...yes please!
Travel
Staycations and shopping sprees in Hong Kong: Hotels in Harbour City

Expat Living's Valmai Dhir gets inspired by Harbour City's Christmas shopping spectacle

Avoid amah drama when looking to hire and employ a maid

For some of us, being able to employ a domestic helper is one of the best things about living here

Living in Shatin Heights, where to live in HK, choosing an apartment in Hong Kong
Sunrise over Tai Wai, New Territories
Neighbourhoods
Where to live in Hong Kong: Tai Wai insider’s guide to living here

Shatin Heights resident Amy Overy takes us inside her favourite parts of life in Tai Wai

Grand Deluxe Harbour Room
Living Here
Luxury getaways: Escape 24 staycation at Grand Hyatt

Play tourist for a day with Escape 24 – the 24-hour staycation at Grand Hyatt Hong Kong

Hong Kong expat salary deterred by no more expat packages in Asia
Is the cost of living in Hong Kong affected by diminishing expat packages?
Finance
Are expat packages and salaries in HK a thing of the past?

Times are changing for expat salaries and renumeration in Asia as company finances tighten

Lovely Lamma Island
Living Here
HK outlying islands: Cheung Chau, Lantau, Peng Chau and Lamma

There are plenty of things to do in Hong Kong's outlying islands. Check out our itinerary

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

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

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

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

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 ...

Living in Hong Kong: A guide to living on Chancery Lane in Central

British expat Natalie Robinson dishes on life in her Chancery Lane neighbourhood

best tailors in HK, womens tailors, ladies fashion, tailor made, alterations in hong kong, clothes
Suit up!
Fashion
Check out our eight great women's clothes tailors picks

You can't be in Hong Kong without visiting the clothes tailor, ladies!

Divorce and Financial Planning in Hong Kong and beyond

The Fry Group answer the tough subject of divorce and your financial future